Proposition A: Streets

The issuance of $45,125,000 of bonds for Streets, and levying a tax in payment thereof.

Proposition A allocates funding for designing, acquiring, constructing, renovating, improving, extending, upgrading, updating, and equipping City street, bridge, multi-modal and sidewalk improvements as well as related incidental improvements, and the purchase of land, easements, rights-of-way, and other real property interests with respect to:

  • Mingo Road (from Bell Avenue to Mockingbird Lane/U.S. 380 generally)
  • Ruddell Street (from U.S. 380 to Mingo Road)
  • Railroad Quiet Zones (from Mockingbird Lane to Frame Street)

Mingo and Ruddell Roadway Improvements and Railroad Quiet Zones

Quiet Zones and an extension of Ruddell Street were included in the 2014 Bond Election. However, both projects were insufficiently funded and could not be completed. Proposition A projects include roadway, sidewalk, and drainage improvements on Ruddell Street and Mingo Road and projects to support implementing quiet zones at Union Pacific Railroad crossings along Mingo Road.

Existing South Section of Mingo Rd

Existing South Section of Mingo Rd

Mingo Road Improvements

Proposed Project

  • Construction of a 3-lane roadway between Bell Avenue and Mockingbird Lane/U.S. 380 (2 lanes running east and west with a center turn lane)
  • Addition of bike and pedestrian infrastructure
  • Installation of a drainage system to manage stormwater runoff and prevent flooding
  • Installation of street lighting to enhance visibility and safety
  • Replacement of existing utility infrastructure nearing the end of its useful life

Ruddell Street Extension

Proposed Project

  • Construction of a 3-lane roadway between Mingo Road and U.S. 380 (2 lanes running north and south with a center turn lane)
  • New roadway alignment at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing south of Mingo Road
  • Closure of the Willis Street and Pertain Street railroad crossings at Mingo Road
  • Installation of a new traffic signal at Mingo Road and Ruddell Street
  • Installation of bike and pedestrian infrastructure at Union Pacific Railroad crossings
  • Installation of street lighting to enhance visibility and safety

Railroad Quiet Zones

Proposed Project

  • Quiet zone implementation at Union Pacific Railroad crossings along Mingo Road from Frame Street to Mockingbird Lane, including new lights, gates, raised medians, and traffic signal preemption for emergency vehicles
  • Quiet Zones will be added at the Mockingbird Lane, Private Driveway, Nottingham Road, Ruddell Street, and Frame Street crossings
  • Railroad crossings at Pertain Drive and Willis Street will be removed
  • Installation of bike and pedestrian infrastructure at the above railroad crossings


The potential projects detailed represent the program the City Council intends to undertake to accomplish the intent of the approved bond propositions; however, projects may change.  In that event, the Council may direct proceeds be expended for other projects within the voter-authorized purposes of each proposition.

Note: Bond issuance schedules and estimates are dependent upon a variety of factors and subject to change.