Category Archives: Traffic Update

UPDATE: Union Pacific Announces Changes to Rail Crossing Closures

Drivers will have an extra day and an additional crossing to plan their alternate routes in Arlington this week. With the UPRR Track Renewal Project set to begin in a matter of days, the UP has announced changes to the anticipated rail crossing closure list.  The track which runs across Bowen…

Arlington Gets Ready for Union Pacific Track Renewal Project

With Union Pacific’s Track Renewal Project just days away, Arlington drivers are expected to face unprecedented traffic challenges, which is why MyArlingtonTX. com is providing information to help you plan your route. As the project moves east, multiple at-grade railroad crossings are expected to be simultaneously closed for several days. The railroad crossings…

Get the Latest Info on Union Pacific’s Track Renewal Project

Drivers are already planning their alternate routes ahead of Union Pacific’s Track Renewal Project, which is scheduled to begin Wednesday, January 16. This eight-day project will simultaneously close various crossings from Bowen Road to Stadium Drive for several days. To help you plan your commute, the City of Arlington has launched a…

City’s Traffic Webcams Keep Your Commute on Track During Project

Arlington Streets Ready for Close-Up With Launch of Webcam PageArlington drivers will be forced to find alternate routes through the city next week when the Union Pacific Rail Renewal project gets underway.  But avoiding gridlock might be easier now that a segment of City’s network of traffic cameras is available…

Union Pacific Rail Renewal Project Public Meeting January 14

Arlington drivers will face unprecedented traffic challenges beginning next week when a major project by the Union Pacific Railroad will simultaneously close five crossings from Bowen Road to Mesquite Street for several days. As the project moves further east, Bowen Road will open as Collins and Stadium Drive are closed…

Noise Could Be An Issue During Track Renewal Project

Noise from the rattling of trains has never been an issue for Joanna Sherman in the 10 years she’s lived relatively close to the rail line along Division Street. Noise from the Union Pacific Railroad’s track renewal project might be a different matter as it gets underway later this month. At some point a crew…

Union Pacific Rail Renewal Detour Map

The initial phase of the Union Pacific Rail Renewal Project will force the simultaneous closings of grade crossings between Davis Street and Mesquite Street beginning January 17, 2013. As the project moves east toward Dallas, crossings will open as others are closed. The best way to minimize the impact of this project…

All You Need to Know About Track Renewal

The planned Union Pacific rail renewal project will impact your commute beginning mid-January. Find answers to your questions at www. myarlingtontx. comFor the latest information on the UP track renewal project and updated maps of the roadways as they are closed, follow us on Twitter @CityOfArlington #TrackRenewal, sign up for email updates at MyArlingtonTx. com or visit www. MyArlingtonTx. com/UP.

UP Rail Renewal Signs Posted

All signs point to a major traffic challenge for Arlington drivers next month when a Union Pacific track renewal project makes its way east from Fort Worth to Dallas. Drivers will be dealing with unprecedented detours and road closures in January for approximately eight days. The rail improvement project requires the simultaneous closure of…

UP Rail Project to Cause Significant Crossing Closures in January

Arlington drivers will be dealing with unprecedented detours and road closures in January, when a Union Pacific track renewal project moves eastward from Fort Worth to Dallas. This is a major railway improvement project which will require the simultaneous closure of four to five railroad crossings in Arlington for several…