Category Archives: Public Works

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…

Lane Closures Announced for Eden Road/New York Avenue Realignment

The realignment of New York Avenue and Eden Road to connect with TxDOT’s new SH 360 Tollway in southeast Arlington is approaching completion. Construction started in January 2018 on the $5.7 million bond project, which was approved by Arlington voters in 2014. The realignment is a necessary step in City’s long-range…

Street Tracker: Matlock Road Maintenance Project Creates Smoother Ride

The City of Arlington has launched a regular Street Tracker segment for 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 Matlock Road Street Maintenance Project north of Interstate 20, which wrapped up construction in May 2018. The $544,000, two-month project…

Ask Arlington: Downtown Development, Master Plan, Abram St. Rebuild & More

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. This week’s show features Downtown Arlington Management Corporation President/CEO Aldo Fritz and Lyndsay Mitchell, Planning Manager for the City of Arlington, to answer your questions about Downtown development, the new Master Plan and…

Construction of Fire Station 12 Wins State Award for Project Management

The Construction Management Division of the Public Works and Transportation Department has been awarded a 2018 American Public Works Association Texas Chapter Project of the Year award for their work on Fire Station 12. This project was the first major renovation of the station, which is adjacent to the Arlington Municipal…

Arlington Working to Help Residents Save Money on Flood Insurance Premiums

Arlington residents can save money on their flood insurance premiums thanks to the efforts led by the City’s Public Works and Transportation Department. Starting now, Arlington residents who have homes in a floodplain designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) can receive an additional 5%, up to a maximum of…

New Lanes Closures Announced for Abram Street Rebuild in Downtown

Below are the current planned lane closures for the Abram Street Rebuild through Downtown Arlington. To stay up-to-date on this transformative, two-year construction project between Cooper Street and Collins Street, visit the new Abram Street Rebuild webpage, www. ArlingtonTX. gov/Abram. New or updated items will be indicated in bold. Lane Closure Look AheadClosures are subject…