Abram, Mesquite streets to be closed this week for construction on Center 101 project

The closures will affect employees working downtown, as well as those coming to the Municipal Office Building for jury duty and court appearances

  • A road work sign over by the 101 Center project. (Photo: City of Arlington)
    A road work sign over by the 101 Center project. (Photo: City of Arlington)
Ken Costlow

Due to the continuing construction on the Center 101 mixed use development project, drivers in Downtown Arlington can expect more detours and road closures along Mesquite Street and Abram Street in coming weeks.

Both streets around City Hall and the City's Municipal Office Building will be closed beginning April 20. The closures will impact employees that work downtown, as well as citizens coming to the Municipal Office Building to serve on jury duty, appear in court and pay fines.

The City of Arlington will install Digital Message Signs in downtown to remind drivers about the upcoming closures.

Mesquite Street, from Border to Front streets, will be closed from 5 a.m. to 5 p..m. Thursday, April 20. The section that will be closed will run northbound to just north of the train tracks. Drivers can take West Street, Cooper Street or Collins Street as alternatie routes through downtown.

All lanes of Abram Street between Center and Mesquite streets will be closed from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the same days.

Alternative routes through Downtown Arlington

In addition, from April 24 through May 22, Abram from Oak Street to Elm Street, Center from Front Street to South Street, and Mesquite from UTA Boulevard/Border Street to Front Street will all be completely closed.

Drivers can take Division Street to the north or UTA Boulevard/East Border Street to the south to get around the Abram Street area construction.

To learn more about road construction projects in Arlington, please visit the City’s Street Tracker webpage.