For more information on Street and Capital Improvement Projects, please email the Public Information Officer or call 972-516-6016.
To keep up with the demands of growth (184% increase in population since 2000), maintain a high quality of life, provide better access to schools and to promote economic development, since 2007 Wylie has invested and plans to continue to invest in more than 13 miles of new and reconstructed roadways. This is in addition to the Parker Road and Highway 78 projects that enhance access to Wylie. At the current cost of approximately $1.35 million dollars per lane mile, that’s more than $50 million in projects. Funding sources include the '03 & '07 County Bonds, '99 & '05 City Bonds, TxDOT and the Woodbridge Crossing (Target) developers agreement.
Click here for the City Engineer's Road Construction Update
New Municipal Complex
The City of Wylie's new civic complex includes a 45,737 sq. ft. City Hall, 47,159 sq. ft. Recreation Center and 43,934 sq. ft. Library. Approved by voters during the 2005 Bond Program, the 760 linear foot complex is located on the east side of FM 1378 between Brown Street and FM 544.
Press Release: Municipal Complex Groundbreaking
Breaking Ground, Building for the Future
Fire Station #3
Located on the corner of W.A. Allen Boulevard and E. Brown Street, Station #3 serves District #3, the east side of the City. The 11,000 square foot facility, funded by the 2005 Bond, features three apparatus bays and living quarters for eight firefighters. The station also houses equipment previously stored outdoors, including the swift water rescue gear, lake rescue boat, brush attack unit, hazardous materials unit and clown education program materials.
The $4.06 million Founders Park improvements include:
- 283 additional lighted parking spaces
- More than 9,400 feet of concrete hike and bike trail
- Concession stand and restrooms in two locations
- Large shade structures for the south plaza, baseball/softball fourplex and
- Two new sodded and lighted baseball/softball fields
- Two new lighted, sodded U12; two new lighted, sodded U10; and up to twelve lighted smaller soccer fields (dependent upon configuration)
- One lighted basketball court
- Two lighted volleyball courts
- Utilities, landscaping and irrigation
- 218 trees including 25 transplanted from the Highway 78 project
The plaza also features a public art display "Catch" developed by the Public Arts Advisory Board.
The $1.7 million Community Park Improvements completed in summer 2012 include:
- 92 new parking spaces
- Replacement of existing asphalt trail with concrete
- New plaza area in the baseball fourplex with concession stand and restrooms
- Baseball field improvements including grading, drainage, fencing bleacher and shade structures
- Football field improvements including grading, drainage, turf and irrigation
- New restroom facility for football
Proposed Add Alternates Include (dependent upon available funding):
- Football field improvements including a press box for fields #1 and #2, press box and scoreboard for field #3 and a satellite concession stand.
- 206 additional parking spaces
- Addition of turf and irrigation to Cooper baseball field