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 […]

FM3097 Traffic Switch Monday and Ralph Hall Parkway closes

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 3, 2017) Weather permitting, traffic will be switched on FM 3097 (Horizon Road) between 9 p.m. Monday and 5 a.m. Tuesday necessitating various lane closures between FM 740 (Ridge Road) and Rockwall Parkway. Traffic will be channeled onto new northbound pavement in order to build the next phase of construction for […]

I-30 Traffic Alert: Ramps at SH 205 will be closed July 10 through late 2016

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 8, 2016)  I-30 ramps at SH 205 will be closed starting at 7 p.m. July 10 through late 2016 for a construction project to reverse the entrance and exit ramps. Westbound I-30 traffic can take exit 69 to go to SH 205 and eastbound traffic entering I-30 can continue on the […]

Heath: FM 740 Traffic Alert for Monday, Aug 24

(HEATH, TX – August 24, 2015) Weather permitting, Las Lomas Drive at FM 740 will be closed for an extended period of time to reconstruct that intersection and the northbound lanes of FM 740. The closure will begin at 8 a.m. August 24 and continue through July 2016. DETOUR: Traffic wanting to access Las Lomas […]

Customers ‘still coming’ during downtown Rockwall renovations

Customers ‘still coming’ during downtown Rockwall renovations

ROCKWALL,TX. (July 29, 2014) Caution tape and orange cones may line parts of downtown Rockwall, but by August 2015 the square will have received a major facelift. Although parking options are not yet ideal, Farmer’s Market and surrounding businesses are still attracting customers. Main Street Manager Bethany Browning said ultimately the renovations will benefit the […]

Heath Mayor’s Message: City of Heath construction projects update

HEATH, TX. (July 21, 2014) During 2013, the City Council and City Staff spent a significant amount of time developing, with citizen input, a Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) that included more than $20 million in projects to benefit the entire community. The CIP was adopted by Council in January 2014; and bonds were issued in […]

Rockwall students place 1st in fashion design, construction at regional competition

Rockwall students place 1st in fashion design, construction at regional competition

Seven students advance to state competition (ROCKWALL ISD-March 10, 2013) Rockwall ISD student Danielle Clark placed first in Fashion Design at the Regional FCCLA Competition. Fellow student,  Nicole Johnson placed first in Fashion Construction.  Along with these two students, five others will advance to the State Competition: Morgan Montgomery – Fashion Design Hannah Barton – Fashion Design Zizi Shalabi – Fashion […]

FM 740 ribbon cutting Friday

(ROCKWALL-January 15, 2013) There will be an FM 740 ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Friday, January 18 at the new Aldi store, at the corner of FM 740 and Summer Lee Drive in Rockwall. Congressman Ralph Hall, Senator Bob Deuell, and Representative Scott Turner are among dignitaries invited.  In case of inclement weather, there will […]

Rockwall city engineer retires

(Rockwall) September 29, 2012 – After 14 years as Rockwall City Engineer, Chuck Todd has retired, effective September 28.  Chuck joined the City of Rockwall in 1998.  During his tenure, Chuck has managed over $82 million in voter approved roadway improvements, many of which have had a dramatic effect on transportation in our hometown. The […]

Rockwall’s Corporate Crossing to undergo reconstruction

September 3, 2012 – The City of Rockwall has scheduled Corporate Crossing (formerly a portion of FM-549) to be reconstructed between State Highway 276 and the Interstate 30 Service Road. The existing two-lane asphalt section of Corporate Crossing will be reconstructed to a four-lane divided concrete road with curb and gutter and an underground drainage […]