Category Archives: Public Works

How Arlington Effectively Maintains, Rebuilds Its Roads

Articles-Public-Works-09-03-15

If you’ve driven around Arlington lately, no doubt you have noticed a lot of street construction. But all of those street projects signify progress, residents’ tax dollars at work and a commitment to consistent improvement and maintenance. And, it’s evidence of the City Council’s priority of improving regional mobility. Some Public Works…

City Council Approves More Than $1.1 Million to Rebuild Arlington Streets

Articles Public Works 09-01-15

Three major Residential Street Rebuild Projects will move ahead after the Arlington City Council approved more than $1.1M during its Aug. 25 meeting to provide engineering design related to rebuilding several streets in Arlington. According to the Public Works & Transportation Department, construction funding for the rebuild projects  is scheduled to…

Residential Street Rebuild Project in East Arlington Moving Forward

Articles Public Works 08-12-15

The 2015 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Residential Street Rebuild Project will move ahead after the Arlington City Council approved nearly $1.3M to rebuild Barton Drive in East Arlington. Beginning this September, crews will rebuild Barton Drive from Sherry Street to Kent Drive as a concrete street with water and sanitary sewer renewals.  The…

Drivers Enjoying Smoother Ride on E. Lamar Boulevard

Lamar Boulevard - AFTER

Drivers are enjoying the smoother commute along E. Lamar Boulevard in the Entertainment District, thanks to the new and improved roadway. According to the project engineer, Lamar Boulevard was fully reconstructed and widened from a four lane asphalt roadway to a six lane concrete roadway from Collins Street to Ballpark Way. Additional…

Construction Briefing Meeting Notice: Channel Improvements

Articles Public Works-Hillcrest 06-24-15(3)

The City of Arlington’s Department of Public Works and Transportation anticipates starting construction on the referenced project in June 2015. Improvements include rebuilding the concrete channels at two locations. First location is east of Forestwood Drive, about 600 feet north of the intersection of Forestwood Drive and NE Green Oaks Boulevard.…

Center Street Bridge Project Reaches Next Phase

Articles Mobility 06-19-15

The Center Street Bridge Project, providing access across Interstate 20 on Center Street, is progressing. The next phase of the project involves the Texas Department of Transportation installing bridge beams over I-20 mainlanes and frontage roads. Beginning this weekend, drivers traveling Interstate 20 in Arlington should expect several closures and planned…

Major Road Construction Project’s Completion Celebrated

San Rafael Dr. - AFTER

The City of Arlington is pleased to announce the completion of a significant road project designed to rebuild and repair streets and sewer in various areas. According to the project engineer, the 2012 Residential Rebuilds Project cost nearly $3.1 million. Construction began February 2014 and was completed in June 2015 and is tied to…