Category Archives: Public Works

Construction of Fire Station 12 Wins State Award for Project Management

The Construction Management Division of the Public Works and Transportation Department has been awarded a 2018 American Public Works Association Texas Chapter Project of the Year award for their work on Fire Station 12. This project was the first major renovation of the station, which is adjacent to the Arlington Municipal…

Arlington Working to Help Residents Save Money on Flood Insurance Premiums

Arlington residents can save money on their flood insurance premiums thanks to the efforts led by the City’s Public Works and Transportation Department. Starting now, Arlington residents who have homes in a floodplain designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) can receive an additional 5%, up to a maximum of…

New Lanes Closures Announced for Abram Street Rebuild in Downtown

Below are the current planned lane closures for the Abram Street Rebuild through Downtown Arlington. To stay up-to-date on this transformative, two-year construction project between Cooper Street and Collins Street, visit the new Abram Street Rebuild webpage, www. ArlingtonTX. gov/Abram. New or updated items will be indicated in bold. Lane Closure Look AheadClosures are subject…

City Completes North Fork Cottonwood Creek Channel Phase I Repair in East Arlington

The Stormwater Engineering Operations division of Public Works and Transportation recently completed the first phase of the North Fork Cottonwood Creek Channel Repair project. This $1.4 million project completely reconstructed a failing channel that runs adjacent to the L’Atrium on the Creek complex between Park Row and Carter Drives in…

Public Meeting Set May 29 for Greencove Drainage Improvements

The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department anticipates starting construction on the Greencove Drainage Improvements with Water and Sanitary Sewer Renewals Project next month. A construction briefing meeting is scheduled from 5:30 p. m. to 6:30 p. m. on Tuesday, May 29 in the Council Briefing Room, located on the 3rd…

Arlington Celebrates Accomplishments During National Public Works Week

Each year, during the third full week of May, the nation celebrates National Public Works Week. The theme of this year’s campaign, held May 20-26, is “The Power of Public Works” and is meant to highlight to the importance of public works by calling attention of the value of the contributions…

Public Meeting Set May 24 for Proposed Division Street Pedestrian Improvements

The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department and the Texas Department of Transportation will be hold a public meeting  on Thursday, May 24 to discuss proposed pedestrian enhancements along Division Street (SH 180) from Cooper to Collins streets. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss plans to address…

Matlock Road Street Maintenance Project Complete

The construction barricades are gone and a section of the highly traveled Matlock Road north of Interstate 20 is now smoother for drivers. The City of Arlington recently wrapped up a $544,000, two-month project to replace the worst of the broken concrete panels on the stretch of Matlock Road between I-20…

Public Meeting Set May 16 for Wimbledon Drive Improvement Project

Later this month, Public Works and Transportation’s Stormwater Engineering Division will begin construction of a $1.7 million project to mitigate flooding and make infrastructure improvements on Wimbledon Drive in south Arlington. Planned improvements include the installation of stormwater drains and structures, water and sanitary sewer renewals, roadway repairs, concrete alley with…