All posts by Susan Schrock

TxDOT: Cooper Street Improvements Set For Summer Completion

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) assures drivers it’s on track to complete Cooper Street improvements in Arlington by this summer. Crews are working to finish the raised curb medians between Interstate 20 and Mitchell Street near the University of Texas at Arlington by the end of spring, said Val Lopez,…

GM, Arlington Commons Named Finalists in ‘Best Real Estate Deals’ List

Two Arlington businesses were named finalists Friday in the Dallas Business Journal’s Best Real Estate Deals of 2015. General Motors Arlington Assembly Plant, which announced a $1.4 billion investment last year, was the sole finalist for the Community Impact Deal honor. Arlington Commons was one of two finalists named for the Suburban…

City Names John M. Dugan Community Development & Planning Director

The City of Arlington has named John M. Dugan its new Community Development and Planning Director. Dugan comes to Arlington from San Antonio, where he has directed long-range planning, community development and redevelopment, downtown planning, urban design, federal grants administration and other responsibilities since 2012. The seasoned professional planner has more than…

Leaders Celebrate Groundbreaking on $233 Million I-30/SH 360 Interchange

City, county and state leaders celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday of the $233 million Interstate 30/State Highway 360 Interchange Project in Arlington. The interchange, designed to reduce traffic congestion on both high-volume highways and improve safety for the traveling public, is the largest Proposition 1 funded project in the state.“This is a…

Water Main Break Closes Mansfield Road at Nathan Lowe Road in South Arlington

Starting at 9 a. m. Wednesday, March 2, 2016, Mansfield Road will be closed at Nathan Lowe Road in South Arlington because of a broken 30-inch water main. The affected section of Mansfield Road, located west of Cooper Street and south of Southwest Green Oaks Boulevard, is expected to be opened by…

Water Main Repairs Close Section of Great Southwest Parkway

A section of Great Southwest Parkway north of Randol Mill Road in East Arlington will be closed to pass-through traffic for approximately 48 hours because of a water main break. City crews will allow motorists to access businesses in the 600 block of Great Southwest Parkway but traffic will not be…

Lane Closures Expected On West Green Oaks Boulevard Near Ditto Elementary

Starting Monday, February 29, 2016, motorists should expect lane closures along West Green Oaks Boulevard just south of Waterview Drive in West Arlington as crews work to replace a 42-inch water line and make pavement repairs. Two left-hand lanes of northbound and one left-hand lane of southbound West Green Oaks Boulevard near…

Volunteers Sought for Upcoming Lake Arlington Cleanup

Want to help keep Arlington beautiful? Volunteer registration is underway for the annual Lake Arlington spring cleanup. The event is scheduled from 8:30 a. m. to 11:30 a. m. Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Richard Simpson Park, 6300 W. Arkansas Lane. The goal is to improve the appearance of Lake Arlington and increase public…

Annual Statewide Warrant Roundup Begins

Got warrants? Now’s the time to pay up to avoid arrest. Arlington will join more than 300 law enforcement jurisdictions from across the state for the annual Great Texas Warrant Roundup, which begins Friday, February 19, 2016 and runs through Sunday, March 13, 2016. The roundup is designed to target thousands of individuals with…