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Two Construction Projects Underway to Improve Drainage

Two Construction Projects Underway to Improve Drainage

Two construction projects are underway in the City of Arlington to improve drainage in different neighborhoods. These projects will also affect daily traffic. Arbrook-Melear Drainage Project to Cause Road Closure Due to the construction of the Arbrook-Melear Drainage Project, Arbrook Blvd. from Bowen Road to Melear Drive will be closed to through traffic. Construction will […]

Water Line Leak to Cause Traffic Backup For Arlington Drivers

Water Line Leak to Cause Traffic Backup For Arlington Drivers

Road udpate 12/27/13 at 2:00 p.m. – All lanes on W. Green Oaks have reopened. Water utilities crews in the City of Arlington are working to repair a 42” leaking water line in the median of W. Green Oaks, just south of Arkansas Lane. Workers have excavated to expose the pipe and are preparing to make […]

Higher Penalties for Traffic-Related Violations

Higher Penalties for Traffic-Related Violations

Starting this fall, penalties will substantially increase for Arlington drivers who do not stop for school buses or who fail to provide proper safety restraints for young children. Fines for those who don’t stop for a school bus nearly doubled from $400 to almost $900. The penalty for those ticketed with driving with unrestrained children […]

Lovers Lane & Lackland Street Construction Briefing Meeting is October 2

Lovers Lane & Lackland Street Construction Briefing Meeting is October 2

The City of Arlington’s Department of Public Works and Transportation anticipates starting construction on Lovers Lane between Collins Street to Wynn Terrance and on Lackland Street between Park Row Drive to Daniel Drive in October 2013. Improvements include rebuilding the streets as concrete street, sidewalks, and water and sanitary sewer renewals. A construction briefing meeting […]

Busy Weekend Expected to be Big Draw for Sports Fans

Busy Weekend Expected to be Big Draw for Sports Fans

A fun-filled sports day of college football and professional baseball is expected to draw as many as 100,000 combined fans to the Arlington Entertainment District this weekend. Texas Christian University and Louisiana State University football teams will play their season opener at AT&T Stadium Saturday with kickoff just an hour after the first pitch is thrown […]

Bowman Springs Road Construction Briefing Meeting is August 27

Bowman Springs Road Construction Briefing Meeting is August 27

The City of Arlington’s Department of Public Works and Transportation anticipates starting construction on Bowman Springs Road between IH 20 and Pennsylvania Avenue in September 2013.  Improvements include widening to a 5-lane concrete street with new storm drain systems, streetlights, and sidewalks. A construction briefing meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 27, 2013, from 6:00 p.m. […]

Construction to Begin on Bridge to Help Students Get to School Safely

Construction to Begin on Bridge to Help Students Get to School Safely

Beginning Wednesday, August 14, construction will begin on the Kelly Elliott Road Bridge over Interstate 20 in Arlington to provide a pedestrian walkway along the bridge. The project is a joint effort between the City and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to make the overpass/bridge safer, especially for school children who have to cross […]

Stretch of Cooper Street Getting Facelift

Stretch of Cooper Street Getting Facelift

For years, Keith Melton, Arlington’s public works and transportation director, has watched drivers use the wide center left turn lanes on Cooper Street for almost everything but turning. “They dive into it and they speed up, they slow down, they cross over. Pretty much everything except what it was intended for,” Melton said. Those central […]

Rutherford Lane Project, Road Closure Notification

Rutherford Lane Project, Road Closure Notification

Who: City of Arlington Water Utilities What: New York Avenue Closure When: February 20-March 3, 2013 Where: New York Ave at Rutherford Lane Why: Water & Sanitary Sewer Renewal Beginning Wednesday, February 20, New York Avenue will be closed at Rutherford Lane for pavement repair. Traffic shall use Brookhurst Lane and Baywood Lane as the alternate routes as […]

Good News for Drivers, Great Southwest Parkway Now Open

Good News for Drivers, Great Southwest Parkway Now Open

Traffic in Arlington should be back to normal now that Great Southwest Parkway is open in both directions.  The rail crossing  was originally scheduled to open February 3, but is open nine days early. Union Pacific crews replaced aging track and ties along a 13-mile stretch in Arlington, and will continue to move east toward […]

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