Category Archives: Public Works

Arlington’s Public Works & Transportation Department Receives APWA Re-Accreditation

Articles PublicWorks 09-03-14

The City of Arlington’s Department of Public Works and Transportation has recently been awarded a prestigious American Public Works Association (APWA) Re-Accreditation.  The APWA Re-Accreditation program recognizes public works agencies that go beyond the requirements of the management practices established nationally in the public works industry, as contained in the Read more…

Arlington Has Smooth Traffic Plan for New Charter Schools

Articles Traffic 08-11-14

The City of Arlington’s Public Works & Transportation Department is working to create a smooth traffic plan around two new charter schools on Bowen Road in southwest Arlington, enabling drivers to get in and out of the area safely. Arlington Classics Academy (ACA) is scheduled to open Tuesday, August 12 with Read more…

Arlington Celebrates Beginning of Abram Street Rebuild Project

Articles Publicworks 07-31-14

Several Arlington officials and community partners gathered in East Arlington Thursday morning to celebrate the beginning of the $22 million dollar Abram Street Rebuild Project with a ceremonial groundbreaking. Drivers, residents and business owners will enjoy the revitalized roads, underground drainage, water and sanitary renewals, streetlights and landscaping once construction Read more…

City Breaks Ground on $16 Million Project

articles publicworks 070114

Officials from the City of Arlington and Mansfield ISD gathered at Carol Holt Elementary School in south Arlington this morning to celebrate the groundbreaking of the $16 million Tri-Schools Street Improvement Project. During this project, crews will complete several water, sanitary sewer, storm water drainage, street lighting and street pavement Read more…

Tri-Schools Road Project Set to Begin

  This week, city crews are scheduled to begin the Tri-Schools Road Project, a multi-million dollar project featuring water, sanitary sewer, storm water drainage, street lighting and street pavement improvements. During this project, crews will improve the following roads: Calender, Curry, Ledbetter and Russell. Ledbetter, Russell and Calendar are narrow, Read more…

Citizens’ Bond Committee Recommendations Being Reviewed by City Council

After a series of meetings, numerous tours, exhaustive document reviews, public input and public forums, the Citizens’ Bond Committee (CBC) has ranked $192 million worth of projects as the highest priorities for a potential November 2014 bond election. The 19-member Citizens’ Bond Committee was charged to assess the  short-term capital Read more…

City Council Approves Construction Contract for Tri-Schools Road Project

The Tri-Schools Street Improvement Project will move ahead after the Arlington City Council approved nearly $16M for street improvements that include underground storm drainage, sidewalks, street lights, water and sanitary sewer pipes. The following streets are being rebuilt: Ledbetter Road between Curry Road and Russell Road Russell Road between Ledbetter Read more…