Category Archives: Traffic Update

Traffic Update: Tri-Schools Street Improvement Project

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New traffic detours related to the Tri Schools Street Improvements project are scheduled to begin Friday, April 24, according to Arlington’s Public Works & Transportation Department.Ledbetter Road between Curry Road and Blue Forest Drive will be opened to one-way traffic from Ledbetter Road to Blue Forest Drive.  Ledbetter Road between Blue Read more…

TxDOT Median Project Begins Next Week

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Next week, work will begin on the TxDOT Median Project on FM157. Various lanes on Cooper Street between Mitchell and Pleasant Place will be closed for construction.The contractor will close the inside lanes for the median work, and close outside lanes for the sidewalk, ramp, and driveway work.Arlington Public Works Read more…

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.Union Pacific 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 of 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 south 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 between Curry 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 last 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…