District 8 Capital Projects
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
|Andrew Doc Sessions Community Center Park Road & Parking Lot Replacement||
The roadway and parking lot will be reconstructed or expaned.
|Delga Park Playground Improvements||
The existing playground will be replaced.
|Hillside Park Road & Parking Lot Replacement||
The existing park roadway and parking lot will be replaced, reconstructed and/or expanded.
|Bid and Award|
|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.)
Street & Transportation Improvements
|Allen Avenue Restriping||
Allen Avenue from Evans Avenue to Lipscomb Street will be restriped to accommodate bike lanes. Restriping also includes pedestrian crosswalks.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|UPRR Quite Zone Improvements along East Rosedale Corridor||
Railroad crossing improvements along the UPRR rail line and East Rosedale Corridor will be made.
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
|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.
|Edgecliff Village Wastewater Meter Station||
A wastewater meter station will be constructed to provide improved readings of discharge by the town of Edgecliff Village.
|Fairhaven & Central Meadowbrook Area 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.
|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
|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
|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
|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 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.
|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||
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 Wastewater Improvements||
The large diameter wastewater lines located within Sycamore Golf Course will be rehabilitated.
|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.
|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
|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.
- June 18, 2018: Infrastructure improvements scheduled for Smilax Avenue and Rouse Street
- June 12, 2018: Neighborhood Improvement Strategy revitalizes Stop Six, Ash Crescent neighborhoods
- May 16, 2018: Municipal Court closed satellite payment center at Southside Community Center
- Feb. 21, 2017: Freeway lighting along East Loop 820 planned
Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection: noon June 23, 2018; Hazel Harvey Peace Center , 818 Missouri Ave.
Town Hall: noon July 18, 2018; To Be Determined.
Walking Town Hall: 10 a.m. Aug. 11, 2018; To Be Determined.
Riverside Oakhurst Infrastructure Improvements Project Meeting: 6 p.m. June 28, 2018; Andrew "Doc" Session Community Center, 201 South Sylvania Ave.
West Meadowbrook Water & Sewer Line Replacement Project Meeting: 6:30 p.m. July 12, 2018; Sycamore Community Center, 2525 East Rosedale St.
Seminary & Campus Sidewalks Project Meeting: 6 p.m. July 9, 2018; Worth Baptist Church, 4900 Campus Drive.