Category Archives: Public Works

Free Bagged Leaf Recycling Drop Off Ends February 21, 2016

Articles Recycling 10-27-14

Arlington residents have two more weekends to take advantage of the city’s free leaf recycling initiative. Through Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, residents may bring bagged leaves to one of four collection sites for free recycling. Arlington Landfill – 800 Mosier Valley Rd. U. T. A. baseball parking lot on Mitchell Street east of…

Ask Arlington: Next Phase of Abram Street Rebuild Project

Articles Ask Arlington 05-20-15

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. Each week, on the City’s social media pages, we’ll let you know what the topic of the “Ask Arlington” episode will be. All you have to do is post your question and we’ll do…

Residential Rebuild Construction Meeting: January 21, 2016

Articles Public Works 09-01-15

A Construction Briefing Meeting will be open to the public this Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the Council Briefing Room (3rd floor, City Hall) from 6-7:30 p. m., to discuss the next phase of the 2014 Residential Rebuild Program. The 2014 Residential Rebuild Program will be implemented in phases and will complete the residential rebuilds funded from the…

Council Approves Project for Collins Street from Mayfield to I-20

Articles Enhance Regional Mobility 12-18-15

Drivers can expect to see additional lanes along Collins Street from Mayfield Road and the west bound frontage road of Interstate Highway IH-20. The engineering services contract with Teague Nail & Perkins, Inc. of Fort Worth in the amount of $349,590 was approved by the Arlington City Council at the evening session on Tuesday,…

Center Street Opens in Arlington After Successful Rebuild Project

Articles Center Street 01-08-16

Arlington drivers can now enjoy a smoother ride along Center Street, as Public Works and Transportation announces the completion of a significant improvement project that began in the summer of 2014. The $4.5 million project, funded through the 2008 Bond Election, rebuilt a nearly 1-mile stretch of the four-lane road from…

Arlington Fire, Public Works Provide Assistance After North Texas Tornadoes

Articles Tornado Recovery 01-06-16

The Arlington Fire Department and Public Works Department provided assistance and help to those in need after the second deadliest tornado outbreak in DFW history on December 26, 2015. Following Saturday evening’s tornadoes, the City of Dallas Fire Department also requested assistance from Arlington Fire to meet emergency needs and mutual aid to Garland Fire Department. The City sent the Arlington…

Council Approves Advance Funding Agreement for IH-20/Bowen Rd. U-Turn

Articles Enhance Regional Mobility 12-18-15

The Arlington City Council has approved an advance funding agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for construction of a Texas U-Turn for westbound to eastbound Interstate Highway 20 (IH-20) at Bowen Road in the amount of $43,112. This agreement was approved at the evening City Council meeting on Tuesday,…