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County Road 34 Closed for Utility Construction

Aug 28, 2015 Comments Off by lafreniereh

Amarillo, TX – County Road 34 will be closed for traffic between Helium Road and Soncy Road beginning Monday, Aug. 31 as crews in the area construct a sanitary sewer main to serve new development. The roadway is expected to open to traffic on Sep. 15. The City would like to remind motorists to drive [...]

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Help Fight the Bite

Aug 27, 2015 Comments Off by lafreniereh

Amarillo, TX –The City of Amarillo would like to remind residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes during the final days of summer. The City of Amarillo’s Department of Environmental Health encourages everyone to check their property for standing water. If you have items like flower pots, tires and other items that collect water, empty them [...]

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Georgia Street Interceptor Nears Completion

Aug 26, 2015 Comments Off by lafreniereh

Amarillo, TX – Motorists travelling Georgia Street will see the middle turn lane open for traffic soon as the Georgia Street Interceptor project reaches completion. The contractor began paving the last areas on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Once paving is complete, crews from Spiess Construction Co. will stripe the street and remove barricades. Georgia Street is [...]

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Forbes Names Amarillo Second in Texas’ Best Small Places

Aug 26, 2015 Comments Off by lafreniereh

Amarillo, TX – The City of Amarillo was recently named second in Forbes Magazine’s Best Small Places for Business and Careers for the state of Texas in 2015. Their overall small metro rankings for the United States list Amarillo as 35th in their Cost of Doing Business category and within the top 100 for Education [...]

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Downtown Library Phone Lines Out of Service

Aug 25, 2015 Comments Off by lafreniereh

Amarillo, TX – The City of Amarillo’s Downtown Library’s phone service is currently out of service. The City is aware of the issue and crews are currently working to correct the problem. Patrons may call other branches for assistance: North: 381-7931; East: 342-1589; Northwest: 359-2035; or Southwest: 359-2030. Branch hours of operation are as follows: [...]

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