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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Inaugural United Express flight between Abilene and Houston takes off from Abilene Regional Airport

Inaugural United flight between Abilene and Houston has taken off from ABI

Abilene Regional Airport is happy to celebrate the return of direct flights between Abilene and Houston through United Express, operated by SkyWest Airlines. The first flight from Abilene Regional Airport (ABI) to Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airp...

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Abilene Public Form on Downtown Street & Parking Restriping Program

Public Forum for Downtown Parking Mon Oct 26 at 4:30pm

Abilene residents are invited to attend a Public Forum Monday, October 26th, at the Abilene Convention Center, 2nd floor Conference Room (1100 N. 6th St.) from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to discuss the future downtown street and parking restriping program.

The...

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: October 9, 2020

New on-street parking limits for downtown Abilene take effect October 21st

Downtown Parking limit changes effective October 21, 2020

Drivers utilizing on-street parking in downtown Abilene will be required to comply with existing, posted parking limits and parking meters through Tuesday, October 20, 2020 to avoid parking fines or towing.

Abilene City Council voted at its October 8, 2020...

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Latest COVID-19 testing numbers as of October 25, 2020

COVID-19 Summary Daily 10-25-20

COVID-19 testing numbers from the Abilene Taylor County Public Health District for October 25, 2020 include 77 positives (PCR and antigen), 11 recoveries, and 27 current hospitalizations.

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Marcus Dudley, Jr. named City of Abilene's next Chief of Police

Welcome Marcus Dudley Jr, Abilene's Next Chief of Police

The City of Abilene and its Police Chief Search Committee is pleased to announce Marcus Dudley, Jr. will serve as Abilene’s next Chief of Police.

“Mr. Dudley exhibits the servant leadership, commitment to fairness, and professional expertise that is necess...

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: October 5, 2020

CityLink routes 7 & 28 moving to John Knox Drive

CityLink has changed routes 7 & 28 to travel from Curry Lane, to John Knox Drive, and Ridgemont

To provide much safer access to the Target, VA clinic, and Goodwill area, CityLink will change routes 7 and 28 to travel on John Knox Drive instead of Ridgemont Drive. The change to routes 7 and 28 will be effective October 12, 2020.    ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Public Works' annual crack sealing program underway

Benefits and purpose of public works crack sealing program

The City of Abilene’s Public Works Department has begun its annual crack sealing program, the single most important step taken to prolong the life of asphalt roadways across the city. Crews will be working to seal cracks in several sections of ro...

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: September 16, 2020

South Willis Construction Begins

Road Repairs - South Willis from Edgemont to South 27th

Construction will begin on South Willis on September 22 between Edgemont and South 27th Street.

  • Please use caution while traveling in the area
  • Please use detour routes to avoid active construction

The Public Works department appreciates your patience. Should...

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Need to talk to someone?

Free helpline available to help those dealing with COVID-19 related mental health concerns

The Crisis Counseling Program at the Betty Hardwick Center, through funding from a FEMA grant, is now offering resources from Texans Recovering Together to help folks deal with the mental health challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Those reso...

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Traffic interruptions begin August 1st along Buffalo Gap Road

Buffalo Gap traffic interruptions begin August 1 as water crews prepare for TXDOT widening of road

Work is scheduled to begin for the relocation of water utility lines on FM 89/Buffalo Gap Road beginning August 1, 2020. The utility line relocation is in preparation for a TxDOT project which will widen the road from South Clack to Chimney Rock Road.

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: July 8, 2020

South 14th Street water line replacement project begins

South 14th water line project begins between Pioneer and Willis

Work has begun to replace the water line along South 14th street in Abilene, improving water service to businesses and residents in the area. 

The project is designed to replace the aging cast iron pipe with approximately 5,000 feet of new 8&r...

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: June 26, 2020

City response to Governor Abbott's June 26th Executive Order

The City's response to Governor Abbott's June 26, 2020 Executive Order

The City of Abilene encourages all business owners and citizens to follow Governor Greg Abbott’s Executive Order issued earlier today, limiting certain businesses and services in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19. The City of Abilene n...

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Abilene Street Projects

Abilene Streets - Projects

Learn about Abilene's current Street Projects, from the Bond Program passed in 2015 to the Street Maintenance Fee on Your Abilene Investment: Streets.

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