Tag Archives: 2014 Bond Project Tracker

From Parks to Streets, City of Arlington Investing $169 Million in Infrastructure

From replacing bumpy neighborhood streets to building a new recreation center/branch library on the east side of town, the City of Arlington plans to invest more than $169 million in infrastructure over the coming year. The Arlington City Council adopted this year’s $68.8 million capital budget, $84.4 million water utility capital…

Nearly $22 Million Residential Street Rebuild Program Targets 33 Aging Roads

Sections of 33 aging streets in Arlington are being rebuilt as part of the 2014 Residential Rebuild project. In order to rebuild the greatest amount of roads in the shortest time possible, this $21.7 million dollar project has been split into four phases. Each phase includes rebuilding the streets with concrete…

Public Meeting Set March 2 for Future South Arlington Recreation Center

Make your voice heard! The City of Arlington want to hear from you about a future recreation center in Webb Community Park. Please join us at our upcoming public meeting Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 6:30 p. m. to 8:30 p. m. at the Imogene Gideon Elementary School, 1201 Mansfield Webb Road, Arlington,…

Work Begins to Rebuild Aging Residential Streets in East Arlington Neighborhood

A $4.8 million project is under way to rebuild decades-old streets in a section of east Arlington. The 2015 Residential Street Rebuild Phase II project targets six deteriorating streets in an area bordered by Park Drive to the north, Sherry Street to the east, Pioneer Parkway to the south and Daniel…

Renovations Underway at Chester W. Ditto Golf Course in North Arlington

A total course renovation, under the direction of famed course architect John Colligan, commenced at Chester W. Ditto Golf Course in mid-December 2016. The total redesign is expected to take approximately 10 months to complete, with a an anticipated re-opening date scheduled for late fall 2017. The renovation will include a…

Bond Tracker: Three Projects Approved by the Arlington City Council

The Arlington City Council approved three projects funded by the voter-approved 2014 Bond Election at the evening session on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Here is a list of the projects moving forward as the Arlington City Council and several departments work together to make The American Dream City a better place to…

Miracle League of DFW Celebrated Renovations at Randol Mill Park on Opening Day

Bat in hand, 7-year-old Abby Harris approached home plate as fans cheered from the stands. In one swift swing, Abby sent the baseball flying toward midfield. She dropped the bat, clutched the tires of her wheelchair and pushed herself to first base, as her father followed closely behind. Abby has spina bifida,…

Deaver Park Renovations To Open Up Park, Rebuild Pond Overlook

Deaver Park, a 15.2-acre neighborhood park, includes almost everything a family could want – two playground sets, an irrigated soccer field, a basketball court, an informal ball field, picnic stations and a 10-foot wide trail. But the 20-year-old park needs replacements for its dated playground equipment, and the pond overlook at…

Design Work to Begin on East Arlington Recreation Center/Branch Library Project

An indoor swimming pool and robotics center for teenagers. Exercise rooms for yoga and zumba and an expanded section for children’s books. These are among the features of the City’s innovative new venture: a combined state-of-the-art library branch and recreation center that will serve thousands of residents in East Arlington. The $26…

Rush Creek Dog Park Set to Open Next Spring

Dog owners will soon have a new public park in the American Dream City where their furry friends can socialize, celebrate and play. On June 28, the Arlington City Council approved a construction contract of up to $722,000 with Encino Landscape, Inc. to build the future Rush Creek Dog Park on…