Tag Archives: Bond Program

New Traffic Detour Coming to Tri Schools Street Improvement Project

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…

Arlington’s $236 Million Bond Package Approved by Early Voters

Early voters in Arlington approved Tuesday the five-year, $236 million bond package that focuses on streets, parks, fire facilities and libraries. The bond projects will not increase property taxes. Many of the proposed projects would renovate, rebuild and update existing facilities throughout the City. Proposed new projects include a recreation/aquatic center…

Early Voting Ends October 31 for General & Special Elections

Early voting will run Monday, October 20 through Friday, October 31 for the upcoming Joint General and Special elections. Election day is Tuesday, November 4. In Arlington, residents are voting on a five-year, $236 million bond package that will pay for large capital projects: street improvements, parks & recreation, fire facilities and…

Road Detours Scheduled for Tri-Schools Area

As part of the Tri-Schools Street Improvement Project currently underway in south Arlington, a one-way counter clock wise traffic detour is scheduled to begin Saturday August 16, 2014. This will likely impact traffic in the area. Click here to review the detour map. According to the Public Works & Transportation department, Ledbetter…

Arlington City Council Approves 2014 Bond Election

After months of public input, the Arlington City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a package of bond projects that will focus on streets, parks, fire facilities and libraries. The $236 million bond program will go to the voters for their approval in the November 4, 2014 municipal election.  Council members have…

City Breaks Ground on $16 Million Project

Officials from the City of Arlington and Mansfield ISD gathered at Carol Holt Elementary School in south Arlington this morning to celebrate the groundbreaking of the $16 million Tri-Schools Street Improvement Project. During this project, crews will complete several water, sanitary sewer, storm water drainage, street lighting and street pavement improvements. City…

City Spends $80M to Improve Infrastructure

Since last summer, drivers throughout Arlington have witnessed the results of a citywide road construction boom not seen in decades. From street repairs to new bridges and sidewalks, improved sewer and water lines to widened roadways, these projects are funded by previous bond elections combined with some federal grants and state…

Voters Renew Sales Tax for Street Projects, Approve Historic Bond Package

Arlington residents cast their ballots Saturday, and the results are in. With a majority vote, residents approved a $663.1 million school bond package for Arlington ISD. The package includes new facilities such as science labs and fine art spaces. Grand Prairie resident Kecia Mays won a position on the AISD School Board…

Voters Approve 2014 Bond Package

Voters approved the $663.1 million bond election earlier today. Proceeds of the bond issue will be used to build new facilities, upgrade and renovate existing facilities, address safety and security districtwide, upgrade technology infrastructure and equipment, provide fi¬ne arts equipment, and address transportation.“We are pleased that the voters supported this…