City of Arlington to Close Some Public Facilities, Services Tuesday, Feb. 16 Due to Extreme Winter Weather
By Office of Communication
Posted on February 15, 2021, February 15, 2021

Winter Weather Update

Arlington’s City Hall and Municipal Office Tower, Municipal Court, libraries and recreation centers and Water Utilities South Service Center will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, due to the extreme winter weather. This action is being taken to maximize energy savings at these City facilities as Oncor and ERCOT continue with rolling power outages to conserve energy during this historic and severe winter weather event.

Via, Arlington’s on-demand rideshare public transportation service, Handitran and trash/recycling curbside collection services are also suspending service on Tuesday due to the hazardous driving conditions. The landfill will also be closed.

Additionally, the Arlington Fire Department’s COVID-19 emergency mass vaccination site at Esports Stadium Arlington + Expo Center is closed until safer travel conditions prevail.

All essential city services will be operational Tuesday, including public safety, 9-1-1 emergency call center, street and water crews. This also includes the Action Center, the City’s information hotline that can be reached by dialing 817-459-6777.

For more weather-related information, please visit the City’s of Arlington’s website, Facebook page or Twitter page.

Due to the extreme temperatures and high energy consumption, Atmos Energy and Oncor are asking the public to take steps to reduce energy use during this historic winter storm. Click here for important information from Oncor about the extreme winter weather outages.

Arlington hotels are offering special rates for those who have been affected by power outages. Click here for more information. Additionally, the Salvation Army at 712 W. Abram St. is open as a warming station.

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