Category Archives: Public Works

Public Meeting Set May 16 for Wimbledon Drive Improvement Project

Later this month, Public Works and Transportation’s Stormwater Engineering Division will begin construction of a $1.7 million project to mitigate flooding and make infrastructure improvements on Wimbledon Drive in south Arlington. Planned improvements include the installation of stormwater drains and structures, water and sanitary sewer renewals, roadway repairs, concrete alley with…

On the Clock with the City of Arlington’s Street Light Maintenance Crew

On the Clock is a show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. This month’s episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at the City of Arlington’s…

Winners Announced in Second Annual “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” Art Contest

The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department’s Stormwater Management Division congratulates winners of the 2018 “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” Flood Safety Art Contest. Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams and the City Council presented awards to these talented students during the Tuesday, May 8, 2018, evening meeting.1st Place: Selah Mosely Powell from…

Arlington’s Street Maintenance Sales Tax Up for Renewal

Arlington voters will consider renewing the City’s Street Maintenance Sales Tax in a special election this spring. Polls open at 7 a. m. and close at 7 p. m. on Election Day, which is May 5, 2018. Click here for a complete list of Early Voting and Election Day polling locations. Arlington’s Public Works…

Bond Tracker: Abram Street Rebuild Project in Downtown Arlington

The City of Arlington has launched a regular Bond Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the City’s bond elections. This month’s episode features the two-year Abram Street Rebuild Project in Downtown. Arlington voters approved funding for the project…

Read These 6 Tips Before Working in Your Yard and Garden This Spring

It is springtime and many residents are beginning to work in their yards and gardens.  Therefore, it’s time to remind our community that common landscape practices and the overuse of pesticides and fertilizers can harm our local waterways. As spring rains flow over yards and impervious surfaces like driveways, streets, roofs…

National Work Zone Safety Week Reminds Drivers to Slow Down

Detours and barricades and orange cones, oh my! Anyone who has driven through Arlington recently has no doubt encountered a construction work zone. The Public Works and Transportation and Water Utilities Departments are working diligently to make necessary improvements to the City’s transportation and water infrastructure; however, with this progress…

Construction Briefing Meeting Set April 16 on Residential Street Rebuild Project

The City of Arlington will soon begin work to rebuild three east Arlington roadways. A construction briefing meeting is set for 6 p. m. to 7 p. m. Monday, April 16, 2018, to describe work planned for the 2017 Residential Street Rebuild, Phase I project. The purpose of this meeting, which will be…

Ask Arlington: Abram Street Rebuild Project Underway in Downtown

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. Each month, 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…