Tag Archives: Bond Program

Residential Rebuild Construction Meeting: January 21, 2016

A Construction Briefing Meeting will be open to the public this Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the Council Briefing Room (3rd floor, City Hall) from 6-7:30 p. m., to discuss the next phase of the 2014 Residential Rebuild Program. The 2014 Residential Rebuild Program will be implemented in phases and will complete the residential rebuilds funded from the…

Council Approves Project for Collins Street from Mayfield to I-20

Drivers can expect to see additional lanes along Collins Street from Mayfield Road and the west bound frontage road of Interstate Highway IH-20. The engineering services contract with Teague Nail & Perkins, Inc. of Fort Worth in the amount of $349,590 was approved by the Arlington City Council at the evening session on Tuesday,…

Next Phase of Martin Luther King, Jr. Sports Center Completed

Arlington Parks and Recreation is proud to announce that the next phase of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Sports Center is now complete for residents to use in The American Dream City. Phase II of the project, part of the 2008 Bond Election, included $1,393,000 in construction for park improvements and was finished up…

Council Approves Advance Funding Agreement for IH-20/Bowen Rd. U-Turn

The Arlington City Council has approved an advance funding agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for construction of a Texas U-Turn for westbound to eastbound Interstate Highway 20 (IH-20) at Bowen Road in the amount of $43,112. This agreement was approved at the evening City Council meeting on Tuesday,…

Arlington City Council Approves Three Parks & Recreation Projects

The Arlington City Council approved three Parks and Recreation construction projects at the evening session on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. These improvements will enhance outdoor recreation for residents in The American Dream City for years to come: Unity Arch Plaza Construction — The Arlington City Council approved a construction contract with Raydon, Inc. of Breckenridge,…

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…