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FM 1187 Construction Update

May 30, 2013 by Randy Keck

Construction of FM 1187 continues on schedule with crews planning to begin paving the week of June 3. Paving will start at Bankhead and move north to I-20. In order to lessen the impact on motorists, paving will take place at night beginning at 8 p.m. and finishing at 6 a.m. This work is expected to be finished in approximately 3 days, weather permitting. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in the areas where paving is taking place.

Water main break curtails service

May 6, 2013 by Randy Keck

A water main break in the City of Aledo will curtail service from S. Front Street to Barnwell Lane for the two to three hours beginning about 6:15 p.m. Monday, May 6. Aledo Mayor Kit Marshall announced that the Villages of Aledo, Stonebluff and Fairview would have decreased water pressure during that time.

Road closure update

April 26, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

The City of Aledo announced that 1187 will be one-way from Oak to Elm on Monday, April 29, through Thursday, May 2. Underwood at 1187 will be closed beginning Friday (today) or Monday. East Oak at 1187 will remain closed through the summer.

FM 1187 lane closure delayed

April 23, 2013 by Randy Keck

We have received notification from the Texas Department of Transportation that the lane closure on FM 1187 from Oak to Elm will be pushed back a few days in order to accommodate people getting students to school on time for TAKS and STAAR testing.

TxDOT announces FM 1187 reduction

April 22, 2013 by Randy Keck

From the Texas Department of Transportation.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 24, through Wednesday, May 1, daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., weather permitting

WHERE: From Oak Street to Elm Street

ALEDO — Farm-to-Market Road 1187 will be reduced to one lane from Oak Street to Elm Street daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the installation of box culverts. Flaggers will direct motorists through the construction zone. Elm Street at FM 1187 will also be closed starting Monday.

The $11.7 million FM 1187 project will expand the roadway to a four-lane divided, concrete roadway with raised medians, curb and gutter and sidewalks.

Completion is estimated for winter 2014. The new roadway will tie into another project known as Aledo Trail, in downtown Aledo.

We appreciate motorist’s patience while crews complete this construction. During construction, alternate routes are encouraged.

Detour map available for Aledo road closures

April 18, 2013 by Randy Keck

As work progresses on the expansion of FM 1187, TxDOT is planning to close East Oak St. in Aledo on April 22, weather permitting. Residents will still have access to East Oak by detouring through Elm St. The road will stay closed until mid to late summer.

In addition, weather permitting, McMahon Construction will close Underwood Street at FM 1187 for work involved with the Aledo Trail project on Monday, April 22. The detour route for the Underwood road closure is West Oak to Pine then Pine to Underwood.

Click here or on the link below for a map of detour routes.

In addition TxDOT is in the process of adding a dedicated turn signal at the stop light at FM 1187 and Bankhead. The dedicated turn signal will be for north bound FM 1187 traffic turning west onto Bankhead

East Oak closure planned for April 22

April 15, 2013 by Randy Keck

As work progresses on the expansion of FM 1187, TxDOT is planning to close East Oak St. in Aledo on April 22, weather permitting. Residents will still have access to East Oak by detouring through Elm St. The road will stay closed until mid to late summer.

In addition TxDOT will be adding a dedicated turn signal at the stop light at FM 1187 and Bankhead. The dedicated turn signal will be for north bound FM 1187 traffic turning west onto Bankhead.

Craft Fair

November 13, 2012 by Anonymous

People wishing to have a booth at the Arts & Crafts Fair on December 1 at the Aledo Community Center can call Angela Kell at 817-704-8223.

Meeting Agenda

October 23, 2012 by Anonymous

From the City of Aledo

"CITY OF ALEDO, TEXAS
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
MEETING LOCATION: ALEDO COMMUNITY CENTER
104 ROBINSON COURT
ALEDO, TEXAS 76008
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2012
7:00 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PRESENTATIONS:

Certificate of Recognition to Chris Morales – Passing the Class B Waste Water Treatment Operator Exam.
CITIZEN APPEARANCES

CITY COUNCIL CANNOT DISCUSS ANY PRESENTED ISSUE NOR MAY ANY ACTION BE TAKEN ON ANY ISSUE AT THIS TIME. COMMENTS ARE LIMITED TO (3) MINUTES AND THIS TIME IS NOT TRANSFERABLE. PLEASE SIGN IN BEFORE THE START OF TONIGHT’S MEETING.

CONSENT AGENDA
All of the following items on the consent agenda are considered to be self-explanatory by the Council and will be enacted with one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council Member so requests. Approval of the consent agenda authorizes the City Administrator to implement each item in accordance with the staff recommendation.
1. September 27, 2012 Regular City Council Minutes.
2. September 2012 Monthly financial report.
3. Approval of the appointment of Jim Witherow to the AEDC Board.
4. Approval of closing Maverick Street from FM 1187 to Old Annetta Road and closing Oak Street from Elm to Mesquite during Christmas Tyme in Aledo, scheduled for Saturday, December 1, 2012.
5. Approval of rescheduling the November and December 2012 City Council meeting dates due to the Holidays.

OTHER ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION:
There are no other items for discussion for this Agenda.

REPORTS:

AHS Choir to host pumpkin patch

October 18, 2012 by Katie Martinez

The AHS choir will be hosting a fun family event at First Financial Bank in Aledo from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. The event will have face painting, kids activities, a bake sale and great photo ops. The funds will be used to send choir members to a leadership conference.
AHS Choir officers: AHS Choir officers, from left, Danielle Springer, Autumn Simpson, Savannah Beddingfield, Kenzi Zimmerman, Sara Leifeste, Tiffany Nichols, Somjit Pimson, Sadie Benson, Cole Walker and Zoe Morrison.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, December 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Birdville, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Springtown, Freshmen 5:30 p.m., JV 5:30 p.m. and Varsity 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Freshmen and JV at Mineral Wells Invitational

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Weatherford New Car Dealers Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fort Worth Cowtown Classic

Tuesday, December 9

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Stephenville at Aledo High School, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Granbury, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Thursday, December 11

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Decatur Tournament

Monday, December 15

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Southwest at Aledo High School, B 5 p.m., A 5 p.m. and JV 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 16

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Cleburne at Aledo High School, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, December 19

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, A 8 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, Freshmen 6:30 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 8 p.m., *District Game

Monday, December 29

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Moritz Auto Group Holiday Classic, Aledo

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

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