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Old 12-20-16, 06:00 PM   #51
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WARNING! I just read a new report posted today saying due to people still riding in the damaged areas, the County is posting "No Tress passing" signs and now and the constables will be issuing tickets if you're caught riding in the closed areas between Kirkwood and the Beltway.
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Yeah I saw that too from Bike Houston and Energy Corridor news. Kinda annoyed because myself, and tons of other people us that to get to work. i know the weather hasn't fully cooperated but they gotta move faster. Having that whole section closed is hugely inconvenient. Also I couldn't get any clarification on if the dirt/running trail adjacent to the neighborhoods on the north side was still open and just he paved path was closed or if it's the whole thing.
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Yeah I saw that too from Bike Houston and Energy Corridor news. Kinda annoyed because myself, and tons of other people us that to get to work. i know the weather hasn't fully cooperated but they gotta move faster. Having that whole section closed is hugely inconvenient. Also I couldn't get any clarification on if the dirt/running trail adjacent to the neighborhoods on the north side was still open and just he paved path was closed or if it's the whole thing.
I don't know. When I'm at Kirkwood where they closed it, it looks like they have the orange fencing going all the way up to the top (high ground). I didn't go to the street and see if you can get across though. I hope they repave the 1st. 1/4 mile or so where you start at Barker Clodine Rd. to the new bridge going to George Bush Park. It's a lot better than it was a week ago but needs to be paved. At least now you can get through though. I'm going out there today. I'll ride from Memorial Mews off Memorial Dr. out to the end of George Bush to Fry Rd. and back. That's about 25-1/2 miles round trip.

The workers for the County told me today that they're going to try and put new pavement (asphalt) down in a couple of days.

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Rode to Kirkwood in THP on Sunday to check out the closure - and indeed there is an orange fence stretching from the bayou all the way up to the residential fence, so I think that confirms the entire section of park is closed.

BUT, as usual, the fence at the paved path was cut/tramped/pushed aside, and there was innumerable amount of people running, walking dogs, and biking through the section (I don't know how far past Kirkwood they were going, because we turned around there). I just don't get people and how they think things don't apply to them.
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