The City of Balch Springs has approved the reconstruction of the streets listed below. During the reconstruction period there will be street closures and/or lane closures of these streets through the construction period. In most cases the streets will become “one way” streets for the construction period. Residents are asked to not park on the street for this time period. Residents will be contacted through various means as the construction schedule is developed. Construction activities are expected to begin the first week of November and conclude in January.

The City of Balch Springs appreciates your cooperation as we strive to improve our transportation infrastructure.


Affected Streets


South Peachtree Road from Seagoville Road to US Highway 175.

Side streets affected: Longhill, Lockport, Anchor and Ryliecrest.


South Peachtree Road from Lake June Road to Elam Road

Side streets affected: Steins, Marriott, Nan Jones, Augusta, Erich, Tracey, Patti, Robin, Oak Tree and Old Elam.


Limestone Drive from Dallas City Limit to Peachtree Road.

Side streets affected: Lombardy.


Kleberg Road from Ravenview to I-635 service Road.

Side streets affected: Ravenview.


Dodson Street from Pioneer Road to Summerhill.

Side streets affected Linda Lane.


Linda Lane from dead end to Dodson Street.

Side streets affected: None


Kings Mountain Drive from Valley Forge to Concord Circle (dead end).

Side streets affected: Concord Circle, Valley Forge.


Valley Forge Circle from Platte Drive to Kings Mountain.

Side streets affected: Saratoga, Lexington, Brandy Wine, and Kings Mountain.

EARLY VOTING BY PERSONAL APPEARANCE will be conducted at City of Balch Springs, City Hall, located at 13503 Alexander Road and Municipal Court Building at 3117 Hickory Tree Road, Balch Springs, Texas, during the following times:

Monday, October 24, 2016 thru Friday, October 28, 2016 (7:00 am to 7:00 pm)

Saturday, October 29, 2016 (7:00 am to 7:00 pm)

Sunday, October 30, 2016 (1:00 pm to 6:00 pm)

Monday, October 31, 2016 thru Tuesday, November 4, 2016 (7:00 am to 7:00 pm)

CLICK TO VIEW DOCUMENTS: Notice of Election 2016  |  Voting Propositions (English/Spanish)

The City Council of the City Balch Springs, Texas will hold a public hearing on the proposed Municipal Budget for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017, September 12, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the Balch Springs City Hall, 13503 Alexander Road, Texas, 75181.


This budget will raise more total property taxes than last year's budget by $486,861 or 8.49%, and of that amount, $107,609, is tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year.



“You have a right to attend the hearings and make comments. You are encouraged to attend and make comments if you wish.” 

CWD Service will be running as usual on Monday July 4th.  This is just residential service, no commercial service on the 4th

TERRELL, Texas (May 23, 2016) – STAR Transit announces it will be closed Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day.   

  • STAR Transit will be closed Monday, May 30th and will reopen Tuesday at 8:00 am.
  • This includes the DART Express Bus Route 282 (COMPASS), Balch Springs Midtown Express and the Kaufman Trolley.  These fixed routes will resume service on Tuesday at their normal time.

      For more information call 877-631-5278, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm or visit

HOT fund grant applications are now being accepted. Please submit your application by October 7, 2016 by noon.

TERRELL, Texas (March 17, 2016) – STAR Transit announces its limited schedule for Friday, March 25, 2016.

 In observance of Good Friday, STAR Transit will be closed Friday, March 25, 2016 

and will reopen Monday, March 28th at 8:00 am.

The DART Express Bus Route 282 (COMPASS) and the Balch Springs Midtown Express will operate its regular schedule.

For more information call 877-631-5278, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm or visit

Hello Everyone, the Parks & Recreation Center now has Youth Basketball and Youth Baseball League Sign-Up available! If your interested in getting your kids involved and active, click the links below for more details.

2016 Parks & Recreation Youth Sports Leagues:

Youth Basketball League  |  Youth Baseball League 

Hello Everyone!

The Balch Springs "NEWS-BLAST" Newsletter, will soon be available on the City website! The February 2016 Issue will be posted online, February 1st.  We are currently working on the 2015 Newsletters, so that they will also be available through the city website. 

If you have any questions/concerns regarding the newsletter, or you're interested in advertising in the newsletter, please contact City Hall: (972) 286-4477

  • Friday, December 25, 2015: No trash pick up service. Pick up day will be Tuesday, December 29, 2015.

  • Friday, January 1st, 2016: No trash pick up service. Pick up day will be Tuesday, January 5, 2016.

  • Commercial Holiday Trash Pick Up Days:

    • No commercial trash pick up on Friday, December 25, 2015. Service will be made up on Saturday, December 26, 2015.

    • No commercial trash pick up on Friday, January 01, 2016, service will be made up on Saturday, January 2, 2016.

  • Recycled Trash Pick Up: Residents who usually have their recycled trash picked up on Friday, will have their next recycle pick up on January 8th.

Contact Information

City of Balch Springs Texas
13503 Alexander Road,
Balch Springs, TX 75181.
M - F 8:00am - 5:00pm