Tag Archives: Bond Program

New Dog Park Planned As Part of Rush Creek Mitigation Plan

The City of Arlington is in the design phase of creating a second dog park within city limits, as part of the Rush Creek Mitigation Plan. The new park will be located on Pioneer Parkway, bordered by Valleywood Drive and Woodland Park Blvd. Park Project Manager and Landscape Architect Eric Seebock says…

City of Arlington Launches Bond Tracker Program

The City of Arlington launched its Bond Tracker program this week to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the 2014 Bond election. Last November, after months of public input, Arlington voters approved the five-year, $236 million dollar bond package. It focuses…

Traffic Update: Tri-Schools Street Improvement Project

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…

Improvements on the Horizon for City of Arlington

Last fall, Arlington voters approved $236 million worth of improvements to streets and roadways, libraries, parks and fire facilities. Work will begin this year on that project list, which includes four major categories and represents all areas of the City. The bond package was the largest in Arlington’s history and it…

Tri-Schools Street Improvement Project Nears Half-Way Mark

The City of Arlington’s $16 million Tri-Schools Street Improvement Project is nearly 50% complete and remains on schedule and on budget. Since the project started in June 2014, crews have completed approximately $6 million of the $16 million project. Arlington’s Public Works Department expects the project to wrap up by next summer. Crews are improving…

City Finishes Willow Bend-Thousand Oaks Drainage Project

A nearly $6.3 million project in the Willow Bend-Thousand Oaks neighborhood is finished, according to the City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department. Twenty-two homes within the two subdivisions had reported flooding.  Crews extended and enlarged the existing underground storm drain system and regraded ditches to eliminate, or minimize, flooding within these…

Enhancing Regional Mobility: How Two Roadway Projects Will Impact Arlington

Two big road construction projects are set to start in 2015/2016 and both will have significant impacts on traffic in Arlington, bringing improved safety, mobility and traffic flow. Both multimillion dollar projects support the Arlington’s City Council’s priority of “Enhancing Regional Mobility” and will dovetail with the $80 million worth of projects the…

Center Street Project Update: Three Intersections to Close for Paving

Updated Thursday, February 26The road construction boom happening in The American Dream City features an array of upgrades designed to improve mobility, safety and connectivity throughout Arlington. One such upgrade is the $4.4 million Center Street Project, which features the closing of three intersections along Center Street between Arkansas and Nottinghill. Beginning Monday, March…