Category Archives: Traffic Update

Give the Gift of a Sober Ride This Holiday Season

Articles Traffic 12-2-14

As holiday festivities get into full swing, the Texas Department of Transportation reminds drivers to stay safe and sober when traveling to and from parties and other celebrations. “We want drivers to have fun over the holidays, but more importantly, we want them to celebrate responsibly,” said TxDOT Executive Director Read more…

Traffic Update: Lane Closures on Lamar Boulevard

Articles Traffic 09-19-14

If you’ve traveled near East Lamar Boulevard — between Collins Street and Ballpark Way – you’ve probably noticed crews working to widen the roadway from four to six lanes and completely rebuild the 1.5-mile stretch.  This $9 million project is one of the major public works and water utility upgrades Read more…

Traffic Update: I-30 Lane Closure Begins Thursday Night

Articles Traffic 09-19-14

Drivers traveling westbound on Interstate 30 should proceed with caution as Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) crews conduct railroad bridge repair from Carrier Parkway to Great Southwest Parkway. Weather permitting, westbound I-30 will have a right lane closed from Thursday, Oct. 16 at 9 p.m. through  Sunday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. Read more…

Traffic Update: Contractors to Repair Asphalt on Shorewood Drive

Articles Traffic 09-19-14

Beginning October 1,  drivers  planning to use Shorewood Drive near Pelican Court will have to find an alternate route. City of Arlington contractors will repair the asphalt in an area damaged by last month’s water main break. One lane will be open at all times. Signage will be placed along Shorewood Drive, Townlake Read more…

Arlington Has Smooth Traffic Plan for New Charter Schools

Articles Traffic 08-11-14

The City of Arlington’s Public Works & Transportation Department is working to create a smooth traffic plan around two new charter schools on Bowen Road in southwest Arlington, enabling drivers to get in and out of the area safely. Arlington Classics Academy (ACA) is scheduled to open Tuesday, August 12 with Read more…

Public Meeting: Tri-Schools Road Project

    The Tri-Schools Road Project is close to becoming a multi-million dollar project featuring water, sanitary sewer, storm water drainage, street lighting and street pavement improvements. During this project, crews will improve the following roads: Calender, Curry, Ledbetter and Russell. Ledbetter, Russell and Calendar are narrow, two-lane asphalt roadways Read more…

Water Main Break Repair Impacts South Bowen Road Traffic

Water Utilities crews are making progress on the 16-inch water main break repair currently underway near the intersection of Bowen Road and West Pleasant Ridge in Arlington. Crews are conducting density tests for compaction and moisture as they complete the backfill process. This compaction is taking longer than previous repairs Read more…

Abram Street SH 360 Construction Briefing Meeting is June 3

The City of Arlington’s Department of Public Works and Transportation anticipates starting construction on Abram Street between SH360 and the east City Limits (Great Southwest Parkway) in July 2014.  Improvements include rebuilding the street to a concrete 6 lane divided thoroughfare with median landscaping, streetlights, sidewalks, storm drainage, and water Read more…