Frustrated East Dallas Neighborhood Draws Attention To Unfinished Road Project With Luau

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Neighbors in the East Dallas’ Casa View community are venting their frustration over an unfinished road project with a touch of humor.

They’ve dubbed the muddy pond that’s formed over a stretch of Gus Thomasson Road under construction near Ferguson Road for more than a year and a half “Lake Casa View.”

Sunday, they organized a mock pool party posting an online invite to the “Luau at Lake Casa View,” offering food from local restaurants, and throwing large pool floats into the water.

“Nothing makes neighbors bond like sheer frustration. I mean, my goodness. And floats! Duck floats!” said Carol Bell-Watson, who helped organize the event.

Casa View “lake” (courtesy: Linda Gonzalez)

“It really is a joke at this point,” said Taylor Slovak, who lives nearby. “We haven’t seen work on this project since the end of…

Original published: 2019-05-14 21:44:00 Read the full Dallas News here


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