All posts by Laurie Fox

City of Arlington Completes Webb Britton Estates Reclamation Project

The drive through Webb Britton Estates in southeast Arlington is smoother these days. Residents don’t dodge potholes and water doesn’t pool up due to poor drainage. Children run and play on new sidewalks. Angel Carter, a longtime resident and coordinator of the neighborhood’s community watch group and Citizens on Patrol, praised…

How Arlington Maintains, Rebuilds Its Roads

If you’ve driven around Arlington lately, no doubt you have noticed a lot of street construction. But all of those street projects signify progress, residents’ tax dollars at work and a commitment to consistent improvement and maintenance. And, it’s evidence of the City Council’s priority of improving regional mobility. Some Public Works…

Improvements on the Horizon for City of Arlington

Last fall, Arlington voters approved $236 million worth of improvements to streets and roadways, libraries, parks and fire facilities. Work will begin this year on that project list, which includes four major categories and represents all areas of the City. The bond package was the largest in Arlington’s history and it…

City Spends $80M to Improve Infrastructure

Since last summer, drivers throughout Arlington have witnessed the results of a citywide road construction boom not seen in decades. From street repairs to new bridges and sidewalks, improved sewer and water lines to widened roadways, these projects are funded by previous bond elections combined with some federal grants and state…

Arlington Updating Housing Strategy

The amount and type of housing within a city can serve as a snapshot of what it’s like to live there. City planning officials are hoping to learn more about the kinds of housing available in Arlington and what residents and local stakeholders think could be done differently or improved. The…