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Old 07-30-2010, 09:53 AM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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The Arch must be something you gotta see in person. I have not, but I am not liking the picture. Sometimes pics don't do things justice
It looks better in person.

The bridge is coming along fast.

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Old 07-30-2010, 10:19 AM
 
Location: Up on the moon laughing down on you
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It looks better in person.
It probably does. I need to come see it in person. Not liking the pictures at all. Does it have a functional or structural purpose or is it just aesthetic? Are they gonna add cool lights?
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Old 07-30-2010, 10:32 AM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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It probably does. I need to come see it in person. Not liking the pictures at all. Does it have a functional or structural purpose or is it just aesthetic? Are they gonna add cool lights?
The arch holds up the road deck. Yes, they are going to light up the bridge.
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Old 07-30-2010, 11:01 AM
 
Location: Up on the moon laughing down on you
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Well it will probably look great at night.
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Old 07-30-2010, 11:09 AM
 
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You can see the arch coming down the Dallas North Tollway from all the way up just north of NW Highway (Loop 12). In fact it's almost perfectly framed coming down that way...I wonder if they planned that or it's serendipity?
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Old 07-30-2010, 11:12 AM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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You can see the arch coming down the Dallas North Tollway from all the way up just north of NW Highway (Loop 12). In fact it's almost perfectly framed coming down that way...I wonder if they planned that or it's serendipity?
Just picture it lit up, Lakewooder. It will be beautiful.
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Old 07-30-2010, 11:33 AM
 
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I do like Dallas better than Houston but I can name alot of things That I do like about Houston: It does feel bigger.
All of thye stadiums are close in.
I like how palm trees are mixed in and look natural.
I also like the street grid of downtown Houston better than DTD.
I like that Houston has a large historical Black college.

see. Houston is a great city...and I still love Dallas the same.
Dallas:
Its cleaner than houston.(like, but i dont go by cleanliness)
I like the Trinity river(absolutely beautiful)
It looks a lot like houston along the freeways..(with a few exceptions)(makes me love it even more!)
Women!!!
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Old 07-30-2010, 12:19 PM
 
Location: Houston Inner Loop
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Dallas:
Its cleaner than houston.(like, but i dont go by cleanliness)
I like the Trinity river(absolutely beautiful)
It looks a lot like houston along the freeways..(with a few exceptions)(makes me love it even more!)
Women!!!

And, I have to say: generally speaking the arterial roads are in better shape in Houston (hard to believe right?). I'm surprised at the quality of the roads in the heart of Dallas-deferred maintenance gets expensive.
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Old 07-30-2010, 12:24 PM
 
Location: Up on the moon laughing down on you
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Dallas:
Its cleaner than houston.(like, but i dont go by cleanliness)
I like the Trinity river(absolutely beautiful)
It looks a lot like houston along the freeways..(with a few exceptions)(makes me love it even more!)
Women!!!
you too sound like twins. Dallasboi giving praise to houston, houstonboi giving praise to dallas
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Old 07-30-2010, 12:28 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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you too sound like twins. Dallasboi giving praise to houston, houstonboi giving praise to dallas
Yeah, they do.....lol
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