Category Archives: Public Works

Arlington Celebrates National Engineers Week

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If you’ve driven on an Arlington street, walked inside a brand new grocery store or flushed your toilet lately, you can bet a City of Arlington engineer helped make it happen. Engineers provide numerous services to residents, from designing safe roadways to ensuring reliable transport of water, wastewater and storm…

Work Begins to Rebuild Aging Residential Streets in East Arlington Neighborhood

Articles Streets Monaco 02 01 17 01

A $4.8 million project is under way to rebuild decades-old streets in a section of east Arlington. The 2015 Residential Street Rebuild Phase II project targets six deteriorating streets in an area bordered by Park Drive to the north, Sherry Street to the east, Pioneer Parkway to the south and Daniel…

Public Works Crews Respond to Flooded Roads, Downed Streets Lights During Torrential Rains

Articles Public Works Storms 01 17 17 01

Earlier this month, light snow and ice kept Public Works and Transportation Field Operation crews busy as they sanded more than 70 locations across Arlington to keep motorists safe. But it wasn’t wintry weather that had the crews back in action this weekend.  Sunday night’s severe storm event brought torrential rain, which…

Public Works Crews Sanded 71 Locations to Keep Drivers Safe During Friday’s Icy Weather

Articles Public Works Icy Roads 01 11 17

Early planning and preparation by the Public Works Field Operations staff last week made traveling Arlington roads safer for drivers during Friday’s arctic blast. Despite the minimal chance of ice forming on roadways per the early weather forecasts, Public Works staff began making preparations early in the week in case the…

Free Leaf Recycling at Arlington Landfill Extended to January 31 for Residents

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Didn’t get all your leaves raked up by the end of the year? Drop off for leaf recycling at the Arlington Landfill has been extended by a month for Arlington residents. Recycle your leaves at the Arlington Landfill located at 800 Mosier Valley Road through January 31st. Alternately, the City of Arlington…

On the Clock: Traveling with the City of Arlington’s Pothole Repair Crew

Articles On the Clock 11-20-15

“On the Clock” is a show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. The episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at the City of Arlington’s…

Arlington Water Utilities Department Unveils New Leak Detection Van

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Residents may soon spot a more recognizable Arlington Water Utilities conservation truck, thanks to a new Water is Awesome vehicle wrap. The truck, which now features colorful pictures of Arlington Water employees and water features like Lake Arlington, is part of the water department’s proactive leak detection program. The Water is…

Brown Boulevard Water & Sanitary Sewer Renewal Project Completed

AFTER RENEWAL

Construction on the Brown Boulevard Water and Sanitary Sewer Main Renewal project has recently been completed, saving the City money and creating an easier drive for Arlington residents. This project, which began in January 2016, consisted of improvements to water utilities infrastructure, street maintenance, and sidewalk repairs. The construction was a collaborative…

Beautify Arlington Through Leaf Recycling Starting Nov. 1, 2016

Articles Recycling 10-27-14

Back by popular demand, Arlington’s leaf recycling sites return November 1, 2016 and runs through January 1, 2017. The City of Arlington encourages residents to be a part of this year’s free leaf recycling program. Get your friends, family and neighbors to join in. This united effort helps clear our neighborhoods of leaves…