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T-Anchor Boulevard to Close for Two Weeks

Jul 27, 2015 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – The Amarillo Independent School District is installing a storm sewer line from Bowie Middle School to T-Anchor Lake as part of their school expansion program. To accommodate the installation, T-Anchor Boulevard will be closed at SE 12th Avenue with detours at Nelson Street and S. Highland Street, beginning Wednesday, July 29. T-Anchor Boulevard [...]

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Osage Pipeline Installation Update

Jul 27, 2015 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – Construction of a transmission pipeline from Northeast 24th Avenue to the Osage Water Treatment Plant continues down Spring Street and is expected to turn west onto 12th Avenue on Tuesday, July 28. By the end of next week, construction will turn off of 12th Avenue and onto Hill Street and proceed south. [...]

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Sewer Work Scheduled to Begin on Ross Street

Jul 24, 2015 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – Starting next Monday, July 27, the City of Amarillo’s Wastewater Collection Department will be replacing a sewer main across Ross Street between SE 10th Avenue and SE 11th Avenue. Northbound traffic on Ross will be detoured at the intersection of SE 10th Avenue and Ross Street. The traffic will be detoured east [...]

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City Prepares to Initiate Pumping Efforts at Greenways Playa

Jul 24, 2015 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – Following the heavy rains Monday night into early Tuesday morning, the City of Amarillo resumed pumping efforts at Playa Lake #5, more commonly referred to as McDonald Lake. Temporary and permanent pumps have been in place for several weeks. The permanent pumps move water through a force main system that ultimately hits [...]

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Fire Safety Begins with YOU!

Jul 23, 2015 Comments Off by lafreniereh

Amarillo, TX – With the unusually wet summer, citizens are witnessing vegetation much more abundant than normal. The City’s Department of Building Safety would like to remind citizens about the importance of managing uncultivated vegetation – in other words, tall grasses and weeds. It is also important to remember that this lush, green vegetation will [...]

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