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District 9 Capital Projects

Drainage Improvements

Project Description Status
Dry Branch Regional Detention Basin

A detention basin will be constructed on previously acquired property north of Hollis Street, east of Blandin Avenue, west of North Chandler Drive West and south of East 28th Street. This basin will provide temporary storage for excess water runoff to help alleviate downstream flooding while minimizing impact to the existing creek bed.

An expanded basin will be constructed in a future phase if property is acquired on a voluntary basis and additional funding is appropriated.

Hammond Street Drainage Improvements

Storm drain pipes and inlets will be installed along Hammond Street between TimothyRoad and I-35W and along Timothy Road between Spurgeon Avenue and Timothy Road.

Westcliff Drainage Improvements

This project is a multi-phase project to reduce flooding in the Westcliff South drainage basin. The first phase includes installation of pipe inlets on Surrey Street from Suffolk Drive to Seminary Drive.

Future project phases will install large diameter pipes and storm drain inlets to the north and south of the first phase.


Municipal Court Improvements

Project Description Status
Public Safety and Municipal Court Building Renovations

This project will renovate the City’s Public Safety and Municipal Court Building. Design, construction, furnishing, and equipping the facility is planned. The facility will gain an additional courtroom, a jury deliberation room and a hearing room, as well as ADA improvements.


Parks, Recreation & Community Center Improvements

Project Description Status
Fort Worth Zoo Improvements

A water line, wastewater service improvements, and drainage and erosion control improvements will be designed and constructed.

Heritage Plaza Restoration

To ensure a basic level of functional operation required to reopen the historic facility, the plaza will be restored. Restoration will address water, electrical and structural issues. Bond funds will be used for construction costs.

McLeland Tennis Center

Center improvements for accessibility(ADA) modifications and other facility improvements will be constructed.

Rosemont Park Improvements

This project will renovate and/or expand existing parking areas, additional security lighting, and construct an accessible group pavilion with ancillary amenities.

SW 121T Trinity Trails Clear Fork East Bank Extension

The Trinity Trails east bank will be extended for hike and bike trails with access to the Vickery Street Bridge.

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.)

Trinity Park Road & Parking Improvements

Design and preparation of construction documents for road and parking improvements in Trinity Park.

Victory Forest Community Center & Playground

A recreation center will be constructed and include a gym, two community rooms, control center, restrooms with shower, outdoor playground, and trails.


Street & Transportation Improvements

Project Description Status
10th Street Sidewalk & Bike Lanes

This project will be constructed in two phases. Phase 1 will include sidewalk installation on the north side of 10th Street from Fournier Street to Forest Park and improvements to the pedestrian crossing at Forest Park and 10th Street that will provide a connection to the Trinity Trails.

Phase 2 of the project includes installation of a two-way cycle track for bikes from Penn Street to Forest Park.

Bicycle Wayfinding Signs

Approximately 100 bicycle wayfinding, safety and educational signs will be installed throughout the City to promote awareness of vehicles and bicycles sharing roadways.

Locations of signs will be in downtown, the near south side, TCU area, far north Fort Worth along Timberland and Tarrant Parkway, southeast Fort Worth along Maddox and Miller, south Fort Worth along Hulen, and east Fort Worth along Trinity Boulevard.

Construction Complete
COG Regional Contract Signal Timing

As part of the North Central Texas Council of Governments regional traffic signal retiming project, timing on 140 signals located in Fort Worth will be modified.

Construction Complete
Carroll Street Bike Lanes

Bicycle signage and striping improvements will be installed along Carroll Street from West 7th Street to White Settlement Road in order to accommodate bicycle travel and pedestrians.

Chisholm Trail Parkway Traffic Signal Improvements

Traffic signal improvements will be constructed at four intersections:

Forest Park Boulevard and IH-30

Montgomery Street and Vickery Boulevard

West Vickery Boulevard and Clover Lane

University Drive and Rosedale Street

FWWR Railroad Crossing Improvements

Railroad crossing surfaces will be repaired and/or replaced at the following locations:

FWWR and Will Rogers Road North

FWWR and Cockrell Avenue

FWRR and Pafford Street

FWRR and Bilglade Road

FWRR and Suffolk Drive

Bid and Award
Hemphill / Berry Urban Village

Streetscape improvements will be constructed on Hemphill Street from Bowie to Devitt streets (excluding the intersection of Hemphill and East Berry). Improvements include new sidewalks, curb and gutter, colored, textured concrete, pedestrian lighting, benches, trash receptacles, landscaping, irrigation, pavement enhancements, and public art features.

This project is part of the revitalization effort for Hemphill / Berry Urban Village and the surrounding neighborhoods and businesses.

Construction Complete
Hemphill Lamar Connector

This project will construct the extension of Hemphill Street from Vickery Boulevard to Lancaster Avenue under the Union Pacific Railroad.

Henderson Street Improvements & Bridges

This project is part of the Trinity River Vision project. It includes design and construction of the three bridges that cross the new Trinity River By Pass Channel and the Fort Worth and Western Railroad at Henderson Street, North Main Street and White Settlement Road. Water, sewer and franchise utilities will also be relocated.

Houston Street Parking Garage Renovations

Tenant space located on the street level will be prepared for leasing and occupancy.

Construction Complete
Live Oak Street Connector

Live Oak Street will be realigned from near the intersection of East 1st Street to connect to East 4th Street. the connection will provide unimpeded ingress and egress to the surrounding neighborhood.

Parking Meters

Credit card based parking meters will be installed in the central business district.

Construction Complete
Railroad Crossing Intersection Repairs

Repairs are being made to railroad crossing surfaces that tie into the roadway.

Locations include: Columbus Trail and the FWWR crossing Deen Road at the FWWR crossing Bolt Street at the FWWR crossing Page Avenue at BNSF crossing Westport Parkway at UPRR crossing Bell Spur and TRE crossing

Ramsey Street Closure

Safety improvements will be installed at railroad crossings near the Ramsey railroad crossing. These crossings included:

Ramsey Street at the UPRR crossing Capps Street at UPRR crossing Jessamine Street at UPRR crossing Page Avenue at UPRR crossing Morningside Street at UPRR crossing Shamblee Street at UPRR crossing East Butler at UPRR crossing

Installation of safety improvements will facilitate the closing of the Ramsey Street crossing.

Six Points Urban Village Streetscape

The Six Points area (Race Street from the Race/Belknap/Riverside Intersection to Sylvania Avenue) will have streetscape improvements constructed. Phase I improvements include wide sidewalks, reversed-angled parking, pedestrian lighting, bike lanes, landscaping, decorative pavement, street furniture and public art.

Six Points Urban Village Streetscape Improvements Phase II

This phase will begin after completion of phase I.

Phase II of the Six Points project will construct streetscape improvements from the Race Street Six Points Intersection to Oakhurst Scenic Drive.

South Central High Speed Corridor Quiet Zone

Upgrades at three railroad crossings in the South Central High-Speed Rail Corridor will be constructed. The crossings include West Seminary, West Butler and West Biddison at the railroad lines.

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.

TCU Area Bicycle Facilities

Bicycle pavement striping and signage improvements will be installed in the TCU / Westcliff area.

Warning Flasher Maintenance & Upgrades

Warning flashers for Park Glen Elementary, Contreras Elementary, Kirkpatrick Elementary and Briscoe Elementary will receive maintenance and upgrades that include installing radar driver speed feedback technology.

Work will take place during the summer after the school session is completed.

Construction Complete

Water System Improvements

Project Description Status
Bluebonnet Circle Infrastructure Improvements

Existing water and wastewater lines will be replaced and the street will be reconstructed on Bluebonnet Circle.

Colonial Area Wastewater & Water Improvements

The wastewater main that runs under Colonial Country Club Golf Course will be relocated under Mockingbird Lane and Colonial Parkway and the current wastewater lines will be abandoned. Existing water lines under Park Hill Boulevard will be replaced and the water line from Mockingbird Court to Simondale Drive and Lynncrest Drive will be relocated. To accommodate special events in the area, construction will be intermittent in order to avoid traffic issues.

Como Area Wastewater Improvements

Deteriorated wastewater lines located in alleys in the Arlington Heights and Como neighborhoods will be replaced.

Bid and Award
Downtown Wastewater Improvements

Sanitary sewer lines in the central business district will be replaced.

Design On Hold
Edgecliff Village Wastewater Meter Station

A wastewater meter station will be constructed to provide improved readings of discharge by the town of Edgecliff Village.

On Hold
Miscellaneous Wastewater Line Rehabilitation

Deteriorated sanitary sewer lines in the Colonial Hills, Park Hill, Factory Place and Ridglea neighborhoods will be replaced.

Bid and Award
Morningside Area Water & Wastewater Improvements

Construction equipment in a 14-plus block area that is mostly east of I-35W should be cleared out in the spring when the City of Fort Worth Water Department completes the Morningside Area Water & Wastewater Improvement project.

Water and/or wastewater lines are being replaced on Schieffer Avenue, East Mulkey Street, Colvin Avenue, East Devitt Street, East Cantey Street, and in an alley between Grove and Jones streets. The water and wastewater work is already complete on Schieffer, Colvin, East Devitt, and East Cantey.

Near Southside Water & Wastewater Improvements

Water and wastewater mains in the medical district, and the area west of IH-35W, east of 9th Avenue, north of Allen Avenue and south of Vickery Boulevard will be replaced.

North Hampton Street Water & Wastewater Improvements

Water and wastewater mains will be replaced on these streets:

North Hampton Street from Cold Springs Road to Pharr Street

Johnson Street from North Hampton Street to North Hays Street

North Hays Street from Johnson Street to Pharr Street

North Hampton Street from Pharr Street to East Peach Street

Only the water main will be replaced on North Hampton Street from East Peach Street to East Belknap Street

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.

Oakhurst Area Water & Sewer Improvements

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

Primrose Avenue From North Sylvania Ave. to North Riverside Dr.

Westbrook Ave. From North Sylvania Ave. to Blandin St.

North Retta St. From East Belknap St. to Race St.

Plumwood St. From North Retta St. to Blandin St.

Alley between Marigold Ave. and Primrose Ave. From Blandin St. to 750 feet west of Blandin St.

Alley between Primrose Ave. and Yucca Ave. From Blandin St. to 750 feet west of Blandin St.

Alley between Primrose Ave. and Yucca Ave. From Blandin St. to 230 feet east of Blandin St.

After the utility lines have been replaced, the streets will be repaved.

Ridglea Hills / Mistletoe Heights Area Water & Wastewater Line Replacements

Water and/or wastewater lines will be replaced on the following street segments:

Clayton Road West from Floyd Drive to Rowan Drive

Woodstock Road from Rowan Drive to Clayton Road West

Angus Drive from Chickering Road to Clayton Road West

Grace Avenue from Marshall Street to Race Street

Harrison Avenue from Jerome Street east to the dead end

West Morphy Street from Jerome Street east to the dead end

True Avenue from NW 16th Street to the dead end of Flagstone Drive

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.

Rosemont Water & Wastewater Improvements

Water and wastewater improvements in the Rosemont area will come to a close the first week in March 2017. The 22-block project includes West Mason Street, West Bewick Street, 8th Avenue, West Devitt Street, West Lowden Street, the alley between 8th Avenue and James Avenue, and the alley between 8th Avenue and Ryan Avenue.

Work is complete on all streets with the exception of 8th Avenue (West Berry Street to West Cantey Street), which is 70 percent complete.

Paving of the roads in the Rosemont Water & Wastewater Improvement Project will be done in a separate contract.

South Hills Water & Wastewater Improvements

Replacement of water and wastewater lines in the South Hills area of the City is almost complete. The project includes nine blocks on four streets – Harwen Terrace, Odessa Avenue, Merida Avenue and Wayside Avenue.

The $4.7 million dollar project is expected to be finished within the next few months.

The Transportation and Public Works Department will schedule rehabilitation or reconstruction of the affected roadways.

Upper Clear Fork Wastewater Improvements

The large diameter wastewater mains located within Trinity Park, along University Drive to I-30 and within the Union Pacific railroad, will be rehabilitated.

Design On Hold
Water & Wastewater Improvements - Various Areas

Wastewater lines will be replaced in these areas:

Halbert Street at Normandy Drive

Morrison Drive from John T White Road to I-30

Dove Drive from Kuban Boulevard to John T White Road

Perimeter of Stonegate Mobile Home Park

Design On Hold
Westcliff & South Hills Water & Wastewater Improvements

Wastewater lines located on either side of Granbury Road, just south of the TCU campus, will be replaced.

Design On Hold

Project News


Bluebonnet Circle Infrastructure Improvements Meeting: 6:30 p.m. April 26, 2017; Trinity Episcopal Church, 3401 Bellaire Drive South.

Forest Park Drainage Project Meeting: 6 p.m. May 10, 2017; Botanic Garden Center Rosebud Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Rolling & Walking Town Hall: 6 p.m. May 24, 2017; To Be Determined.

Walking Town Hall: 10 a.m. June 3, 2017; To Be Determined.

Walking Town Hall: 10 a.m. July 29, 2017; To Be Determined.

Westcreek Drive Public Art Community Meeting: 7 p.m. May 15, 2017; South Hills Christian Church, 3200 Bilglade Rd..

Oakhurst Water & Sewer Improvements Project Meeting: 6 p.m. May 17, 2017; Riverside Community Center, 3700 E. Belknap St.

Bob Bolen Public Art Final Design Meeting: 3 p.m. May 8, 2017; Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex Auditorium, 505 West Felix St.

Bond Projects

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