Category Archives: Public Works

Construction Briefing Meeting Notice: Channel Improvements

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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. Read more…

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 Read more…

Major Road Construction Project’s Completion Celebrated

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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 Read more…

Rain Leads to Water-Related Rescues, Crews Prepare for More Storms

Articles Public Works 05-27-15

Torrential rains caused some flash flooding Tuesday night,  resulting in the Arlington Fire Department being called to 10 water-related rescues, mostly in the East Arlington-Johnson Creek area. No injuries were reported.According to the National Weather Service, more rain is being forecasted for the Arlington area, which could bring more flooding.Arlington Read more…

Residents, Businesses Piling Up on Free Sandbags

Articles Public Works 05-26-15

The City of Arlington is offering sandbags to residents and businesses needing protection after the recent storms.Free sandbags are available in the parking lot of the Traffic Engineering/Public Works and Transportation facility located at 1011 Main Street, between Cooper and Davis. Staff will be available 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.Simply go through Read more…

National Public Works Week Celebrated in Arlington

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With several projects in full swing, The American Dream City is taking time to honor its public works employees during National Public Works Week, May 17–23.City leaders are praising the men and women who plan, design, build, operate and maintain the transportation, water supply, water treatment, solid waste systems, stormwater, public buildings Read more…

Traffic Update: Tri-Schools Street Improvement Project

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New traffic detours related to the Tri Schools Street Improvements project are scheduled to begin Friday, April 24, according to Arlington’s Public Works & Transportation Department.Ledbetter Road between Curry Road and Blue Forest Drive will be opened to one-way traffic from Ledbetter Road to Blue Forest Drive.  Ledbetter Road between Blue Read more…