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Crews Repairing Water Main Break on Grand Street

Jun 29, 2015 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – Utility crews are working to repair a 10-inch water main break at 503 S. Grand St. Although it is a small leak at this time, crews are digging in the middle of Grand Street, on the south end of the new overpass, to make repairs. One lane of traffic will remain open [...]

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Be Safe, Stay Cool and Beat the Heat

Jun 29, 2015 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – Summer is in full swing and the City of Amarillo’s Environmental Health and Public Health departments remind everyone to take precautions to avoid heat exhaustion and stroke when temperatures are high. If possible, people and pets should stay indoors. If you don not have air conditioning, go to the mall, library, or [...]

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Wallace Drive to Close at SW 9th Avenue for Reconstruction Project

Jun 26, 2015 Comments Off by lafreniereh

Amarillo, TX – As part of the 9th Avenue reconstruction project, Wallace Drive at the 9th Avenue intersection will be closed Monday, June 29 through Friday, July 3. Periodic closures will follow for the next ten days until construction activities proceed past the intersection. The project, which is a full reconstruction of SW 9th Avenue [...]

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Streets to Close for Rooftop HVAC Replacement at Chase Tower

Jun 26, 2015 Comments Off by lafreniereh

Amarillo, TX – If you are up early enough Sunday morning, you might see something in downtown Amarillo that you don’t see every day – a helicopter on top of Chase Tower, located at 600 S. Tyler Street. Chase Tower has contracted with 5 States Helicopters to replace a rooftop HVAC unit on Sunday, June [...]

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Meeting to Highlight Downtown Development Efforts

Jun 26, 2015 Comments Off by lafreniereh

Amarillo, TX – A special meeting of the Amarillo Local Government Corporation (LGC) and Amarillo City Council will provide a comprehensive overview of the catalyst project for downtown Amarillo, which includes a convention hotel, parking garage with retail at ground level, and a Multi-Purpose Entertainment Venue. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July [...]

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