City of Arlington to Close Public Facilities, Some Services Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023, Due to Hazardous Winter Weather Conditions
By Office of Communication
Posted on January 31, 2023, January 31, 2023

Winter Weather Update

Arlington’s City Hall and City Tower, Municipal Court, Park Administration Building, libraries, all Arlington Parks and Recreation centers/facilities, animal shelter and Water Utilities South Service Center will be closed to the public Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023, due to the winter weather. This action is being taken to ensure safety for residents and city employees with potential traffic hazards because of winter weather.

Update: Due to the current weather conditions, Republic Services has suspended residential trash and recycling collection for Tuesday and Wednesday and the Arlington Landfill will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday as well. Trash service for neighborhoods that were missed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will resume on their next regularly scheduled collection dates, Thursday, Feb. 2, Friday, Feb. 3 and Saturday, Feb. 4. Residential recycling collection missed this week will be collected on the next regularly scheduled collection date next week.

Via, Arlington’s on-demand rideshare public transportation service, will be delayed to a 10 a.m. start, subject to weather conditions, while Handitran will be closed today.

All essential city services will be operational Tuesday, including public safety, 9-1-1 emergency call center, street and water crews. This also includes the Action Center, the City’s information hotline that can be reached by dialing 817-459-6777.

Arlington Animal Services will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 31. However, staff will be onsite to care for animals in the shelter. The Housing Authority of the City of Arlington (AHA) office will also be closed.

For more weather-related information, please visit the City of Arlington’s website, Facebook page or Twitter page. Please continue to follow the City’s social media accounts for updates related to service changes.

Residents are also encouraged to sign up for the City of Arlington’s CodeRED community notification system, which is designed to provide important information about city service interruptions or public emergencies through phone calls, emails and/or text messages. To sign up to receive free notifications from the City’s community notification system, text ARLINGTON to 99411.

Additionally, the City of Arlington has activated its Emergency Cold Weather Shelter Plan to serve the homeless population through Friday, Feb. 3. The Arlington Life Shelter at 325 W. Division St. starts accepting unsheltered residents at 2 p.m. The Salvation Army, located at 712 W. Abram St. is also accepting unsheltered residents beginning at 7 p.m. ID is required for admittance and food will be served. Interested parties can sign up for text alerts about the City’s cold weather shelters by texting ARLCOLD to 817-241-3544.

The City of Arlington’s Office of Communication, working alongside the Water Utilities Department, has published Ask Arlington episodes in English and Spanish to provide residents tips on how you can avoid costly repairs and unnecessary water loss during and after freezing conditions.

In addition to that, you can also find articles on how to protect your pets, plants and pipes during freezing temperatures and how to assemble 72-hour emergency kits.

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