Category Archives: Traffic Update

Rail Improvements Provide Smoother Ride for Arlington Drivers

Articles Union Pacific 1-6-15

Union Pacific’s recent track renewal project completed over the weekend, providing Arlington drivers with a smoother ride. As the major railway improvement project between Dallas and Fort Worth rolled through Arlington Jan. 16-24, railroad crossings at Center, Mesquite, Cooper, Davis , Great Southwest, Bowen and Collins were repaired and upgraded. Read more…

Union Pacific Track Renewal Project Set to Begin Jan. 16, 2015

Articles Union Pacific 1-6-15

Beginning Friday, Jan. 16, Union Pacific will undertake a major railway improvement project between Dallas and Fort Worth. As a result, Arlington drivers will encounter some periodic road detours and closures between January 16 and 24. This phase of the track renewal project will feature crews replacing the 13-mile stretch Read more…

Union Pacific Track Renewal Project Returns to Arlington

Articles Union Pacific 1-6-15

Union Pacific will undertake a major railway improvement project between Dallas and Fort Worth this month. As a result, Arlington drivers will encounter some periodic road detours and closures between January 16 and 24. This phase of the track renewal project will feature crews replacing the 13-mile stretch of the Read more…

New Traffic Detour Coming to Tri Schools Street Improvement Project

Articles Public Works 1-2-15

Beginning Monday, Jan. 5, the Tri School Streets Improvement construction detour is scheduled to be modified, which will impact traffic in the area. Click here to view a map. According to the City of Arlington’s Public Works & Transportation Department, the detour modification will close  through traffic on Ledbetter Road Read more…

Union Pacific Track Renewal Project Returns to Arlington

Articles Traffic 12-31-14

Drivers should expect minor detours and road closures when the next phase of the Union Pacific track renewal project returns to Arlington in January. This project is expected to begin in Dallas on January 2 and Union Pacific estimates the track renewal project should reach Arlington on January 16 and Read more…

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…