District 8 Capital Projects
|Salem Court Drainage Improvements||
Salem Court drainage Improvements will capture additional stormwater runoff which collects on Berkshire Lane. Two additional inlets on Berkshire Lane are being constructed, and they will connect to a new storm sewer on Salem Court.
Library System Improvements
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.
Municipal Service Facility Improvements
|Guinn School Commemorative Plaza||
A commemorative plaza will be designed and constructed at the Guinn School located on Rosedale Street.
|Design On Hold|
Parks, Recreation & Community Center Improvements
|Delga Park Playground Improvements||
The existing playground will be replaced.
|Harmon Athletic Playground Improvements||Construction|
|Oakland Lake Dam Repair & Erosion Control||
Drainage design and construction, dam restoration and erosion control improvements will be made to Oakland Lake.
|Sycamore Community Center Renovation||
Renovation and rehabilitation of existing community center to accommodate program expansion, enhance lighting, replace gym floor, and address structural issues.
|Sycamore Park Master Plan||
The Sycamore Creek Golf Course will be repurposed as a community park. A master plan will study the layout of roads and parking, trail system, park infrastructure and landscaping at both Sycamore Creek Golf Course and Sycamore Park in an effort to integrate both into a larger Sycamore Park serving nearby neighborhoods.
A park master plan is being developed for design and construction of park amenities that include, but not limited to, the construction of park trail and fitness area, picnic facilities, playground, recreational courts, security lighting, and supporting infrastructure and equipment.
Street & Transportation Improvements
|Altamesa Boulevard & Crowley Road Intersection Improvements||
Enhancements to the existing intersection at Altamesa Boulevard and Crowley Road (FM731)will be implemented. These enhancements include adding additional left-turn lanes and other recommended improvements.
|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.
Water System Improvements
|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.
|Eastside & Southside Infrastructure Improvements||
Water and/or sanitary sewer main improvements will be made on the following street segments. After the utility work is completed, the street will be repaved.
Driess Street from East Magnolia Avenue to East Myrtle Street
East 4th Street from Denair Avenue to Brandies Street
Virginia Avenue from Stella Street to East Annie Street
Essex Street from Camilla Street to Vickery Boulevard
North Ayers Avenue from Meadowbrook Drive to Mt. Vernon Avenue
Purington Avenue from East Lancaster Avenue to Ben Avenue
Wilkinson Avenue from Harwood Street to Barron Street
Wilson Road from Meadowbrook Drive to Greenlee Street
Wallace Street from East Rosedale Street to Avenue J
Oak Grove Road from Joel East Road to East Everman Parkway
|Edgecliff Village Wastewater Meter Station||
A wastewater meter station will be constructed to provide improved readings of discharge by the town of Edgecliff Village.
|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
|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
|Lake Arlington Lift Station & Force Main||
Portions of the existing wastewater collection system serving the Village Creek Wastewater Basin are at capacity. Increased capacity is necessary to handle projected growth within the basin, which also includes the wholesale customer cities of Burleson and Crowley. The proposed lift station (ultimate capacity of 80 million gallons per day) would be upstream of Lake Arlington. The force main (42-inches in diameter) will extend from the lift station, around Lake Arlington, and discharge into the existing Village Creek collection system north of Lake Arlington, near the intersection of U.S. 180 (Lancaster Avenue).
|Lake Arlington Lift Station Gravity Main||
Portions of the existing wastewater collection system serving the Village Creek Wastewater Basin are at capacity. Increased capacity is necessary to handle projected growth within the basin, which also includes the wholesale customer cities of Burleson and Crowley. The design for the upstream and downstream sewer gravity mains (which will connect to the force main of the lift station) includes a 5,000 foot, 78-inch sewer main as well as a 3,000 foot 60-inch sewer main that would tie in to an existing 60-inch sewer main near the intersection of Cook’s Lane and Lancaster Avenue.
|Marion Avenue Infrastructure Improvements||
Water and sewer mains will be replaced in a one-block area east of I-35W between Marion Avenue and East Mulkey Street. The affected area includes:
Marion Avenue from New York Avenue to Mississippi Avenue (water, sewer and paving).
The alley between East Mulkey Street and Marion Avenue from New York Avenue to Mississippi Avenue (sewer).
|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
|Oak Grove Road Sewer Improvements||
A new sewer line will be installed on Oak Grove Road, between Joel East Road and East Everman Parkway. The road will be repaved once the sewer work is complete.
|Oakhurst/Riverside Wastewater Improvements||
Sanitary sewer mains in the Oakhurst and Riverside areas will be constructed. Affected streets include:
West Lotus Avenue from Morning Glory Avenue to Bluebonnet Drive
Morning Glory Avenue from West Lotus Avenue to Bluebird Avenue
Daisy Lane from North Sylvania Avenue to Mapleleaf Street
Carnation Avenue from North Sylvania Avenue to Mapleleaf Street
Balsam Street from Marigold Avenue to Yucca Avenue
Penland Street from Conway Street to Brown Avenue
Conway Street from Colonial Street to Penland Street
Nies Street from Colonial Street to Penland Street
Brown Avenue from Colonial Street to Penland Street
|Oakridge Terrace Area Sewer Improvements||
Sewer lines will be replaced in an area bound by I-35W to the west, I-20 to the south, Rolling Hills Park to the east and Union Pacific Railroad to the north. This includes Oakridge Terrace, the United Communities Association and Sycamore Creek. The easements and streets affected include:
Easement east of I-35W from Malta Street 472 feet north
400 feet east of McClure Street from Elva Warren Street to Meriwether Avenue
400 feet east of McClure Street from Fogg Avenue to Meriwether Avenue
Las Brisas Street from Alamosa Street to Campus Drive
Easement across Sycamore Creek from Fogg Avenue to Meriwether Avenue
Easement west of Carter Park Drive from Union Pacific Railroad 100 feet north of Broadus Street
Easement north of Oak Grove Road across the creek
Easement east of Sycamore Creek from Oak Grove Road 196 feet north
|Purington Avenue & Mt. Vernon Water Utility Improvements||
Existing water and wastewater lines will be replaced on the following streets:
Work on Purington Avenue from Tandy Avenue to North Ayers Avenue is projected to finish April 10, 2018.
Work in the alley between Meadowbrook Drive and Purington Avenue from 200 feet west of Tandy Avenue to 200 feet west of Sanderson Avenue is projected to end April 10, 2018
Work on Mr. Vernon Avenue from Sanderson Avenue to Lewis Avenue is on hold. The estimated completion date is March 18, 2019
|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.
|South Wayside Area Sewer Improvements Part 1||
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
|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
|Sycamore Creek Sanitary Sewer Relief Interceptor Phase 3||
Phase 3 includes design of the 66-inch parallel relief Sycamore Creek Sanitary Sewer Relief Interceptor. The new interceptor will stretch from Vickery Boulevard to Cobb Park Drive. This phase will provide additional capacity and help alleviate wet weather overflows in the Sycamore Creek Drainage Basin.
|Sycamore Creek Wastewater Improvements||
This project has two phases. Phase 1 is under construction. Phase 2 is in design. This project will provide additional wastewater capacity to the Sycamore Creek drainage basin with the construction of a 66-inch relief sewer main, extending from an existing 72-inch sewer line located in Gateway Park
|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.
|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.
|Village Creek Parallel Relief Wastewater Line: Part 1||
A 48-inch parallel relief main along Deer Creek, from Village Creek to Oak Grove Road South, north of Beeley Lane, will be installed. This new wastewater line will provide additional capacity to address current service demands and future growth in southeast Fort Worth and Crowley. The project will be constructed in two parts. This is Part 1. This project has been accelerated due to the development of the new Tarleton State University campus.
|West Fork Trinity River Sewer Relief Line||
A 60-inch relief sanitary sewer main will be constructed parallel to the existing 72-inch West Fork interceptor to address system capacity issues in the West Fork Basin. The Fort Worth Wastewater Master Plan recommends construction of the parallel relief line to connect two deep tunnels in downtown Fort Worth with two West Fork trunk sewers near 1st Street, north of Gateway Park.
- Jan. 14, 2020: More improvements coming to Sycamore Creek drainage basin
- Jan. 13, 2020: Infrastructure improvements scheduled for Village Creek wastewater basin
- Dec. 30, 2019: Planning for new eastside library continues
Sweetheart Social at Hillside Community Center: 10 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020; HIllside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.
Black History Program at Hillside Community Center: 6 p.m. Feb. 20, 2020; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.
Lake Arlington Lift Station Force Main Project Meeting: 6 p.m. Jan. 23, 2020; Tarrant County College Opportunity Center, 5901 Fitzhugh Ave.
Sycamore Creek Wastewater Improvements Project Meeting: 6 p.m. Jan. 30, 2020; Sycamore Community Center, 2525 E. Rosedale St.