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Nightly Construction Work on SH 66 and FM 740 Begins Next Week
Rockwall, Texas – May 6, 2019 – Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has been authorized to complete roadway repairs in Rockwall. This project will include various patching and repairs of concrete on State Highway 66, from SH 205 (Goliad), to the Dallas County Line.
Alternative to Household Hazardous Waste Day Coming Soon for Rockwall Residents
Rockwall, Texas – The City of Rockwall has partnered with a new local company to provide service for household hazardous materials, and the system is expected to be more convenient for residents than the previous once-a-year method. Starting June 1, City of Rockwall residents will be able to call and schedule a porch pickup of hazardous materials—at their own home. The same types of items can be disposed as before. Pickup will be scheduled each Wednesday on a first come first served basis. And once the weekly spots are filled, the resident will be scheduled for the following Wednesday. Watch for more details coming up in the May water bill insert about the process and accepted products.
Applications Being Accepted for
Rockwall, Texas – May 2, 2019 – The City of Rockwall is accepting applications for students who wish to be considered for next school year’s 2019-2020 Rockwall Youth Advisory Council (YAC). The City Council will fill six vacancies on the YAC for the upcoming school year. Applicants should be freshmen through seniors who reside within the city limits of the City of Rockwall.
Lane Closure on SH 66 (Rusk Street)
Rockwall, Texas –April 18, 2019 – The 7-Eleven project has been approved by the City of Rockwall for construction. This project will include the addition of a driveway on State Highway 66 (Rusk St) approximately 300-feet west of the intersection with Lakeshore Dr. Please see location map for overall project limits. The project design will require closing one lane of traffic in the west bound direction for two weeks. At this time the anticipated date to start construction is Monday, April 22, and the road should be reopened by May 3.
Construction - Whisper Rock Subdivision
Rockwall, Texas –April 12, 2019 – The Whisper Rock Subdivision has been approved by the City of Rockwall for construction. This project will include the addition of a median cut and left turn lane to be installed in Ridge Road (FM 740) south of Benton Woods Drive. Please see location map for overall project limits. The project design will require closing one lane of traffic in each direction on Ridge Road for three weeks. The anticipated start date for construction is Monday, April 15. For any questions regarding this project, feel free to contact Sarah Hager City of Rockwall Engineering Division at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (972) 771-7746.
Reconstruction Project -
Rockwall, Texas – January 28, 2019 – A project to reconstruct South Lakeshore Drive / Summit Ridge Drive in Rockwall begins on Monday, February 4. This project will include the reconstruction or replacement of roadway, sidewalks, certain alleys, water lines, wastewater lines and storm drainage systems in the area. Please see map for overall project limits.
Reconstruction Project - Highland Drive
Rockwall, Texas – November 20, 2018 – A project to reconstruct Highland Drive in Rockwall begins on Monday, December 3. This project is part of the 2018 street bond funding approved by voters in May. Phase one covers the portion of Highland Drive between Bedford Falls Lane and Driftwood Street.
SH 276 Project Kicks Off
Rockwall, Texas – Work is kicking off on the reconstruction of SH 276 to FM 549 in Rockwall. The project will widen the roadway to a four-lane highway with a center median and sidewalks. SH 276 will be realigned between SH 205 and Wildrose Drive. Intersections will be constructed at Faircrest Drive and Graystone Drive and the Sh 276/SH 205 intersection will be relocated south to connect to Sids Road. The existing Sh276/Sh 205 intersection will remain but will not connect to the realigned SH 205. The project is estimated to be completed by the Spring of 2020.
Ed Bell Construction Company is the contractor on the $20.6 million project. Work is expected to complete in spring of 2020.
TxDOT Maintenance Work on FM 1141
Rockwall, Texas – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has informed the City of Rockwall that they have begun a maintenance project on FM 1141, from SH 66 to FM 552. As part of the project TxDOT will create two 11 foot lanes with a three foot shoulder in each direction. The project is scheduled to be completed by the summer of 2019.
Do your part to help Keep Rockwall’s Waterway’s Clean! Be on the lookout for pollutants that can damage our natural environment. If you see any illicit/illegal discharges into our Inlets, Storm Sewers, Lakes, Creeks and Streams please report by calling (972) 772-6791. Types of Illicit/illegal discharges: Chlorinated backwash and draining associated with swimming pools, fertilizers, pesticides, lawn/landscape waste, household toxins, Industrial discharges, oil, anti-freeze, paint, cleaning fluids, sanitary sewer discharges, septic tank discharges, wash waters from commercial/industrial activities and washing machine discharges.Current Area Lake Levels Mayor Jim Pruitt
Open Office Hours at
Mayor Jim Pruitt has announced he will have open office hours each Monday from Noon to 4 P.M. at Rockwall City Hall, 385 S. Goliad Street (one block south of the Downtown Square). more...Rockwall City Council provides
an Open Forum at each meeting
Open Forum is an opportunity for citizens to address the Council so that it can hear specific concerns or general comments.
The latest North Texas Municipal Water District Consumer Confidence Report is available on their website.
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The City of Rockwall received an excellent rating and ranked among the best in this area related to transparency in handling and responding to requests for public information. The City was one of 113 local agencies audited by The Dallas Morning News over a period of one year, a study in which the newspaper assessed how well state laws were followed regarding open access to information about how taxpayer money is spent and whether best practices were followed.
VIDEO from the Rockwall EDC showcasing Rockwall. The "Epic" 8 minute version will be premiered at the North Texas Commercial Real Estate Expo (NTCAR) at the Sheraton Downtown Dallas in front of about 1,500-2,000 commercial brokers, etc. We have done this show for years and we are always asked where's Rockwall? Well...we are showing them! Please share Rockwall,
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City of Rockwall Honored As
The City of Rockwall was recently honored with the designation as one of the nation’s newest Preserve America Communities. Preserve America is a federal initiative to encourage and support community efforts to preserve and enjoy America’s priceless cultural and natural heritage. more.
Emergency Alert and
Rockwall, Texas – Rockwall County Emergency Management is currently utilizing a communications service that allows us to send important, valuable safety information directly to residents using the latest technology. more...
City of Rockwall Performs Regular
The City of Rockwall conducts regular tests on the first and third Wednesday of the month at 2:00 p.m. unless there is severe weather approaching or already in the DFW area.
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