Category Archives: Public Works

City Completes Wimbledon Drainage Project to Alleviate Neighborhood Flooding

The Wimbledon Drainage project to alleviate flooding in a southwest Arlington neighborhood has completed major construction two months ahead of schedule. This $1.7 million project is part of the City’s efforts to identify and mitigate flooding concerns throughout The American Dream City. While construction primarily focused on the installation of new…

Arlington Seeks Public Input on 2017 Residential Rebuild Project at Nov. 14 Meeting

The City of Arlington is seeking input from residents about Phase II of the 2017 Residential Rebuild project. A design public meeting will be held from 6 p. m. to 7 p. m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in [re]Brary Room A on the first floor of the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, 100 S.…

Street Tracker: Introducing a Mobile Friendly Website for Residents

The City of Arlington has launched a regular Street Tracker segment on MyArlingtonTV to provide transparency and up-to-date information on both current and proposed street maintenance and construction projects. This month’s episode highlights how the City is putting technology to work to offer residents a more mobile-friendly Street Tracker webpage. While the page has been…

On the Clock: Flooding Response with Arlington’s Public Works & Transportation

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. This month’s episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at the City’s response to…

$21.7 Million Residential Street Rebuild Bond Program Nearly Complete

The Arlington Public Works and Transportation Department is proud to announce that road improvements being made under the 2014 Residential Rebuild program are nearing completion. To reconstruct the greatest number of roadways in the shortest amount of time possible, this $21.7 million project was split into four phases. In addition to…

Arlington’s StormTalkers Presentations Available for Elementary Schools

The Public Works and Transportation Department’s Stormwater Management Division would like to welcome all our students and teachers back for another school year and wanted to remind our educators that Stormwater staff provides elementary schools and their students with short 45-minute hands on presentations through the StormTalkers Education program. These programs…

Public Works and Transportation Crews Key in City’s Storm Response Efforts

While many Arlington residents spent Saturday, September 8, indoors and out of the heavy rains, a small group of Public Works and Transportation employees spent the day responding to storm-related calls across the city. Twenty two employees spent nine hours responding to storm-related incidents at 19 separate locations. The heavy rains…