Category Archives: Public Works

Tri-Schools Street Improvement Project Nears Half-Way Mark

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The City of Arlington’s $16 million Tri-Schools Street Improvement Project is nearly 50% complete and remains on schedule and on budget.Since the project started in June 2014, crews have completed approximately $6 million of the $16 million project. Arlington’s Public Works Department expects the project to wrap up by next summer.Crews are improving Read more…

Arlington Flips the Switch on LED Lights

Articles Public Works 3-13-15

Arlington is set to launch the largest streetlight conversion project in the southwest, retrofitting 10,500 lights with high performing LED technology that will cut energy costs substantially.The LED retrofit is part of a comprehensive energy program partnership with OpTerra Energy Services, a move that will help the City of Arlington Read more…

City Finishes Willow Bend-Thousand Oaks Drainage Project

Articles Public Works 3-9-15

A nearly $6.3 million project in the Willow Bend-Thousand Oaks neighborhood is finished, according to the City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department.Twenty-two homes within the two subdivisions had reported flooding.  Crews extended and enlarged the existing underground storm drain system and regraded ditches to eliminate, or minimize, flooding within these Read more…

Enhancing Regional Mobility: How Two Roadway Projects Will Impact Arlington

Articles Road Construction Projects 3-2-15

Two big road construction projects are set to start in 2015/2016 and both will have significant impacts on traffic in Arlington, bringing improved safety, mobility and traffic flow.Both multimillion dollar projects support the Arlington’s City Council’s priority of “Enhancing Regional Mobility” and will dovetail with the $80 million worth of projects the Read more…

Center Street Project Update: Three Intersections to Close for Paving

Articles Public Works 2-24-15

Updated Thursday, February 26The road construction boom happening in The American Dream City features an array of upgrades designed to improve mobility, safety and connectivity throughout Arlington.One such upgrade is the $4.4 million Center Street Project, which features the closing of three intersections along Center Street between Arkansas and Nottinghill.Beginning Monday, March Read more…

East Arlington Residential Street Projects Finished

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Lovers Lane Before & AfterArlington Public Works & Transportation has finished work on two residential street projects in The American Dream City, enhancing mobility for drivers in the City.Lovers Lane was fully reconstructed with concrete pavement from Collins Street to Wynn Terrace.Lackland Drive was also fully reconstructed with concrete pavement Read more…

Arlington Joins New Texas Recycling Campaign

Articles Recycling 02-03-15

Electronic Recycling will announce a new marketing campaign with eight North Texas Communities tomorrow to increase awareness of the importance of recycling electronics such as computers and televisions.It will take place Wednesday, February 4 from 10-11 a.m. at the Garden Room inside Goodwill Industries in Fort Worth, TX.Arlington is one Read more…