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City's mowing program now underway

Posted Feb. 21, 2018

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Mowing season is already underway in Fort Worth.

With recent rains and spring-like temperatures, grassy areas in parks and along roadways will soon begin to sprout.

Here’s what’s you need to know about the City of Fort Worth’s mowing schedules for 2018:

  • The city began mowing parks and traffic dividers (medians) on Feb. 12. Right-of-way mowing begins March 9.
  • Mowing contracts for traffic dividers are set up on a 14-day cycle from Feb. 12 through November. Rights of ways are on a 28-day cycle from March 9 through November. And park mowing is on a 14-day cycle from Feb. 12 through June, then on a 21-day cycle from July through November.
  • The city is responsible for maintaining 377.45 miles of rights of way, 173.25 miles of medians and 1,878 acres of parkland.

To report areas that need mowing, call 817-392-5741.

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