Tag Archives: Street Construction Projects

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,…

Drivers Should Expect Lane Closures for SH 360 South Project

Arlington drivers can expect lane closures in the DFW area this month for the SH 360 South Project. This 9.7 mile project stretches from Green Oaks Boulevard to U. S. 287 and will help ease congestion in and around Arlington, Grand Prairie and Mansfield. It should also enhance safety and generate economic development…

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,…

Construction Contract Approved for Great Southwest Parkway

Enhancing regional mobility continues to be a priority for the Arlington City Council, and that includes the reconstruction of Great Southwest Parkway from Avenue E to Abram Street. A contract with Jackson Construction, Ltd., of Fort Worth in the amount of $11.5 million, was approved by the City Council at the evening session…

City Council Approves Next Phase of Abram St. Rebuild Project

Arlington is moving forward with the next phase of the Abram Street Rebuild Project, which will ultimately make the transportation connections within and beyond the City’s borders more efficient. The next phase of the Abram Street Rebuild Project will consist of the reconstruction of Abram Street between Collins Street and Stadium Drive as a 5-lane…

Cooper Street Improvements Will Enhance Mobility, Safety

If you’ve driven on Cooper Street between I-20 and Mitchell Street near UT Arlington recently, then you’ve probably encountered some construction areas that slowed your commute. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is managing this multimillion dollar project along Cooper Street, one of the city’s major thoroughfares. Raised-curb medians should be completed…

City of Arlington Completes Webb Britton Estates Reclamation Project

The drive through Webb Britton Estates in southeast Arlington is smoother these days. Residents don’t dodge potholes and water doesn’t pool up due to poor drainage. Children run and play on new sidewalks. Angel Carter, a longtime resident and coordinator of the neighborhood’s community watch group and Citizens on Patrol, praised…

Town Hall Planned to Discuss SH 360 South Project

Residents and business owners in Arlington, Grand Prairie and Mansfield have a chance to learn more about the $330 million SH 360 South Project during an open house scheduled for 6 p. m. Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the Mansfield Timberview High School cafeteria. More than 100 people attended the Oct. 21 groundbreaking…

Arlington Road Closure: Hillcrest Drive

Hillcrest Drive will be closed between Brookshire Street and E. Mitchell Street until December 31, 2015. The closure is for the construction of the Miscellaneous Channel Improvements Project (Hillcrest Drive and Forestwood Drive locations). Click here to view the project map. The box culverts that are under Hillcrest Drive are being removed and replaced…

City Council Approves Brown Blvd. Sewer Renewal, Road Surface Replacement

Arlington City Council has approved a contract with Gra-Tex Utilities of Arlington to work on the water and sanitary sewer main renewal along Brown Boulevard between Ballpark Way and North Watson Road (SH 360). The project was approved at the most recent City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2015. The funding…