The City of Arlington will reopen public facilities, some services at noon on Thursday, February 2
Due to the ongoing winter weather, City of Arlington facilities will open at noon on Thursday, February 2, 2023, subject to road conditions.
In addition, refuse and recycling services, Handitran services and Via transport services will all start at 12 noon on Thursday, subject to road conditions. Housing recycling will not take place on Thursday.
The Arlington Fire Department Public Health Unit located at 2920 South Cooper Street will be closed Thursday, but is expected to resume normal business hours from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, the 3rd. February.
All essential city services will be operating Thursday, including public safety, 9-1-1 emergency dispatch, street and water crews. This also includes the Action Center, the city’s information hotline that can be reached by calling 817-459-6777.
For more weather-related information, please visit the City of Arlington’s website, Facebook page or Twitter page. Please continue to follow the council’s social media accounts for updates relating to service changes.
Residents are also encouraged to sign up for the City of Arlington’s CodeRED community notification system, which is designed to provide important information about city service interruptions or public emergencies through phone calls, emails and/or text messages. To sign up to receive free alerts from the city’s community alert system, text ARLINGTON to 99411.
Additionally, the City of Arlington has activated its Cold Weather Emergency Plan to serve the homeless population through Friday, March 3rd. February. The Arlington Life Shelter at 325 W. Division St. will begin accepting unsheltered residents at 2 p.m. The Salvation Army, located at 712 W. Abram St. also welcomes unsheltered residents from 19.00 ID is required for entry and food will be served. Interested parties can sign up for text alerts about the city’s cold weather shelters by texting ARLCOLD to 817-241-3544.
Additionally, the Salvation Army is open during the day as a warming station, which is typically when Arlington ISD is closed for inclement weather. Click here to visit the Salvation Army website for more information.
The City of Arlington’s Office of Communications, working with the Water Utilities Department, has published Ask Arlington episodes in English and Spanish to provide residents with tips on how to avoid costly repairs and unnecessary water loss during and after freezing conditions.
In addition to that, you can also find articles on how to protect your pets, plants and pipes during freezing temperatures and how to put together a 72-hour emergency kit.