Does Your Neighborhood Flood? This Map Shows Where Dallas Plans to Improve Flood Protection

Editor's note: This article was originally published on Oct. 5, 2018. It has been republished as spring rains bring the threat of flooding to Dallas-Fort Worth.The city of Dallas has 84 projects in the works to improve flood protection, storm drainage and erosion control.The projects, part of Proposition D of the city’s 2017 bond package, are scattered throughout Dallas as far north as near Frankford Road and as far south as Cedar Ridge Preserve.Sarah Standifer, assistant director of stormwater operations for the city of Dallas, said that while the last bond package sought to address citywide improvements, Proposition D of this bond package focuses on more neighborhood-specific improvements.This map shows specific projects plotted across the city along with a description of each. The map does not include larger-scale citywide projects the city plans to address.  Continue reading...

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