Category Archives: Public Works

$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…

City of Arlington Recognizes FEMA’s National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. This month was created to raise awareness about emergency preparedness. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with state and local governments, want to ensure that our citizens have the skills to protect themselves and their families when an emergency happens. Each week will focus on…

Street Tracker: New York Avenue from Abram to Arkansas Now Complete

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 drivers in East Arlington can celebrate the opening of all four lanes of traffic on New York Avenue from Abram Street…

Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Celebrates APWA Re-Accreditation

The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department was awarded its second re-accreditation from the American Public Works Association (APWA) on July 3, 2018.  The accreditation program recognizes public works agencies that go beyond the requirements of the nationally recognized management practices established in the public works industry. Designation as…

Street Tracker: Levitt Portion of Abram Street Rebuild Project Now Complete

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 throughout The American Dream City. This month’s episode features the $26 million Abram Street Rebuild in Downtown Arlington. The two-year project will bring much-needed roadway and…

Pavement Reclamation to Create Smoother Streets for Lake Arlington Neighborhood

The Public Works and Transportation Department will soon begin a pavement rehabilitation project near Lake Arlington that is designed to improve the strength, smoothness and lifespan of select residential streets. This project, funded by the voter-approved Street Maintenance Sales Tax, is expected to begin Monday, August 20 and be complete by…