Public Works Completes Herschel Street Rebuild in East Arlington Ahead of Schedule
By Amberley Shelby, Public Works
Posted on October 02, 2023, October 02, 2023

The rebuild of Herschel Street between Martin Luther Drive and New York Avenue in East Arlington has been completed.

The Public Works Department is pleased to announce that after seven months of work to rebuild Herschel Street located between Martin Luther Drive and New York Avenue in East Arlington has been completed.

Click here to view a map of the project location.

Construction for this project began in January 2023 and was completed in July 2023, almost two weeks ahead of the actual contractual time.

This project was part of the City’s program to rebuild residential streets throughout the city that have deteriorated beyond general maintenance and included the following improvements.

  • Rebuilding the asphalt roadway to a concrete roadway
  •  Water main improvements
  •  Upgrading streetlights
  •  Sidewalk improvements

 Funding for this project was approved by Arlington voters as part of the $137 million Street Improvements package included in the 2018 Bond Election. This project aligns with the City Council’s priorities to Enhance Regional Mobility and Champion Great Neighborhoods.

Additional funding was made available from a Community Development Block Grant. The City of Arlington has received this grant for more than 49 years and uses the funds to improve neighborhood infrastructure, parks, homes, and community services.

You can learn more about projects approved by Arlington voters in the 2014, 2018, and 2023 Bond Elections under Bond Tracker and projects currently under construction by visiting the Street Tracker web page.

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