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District 8 Capital Projects

Library System Improvements

Project Description Status
Eastside Library

A new, branch library will be designed, constructed, furnished and equipped (including opening day book collection) to provide additional service to east Fort Worth. The proposed library location is located on East Lancaster Avenue.

Project Schedule is under development.

Design

Municipal Service Facility Improvements

Project Description Status
Guinn School Commemorative Plaza

A commemorative plaza will be designed and constructed at the Guinn School located on Rosedale Street.

Design On Hold
Municipal Vehicle Maintenance Facility

Design of a new Equipment Service Center within the Holly Water Treatment Plant (WTP) compound, which will service Water Department and other City vehicles. Funding for the remaining project construction costs will come from other sources.

Construction

Parks, Recreation & Community Center Improvements

Project Description Status
Andrew Doc Sessions Community Center Park Road & Parking Lot Replacement

The roadway and parking lot will be reconstructed or expaned.

Design
Harvey Street Park Playground Replacement

The existing playgrounds will be replaced.

Construction
Hillside Park Road & Parking Lot Replacement

The existing park roadway and parking lot will be replaced, reconstructed and/or expanded.

Design
Transportation Connections for Pedestrians and Bicycles to the Trinity River Trails

This project has five-locations and will be constructed in two phases. Phase 1 will add bicycle and pedestrian connections along Oakland Boulevard from Randol Mill Road to Rosedale Street, Westcreek Drive from I-20 to Kellis Park and at the River Park Trailhead. The connections include paved trails, sidewalks with ADA ramps at intersections, on-street bike lanes with striping and signage, and expanded parking facilities. (Construction to start October 2015.)

Phase 2 connection locations are from Quanah Parker Park to Handley-Ederville Road and on to Richland Hills TRE train station, and from the Forest Park Trinity River Trails to the Mistletoe Heights neighborhood via a pedestrian bridge. Connections at these two locations include paved trails, pedestrian bridges, a low-water crossing, retaining walls and on=street bike lanes with striping and signage. (Currently in final design stage.)

Construction

Street & Transportation Improvements

Project Description Status
Allen Avenue Restriping

Allen Avenue from Evans Avenue to Lipscomb Street will be restriped to accommodate bike lanes. Restriping also includes pedestrian crosswalks.

Design
East Rosedale Street

This is Phase 2 of this project. East Rosedale from Miller Avenue to Stalcup Road will be reconstructed as a four-lane divided arterial street . Sidewalks, storm drains and streetlights are also included in the project.

Construction
Gateway Area Infrastructure Improvements

Existing water and wastewater lines will be replaced and the streets rehabilitated on these streets and alleys:

East 4th StreetFrom Covelo Avenue to Denair Avenue

Galvez Avenue From Covelo Avenue to South De Costa Street

200 feet north of East 1st Street From North Beach Street to North De Costa Street

200 feet south of East 1st Street From South Harper Street to 200 feet west of Brandies Street

Alley between Chenault Street and East 4th Street From Brandies Street to Covelo Avenue

Alley between East 4th Street and Galvez Avenue From South De Costa Street to Covelo Avenue

150 feet east of North De Costa Street From Beach Mill Circle to East 1st Street

100 feet south of Brentwood Stair Road From Weiler Boulevard to 200 feet east of Wilson Road

Alley between Galvez Avenue and Lawnwood Street From Denair Avenue to Brandies Street

Alley between Cottonwood Street and North De Costa Street From 200 feet north of East 1st Street to 500 feet north of Austin Lane

The water utility work is complete and now the streets will be rehabilitated.

Construction
South Main Street

The project includes a new concrete roadway; wider sidewalks lined with trees and historic lamp posts; upgraded water, sewer and stormwater utilities; protected parallel parking for adjacent businesses; dedicated lanes for bicyclists; and distinctive sidewalk sculptures by renowned artist Benito Huerta.

Construction
UPRR Quite Zone Improvements along East Rosedale Corridor

Railroad crossing improvements along the UPRR rail line and East Rosedale Corridor will be made.

Locations include:

UPRR Crossing at South Ayers

UPRR at Miller Avenue

UPRR at South Hughes Avenue

UPRR Crossing at South Tierney Road

UPRR Crossing at Winnie Street

UPRR Crossing at South Handley Drive

Design
West Risinger Road

Risinger Road from Crowley Road (FM 731) to McCart Avenue will become a new four-lane arterial. A four-lane divided roadway will be constructed from 800 feet east of McCart Avenue to Crowley Road (FM 731). This construction will include a quiet-zone ready railroad crossing, streetlights and a 10-foot, shared-use path.

Design

Water System Improvements

Project Description Status
Central Meadowbrook Wastewater Improvements

Deteriorated wastewater lines located in the Meadowbrook and Handley areas will be replaced. Affected streets include Tierney Road, Weiler Boulevard and Cravens Road.

Design
Fairhaven & Central Meadowbrook Area Water and Wastewater Improvements

Deteriorated wastewater mains on the southeast side of Downtown Fort Worth will be replaced. These mains are at various locations bound on the west by Miller Avenue, on the south by Wilbarger Street, on the north by I-30, and on the east by Loop 820.

Design On Hold
Hallmark-Camelot Highland Terrace Area Sewer Rehabilitation

Sewer lines on the following streets / alley segments will be rehabilitated:

Old Hemphill Road from Valera Court to Altamesa Boulevard

Altamesa Boulevard from Old Hemphill Road to Sheridan Road

Sheridan Road from Avon Street to Sheridan Circle

Sheridan Road from Sheridan Circle to Highland Terrace South

Old Hemphill Road from Parkway Drive to Altamesa Boulevard

Highland Terrace from I-35 to Dupont Circle

Salem Court from I-35 to Berkshire Lane

Edgecliff Road from Kleinert Street to Melody Street

Cairn Circle from Edgecliff Road to Basil Avenue

James Avenue from Edgecliff Road to Old Crowley Road

Crowley Road from Topper Street to 150 feet north of McConnell Drive

I-20 eastbound frontage road from McConnell Drive to 130 feet west of Odel Drive

Wayside Avenue from I-20 to Southcrest Drive

Wellview Street from McCart Avenue to 650 feet north

I-35 frontage road from Altamesa Boulevard to 1100 feet south

Alley between California Parkway and Truelson Drive from Lenore Street to California Parkway South

Alley between I-20 and Grady Lee Street from Basil Avenue to 6th Avenue

Design
Historic Southside Sewer Rehabilitation

Sewer lines on the following streets / alley segments will be rehabilitated:

East Dashwood Street from Evans Avenue to New York Avenue

Evans Avenue from East Magnolia to Irma Street

Exeter Street from 150 feet north of Leuda Street to 144 feet south of Leuda Street

East Broadway Avenue from 100 feet east of Loney Street to 200 feet west of Exeter Street

Alley between East Hattie Street and East Cannon Street from Kentucky Avenue to New York Avenue

Alley between East Humbolt Street and East Pulaski Street from Fabons Street to UPRR right of way

Alley between East Broadway Avenue and Stella Street from 100 feet east of Loney Street to Exeter Street

Alley between Stella Street and Bessie Street from 100 feet east of Loney Street to Exeter Street

Alley between East Pulaski Street and Verbena Street from Troost Street to Freeman Street

Alley between East Leuda Street and East Terrell Avenue from Tennessee Avenue to 150 feet west

Alley between East Broadway Avenue and Stella Street from 100 feet east of Loney Street to U.S. 287

Alley between East Terrell Avenue and East Humbolt Street from Bransford Street to UPRR right of way

Design
North Tarrant Express Water & Wastewater Line Relocations

Fourteen pipe crossings for water and wastewater lines on I-35W, from Loop 820 to I-30, that are in conflict with the additional roadway lanes for the North Tarrant Express project will be relocated. The project will be done in four segments:

Segment 1: I-35W from Loop 820 to US 81/287 - Completed by March 2018

Segment 2: I-35W from Loop 820 to I-30 - Completed by December 2018

Segment 3: Loop 820 from Randol Mill Road to north of the interchange SH121/SH 183 - Completed by January 2023

Segment 4: I-35W from US 81/287 to Alliance Boulevard - TBD

Construction
Purington Avenue & Mt. Vernon Water Utility Improvements

Existing water and wastewater lines will be replaced on the following streets:

Purington Avenue from Tandy Avenue to North Ayers Avenue

Alley between Meadowbrook Drive and Purington Avenue from 200 feet west of Tandy Avenue to 200 feet west of Sanderson Avenue

Mr. Vernon Avenue from Sanderson Avenue to Lewis Avenue

Construction
Rolling Hills Water Main Extensions

This project is for water main extensions located in southeast Fort Worth. The project area stretches between the Rolling Hills Water Treatment Plant and extends eastward to the Kennedale city limits, and is between Interstate 20 and Shelby Road on the north and south respectively.

Design
Rolling Hills Water Plant Switchgear Improvements

The existing switchgear located at the Rolling Hills Water Treatment Plant’s high service pump station will be replaced. The related electrical, lighting and HVAC improvements will also be made.

These improvements will reduce operating and maintenance costs, and improve safety and energy efficiency.

Construction
South Wayside Area Sewer Improvements

Sewer lines on the following streets / alley segments will be rehabilitated:

La Brisas Street from 80 feet east of Las Brisas Street/Alamosa Street intersection to 230 Feet west

Glacier Street from Thornhill Drive to Spurgeon Street

Vermont Avenue from Thornhill Drive to Spurgeon Street

Alley between West Bolt Street and Malta Avenue from Travis Avenue to 300 feet east

Alley between West Malta Avenue and Flint Street from Travis Avenue to 300 feet east

Alley between West Anthony Street and West Seminary Drive from College Avenue to 650 east

Alley between St. Louis Avenue and South Main Street from Berry Street to Devitt Street

Alley between South Main Street and Bryan Avenue from East Bewick Street to 352 feet south

Alley between Bryan Avenue and Stuart Drive from East Bewick Street to 377 feet south

Alley between Hemphill Street and Union Pacific Railroad from 200 feet east and 200 feet north of Hemphill Street/Fogg Street intersection to 1460 feet south

Design
Southeast Fort Worth Water & Sewer Improvements

Water and/or sewer lines are being replaced on the following streets:

Donalee Street from East Berry Street to Reed Street

Dorman Street from East Seminary Drive to Mansfield Highway

Dowdell Street from Grayson Street to Baylor Street

Hardeman Street from Erath Street to Martin Luther King Jr Freeway

Nolan Street from East Seminary Drive to Mansfield Highway

Shackleford Street from Martin Street to Moberly Street

South Edgewood Terrace from Eastland Street to Wilbarger Street

Vinetta Drive from Moberly Street to Pecos Street

After the utility work is completed, a temporary asphalt repair will be done until the street can be scheduled for rehabilitation or reconstruction by the Transportation & Public Works Department.

Construction
Southside, Riverside & Oakhurst Infrastructure Improvements

Water service lines will be replaced on the following streets:

Smilax Avenue from cul-de-sace to cul-de-sac

Rouse Street from Emma Street to North Sylvania Avenue

After the water service lines are replaced, the streets will be repaved.

Kentucky Avenue from Bessie Street to Broadway Avenue will be paved but there are no water service line improvements on this segment of street.

Design
Stop Six / Rosedale Area Sewer Improvements

Sewer lines will be rehabilitated on the following streets:

Burke Road from Quails Lane to 120 feet south

Anglin Drive from Eastland Street to Virgil Street

East Berry Street from Candace Drive to Carey Street

Hilldale Road from Garden Lane to 350 feet north

Rosedale Street/Tension Drive from Stalcup Road to the UPRR right of way

Village Creek Road from 100 feet north of Pinson Street/Village Creek Road intersection to 900 feet north

Tierney Road from 250 feet north of Meadowbrook/Tierney Road intersection to 650 feet north

Clotell Court from East Berry Street to the dead end

Alley between MacArthur Drive and Wainwright Drive from 100 feet east of Stalcup Road to Carverly Drive

Alley between Wainwright Drive and Eisenhower Drive from 100 feet east of Stalcup Road to Carverly Drive

Alley between Hughes Avenue and Tahoe Drive from Hardeman Street to 400 feet south

Alley between Tahoe Drive and Carmel Drive from Hardeman Street to 400 feet south

Alley between Carmel Drive and Burke Road from Hardeman Street to 400 feet south

Alley between Burke Road and Wilhelm Street from 400 feet south of Hardeman Street to 700 feet

Design
Sycamore Creek Wastewater Improvements

The large diameter wastewater lines located within Sycamore Golf Course will be rehabilitated.

Design
Upper & Middle Village Creek Parallel Relief Main - Part 1

Approximately 11,300 linear feet of wastewater main will be installed and run parallel to an existing main to serve southeast Fort Worth and the wholesale customer cities of Burleson and Crowley. This is to meet current demands and future growth. The proposed main will begin north of Everman-Kennedale Road and east of Anglin Drive and will end south of Shelby Road, generally following the alignment of Village Creek.

Construction
Upper & Middle Village Creek Parallel Relief Main - Part 2

Approximately 28,000 linear feet of wastewater main will be installed to serve southeast Fort Worth and wholesale customers of Burleson and Crowley to meet demands and future growth. This main will begin south of Shelby Road and will end east of Southern Oaks and south of Burleson Retta Road.

Design
Vintage Riverside Water Improvements

Lead service lines have been found that serve some homes on Dell Street, Lillian Street, Virginia Court, and McLemore Avenue. The city will replace the entire water line - within the parameters listed below - as well as all city-owned service lines. The streets will be reconstructed.

Dell Street from North Sylvania Avenue to the west dead-end

Lillian Street from North Sylvania Avenue to the west dead-end

Virginia Court from North Sylvania Avenue to Blandin Street

McLemore Avenue from North Sylvania Avenue to Blandin Street

The water line on the following street will be replaced. There are no lead service lines on this street. The street will be resurfaced.

Ennis Avenue from North Sylvania Avenue to South Retta Street

Construction

Meetings

October Fest: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31, 2017; Andrew Doc Session Community Center, 201 S. Sylvania.

Turkey Bingo: 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17, 2017; Andrew Doc Session Community Center, 201 S. Sylvania.

Senior Spooky Social: 10 a.m. Oct. 24, 2017; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Fall Festival: 6 p.m. Oct. 27, 2017; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Trot and Salute: 6 p.m. Nov. 16, 2017; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Thanksgiving Dinner: 6 p.m. Nov. 21, 2017; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Fall Festival: 6 p.m. Oct. 27, 2017; Highland Hills Community Center, 1600 Glasgow Rd..

Thanksgiving Luncheon: 11 a.m. Nov. 16, 2017; Highland Hills Community Center, 1600 Glasgow Rd..

Fall Festival: 11 a.m. Oct. 28, 2017; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale St.

Thanksgiving Luncheon: 11 a.m. Nov. 21, 2017; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale St.

Upper & Middle Village Creek Parallel Relief Main Project Meeting: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 2017; Souder Elementary School Cafeteria, 201 North Forest Hill Drive Everman.

Bond Projects

Visit the bond website to learn more about projects selected as part of the 2014 bond program.