Tarrant, Colleyville, 76034 Archive


   

Work begins on Westcoat Drive and John McCain Road

Two road construction projects, one on Westcoat Drive and the other on John McCain Road, begin June 8.

The projects will install fresh asphalt on both roads. Work on Westcoat Drive will run from John McCain Road to McDonwell School Road. Construction on John McCain Road will stretch from Pleasant Run Road to Westcoat Drive. To ensure efficient and safe projects, traffic in these zones will closed to through traffic. Residents, emergency services, trash and recycling, and mail services will still have access.

The City has established detour routes, which are guided by detour signage.

Eastbound McDonwell School Road will detour to L.D. Lockett Road. From L.D. Lockett Road the detour will take drivers to Pleasant Run Road and then to John McCain Road.
Westbound John McCain Road will detour from the Pleasant Run Road roundabout, to L.D. Lockett Road, to northbound Westcoat Drive to McDonwell School Road.
Through traffic is encouraged to take Precinct Line Road to L.D. Lockett Road if they do not reside in this area.

City staff estimates construction ending and the roads open to all traffic by Friday, June 30.

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Glade Road interim asphalt maintenance

Update June 4: The City has scheduled to pave the section of Glade Road from Montclair Drive the Jackson/Pool Roundabout for June 5. Due to the rains and holidays, this work was been pushed back. This portion of the road will be closed to through traffic from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Those who live within this area will have access to their residence but some delays could be expected. Through traffic will detour on Montclair Drive and Hall-Johnson Road or Cheek Sparger Road.

Update May 7:Glade Road Maintenance will return. Crews will return to pave Saturday, May 13, and Saturday, May 20. Construction will take place from Bluebonnet Drive to Montclair Drive on May 13. This section of road will be closed to through traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Residents who live within this area will have access to their residences, but some delays could be expected. Other motorists will detour on Hall-Johnson or Cheek Sparger roads.

Update April 22:Due to the weather, the scheduled paving has been postponed.

Update April 14:Glade Road interim asphalt maintenance will be held Saturday, April 22. Crews will work from Bluebonnet Drive to Montclair Drive. This section of road will be closed to through traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Motorists will detour through Hall-Johnson Road or Cheek Sparger Road. Future interim asphalt work is also planned for Saturday, April 29, and, if necessary, May 6.

The City will continue interim maintenance of east Glade Road on Saturdays in April.

Crews will place a new asphalt surface over the existing roadway to improve ride quality. Work to improve the roadway between Bluebonnet Drive and Pool Road will take place on Saturdays, April 22, April 29, and May 6, as needed. Construction will be limited to these individual days.

The road will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in order to perform the work in a safe manner. During construction, residents and property owners that live in the area will be allowed access to and from their property. Postal service and emergency services will have access at all times. City staff recommends avoiding this route on the scheduled Saturdays. Motorists can detour through Hall-Johnson Road.

By performing the work on Saturdays versus a standard work day, work hours are not limited by peak hour traffic and the amount of traffic is greatly reduced.

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Colleyville ranks as one of safest cities in Texas

SafeWise completed its annual ranking of the safest cities in Texas and Colleyville is near the top.

Colleyville came in at No. 2 on the home safety and security websites 2017 ranking. SafeWise used the most recent FBI Crime Report statistics along with population data to rank cities based on the number of violent crimes and property crimes.

SafeWise calculates the likelihood of violent and property crimes occurring out of 1,000 people. For violent crimes, Colleyville received a likelihood of 0.55, and a likelihood of 5.14 for property crimes.

Trophy Club came in at the top in this years ranking. The City of Murphy came in at No. 3 followed by Little Elm and then Hutto.

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Splashpad open for the summer

The splashpad at McPherson Park is opening just in time for summer break.

The family-favorite space will open for the summer at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 27. The amenity features various water activities, spouts, hoses, and jets, all activated with the push of a button.

The splashpad will be open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily through Labor Day weekend in September. The splashpad is located at McPherson Park, 240 West McDonwell School Road.

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Bransford Road infrastructure project begins June 5

Beginning Monday, June 5, Bransford Road will be closed for new water and sewer installation. The road will be closed from Colleyville Terrace to Beverly Drive.

Thsoe who reside within these boundaries will still be allowed to access their residence. For all other traffic, southbound traffic will be detoured down Beverly Drive to Pleasant Run Road. Northbound traffic will be detoured down Colleyville Terrace to Pleasant Run Road. Drivers can expect delays in this area and should seek alternate routes. This closure should be from Monday, June 5, to Saturday, June 10.

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Camp teaches children what it takes to be a Colleyville firefighter

The Colleyville Fire Departments Kids Camp provides children with a week of unforgettable experiences. Instructed by real firefighters, kids get hands-on experience in the day-to-day skills required to be a firefighter while gaining a sense of individual responsibility and team work. Campers learn CPR, first aid, and everything about firefighting in this hands-on, interactive camp.

Scheduled June 12-16, Kids Camp is offered as a half-day session from 8:00 a.m. until noon. (If interest and participation warrants, an afternoon session may be added from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.). Campers can be dropped off as early as 7:30 a.m. The camp will be conducted at the Colleyville Central Fire Station, 5209 Colleyville Blvd. Its open to boys and girls ages 9-13 only; Colleyville residents are given first priority. Cost for the camp is 125; registration is required.

. . Each camp is limited to 30 kids. For more information, call 817.503.1400.

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City Council seeking members for Colleyville Sidewalks Ad Hoc Committee

The Colleyville City Council is accepting applications through June 30, 2017 for the Colleyville Sidewalks Ad Hoc Committee. An Application for Appointment is available .

Please submit the application through the Office of the City Secretary at or , or fax 817.503.1139, or mail to City of Colleyville, Office of the City Secretary, 100 Main Street, Colleyville, Texas 76034. If you have any questions, or would like an application mailed or faxed contact Assistant City Secretary Christine Loven at 817.503.1132.

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Splashpad to open for the summer May 27

The splashpad at McPherson Park is opening just in time for summer break.

The family-favorite space will open for the summer at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 27. The amenity features various water activities, spouts, hoses, and jets, all activated with the push of a button.

The splashpad will be open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily through Labor Day weekend in September. The splashpad is located at McPherson Park, 240 West McDonwell School Road.

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Red, White & Sousa to feature new laser light show

Colleyvilles annual Red, White Sousa celebration returns Friday, June 23, to Colleyville Center. The acclaimed choral group, The Vocal Majority, a perennial Colleyville favorite, will be back on stage for some rollicking patriotic fun with tunes ranging from Sousa to Sondheim. Gourmet food trucks begin serving at 6:30, and the concert begins at 8 p.m. A brand new laserlight show caps the festivities
The current line-up of food trucks includes: So Cal Tacos, Ruthies Rolling Caf, Easy Slider, Gepettos Pizza, Pokey Os Cookies Ice Cream, and Whats da Scoop?

Lawn chairs, blankets, and coolers are welcome. General seating is free. Limited reserved seating is available at 30 for a table of four and 40 for a table of 6. Reserved seating goes on sale Friday, May 19; the reserved section sells out each year, so reserve a table soon. Please note that entry into the reserved seating area is available starting at 6:30 on the evening of the event. Entry prior to that time is not allowed.

For general information about the event or details about reserved seating reservations and purchase, please call 817.503.1161. Please note that reservations are for tables of four or six people only. Staff cannot make reservations over the phone.

Parking and General information:

The concert will take place on the grounds on the north side of the Colleyville Center, 5301 Riverwalk Drive.
Vocal Majority to begin performance at 8 p.m. with one intermission, and will end at approximately 10 p.m.
Food Truck Park and Reserved Seating opens at 6:30 p.m.
Tents or large canopies are not allowed.
The Food Truck Park opens at 6:30 p.m. and will remain open through the duration of the concert, ending at approximately 10 p.m.
Outside food and drinks may also be brought to the event.
Free parking is available at Lifetime Fitness, 1221 Church Street, and Colleyville Town Center, 5605 Colleyville Blvd. Additional handicap parking is available, first come first served, on the south side of the Colleyville Center. The parking lot is accessible from Bluebonnet Road.
A handicap drop off location is provided in the Colleyville Center parking lot accessible from Bluebonnet Road.
Riverwalk Drive will be closed from Church Street to Bluebonnet Road. Riverwalk Drive will be closed near the east entrance of Lifetime Fitness to Church Street.
Church Street will be closed from the north entrance of Lifetime Fitness to Riverwalk Drive.

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