Engineering & Infrastructure

Program Description
This program provides complete engineering service to the City including:
surveying, design, computer aided design, computer aided drafting, plan and specification preparation, construction staking, construction inspection, and administration of in-house and consulted designs.  In addition to storm water and street designs, this program assists in the design and construction of capital improvements for other departments within the City of Texarkana, Texas.

Program Focus
The Engineering Design Division will focus on the design, quality control, and administration of the various projects funded by grants, 2005, 2009, and TIRZ Bond Issues.
Current Construction Projects

If you have any questions or concerns regarding any of these projects, please call the Public Works office at (903) 798-3948.

Linear Park 
This project pertains to the design and construction of a nature park, that will include walking trails, along Cowhorn Creek, just South of the Convention Center.

Construction Update
through December 2017
This project began in April 2017, and crews have worked to make updates to Kennedy Lane and Cowhorn Creek Road.  Crews have completed asphalt work on the walking trail portion along the creek, striping on Cowhorn Creek Rd, ADA ramps and sidewalk installation, and installation of the traffic signal poles for the intersections of Cowhorn Creek Rd/Galleria Oaks Dr and Cowhorn Creek Rd/Kennedy Lane.  The next work expected to be complete is electrical wiring and installation for traffic signals and street lights.  Completion of this project is expected to be the end of the year, weather permitting.

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Contact Us

  1. Jonathan Wade
    Associate City Engineer

    Dustin Henslee
    Director of Public Works

    Engineering & Infrastructure
    Public Works

    919 Elm Street
    Texarkana, Texas 75501
    Ph: 903-798-3948
    Fx: 903-792-6419