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Arundel Storm Drain Improvements

A new storm drain will be installed on Arundel, Encanto and Bellaire Circle. Additional inlets will be installed on Arundel and Bellaire Circle. A new outfall in the channel will also be constructed. As part of this project, water and wastewater improvements will be made on Arundel. Council District: District 3. Learn more »

Bellaire Park Court Drainage Improvements

This project includes the design of a detention pond overflow structure, storm drain improvements on Bellaire Park Court, and storm drain improvements along Bellaire Drive South from Bellaire Park Court to the Howard’s Branch outfall, approximately 200 feet west of Overton Park Drive East. The project is a joint effort with the Water Department's water and sanitary sewer line replacement project. Council District: District 3. Learn more »

Burchill Channel Improvements

The culvert crossing on McKenzie Avenue will be replaced with multiple box culverts. A retaining wall, vehicle access to the channel and downstream / upstream improvements will also be made. Council District: District 5. Learn more »

Central Arlington Heights Drainage, Water/Sewer and Street Improvements

This project will include improvements to drainage and water/sanitary sewer infrastructure as well as street reconstruction. Drainage improvements include installation of multiple box culverts for under street detention and a surface detention pond located southeast of the Hulen and Bryce intersection. Deteriorated water and sanitary sewer mains on Western Avenue, Bryce Avenue and adjacent alleys will be replaced. After this work is completed, the streets will be reconstructed with concrete and include sidewalks and driveway aprons. Improvements are located on Western Avenue from El Campo Avenue to Bryce Avenue and on Bryce Avenue from Western Avenue to Hulen Street. Council District: District 7. Learn more »

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. Council District: District 9. Learn more »

Eastern Hills Drainage Improvements

This multi-phased project will address flooding in the Eastern Hills neighborhood in East Fort Worth. Phase 1: A channel and multi-use detention basin / practice field for regional detention of stormwater was constructed in 2013. Phase 2: Storm drain inlets were installed on Weiler Boulevard and Danciger Road. A spillway was constructed in an existing pond, and a channel was reconstructed downstream. This phase was completed during the Summer 2016. Phase 3: Design is underway to install storm drains and inlets on Monterrey Drive and a portion of Jacqueline Road. Phase 3 is a joint effort with the Water Department and includes water, wastewater and pavement replacement. Council District: District 4. Learn more »

Floodplain Management Plan

The City of Fort Worth is working on a Floodplain Management Plan for the entire city. This will be the first part of a growing public planning and interaction program being led by the Stormwater Management Division. Council District: . Learn more »

Forest Park - Berry - Central Arlington Heights Drainage

The city is in the process of planning improvements to the storm drain system to reduce flooding risk in Central Arlington Heights and TCU-area communities. Council District: . Learn more »

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 Council District: District 4, District 8. Learn more »

Greenfield Acres Drainage Improvements

An underground storm drain system will be constructed on Cindy Lane, from Ten Mile Bridge to North Ridge Road, and on East North Hill Lane. The existing storm drain on the west end of South Ridge Road will be upsized and a new storm drain with two detention ponds will be constructed on the east end of South Ridge Road. A water line will be installed on Cindy Lane, and the existing sanitary sewer line will be replaced along Cindy Lane and South Ridge Road. After construction is complete, Cindy Lane will be repaved. Council District: District 2. Learn more »

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. Council District: District 9. Learn more »

Lebow Channel Roadway Crossing Replacement

Upsizing of existing culverts at NE 28th Street, Brennan Avenue and Dewey Avenue will occur and a new bridge with culvert structures will be constructed in preparation for future improvements in the Lebow stormwater basin. Council District: District 2. Learn more »

Lower Como Creek Erosion Control Improvements

Residences along Como Creek below Lake Como are experiencing severe erosion issues. Severely eroded creek banks will be protected with structural (concrete) and non-structural measures like articulating concrete block and turf reinforcing mats. For additional slope stability, the creek banks will be revegetated with plants and grasses that thrive in the shade. Council District: District 3. Learn more »

Mercado Channel Improvements

Excess rain causes flooding of properties along the Mercado channel, and water over-tops the roadway at 21st and 22nd streets. Erosion is also occurring within the channel. After channel capacity was analyzed, improvements were recommended. These improvements include increasing the size of the channel downstream of 21st Street and construction of retaining walls at various locations along the channel to stabilize the banks. Council District: District 2. Learn more »

Near Southside Regional Drainage Master Plan

As redevelopment on Fort Worth's near southside continues, the city is studying the area watersheds to determine what flood risks are and to find cost-effective ways to reduce those risks. Council District: . Learn more »

Oakwood Trail Storm Drain Extension

The eroding ditch located behind the Oakwood Trail Townhomes will be replaced with a storm drain. Council District: District 4. Learn more »

Overton Woods Drainage Improvements

This project includes the construction of a new storm drain and sanitary sewer system on Bellaire Drive between Briarhaven Road and the Trinity River. This project will be constructed in conjunction with the Briarhaven Drive and Overton Woods roundabouts. Council District: District 3. Learn more »

Stormwater Management Program Master Plan Update

This update to the Stormwater Management Program Master Plan will assess the progress and lessons learned from the first 10 years of the program. Council District: . Learn more »

Trinity Boulevard Bridge & Drainage Improvements

Existing culverts located at Trinity Boulevard between South Norwood Street and Bell Helicopter Spur are being replaced with a 4-lane bridge to improve drainage capacity and roadway safety. The roadway surface will be raised approximately 3-feet and the channel flow line lowered 4 ½-feet. Council District: District 5. Learn more »

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. Council District: District 3, District 9. Learn more »


Stormwater Master Plan Meeting: 6 p.m. May 16, 2017; Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave, Room 201.

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