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Drainage Improvements

Project Description Status
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.

Construction

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.

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

Parks, Recreation & Community Center Improvements

Project Description Status
Hillside Park Playground Replacement

The park playground is being replaced. Replacement includes new playground equipment, concrete mow strips, universally accessible entry ramps, paved path, fibar safety surface, new drainage system and new benches, trash receptacles and picnic tables.

Design
Oakland Lake Dam Repair & Erosion Control

Drainage design and construction, dam restoration and erosion control improvements will be made to Oakland Lake.

Design
Sycamore Community Center Renovation

Renovation and rehabilitation of existing community center to accommodate program expansion, enhance lighting, replace gym floor, and address structural issues.

Planning
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.

Planning
Wesleyan Park

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.

Planning

Street & Transportation Improvements

Project Description Status
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.

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.

Construction

Water System Improvements

Project Description Status
Central Meadowbrook & Handley Area Wastewater Improvements

Sewer mains will be replaced in the Meadowbrook and Handley areas. The area is bound by East Rosedale Street to the south, Meadowbrook Drive to the north, Queen Street to the west and Hightower Street to the east. The affected streets and alleys include:

Tierney Road from Meadowbrook Drive to East Lancaster Avenue

East Lancaster Avenue from Tierney Road to Wilson Road

Easement between South Erie Street and East Loop 820 from Rosser Street/East Rosedale Street to East Lancaster Avenue

Easement between Jewell Avenue and Hightower Street

Easement between San Jose Drive and Weiler Boulevard from Jewell Avenue to Meadowbrook Drive

Easement between Greenlee Street and Van Natta Lane from Grandview Drive to Weiler Boulevard

Alley between Beaty Street and East Lancaster Avenue from Grandview Drive to Stark Street

Easement between Forest Avenue and South Handley Drive from Hart Street to East Rosedale Street

Easement between Greenlee Street and Van Natta Lane from Pollard Street to Cravens Road

Alley between Meadowbrook Drive and Morris Avenue from Queen Street to Tierney Road

Easement between Emily Drive and Maryel Drive from Meadowbrook Drive to Norma Street

Easement between Grandview Drive and Weiler Boulevard from East Lancaster Avenue to Greenlee Street

Easement between Van Natta Lane and Beaty Street from Grandview Drive to Weiler Boulevard

Design
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

Design
Everman Parkway Water Transmission Main

A 16-inch water transmission main is being constructed, from east to west, to extend the existing 16-inch main on Everman Parkway. This will provide for increased water delivery in the distribution system. This project is north of Risinger Road, south of Sycamore School Road, east of Willow Creek Park, and west of I-35W. The affected street is West Everman Parkway from the future Hemphill Street to Cameron Hill Point.

Design
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
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).

Design
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.

Design
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).

Design
Mount Vernon, Crestview, Sanderson & Newark Infrastructure Improvements

Water and/or sewer mains will be replaced on four streets in the West Meadowbrook area. All City-owned lead service lines will also be removed and replaced. The streets will be restored following construction. The affected streets include:

Mount Vernon Avenue from Sanborn Street to Newark Avenue

Crestview Drive from Meadowbrook Drive to Oakland Boulevard

Sanderson Avenue from Mount Vernon Avenue to Purington Avenue

Newark Avenue from Mount Vernon Avenue to East Lancaster Avenue

Design
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.

Design
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

Construction
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

Design
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

Construction
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 Part 1

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

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 feet east.

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

Easement east of Hemphill Street from 200 feet north of Fogg Street to 125 feet south of Fogg Street

Alley east of Hemphill Street from Bolt Street to 160 feet south of Malta Street

Alley between Malta Street and Flint Street from Hemphill Street to Union Pacific Railroad

Alley between Malta Street and Bolt Street from Hemphill Street to Union Pacific Railroad

Alley west of Union Pacific Railroad from Malta Street to Anthony Street

Alley between Main Street and Bryan Street from Bewick Street to 357 feet south

Alley between St Louis Avenue and Main Street from Bewick Street to 357 feet south

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

Easement south of Thornhill Drive from Pleasant Street to 443 feet west

Easement east of Union Pacific Railroad from the Felix Street access road to Felix Street

Alley between Fry Street and Belmeade Drive from Prince Street to Mason Street

Construction
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

Construction
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.

Design
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

Construction
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.

Construction
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.

Construction
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.

Design

News

Meetings

Altamesa Boulevard Sidewalks Project Meeting: 6 p.m. Feb. 24, 2020; Southwest Community Center, 6300 Welch Ave.

Warrant Forgiveness: 9 a.m. Feb. 26, 2020; Boys & Girls Club, 3123 Avenue G..

Hillside Playground Replacement Project Meeting: noon March 7, 2020; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.