Dallas voters approved taking on more than $1 billion in debt when they approved the city of Dallas’ bond package in November.
Oak Cliff will see millions in street and drainage improvements, including these streets that are getting bike lanes.
We’re also getting about $17.9 million in other improvements. Here’s a rundown of those big-ticket items.
Interstate 35 deck park, $7.1 million
To pay for construction of structural support for a deck park over I-35 between Ewing and Zang.
Kidd Springs Park pool complex, $4.5 million
The city was about $11 million short of implementing its plan to improve pools at six city parks, including Kidd Springs. But now the plans are a go.
The Dallas Zoo, $3.5 million
The Dallas Zoological Society, which runs the zoo, is matching with another $3.5 million for parking enhancements and other improvements to accommodate attendance growth.
Oak Cliff Municipal Center, $2 million
If you’re not familiar with this building in the 300 block of East Jefferson, it’s where building and other city permits are issued. The $2 million will go to interior renovations, including restrooms, common areas, mechanical systems and offices.
Dallas Police Department Southwest Patrol Station, $775,000
Central Oak Cliff’s police station will receive security enhancements.
Oak Cliff Cultural Center, $110,000
To replace heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems.