Wintergreen Road Overpass Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Hutchins, Texas (Aug. 17, 2009) — The City of Hutchins, along with The Allen Group, Congresswomen Eddie Bernice Johnson’s Office, Union Pacific Railroad, North Central Texas Council of Governments and other State and local authorities will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 18 from 10 - 10:30 a.m.
The event will celebrate the completion of the new Wintergreen Road Overpass, a six-lane divided bridge located on the north side of Union Pacific’s South Dallas Intermodal Terminal with access to Interstate 45 via Wintergreen Road Exit 273.
The overpass will improve the safety of the citizens at this former at-grade crossing, and allow for uninterrupted traffic flow east/west of the Union Pacific rail line, which runs through the City of
The $8.3 million overpass was a public-private partnership between Congresswomen Eddie Bernice Johnson, North Central Texas Council of Governments,
In addition to the new overpass,
WHAT: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the newly constructed Wintergreen Road Overpass.
WHO: U.S. Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s Office
Mayor of Hutchins
Hutchins City Council
The Allen Group
Community and Business Leaders
WHEN: Tuesday, August 18, 2009
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: IH-45 & Wintergreen Road (Exit 274)
(Event on eastern-side of bridge)
ACTION: Speakers, ribbon cutting, City of