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Northern gateway properties rezoned mixed use

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Posted by WhosPlayin on 2015/11/21 0:40:00 (610 reads)

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Map of rezoned areas for mixed-use development in Lewisville's Northern Gateway area (LTJ map via©HERE)
By Steve Southwell

Monday night the Lewisville City Council unanimously approved rezoning to Mixed Use for two major tracts of land in the city’s Northern Gateway area along Summit Avenue and I-35E. Together the two sites account for about one third of the 300 acre area that Lewisville wants to transform under its Northern Gateway Framework Plan, developed over the summer after a charrette with stakeholders and property owners. The plan for the area is characterized by open space, pedestrian-oriented streetscapes, and compact development.
The Village at Lewisville is being developed by Beverly Development Company, Inc. on a 90.588-Acre tract on either side of Summit Avenue, north of Grandy’s Lane, on property currently owned by Prologis. Santa Fe Realty Corporation owns a 10.79 acre tract on the southwest corner of Grandy’s Lane and I-35E. Both property owners requested the zone changes.

The Village at Lewisville
The Council approved the change from Light Industrial zoning to Mixed Use - Planned Development for The Village. The mixed-use project will have urban-style retail, office, and residential spaces in walkable proximity to each other. There will be up to 1,925 residential units, of which 300 could be single family, and up to 1,625 could be multi-family. Townhomes, lofts, and live-work units are some of the types of housing to be built. The style of development would be 100% masonry exteriors with a focus on architectural expressions. Buildings will surround the perimeter of each block, facing the streets or open space, with parking lots being reserved for the interior of the blocks, behind the buildings.

Dan Quinto, president of Roaring Brook Development Company, delivered a presentation to the Council on behalf of the project, which had unanimously passed the Planning and Zoning Commission’s vote on November 3.
The project is divided into six building zones, plus a 22 acre central open-space zone that runs generally from west to east through the site. In zones 1-3, and 6, buildings could be up to 8 stories high, while zones 4-5 are capped at 4 stories.

Zone 1 includes all of the frontage along I-35E, and will be used primarily for restaurant, retail, and office spaces, but will also have urban-style living options on the upper floors of some buildings. Commercial space is required for the ground floors of all buildings in Zone 1.

Zone 2 is west of and adjacent to Zone 1, fronting Summit Avenue on the northern side of the development. In this zone, retail and office uses are permitted, but not required. This Zone combined with Zone 1 together will have no more than 850 dwelling units.

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Matthew Grimm to play acoustic concert in Lewisville

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Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2015/11/20 23:45:24 (236 reads)

Open in new windowBy Ken Judkins

Matthew Grimm, the former lead singer and primary songwriter for The Hangdogs, will be playing a private concert in Lewisville on the evening of Monday, November 30 at 7:30 pm, in the office building that houses The Lewisville Texan Journal, at 1720 South Edmonds Lane.

The Hangdogs were a New York City Band that carved out a loyal following in the Americana genre (alternative country, country-rock, folk-rock) in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s in North Texas, thanks primarily to considerable play by local stations KHYI and KNON, when Hangdogs songs “Hey, Janeane” and “Monopoly on the Blues” reached near-legendary status in some circles.

Matthew Grimm is as talented a songwriter as will be found in any musical genre, and is a competent musician with a unique voice that carves its own niche. Above all, he is a wordsmith extraordinaire, one of the finest lyricists who ever put pen to paper (or at least fingers to keyboard).

Since leaving The Hangdogs in 2004, Grimm has released three solo albums, all containing great original songs that cross genres from rock to folk.
If you wish to attend, a couple of prior warnings are warranted: First, Matthew Grimm’s music comes with a heavy dose of social conscience, with a definite progressive or liberal tilt. Second, a number of his songs contain R-rated lyrics that are generally not suitable for young children.

So, if you are not offended by serious, sometimes political, and occasionally irreverent songs that flash a sprinkling of obscenities and profanities, attending this concert could be a pleasant revelation for music lovers who have never been exposed to Mr. Grimm’s music.

Since this is a private concert, Matthew Grimm will be paid only with donations from attendees. If you want to attend, please bring folding chairs and any beverages and/or refreshments you wish. Please RSVP for this affair by calling or texting 214-766-2614, or via email to, in order for organizers to be able to properly prepare for the event.

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Farmer boys' basketball: Narrow loss in season opener 68-65

Posted by MikeIbanez on 2015/11/18 13:56:02 (296 reads)

Open in new windowBy Mike Ibanez

In a game dominated by up-tempo offensive scheming and full-court defensive pressing, Tuesday night’s Lewisville High School boys basketball season opener at perennial power Duncanville came down to a free-throw shooting contest— which the Farmers did not win.

Lewisville made only half of its free throws on the night, and only two of its 10 attempts from the charity stripe in the fourth quarter, leading to a narrow 68-65 loss.

Jeremiah Taylor led the Farmers with 17 points. Emeka Eni contributed 12 points, including two three-pointers, and Trenton Sandifer added 11 despite playing limited minutes due to foul trouble.

“This one was a tough one to swallow.” Lewisville coach Gary Collier said after returning to Lewisville. “Our starters were in foul trouble most of the game and if we still make a handful of our misses from the foul line it’s a different story.”

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Upcoming Events Around Lewisville and the Surrounding Area

Lewisville Area Calendar and Events
Posted by Pmoulard87 on 2015/11/17 11:50:00 (583 reads)

Open in new windowThere are many arts, leisure events, and educational opportunities coming up in Lewisville and the surrounding cities. Listed below are selected events.

Tuesday, November 17 - HealthyU "Healthy Hour" Program
To support ongoing health education in our community, Medical Center of Lewisville has launched our HealthyU "Healthy Hour" program. Monthly events feature physician speakers, health education and motivation to help you stay healthy throughout the year. The hour-long event will take place at the MCL Grand Theater and begins at 6 p.m. Light snacks will be served before the event. Presentations begin at 6:05 p.m.

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Friday, November, 20 - Lewisville Lake Symphony presents Serenade, an Evening of Romance
Enjoy an evening of wind serenades featuring Mozart: Serenade No. 11 for Winds in E-Flat Major and Dvořák: Serenade for Wind Instruments, Op. 44. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the MCL Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. Visit for additional information and to purchase tickets online.

Monday - Friday, November 23-27 - Lewisville ISD Student Holiday

Thursday, November 26 -Thanksgiving Day - City of Lewisville
All city offices closed in observance of the Holiday.

Thursday, November 26 -Thanksgiving Day - DCTA
DCTA services will not be running in observance of the Holiday.

Saturday, November 28 & Sunday, November 29 - LakeCities Ballet Theatre Presents “The Nutcracker”
This holiday season brings LakeCities Ballet Theatre's 25th annual performance of "The Nutcracker." Enjoy this holiday classic with live music from the Lewisville Lake Symphony, conducted by Adron Ming. The show will take place at Marcus High School Larry Sigler Auditorium located at 5707 Morriss Road in Flower Mound. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at

Saturday, December 5 - Holiday Stroll
The annual Old Town Holiday Stroll will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, in historic Old Town Lewisville, featuring a wide range of free family events from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Highlights will include Huffines Auto Dealerships Lewisville Christmas Parade at noon, followed by Holiday Stroll activities from 1 - 7 p.m. including community performances, holiday activities, photos with Santa, the Santa Paws Village and "Lewisville Lights!" Old Town Christmas Tree Lighting. For event information, call 972.219.3401 and be sure to check for updates.

Saturday, December 5 - Civic Chorale’s Family Christmas Concert
Conductor Lewis Worthington and the Lewisville Civic Chorale will present special Christmas anthems, carols, and music for flute and harp. Concert is 7:00 p.m. at The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 602 N. Old Orchard Lane, Lewisville, TX 75077 (corner of Old Orchard Lane and College Parkway). Ticket prices are: Adults and Seniors, $10; Family, $20; Student $5. Tickets may be purchased online at, or at the door.

Saturday, December 5 - Michael Winslow Live at Hat Tricks
Legendary actor, comedian, and beatboxer Michael Winslow will grace the stage at Hat Tricks this December. Winslow's massive career has spun many high profile films such as Police Academy and Space Balls, as well as appearing on many comedy shows such as Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Tickets go on sale November 10 and can be purchased at Show starts at 9:30 p.m.

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Sunday, December 6 - Black Box Songwriter Series Presents THE SHERPAS
Sunday, December 6, at 6:30 p.m. The Sherpas will perform at the MCL Grand’s Black Box Theater located at 100 N. Charles Street. This trio of three legendary music industry veterans will captivate audiences with their original compositions spanning vast songwriting careers among them. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and children. For additional information, see

Saturday, December 5 and Sunday, December 6 - Lewisville Christmas Market
The Premiere Event Center at 1165 S. Stemmons Freeway is hosting the Lewisville Christmas Market. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Booth after booth of gifts, original art, crafts and more!!! A great way to start or to finish up all your shopping for the holidays, or celebrate being done by picking yourself up a little something. Admission is $5 per person; kids 12 and under are free with paid adult.

Monday, December 14 - LISD Board Meeting
LISD will hold their monthly board meeting at Bolin Administrative Center, 1565 W. Main St. Open session begins at 7 p.m. All board meetings are live streamed and can be watched at

Monday, December 14 - Wednesday, December 16 - The 3 Redneck Tenors Christmas Spec-Tac-Yule-Ar
The 3 Redneck Tenors will perform their “Christmas Spec-Tac-Yule-Ar” for four shows, Dec. 14-16, at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. Performances are at 8 p.m. each night, and also at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors (60 and older), $15 for children (12 and under) and are available at

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Friday, December 18 - Starfish Comic and Gaming Expo
This comic and game showcase will be held at the Lewisville High School cafeteria, December 18, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. This convention is brought to you by Mr.Jimenez’s class at Focus On The Future. Tickets go on sale 11/11/2015 and are available via Eventbrite or from a student. Special guest artist Brenda Hickey of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic fame will be flying in from Canada. This event is for special needs adults, however everyone is welcomed. Venue subject to change.

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Lewisville wakes to Tornado Warning

Posted by WhosPlayin on 2015/11/17 5:00:00 (7313 reads)

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Tuesday morning was a rude awakening for many Lewisville residents when strong storms moved through the area as a squall line. Strong winds tipped over a tractor-trailer in the parking lot of Walmart, waking the driver. Police said that driver was not injured, but Lewisville Fire Department did assist him in exiting the rig. Paramedics evaluated him for injuries. Down the street on FM 3040, a steeple and cupola were blown off a clock tower monument at Chapel Hill Apartments.

Lewisville emergency management coordinator Josh Roberts said there were also instances of downed trees and a few downed power lines, damage to some roofs in Creekside Mobile Home Park, and damage to some overhead doors. Most of the damage was in the southwest portion of the city.

At 3:46 a.m. that morning the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning due to radar-indicated rotation. Skywarn spotters were out around the county prior to the warning, but as far as we heard, no spotter was able to get eyes on any rotation in Lewisville. Roberts gave the order to turn on the outdoor warning sirens. Many residents reported that their cell phones turned on to warn them.

The National Weather Service did visit Lewisville the next day to perform a field survey to determine what happened. Roberts says their preliminary findings are that the damage was caused by straight-line winds with gusts of 60-70 mph.

Unfortunately, the city’s Citizen Alert reverse-911 system malfunctioned with regards to sending warnings to residents who had signed up for the service. The system is supposed to automatically send National Weather Service warnings via robo-dialed phone calls, and tornado warnings are a mandatory send that users cannot turn off. Even though the warning expired, and the storm had passed by 4:15 a.m., residents began receiving tornado warning calls after 5:15 a.m. Residents and Roberts were not happy about that glitch. “Obviously this is horrible timing, and please know that I consider the occurrence of this issue as unacceptable,” said Roberts. “The vendor has said that they've implemented a ‘fix’ but I've asked for specifics and have some scheduled discussions with them in the near future,” he added.

Roberts did say that the issue pointed out the necessity for residents to have multiple means of receiving warnings in the event of severe weather. The outdoor warning sirens are not intended to be loud enough to be heard inside every home. Setting up an All-Hazards Weather Radio in a place where it can be heard is a good way to get alerts. Many local media outlets also have apps that can deliver weather alerts.

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Print Edition - 11/14/2015

Print Editions of LTJ
Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2015/11/14 7:40:00 (429 reads)

Open in new windowHere is the November 14 edition of The Lewisville Texan Journal:

You can find free copies at any of these locations.

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LHS Boys Basketball Preview

Posted by MikeIbanez on 2015/11/14 0:58:29 (476 reads)

Open in new windowBy Mike Ibanez

The Lewisville High School boys basketball team swings into action next week with five first-time starters looking to extend a three-year streak of postseason play.

The Farmers travel to Duncanville for their season-opener on Tuesday -- the first of three non-tournament, non-district road games. They will also venture to perennial power Fort Worth Dunbar and state finalist Irving MacArthur before embarking on a difficult District 6-6A schedule.

In order for Lewisville coach Gary Collier to keep up his winning ways on Main Street, he will need to replace seven seniors, including all five starters. Last year’s graduates accounted for 82 percent of the Farmers scoring.

“We’ve got a new group and we’re working to find a combination that works well together,” Collier said after practice on Tuesday afternoon.

Lewisville basketball is not synonymous with size and height, and this year’s team is smaller than usual. Due to the hand he has been dealt, Collier hopes to play faster offensively in an effort to better last year’s scoring average of 60.9 points per game.

“We’re going to get up and down and push the tempo a bit,” the fifth-year Farmers coach said. “We have guys that are good for that system. Everyone can handle the ball. We have two big guys with good hands and a bunch of guards.”

Among the returning Farmer players who will be counted on immediately are swingman Jeremiah Taylor, post Trenton Sandifer, and shooting guard Emeka Eni. Marcus Jefferson has been promoted from last year’s junior varsity team and will play point guard.

Taylor — who averaged five points per game as a junior last season — can play a variety of positions, ranging from small forward to point guard. Sandifer is the team’s tallest player at 6’6”. Eni is a sharpshooter, who is looking forward to expanded minutes this season.

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Jewelry store employee charged in $67k theft

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Posted by WhosPlayin on 2015/11/14 0:20:00 (1058 reads)

Open in new windowBy Steve Southwell

After over a year of investigation, Lewisville police detectives arrested Damion J. Burch, 40, on November 4 and charged him with felony theft. Police believe they can prove Burch stole at least $67,071 worth of merchandise from a Lewisville jewelry store, though the store’s owner believes that number may actually total $234,000.

Burch previously worked as a watch builder at Harold’s Jewelers on West Main Street in Lewisville. In an affidavit used to obtain Burch’s arrest warrant, police say he stole jewelry and other valuables, including a 2.72 carat diamond worth $30,000, a Patek Philippe pocket watch worth $13,000, silver coins worth $10,000, and numerous other items such as collectible currency notes, another watch, and other coins.

The affidavit states that Burch was also in business with the store’s owners, Shawn and Sarah Cady, at another store in Frisco, that he had access to the inventory, and would frequently transport merchandise from one store to the other. Shawn Cady told The Lewisville Texan Journal Friday that Burch had approached him claiming to be a watchmaker, and seemed fairly knowledgeable. The two had agreed that Burch would do watch repairs for the store. But Cady said that it was nothing more than an elaborate con, and that although he did repair some watches, many of the jobs Burch did resulted in dissatisfied customers.

Harolds’ owners became aware of the theft in June of 2014 when the owner of Dallas-based Royal Gold and Silver alleged that Burch had stolen watches from him. That store’s owner, Sheldon Anderson, told Sarah Cady that Burch had taken several customer watches to repair but had not returned them. When Anderson told her the home address that Burch had given for himself, that address turned out to be the Cadys’ home address.

Cady said that he met with Anderson at his home and the two discussed the situation, and Anderson told him about some items that Burch had sold him. Cady believed many of the collectible currency notes that Anderson bought belonged to Harold’s.

The affidavit states Shawn Cady then realized that he had multiple items missing from his store, including the diamond, historic currency, pocket watches, and a Rolex watch bracelet. At this point, according to the affidavit, Cady began contacting Burch about the items, wanting him to return them or pay for them. The two exchanged text messages, in which police state that Burch admitted to possessing the diamond, but giving the runaround to Cady on when he would return it or pay for it, having initially given an excuse that he intended to buy it for his wife as an anniversary present.

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LISD board implores Governor Abbott to appoint experienced Ed. Commissioner

Lewisville ISD Notes
 Posted by WhosPlayin on 2015/11/11 1:00:00 (1509 reads)

Open in new windowBy Steve Southwell

The Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees passed a unanimous resolution Monday night imploring Texas Governor Greg Abbott to choose an experienced educator to replace State Commissioner of Education Michael Williams. Williams has announced he is stepping down from the post on January 1 of 2016. The commissioner of education oversees the Texas Education Agency (TEA), which creates the rules and policies that govern the state’s independent school districts. TEA has a $21 billion annual budget which primarily funds the state’s portion of the per-pupil revenue in the school districts, and for charter schools.

Williams had been appointed to the post by Governor Rick Perry in 2012 after serving on the Texas Railroad Commission, the state’s oil and gas regulator. Williams was a lawyer by training, serving as a federal prosecutor before being appointed an assistant secretary for education under the US Department of Education by President George H.W. Bush in 1990. Williams was tapped to replace Commissioner Robert Scott, also a lawyer by training. Scott had worked at TEA for 18 years, working his way up, eventually being appointed to the top spot by Rick Perry in 2007. Scott was credited with inspiring a bit of revolt when he made comments in January of 2012 critical of the overemphasis on standardized testing. Grassroots citizen groups like Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessment organized and tipped the scales, leading to the passage of House Bill 5 in 2013, undoing a lot of the state’s high stakes testing, and de-emphasizing the STAAR testing regime.

The LISD board resolution makes the case that Texas law requires school principals and superintendents to have advanced degrees and relevant classroom experience to serve in those positions. But the Texas Education Code only requires a commissioner of education to be a U.S. Citizen. The resolution points out that Texas commissioners of insurance and agriculture are required under Texas law to have five years experience in the field.

The trustees call for Governor Abbott to appoint someone to the role who has at least a master’s degree in education, and extensive experience in education leadership. “The 5.2 million children currently in Texas public schools need a commissioner who is qualified upon appointment to avoid months or years of training on the complexities of public schools,” reads one of the recitals in the resolution. “There are more requirements in statute to be a juror than there are [to be] Commissioner of Education,” said LISD Trustee Kristi Hassett, who worked with LISD director of legal services Jeff Crownover to draft the resolution.

Board President Trisha Sheffield said that LISD Superintendent Dr. Kevin Rogers had originated the idea, and worked with Hassett and Crownover to prepare it to bring it to the board. LISD will send the signed resolution to Governor Abbott, but Sheffield hopes the impact will be multiplied by other locally-elected boards across the state. She said they had sent the resolution to the Texas Association of School Administrators and Texas Association of School Boards leadership, as well as superintendents and school boards of other local districts for consideration. “I have heard from Coppell, Aledo, and Pine Tree and know it will be on their November agendas,” said Sheffield. “Paint Rock approved one, as well,” she added. “We are hoping several others will approve something similar so that the message sent to Governor Abbott is clear.”

You can read the full text of the board resolution here.

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Fox Avenue bridge hit by dump truck expected to reopen Tuesday

Local News, Notes and Events
Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2015/11/10 20:20:00 (1900 reads)

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Update 11/13/2015:
AGL expects to be able to do some repair work on the bridge over this weekend, which will require the closure of the southbound I-35E exit ramp to Fox Avenue and both lanes of the southbound frontage road. As of Friday afternoon, AGL expected the eastbound lane of the bridge to remain open throughout the repairs. The bridge is expected to open for full traffic again on Tuesday at 6 a.m. after the repairs cure.

During the closure, off-duty police will be on-hand to assist with traffic control. The following detours will be in place:

- Westbound Fox Avenue traffic will travel north on the frontage road to FM 1171/Main Street, cross over I-35E to the southbound frontage road and continue to Fox Avenue.

- Southbound I-35E traffic to Fox Avenue will take the exit ramp to FM 1171/Main Street and continue on the southbound frontage road to Fox Avenue.

- Southbound I-35E frontage road traffic will be detoured around the bridge using the access road (Fox Avenue Access Loop) to the Fox Avenue intersection.

Update 11/11/2015 - 3:50 p.m.:
Via the 35Express project public affairs:
The eastbound lane of the Fox Avenue bridge has been reopened. The westbound lane remains closed indefinitely as structural engineers examine the damage to determine the required repairs.

The southbound exit ramp to Fox Avenue and both lanes of the southbound frontage road at Fox Avenue are open as well.

The following detour will be in place while the westbound lane of the bridge is closed:

Westbound Fox Avenue traffic will travel north on the frontage road to FM 1171/Main Street, cross over I-35E to the southbound frontage road and continue to Fox Avenue.

Original Story
Fox Avenue bridge over I-35E as well as the I-35E southbound service road and Fox Avenue exit were closed tonight following a crash that happened around 5:30 p.m. A dump truck being driven by a contractor for the I-35E expansion project had its dump bed raise up as it passed under the bridge, striking it. Main lanes of traffic were still flowing, albeit slowly, beneath the bridge. AGL Constructors, the contractor in charge of the project, closed off the bridge to traffic across it so that it can be assessed by a structural engineer. Lewisville police were on scene for traffic control. We could not discern any visible damage to the bridge, as we photographed the north-facing side.

The collision completely pulled the dump bed off of the truck. The dump bed was on the side of the road, and the truck, which was still drivable, was parked at a nearby gas station. The truck’s dump bed hydraulic cylinder was still extended, as can be seen in the photograph.

The driver, who asked not to be photographed or identified, works for Lemus Trucking. He was not hurt in the accident. He said that he had put his bed down, and felt it go down, but that it had somehow risen up. He told The Lewisville Texan Journal that the lever was still in the down position.

Fox Avenue bridge had already been reduced from four lanes to two lanes earlier this year when AGL demolished the southern half of the bridge to build a new, longer bridge to accommodate the increased width of the highway when I-35E is expanded beneath it. When the southern half of the bridge is completed, traffic will be rerouted to that with one lane in each direction until the northern half of the bridge can be likewise demolished and rebuilt.

AGL expects the bridge to remain closed for about 24 hours. During the bridge closure caused by this accident, AGL is urging eastbound motorists on Fox to take the I-35 service road to SH 121 business, and U-Turn there to the northbound frontage road and back to Fox Avenue. Westbound Fox Avenue traffic is detoured along the northbound frontage road to FM 1171 / Main Street, to cross the main street bridge and come southbound on the service road back to Fox Avenue.

This is the second major closure to affect Fox Avenue in a little over a week. Last Monday, a suspected drunk driver struck a power pole near Fox and Centennial, closing that street and knocking out power to the neighborhood for most of the day.

The Lewisville Texan Journal will update this story if we learn of a change in status for the bridge.

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