'The Falls' set to reopen days before Hotter'N Hell

WICHITA FALLS, TX - It's only a matter of time until the iconic waterfall coming into Wichita Falls is flowing again.

"The last stretch of side walk was poured on Wednesday," said Terry Points, Park Superintendent. "The contractors are finishing up all their dirt work.  We have quite a few things that need to be taken care of."

In May, the 30-year-old bridge was torn down to make room for a new wider one. Something Points said was necessary.

"We made it a lot more assessable," said Points.  "It's got a larger bridge.  It will be able to accommodate a lot more people."

This is good news for bike riders taking part in the Hotter'N Hell Hundred on August 26 since the bridge is used as part of the race. Points said riders do not need to worry about the construction.

"Pretty much we will have it by Hotter'N Hell," said Points.  "There's no doubt about that."

There is still some landscaping to be done at 'The Falls" but the city hopes to have that finished by September.

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