The Colleyville City Council held a work session on the Glade Road Project July 28 where council members discussed preliminary/conceptual designs of the project, possible funding sources and key components of the four phases of construction.

Based on preliminary designs, the Glade Road project will reconstruct the road from the western city limits to Heritage Avenue.

Based on preliminary designs, the Glade Road project will reconstruct the road from the western city limits to Heritage Avenue. Jean Henric

According to preliminary designs, the multimillion-dollar project will reconstruct Glade Road from the western city limits to Heritage Avenue and will be broken into four phases of construction over the next eight years.

While council members all agree that Phase 1 of the construction work should begin in 2016 and include the section of Glade Road from Bransford Road to Manning Drive, they have not decided if they are going to keep the phasing for the remaining sections the same as the preliminary designs.

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The North Texas Municipal Water District last month received its state water rights permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, marking a milestone for its Lower Bois d-Arc Creek Reservoir project.

The LBCR represents the water district’s long-term strategy for sustaining the region’s rapid growth. Located in Fannin County, the reservoir is the first of its kind to be constructed in Texas in the past 30 years.

The TCEQ permit is granted following extensive hydrologic and environmental reviews and a public approval process.

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