For any information on current projects not found below, or for any questions or concerns, please call Town Hall at (901) 867-2620.
The Town of Arlington Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved Resolution 2018-64 to award the bid to Grinder Taber Grinder for construction of a 6-court facility adjacent to 385 along Memphis-Arlington. While this project has had some weather delays, it is under construction and moving full force. Projected completion date is late Fall 2019.
Forrest Street Park Phase 2 and 3
The Town of Arlington was awarded a $500,000 matching grant through the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation for the continuing development of the Forrest Street Park Property. The town accepted Bids through June 22, 2018 for the Construction Phase of this project and awarded a contract to Wagner General Contractors, LLC. Construction has been completed for both Phase 2 and 3. A ribbon cutting ceremony for this project was held on July 17, 2019.
This is a proposed new portion of road between Airline Road at Donelson Elementary to State Route 385. This two lane addition will help improve traffic flow and provide a straight pathway between Airline Road and State Route 385, "Winfield Dunn Parkway." This project is a 80/20 TDOT Funded Grant Project.
Airline Road Widening - from I-40 South to Brooks River Road
This is a 100% spot safety project by the Tennessee Dept. of Transportation (TDOT) to widen this portion of Airline road to provide a turn lane into the Trails of Arlington and Brooks Manor subdivisions.
Highway 70 - 385 to Airline Rd. Widening and Intersection Improvement/Signalization
The intersection of Jetway and Highway 70 is the gateway to the Arlington Industrial area and sees a lot of commercial traffic. The Town awarded the contract for the environmental phase and design to Kimley Horn Engineering as consultants for the project. This project was put out for bid and a contract with White Construction was approved by Resolution 2019-11. Construction is underway and projected to be complete by late 2019. This is a 80/20 TDOT Funded Grant Project.
Airline Road Widening - between Hall Creek Bridge and Arlington High School
Like the above project, the Town has awarded a contract for the environmental and design portion only to Fisher Arnold Engineering. The Town is currently in the right-of-way (ROW) acquisition phase of this 80/20 TDOT Funded Grant Project.
Fire Station #2
The Town of Arlington purchased property at the northwest corner of Donelson and Airline Road to be the site of the Future Fire Station No. 2 in 2018. The Board approved a contract with Allen & Hoshall for Architectural Services and Powers Hill Design for Engineering Services. The Board approved a contract with Madden Phillips for Site Work that is now under way. A bid opening for Construction of the Facility is scheduled for August 29, 2019 and will go to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen for approval on September 3rd.
Forrest Street Campus
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved Resolution 2017-68 and 2017-69 authorizing a Bond Issuance not to exceed $6 million for the costs of acquisition, construction, and equipping of a walking trail, Farmer's Market, Amphitheater, including related road improvements and parking, grading, drainage, lighting and landscaping. This bond issuance will also cover all legal, fiscal, administrative, architectural, planning and engineering costs associated with the project. The Board approved Resolution 2018-17 to award Architectural Services to Fisher Arnold and Resolution 2018-18 to award Engineering Services to Powers Hill Design, LLC. Resolution 2018-72 was approved to award Construction Services for Phase 1 of this project to Grinder Taber Grinder. Phase 1 includes grading, drainage, landscaping and lighting along with an additional 150+ parking spaces and extension of the walking trail. Resolution 2019-46 was approved to award Construction Services for Phase 2 of this project to Grinder Taber Grinder. Phase 2 includes landscaping, lighting, and additional parking in conjunction with construction of an Amphitheater and Farmer's Market/Multi-Use Pavilion. This project is scheduled for completion in 2020.