News Flash

Posted on: February 23, 2021

Residents urged to take caution hiring a plumber for freeze repairs

Be sure to check out abilenetx.gov/contractorinfo before hiring a contractor

The City of Abilene would like to remind residents to be cautious of who you hire for freeze repairs after our winter storm event. 

Repairs to water lines, sewer lines, and gas lines should only be performed by plumbers licensed by the State of Te...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Taylor County added to federal disaster declaration

TAylor county added to disaster declaration

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved an additional thirty-one Texas counties, including Taylor County, to be added to the President’s Major Disaster Declaration for Individual Assistance stemming from the record snowfall and extende...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2021

North 18th Street bridge closed for redesign

North 18 bridge closed for redesign

The North 18th Street bridge is now closed as the City of Abilene works with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to address needed repairs. North 18th Street from Park Avenue to Kirkwood Drive is closed to through traffic, and all drivers are e...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

City ready to address traffic concerns at new Taylor Elementary campus

Message saying the City is ready to address traffic concerns at the new Taylor Elementary campus

Abilene City Council and City staff would like to reassure residents that they are aware of concerns expressed in relation to traffic created at the opening of the new Taylor Elementary located at 1719 East North 10th Street, and are working with Abilene ...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

The Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District builds list for next round of COVID Vaccinations

NewsFlash- ATCPHD Builds List for next round of vaccinations

The Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District is preparing a screening tool to assist in scheduling people who are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine based on the criteria in the Texas Department of State Health Services guidelines for distributi...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Abilene Area Recycler No Longer Accepting Cardboard & Paper

Due to a prolonged depressed recycling market, Abilene’s contractor for the processing and marketing of recyclable materials, Texas Metals and Recycling Company, will no longer accept cardboard or paper materials. This change results in the City of Abilen...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2020

CityLink releases a "Where's My Bus?" App, TransLoc

CityLink TransLoc App - Download in the App Store or Google Play

CityLink is proud to introduce a “Where’s My Bus?” App by TransLoc.

With this app CityLink riders will be able to:

  • See scheduled arrival times of the bus
  • Live tracking of bus location
  • Pin your favorite stops and more

Download the TransLoc App using Google Play...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

CDC Releases New Guidelines for Quarantine Measures

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new guidelines for quarantine measures for individuals exposed to someone with COVID-19. The guidance of a 14-day quarantine period is still considered the safest way to prevent spreading th...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Street Work Begins on downtown Central Business District street improvement project

Map of downtown streets set for concrete repair and reconstruction through the CBD street improvemen

Work begins Friday, March 6th on the City of Abilene’s Central Business District street improvement project in downtown Abilene.

The first portion of roadway to undergo construction is Cedar Street from North 1st to North 2nd. Over the next year,...

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City of Abilene - News Releases

News Flash

Posted on: February 24, 2021

Downtown Street Improvement

Map of downtown streets set for concrete repair and reconstruction through the CBD street improvemen

Downtown Abilene’s Central Business District streets will undergo a major rehab and reconstruction during 2020 and 2021, a project funded through the 2015 bond package. This work will affect downtown streets spanning from Hickory to Walnut, and ...

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Your Abilene Investment - Highlights
Posted on: January 1, 2021

Street Projects

cones at a construction site

The City of Abilene is working to invest over $20 million into our streets in 2020, through funding sources including the new Street Maintenance Fee, the Development Corporation of Abilene (DCOA), and the 2015 bond program.

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Posted on: January 1, 2021

Abilene Heritage Square

Abilene Heritage Square

Abilene Heritage Square is now a Texas non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that has been formed to rehabilitate and re-purpose the former Lincoln Middle School and original Abilene High School.

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