Category Archives: Public Works

Arlington’s Street Maintenance Sales Tax Up for Renewal

Arlington voters will consider renewing the City’s Street Maintenance Sales Tax in a special election this spring. Polls open at 7 a. m. and close at 7 p. m. on Election Day, which is May 5, 2018. Click here for a complete list of Early Voting and Election Day polling locations. Arlington’s Public Works…

Bond Tracker: Abram Street Rebuild Project in Downtown Arlington

The City of Arlington has launched a regular Bond Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the City’s bond elections. This month’s episode features the two-year Abram Street Rebuild Project in Downtown. Arlington voters approved funding for the project…

Read These 6 Tips Before Working in Your Yard and Garden This Spring

It is springtime and many residents are beginning to work in their yards and gardens.  Therefore, it’s time to remind our community that common landscape practices and the overuse of pesticides and fertilizers can harm our local waterways. As spring rains flow over yards and impervious surfaces like driveways, streets, roofs…

National Work Zone Safety Week Reminds Drivers to Slow Down

Detours and barricades and orange cones, oh my! Anyone who has driven through Arlington recently has no doubt encountered a construction work zone. The Public Works and Transportation and Water Utilities Departments are working diligently to make necessary improvements to the City’s transportation and water infrastructure; however, with this progress…

Construction Briefing Meeting Set April 16 on Residential Street Rebuild Project

The City of Arlington will soon begin work to rebuild three east Arlington roadways. A construction briefing meeting is set for 6 p. m. to 7 p. m. Monday, April 16, 2018, to describe work planned for the 2017 Residential Street Rebuild, Phase I project. The purpose of this meeting, which will be…

Ask Arlington: Abram Street Rebuild Project Underway in Downtown

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. Each month, on the City’s social media pages, we’ll let you know what the topic of the “Ask Arlington” episode will be.  All you have to do is post your question and we’ll…

Public Meeting Set Monday for Planned Timberlake Drive Project

The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department anticipates starting construction on the Timberlake Drive Project next month. This bond-funded project consists of rebuilding Timberlake Drive from east Pioneer Parkway to Park Row Drive, with 10-inch concrete pavement, drainage improvements, sewer renewals, street lights, and sidewalks. Asphalt reclamation will be…

Safe School Crossing Roadway Project Planned Near South Davis Elementary

Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department anticipates starting construction on a Safe School Crossing Roadway Project at south Cooper Street and Snooty Fox Circle next month. Improvements will include the installation of traffic signals and driveway and median improvements at the intersection, which is on Cooper Street between Lovers Lane and…

Deadline Approaching for ‘Turn Around, Don’t Drown’ Art Contest

The City of Arlington’s 2nd annual “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” art contest ends March 30, 2018. This contest, open to all third graders who live in Arlington, was implemented to encourage our residents and students to learn how to stay safe during a flood. People may not realize that as little as…

Abram Street Rebuild in Downtown Arlington Starts in March

Have questions about the Abram Street rebuild that will soon begin through Downtown Arlington? The public is invited to attend a construction briefing next week about the start of this important, two-year revitalization project. This public meeting, the first of many that will be held throughout the project’s duration, is scheduled…