TxDOT announces several lane closures on Eastbound I-30 in Rockwall this week

TxDOT announces several lane closures on Eastbound I-30 in Rockwall this week

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 17, 2020) The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has informed the City of Rockwall that they will have contractors working on several lanes of I-30 next week, causing various lane closures. Starting late on Sunday, May 17, workers will repair concrete on eastbound I-30 from FM 740 (Ridge Road) to SH 205. […]

TXDOT Construction Notice: FM 549/Buffalo Creek Bridge Repair begins Friday

TXDOT Construction Notice: FM 549/Buffalo Creek Bridge Repair begins Friday

(HEATH, TX) TxDOT will be repairing the bridge over Buffalo Creek on FM 549 near the Heathland Crossing entrance beginning Friday morning, February 28. Traffic will be reduced to one lane during the project, which is anticipated to be completed by the afternoon of Saturday, February 29. Traffic control will be in place, but please […]

Public Hearing Sept. 19 for SH 205 Middle Road Improvement Project

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 20, 2019) Source: City of Rockwall Our monthly print edition is delivered free to ~22,000 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share your good news and events, email editor@BlueRibbonNews.com. Subscribe to our email newsletter here. Advertising: 214-342-8000 or advertising@BlueRibbonNews.com.    

KE Andrews to Break Ground on 80,000 sq. ft. Office Building in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 11, 2019) Construction on a new office project in Rockwall is slated to begin this November. The 80,000 sq. ft. facility will be home to KE Andrews, a state and local tax firm. The site encompasses about 10 acres just north of 2504 Ridge Road, overlooking Lake Ray Hubbard. The employees […]

Nightly Construction Work on SH 66 and FM 740 Begins Next Week

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 6, 2019) Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has been authorized to complete roadway repairs in Rockwall. This project will include various patching and repairs of concrete on State Highway 66, from SH 205 (Goliad), to the Dallas County Line. Also part of the work will be repairs of FM 740 (Ridge Rd.), […]

Reconstruction Project to Begin February 4 on Summit Ridge / South Lakeshore  

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 28, 2019) A project to reconstruct South Lakeshore Drive / Summit Ridge Drive in Rockwall begins on Monday, February 4. This project will include the reconstruction or replacement of roadway, sidewalks, certain alleys, water lines, wastewater lines and storm drainage systems in the area. Please see map for overall project limits. At […]

Heath Happenings: Student journalist notes exciting changes on the horizon

Heath Happenings: Student journalist notes exciting changes on the horizon

(HEATH, TX – August 2, 2018) Since coming home during my semester breaks over the past two years as a student attending the University of Arkansas, I’ve noticed exciting changes in Heath. The first and most obvious change when I arrived home this summer was the road construction. The very important widening of FM 740 […]

Mayors provide city updates at Rockwall Chamber Luncheon

Mayors provide city updates at Rockwall Chamber Luncheon

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 2, 2018) The mayors of Rockwall, Heath, Fate, McLendon-Chisholm and Royse City provided updates and answered questions on their respective cities during the Rockwall Chamber Partnership Luncheon on Feb. 21. Here are some of the highlights from their presentations on what’s happening and what’s to come in Rockwall County. Rockwall Mayor […]

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 5, 2018) Season’s greetings, readers! With the new year now upon us, I find myself reflecting back on all the good news happening around Rockwall that we at Blue Ribbon News were able to share this past year, and I can’t help but get excited about what lies ahead for the […]

The New Horizon: Projects Coming to Rockwall County in 2018

The New Horizon: Projects Coming to Rockwall County in 2018

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 5, 2018) Rockwall County continues to be among the fastest growing counties not only in the state of Texas, but across the nation. And why not? Rockwall bolsters a top-notch school district, unique places to shop and eat, and a vast open space system featuring 990 total acres of park land […]

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