News Flash

Posted on: January 18, 2019

Safety Tips for Nighttime Dog Walking

Woman walking her dog at night.

The daylight is shorter but you can still enjoy an evening stroll through the neighborhood with your beloved pet. A nighttime walk also is a good bonding experience for you, your pet and the “great outdoors.” Follow these safety tips t...

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Animal Services
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Cold Weather Pet Safety Tips

Woman and beagle looking at falling snow.

Brrrr, its cold outside. During the winter months, pets are susceptible to the frigid cold temperatures just like their owners. Follow these tips to keep your pet warm and healthy this winter.

  • Wipe their paws. Walking in the neighborhood, a dog’s...
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Animal Services
Posted on: January 11, 2019

New Year, New Healthier You

Pet Owners Encouraged to Work Out with Pets

Did you know that having a pet in your life can keep the doctor away? Pet owners receive more than companionship from their animals. In fact, the special bond between people and pets can lower stress levels and promote social interaction.

Other health bene...

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Animal Services

News Flash

Posted on: January 2, 2019

North Lake F Building Locker Rooms Closed During Basketball Games

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North Lake College, 5001 N. MacArthur Blvd., will host Irving high school basketball teams in January and February, and the college will close its F Building locker rooms to the public during these games. These locker rooms are located between the college...

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 18, 2019

Crews Repair Major Water Main Failure

City Hall, Irving, Texas

On Jan. 6, a 4-inch water pipe separated from an 18-inch water main at Belt Line Road and Walnut Hill Lane, causing a major water line break. The failure also blew apart a manhole nearby. There was a tremendous amount of work behind the scenes to maintain...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

City Launches Open Data Portal

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Irving residents now have access to the city’s latest permit data, interactive maps highlighting various city services and more with its new Open Data Portal. Open Data is about fostering transparency and accountability between a city and its st...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: January 9, 2019

City to Honor Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 20

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The City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department will honor the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 6 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. This free event will include a variety of local music and dance pres...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Building and Standards Commission Meeting Cancelled

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NOTICE OF CANCELLATION of PUBLIC MEETING


The Building and Standards Commission meeting previously scheduled for 3 p.m., Jan. 24 has been cancelled.

City of Irving News
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Construction Slated for Hawthorne, Abelia Streets

Hawthorn Street, looking south

Construction is expected to begin this month on Hawthorne Street from the westbound frontage road of Irving Boulevard to West Pioneer Drive, and Abelia Street from North Rogers Road to Thompson Street.

The project, which is led by the Capital Improvement P...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: December 31, 2018

City Council Candidate Packets Available

Irving City Hall at night.

Residents who are interested in becoming a candidate for a City Council position can pick up a candidate packet beginning Jan. 3 from the City Secretary’s Office at City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd. Packets also will be available on the city&rs...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Chill Out at Irving’s Frost Fest

Young girl sliding down hill in tire tube.

Cold weather fun comes to Irving with the annual Frost Fest, a free winter festival, featuring rarely seen fluffy snow and fun activities.

The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 26 at Cimarron Park, 100 Cimarron Trail. Come enjoy the cool side o...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: January 9, 2019

2019 City Council Meetings Scheduled

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The City Council has scheduled its meetings for 2019. All meetings begin at 7 p.m. Following are the dates when the council plans to meet.

City Council Meeting Schedule

  • Jan. 17 and 31
  • Feb. 14 and 28
  • March 21
  • April 4 and 18
  • May 2
  • June 6 and 20
  • July 18
  • Aug. 1
  • Sept. 5...
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City of Irving News
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Campion Trail, Park Closures Due to Flooding

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

North Campion Trail and various city parks currently are closed due to flooding, especially along the Elm Fork of the Trinity River. City of Irving staff continue to monitor parks and trails to ensure the safety of all users. Park closures include:

  • Califor...
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City of Irving News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Share Tank Connects Irving Nonprofits with Local Business Leaders

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Irving business leaders awarded $38,000 to 17 nonprofits at a ceremony Dec. 14, for this year’s Share Tank program. The philanthropic grassroots education program matches businesses that want to improve the community with nonprofits that administer servic...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: December 28, 2018

Senter Park Rec Center Renovations Begin Jan. 7

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Senter Park Recreation Center, 901 S. Senter St., will move to a modified schedule on Jan. 7 to complete a renovation project. The renovation work is scheduled to be completed by summer 2019, weather permitting.

The Senter Park Recreation Center will be no...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: December 10, 2018

Join Irving Mayor at the 2019 State of the City

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Join Mayor Rick Stopfer and the Irving business community from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 29 for the 2019 State of the City held at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Mayor Stopfer and WFAA Anchor John McCaa will discuss ...

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City of Irving News

News Flash

Posted on: December 28, 2018

Share Tank Connects Irving Nonprofits with Local Business Leaders

Irving ShareTank logo

Irving business leaders awarded $38,000 to 17 nonprofits at a ceremony Dec. 14, for this year’s Share Tank program. The philanthropic grassroots education program matches businesses that want to improve the community with nonprofits that adminis...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Main Street Plaza Project Construction Begins

Architectural rendering of the Main Street Plaza, showing the interior path and seating.

Imagine an open air, paved plaza showcasing art exhibits in the heart of Irving’s downtown Heritage District. Once completed, the public plaza will bring new life to downtown Irving, highlighting its history while welcoming a new era.

The propose...

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View more images of the proposed plaza Economic Development News
Posted on: March 12, 2018

New APT Station Construction in Las Colinas

A car on the move on the Las Colinas Area Personal Transit System (APT) in Irving, Texas.

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," see how the construction of a new station for the Las Colinas Area Personal Transit (APT) is leading to a temporary closure of the system. Service is expected to resume in April.

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Live Nation Calls the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory “Exceptional”

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

Global entertainment powerhouse Live Nation says it is ecstatic about operating the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory, and Live Nation knows its business. In 2015, the U.S. corporation promoted 25,000 concerts that drew more than 63 million fans worldw...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

A recently released drone video captures the progress the Gables Water Street development has made on construction. The a mixed-use community project, located in Las Colinas Urban Center along Lake Carolyn, will showcase more than 60,000 square feet of re...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

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Photo: Rendering of a home option that will be available at The Delaware at Heritage Crossing development that will be built near downtown Irving.

Empty nesters, young professionals, or those looking to downsize their yard without sacrificing a spaciou...Read on...

Economic Development News
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

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The Irving City Council has unanimously approved the proposed Irving Convention Center Hotel master development agreement, paving the way for design to begin. The convention center’s headquarters hotel will provide 350 guest rooms and more than 16,000 squ...Read on...

Economic Development News
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

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Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, l...

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Economic Development News

News Flash

Posted on: January 2, 2019

Keep Food Safe When the Power Goes Out

Freezer full of food.

If the power goes out as the result of a storm, it might be a few hours or a few days before power is restored. One of the most important safety issues when the power goes out is how to handle refrigerated food. In the event of a power outage, residents a...

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Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Prepare Your Vehicle for Extreme Weather

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North Texas can experience extreme weather events without warning. It’s important to prepare vehicles for ice, sleet, snow and heavy rain that often occur from December to March.

  • Install good winter tires. Ensure each tire has enough tread.
  • Keep t...
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Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: December 14, 2018

Stay ‘CyberSafe’ While Shopping Online

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Are you done with holiday shopping? If you’re getting gifts online, stay safe following these steps:

  • Shop from trustworthy and established websites.
  • Do your online shopping at home. Do not shop while using public Wi-Fi. Make sure your home wireles...
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Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Winter Weather Preparedness

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As the cold season approaches, residents are reminded to prepare for the possibility of winter weather. Even though winter weather can be fun to play in, it also can cause vehicle accidents and hypothermia. The weight of snow and ice could potentially kno...

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Emergency Management Updates

News Flash

Posted on: January 18, 2019

Keep Your Clothing Dryer Lint Free

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Many of us do not think about a fire starting in our clothes dryer, but it is very important to keep it clean and free of lint buildup to prevent this from happening.

The Irving Fire Department wants everyone to KEEP YOUR CLOTHING DRYER CLEAN AND FREE OF L...

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Printable Sheet Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Ladder Safety Tips

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While removing holiday lights or decorations or doing work around your house or business, the Irving Fire Department wants everyone to be safe when CLIMBING LADDERS.

Please keep the following safety tips in mind when using a ladder:

  • Place ladder on level an...
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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide Alarm

Often called the silent killer, CARBON MONOXIDE is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels, such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane and oil, burn incompletely. Carbon Monoxide enters the body through breathing. Carbon Monoxide ...

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: January 4, 2019

New Year's Resolution - Conduct a Home/Business Fire Safety Inspection

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The Irving Fire Department wants to remind everyone that conducting a HOME OR BUSINESS FIRE SAFETY INSPECTION is very important.

Here is a list of the top ten things to look for when conducting a fire safety inspection: 

  • Have working smoke alarms. ...
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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Winter Slips and Falls

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Be careful when stepping outside your home and consider the following tips to eliminate or minimize the hazards of SLIPS and/or FALLS when there is ice or snow:

  • Wear shoes or boots that provide traction on snow and ice. Avoid high heels and shoes without t...
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Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Hands-Only CPR

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Hands-Only CPR is CPR without mouth-to-mouth breaths. It is recommended for use by people who see a teen or adult suddenly collapse in an "out-of-hospital" setting. Hands-Only CPR, performed by a bystander on teens and adults has been shown to b...

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Space Heater Safety

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The Irving Fire Department wants residents to keep safe and warm this winter. Please keep in mind these simple tips when using SPACE HEATERS in the home:

  • Be sure your space heater is in good working condition.
  • Space heaters need space. Keep or maintain a th...
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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip

News Flash

Posted on: January 19, 2019

ICTN 1 – Laughs by the Lake

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Laughs by the Lake showcases stand-up comedy from talented Texans. Recorded on the shores of beautiful Lake Carolyn in Las Colinas.

Sunday at 10:30 p.m., Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., Thursday at 10 a.m., and Friday at 2:30 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: January 19, 2019

ICTN 1 – Open Line – Senior Health Tips

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Seniors can find out how to start 2019 with a healthy approach on the next Open Line. Guests on the show will have tips and suggestions on starting off the year with goal of improving your health.

Sunday at 3:30 p.m., Monday at 8 p.m., Tuesday at 3 p.m., W...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: January 19, 2019

ICTN 1 – About Towne Extra

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We’ll ring in the New Year with a look at some stories we covered but didn’t include in a show. We’ll have a look at Poochfest, The Comedy Animal Show, Nimitz Choir Reunion Concert, and highlights from BAPS Diwali, Farm to Fork at The Ranch and more.

Sunda...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: January 19, 2019

ICTN 1 – GOW: HS Basketball DH – Nimitz vs MacArthur

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The Cardinals host the Vikings in girls and boys action in a District 6-6A round ball match up.

Sunday at 8 p.m., Monday at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday at 4:30 p.m., and Wednesday at 1 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: January 19, 2019

ICTN 1 – City Source

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Join us as “City Source” takes a look back at the most memorable stories of the year in a one-hour special.

Sunday at 7 p.m., Monday at noon, Tuesday at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., Thursday at 5:30 p.m., Friday at 7 p.m., and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: January 19, 2019

ICTN 2 – Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting – LIVE

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Catch live coverage of the decisions the Planning and Zoning Commission make, and see how it impacts you. Monday at 7 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: January 12, 2019

ICTN 2 – City Council Meeting – Live

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Follow the City Council as they make decisions that impact residents. Thursday at 7 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: January 16, 2019

ICTN 1 – About Towne Extra (N)

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Next time on About Towne we’ll ring in the New Year with a look at some stories we covered but didn’t include in a show. We’ll have a look at Poochfest, The Comedy Animal Show, Nimitz Choir Reunion Concert, and highlights fro...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: January 12, 2019

ICTN 2 – City Council Work Session – Live

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View live coverage of the City Council Work Session to stay up to date on what’s happening in the city. Wednesday at 1 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: January 12, 2019

ICTN 1 – Laughs by the Lake

Irving-Specials

Laughs by the Lake showcases stand-up comedy from talented Texans. Recorded on the shores of beautiful Lake Carolyn in Las Colinas.

Sunday at 10:30 p.m., Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., Thursday at 10 p.m., and Friday at 2:30 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: January 12, 2019

ICTN 1 – Open Line – Senior Health Tips

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Seniors can find out how to start 2019 with a healthy approach on the next Open Line. Guests on the show will have tips and suggestions on starting off the year with goal of improving your health. 

Sunday at 3:30 p.m., Monday at 8 p.m., Tuesday at...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: January 12, 2019

ICTN 1 – About Towne

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Irving took flight in 2018 with new events, new venues, new people… in a word, momentum. We celebrate with a look back at our best stories of the year on the annual Best of About Towne holiday special.

Sunday at 3 p.m., Monday at 1 p.m., Tuesday...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: January 12, 2019

ICTN 1 – GOW: HS Basketball DH – Nimitz vs MacArthur

Game-of-the-Week-NF

The Cardinals host the Vikings in girls and boys action in a District 6-6A round ball match up.

Sunday at 8 p.m., Monday at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday at 1 p.m., Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday at 4 p.m., and Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: January 12, 2019

ICTN 1 – City Source: Best of

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Join us as “City Source” takes a look back at the most memorable stories of the year in a one-hour special.

Sunday at 7 p.m., Monday at noon, Tuesday at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., Thursday at 5:30 p.m., Friday at 7 p.m., and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN 3 - Replay of Past Shows

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If you missed them when they first aired, here are replays of recent past shows.
Watch ICTN 3:
•Spectrum Communications Channel 96
•Frontier Channel 32

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN 2 - Channel Guide

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Starting October 1, 2017 on ICTN 2: Live meetings will air on the time slot blocked as they always have been. Repeat meetings will now run on a loop due to variations of time length. You can also view on ICTN on Demand and choose when you want to watch. G...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Channel Guide

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Watch ICTN 1:

  • AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network
  • Spectrum Communications Channel 16
  • Frontier Channel 30

Watch ICTN 2:

  • AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network
  • Spectrum Communications Chan...
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ICTN Sneak Previews

News Flash

Posted on: January 1, 2019

Main Street Plaza Project Construction Begins

Architectural rendering of the Main Street Plaza, showing the interior path and seating.

Imagine an open air, paved plaza showcasing art exhibits in the heart of Irving’s downtown Heritage District. Once completed, the public plaza will bring new life to downtown Irving, highlighting its history while welcoming a new era.

The proposed plan inc...

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View more images of the proposed plaza Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2019

Senter Park Rec Center Renovations Run Through Mid-2019

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Senter Park Recreation Center, 901 S. Senter St., will move to a modified schedule on Jan. 7 to complete a renovation project. The renovation work is scheduled to be completed by summer 2019, weather permitting.

The Senter Park Recreation Center will be no...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 1, 2018

Millennium Fountain Renovations Run Through Mid-2019

Aerial view of Millennium Park in Irving, Texas.

Renovations begin Dec. 3 on Millennium Park, 201 Sowers Road, to upgrade the fountain's lighting and infrastructure. The project requires extensive demolition work to the fountain and relocation of pumps to a new pump building. The park will be closed thr...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 1, 2018

City Makes Emergency Repairs on Brockbank Channel after Heavy Fall Rain Storms

Damage to the Brockbank Channel structure from heavy rains in late September 2018.

Fall brought an unprecedented amount of rain across North Texas. But with the cooler temperatures and much needed moisture, excessive water runoff caused damage across the region, including Irving’s Brockbank Channel.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: November 7, 2018

TEXpress Lanes Open as Midtown Express Marks Substantial Completion

The new TEXpress managed toll express lanes on State Highway 183 are now open through Irving.

Nearly $850 million in improvements are complete on the Midtown Express, which includes State Highways 183 and 114, along with Loop 12. 

Watch to see some of the features, and find out about the work still ahead.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 29, 2018

New Playground Opens at Lively Elementary

Officials and children cut the ribbon and officially open the new playground at Lively Elementa

The City of Irving and the Irving Independent School District joined together to celebrate a new playground at Lively Elementary School, 1800 Plymouth Drive. City of Irving bond funds paid for the construction of the playground, which is open to neighborh...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Traffic Signals, School Zone Indicators Aims at Improving Safety

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The City of Irving is committed to keeping students and drivers safe on the roads and through school zones.  

Beginning in 2017, the Irving Traffic and Transportation Department’s Traffic Signal Division started a major program to replac...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Another Banner Year for Irving Development

The Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel, under construction, is scheduled to open December 2018.

Nearly $3 billion in three years! That is the whopping permitting valuation total issued since 2015.

What is permitting valuation?

Before developers break ground, the city requires they file a permit and list the project’s value. The city monitors all permi...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Fire Station #4 Design Unveiled

Architectural rendering of the proposed new Fire Station #4 in Irving, Texas.

Irving's Capital Improvement Program and Fire departments joined with representatives from architecture firm Komatsu for a public meeting at Lee Park Recreation Center to share the designs for the new Fire Station #4. Watch to see some of the station's fe...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 1, 2018

Construction Continues on Drainage Improvement Projects in the Delaware Creek Basin

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The City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) will begin construction on the second half of its planned drainage channel improvements in the Delaware Creek Basin by fall 2018.

Irving is booming with commercial and residential development and road co...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Heritage Aquatic Center Renovations Complete

Patrons take in a water aerobics class at the recently remodeled Heritage Aquatic Center, Irving, TX

Irving's Heritage Aquatic Center reopened after crews completed renovations. All of the center's classes and programs are now back on their regular schedules. 

Watch the video to see some of the improvements, and see how people benefit from this a...

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Visit the Heritage Aquatic Center page Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 1, 2018

City Approves Playground Construction at Johnston, Lively Elementary Schools

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The City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) will install new replacement playgrounds at Johnston and Lively elementary schools. 

While the playgrounds are on school property, they serve the students during the school day and area resident...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 24, 2018

Campion Trail Expansion Update

Runners along North Campion Trail in Irving, Texas.

Irving's Campion Trail is the focus of a lot of work and planning. A connection to Coppell's trail system is just months away from opening. In the longer term, leaders also are looking at ideas to connect the north and south sections of Campion Trail.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Irving Golf Club Progress

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," see the progress at Irving's municipal golf course. It is scheduled to open later this year with a new name, new layout and more.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Luzon Park Reopens With All-New Features

Remodeled Luzon Park, Irving, Texas

One of Irving's oldest parks now has the newest features. The City of Irving invested about $385,000 for a new playground, shade structure, sidewalks and lighting.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 1, 2018

Senter Park Recreation Center to Receive Interior, Exterior Improvements Through CDBG Funds

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Senter Park Recreation Center, the city’s oldest, largest and most frequented recreation center, has been operational since 1954.

Throughout its lifespan, the facility, which is located at 901 S. Senter Road, has seen renovations in the 1970s and...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 1, 2018

City Hoping for ‘Hole in One’ with Newly Renovated Golf Course

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The City of Irving is getting close to completing the former Twin Wells golf course. When the course reopens later this year, residents can expect a new name, a newly organized course and a number of other upgrades.

Crews closed the course in October 2016 ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Renovations Planned at Senter Park Recreation Center

Artist rendering of the remodeled fitness center at Senter Park Recreation Center, Irving, Texas.

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," see the renovations planned for Senter Park Recreation Center. A new entry area, fitness room, locker rooms and more are in the works. Community Development Block Grant funds will pay for the upgrades to t...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel on Track for Winter Opening

April 2018 - Irving Convention Center Hotel at its topping out ceremony.

After celebrating the progress construction crews have made at the Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, the team got right back to work. The last of the glass panels on the upper levels of the hotel are being installed, as well as those for the...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Navigating Irving Through Digital Technology

Screenshot of the GIS website for Irving, Texas.

The City of Irving Water Utilities Department is responsible for providing water and wastewater services to residents and businesses, as well as overseeing the Geographic Information System (GIS) team. The GIS team is responsible for building digital maps...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Signature Bridge Construction Underway

An artist's rendering of the Signature Bridge shows cars on SH 114 during the day, going under th

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," see the work underway on Irving's new signature bridge, which spans State Highway 114. TxDOT says the bridge could be complete in 2019.

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View artist renderings of the bridge Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 7, 2018

Midtown Express Progress Spring 2018

Traffic winds around construction and workers on State Highway 183.

Southgate Constructors, TxDOT's contractor for the Midtown Express, reports that phase one of the project is 85 percent complete. See some of the progress, and hear why TxDOT is reminding drivers about safety in the work zone.

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Irving's Hunter Ferrell Landfill Prepares for Next Generation of Refuse Collection

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Hunter Ferrell Landfill, the City of Irving’s solid waste disposal facility, is getting ready to expand into the second of its three tracts, with planners keeping longevity and the environment in mind.

The landfill has been in operation since Apr...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 19, 2018

Watch: Westin Irving Convention Center "Topping Out" Celebration

The Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel, under construction, is scheduled to open December 2018.

Irving leaders and construction crews all turned out to celebrate the progress of the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel. The $113-million hotel will have 350 rooms, a restaurant, pool deck and meeting space. It is scheduled to open December 2018.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Heritage Aquatic Center Renovations Scheduled for Summer

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The Heritage Aquatic Center will close for approximately eight weeks for pool renovations, beginning May 31. The Parks and Recreation Department is working with the City of Irving Building and Equipment Services Department on the $690,000 project.

The aqua...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 1, 2018

Municipal Drainage Utility Projects to Continue Through Spring

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The City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Department oversees rehabilitation and reconstruction projects that improve neighborhoods and corridors, to ensure the public welfare and improve the quality of life for residents and businesses.

The CIP...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Campion Trail Extension to Coppell

Workers pour concrete and level it for the new extension of North Campion Trail into Coppell.

An extension of the Campion Trail will connect Irving's trail with Coppell's trail system. 

A grant from Dallas County is paying for the construction. It is expected to be complete later this year.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 21, 2018

City Leaders Tour Irving’s Water System

Leveling pond used in transporting drinking water from Jim Chapman Lake to Irving, Texas.

Ever wonder what it takes to get water to your faucet? Because of years of investment, the City of Irving brings in 85 percent of its own water, compared to other cities that must buy water for their residents.

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Work to Begin on Urban Center Lift Station

Las Colinas Urban Center, Irving, Texas

The City of Irving is investing in its future by improving the wastewater infrastructure in the Urban Center. In January, the Irving City Council awarded the referenced project to Crescent Constructors Inc. in the amount of $11,265,000. The Urban Center L...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

MacArthur Boulevard Ribbon Cutting

City of Irving elected officials and staff, as well as Dallas County and Grand Prairie officials, op

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," see leaders from Dallas County, Irving and Grand Prairie cut the ceremonial ribbon to open a new section of MacArthur Boulevard.

The $20 million dollar project improved MacArthur, from Hunter Ferrell Road t...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Irving Adds New Road Repair Construction Trucks to Fleet

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The City of Irving Traffic and Transportation Department’s Street Operations Division is responsible for maintaining Irving’s 1,400 lane miles, making pothole repairs and aiding in the city’s “Road to the Future: $100 Million in 5 Years” program. The Stre...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Asphalt Truck Adds Efficiency to Pothole Repairs

Pothole repair truck at work on Irving streets.

The City of Irving's Streets Division works to repair any reported potholes within 24 hours. The city's pothole hotline is (972) 721-7303.

Watch to see how a vehicle is making the repair process more efficient.

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Public Preview of the Future Irving Archives and Museum

Irving Archives and Museum

The history museum planned for the former Central Library will now be known as the Irving Archives and Museum. The Irving Department of Arts and Culture recently held a public meeting to give a walk-through of the space that will hold the city's history.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Irving Parks Playground Inspections

An Irving Texas playground.

Meet the team helping to keep Irving's playgrounds safe. The Parks Department's Infrastructure and Safety team not only checks playgrounds, but also other equipment at parks and aquatic centers. 

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Georgia Farrow Expansion Plans

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The City of Irving plans to expand the Georgia Farrow Recreation Center.  The expansion would include a larger fitness center, additional gym, more parking and new restrooms and locker rooms. 

The city is pursuing funding for the entire p...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Luzon Park Construction Underway

Construction equipment and workers at Luzon Park, Irving, Texas.

Irving’s second-oldest park is getting a lot of new features. A large, new playground that can be enhanced with a smartphone app is the biggest upgrade. 

Luzon Park is located at 2900 Luzon Road.

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

City Lauds Completion of Infrastructure Projects

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In 2017, Irving launched two of its leading infrastructure initiatives, Road to the Future: $100 Million in 5 Years, and Investing in our Future. These initiatives focus on opening new or remodeled facilities; addressing traffic flow; and improving the ci...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

Luzon Park Improvements to Begin Jan. 2

Residents review plans for the renovations at Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Drive, Irving, Texas.

Photo: Residents view proposed improvements to Luzon Park at a Community Input Meeting in July 2017.

Beginning Jan. 2, park improvements will begin at Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Road. The park will be closed during the improvements, and the project is expected...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Twin Wells Golf Course to Undergo Infrastructure Renovations

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For 30 years, Twin Wells Golf Course has offered residents and visitors the opportunity to use a low-cost, recreational course in the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth. Now, the course will undergo infrastructure renovations, which will breathe new life into thi...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

North Lake Natatorium Opens With New Roof, Office Space, Climate Control

North Lake Natatorium pool area after remodeling.

After 10 months of renovations, North Lake Natatorium is officially open to the public. The Irving Independent School District (ISD), City of Irving and North Lake College held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 6 to welcome the refurbished aquatic facilit...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Nursery Road Paving and Trail Project

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In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," find out about a construction project to improve Nursery Road in Irving that comes with an extra feature for residents. A hike and bike trail, mostly paid for with federal funds, will be built to connect s...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Capturing the Story of Irving

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History Museum coming soon to former Central Library building.

Imagine visiting a municipal museum that narrates the story of its past while highlighting its diversity, as well as its present and future prospects with the residents who call the city home.

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Construction on Westin-Irving Convention Center Hotel at Las Colinas Moves on Up

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It was just eight months ago when the first tractors turned the dirt on the site for the Westin-Irving Convention Center hotel, and it has been onward and literally upward ever since.

Crews have completed the floors for the first two levels of the hotel, a...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Hard Rock Road, Pioneer Drive Improvements Ahead

Puddle of water near the intersection of Pioneer Drive and Hard Rock Road, with housing construction

An area of southwest Irving that is seeing a lot of development will soon have new streets, water lines and more. In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," find out about the improvements to Hard Rock Road and Pioneer Drive that are part of Irving...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Las Colinas Boulevard Construction Progress

Recently completed construction on Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, Texas.

The first phase of construction on Las Colinas Boulevard is complete. Get a look at the improvements, and find out about the next stage, which is underway now.

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Improvements Planned for Hard Rock Road, Pioneer Drive

Intersection of Pioneer Drive and Hard Rock Road in Irving, Texas.

The City of Irving’s highways and major thoroughfares are turning orange with roadwork signs and traffic cones. Soon, the southwest Irving streets of Hard Rock Road and Pioneer Drive will see the impact of road construction.

On June 22, the Irving City Cou...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

City of Irving’s Construction Permitting Hits $1 Billion Record High

Artist rendering of the Pioneer Natural Resources headquarters to be built in Hidden Ridge.

Photo: Artist rendering of the Pioneer Natural Resources headquarters to be built at Verizon’s $1.5 billion Hidden Ridge development.

Irving hit a new record, issuing more than $1.1 billion in construction permitting this fiscal year, topping last year by ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory Opens

The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory front gate.

The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory is now open. Watch to see some of the features, and find out how the venue can adapt to different types of events. 

Find out about upcoming shows: ThePavilionTMF.com.

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Irving Traffic Division Rolls Out Citywide Signal System Communication Upgrade

Transportation Department staff work to replace traffic signal controllers at an intersection.

The City of Irving’s Traffic Signal Division is on pace to replace traffic signal controllers in more than 200 intersections by the end of 2017. 

The project, which includes 208 traffic signals within Irving’s 70 square miles, ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Irving Fire Station #12 Opens

Fire trucks gleam in the sun on the ribbon-cutting day at Fire Station No. 12 in Irving, Texas.

Photo: Fire trucks gleam in the sunlight on the ribbon-cutting day for Fire Station No. 12 in Irving. (Photo credit: Nick Mallouf)

Many residents and community leaders turned out for the opening of Irving Fire Station #12 in early August, located on Regent...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

New Hotels Progress Near the Irving Convention Center

Artist rendering of the Texican Hotel, which has started construction and will be located near the I

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Maura Gast talks about the start of construction at the Texican Hotel and the progress at the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel. 

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Luzon Park Plans Proceed

Residents review plans for the renovations at Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Drive, Irving, Texas.

In this clip from ICTN’s "City Source," see how the plans for improvements to Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Drive, are shaping up. The innovative plans include features that are enhanced with a smartphone app. 

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Signature Bridge Will Bring Development to Former Stadium Site

An artist rendering of the four-lane signature bridge that is part of the State Highway 114 final bu

A four-lane signature bridge designed for both vehicular and pedestrian traffic is part of the State Highway (SH) 114 final build-out. City officials have been working on plans with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Dallas Area Rapid Tran...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Damage Repaired to Portions of Campion Trail Caused by Floods

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

As a result of unprecedented rainfall in 2015 and 2016, the Trinity River overflowed its banks and caused considerable damage along the City of Irving’s Campion Trail. The almost continuous wet weather caused a 50-year flood on the Trinity, dama...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Fire Training Facility Opens

Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Training Facility - Burn Tower - May 30 2017

Irving and Grand Prairie opened a new fire training facility July 21. The facility features a five-story tower, a classroom, a trench rescue area and more. The two cities split all costs. 

The Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Fire Training Facility is l...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Water Utilities Evaluates Quality of Infrastructure System, Prepares for Future City Development

Construction crews lower a section of 48-inch fiberglass reinforced pipe into a trench.

Photo: Construction crews lower a section of 48-inch fiberglass reinforced pipe into a trench.

Water is a fundamental resource that is necessary for survival. It is used every day, from filling a glass to washing a load of laundry, and from watering the la...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Irving Improves Water, Wastewater Systems

Workers prepare an area for water and wastewater improvements.

The City of Irving is investing in improvements to the water and wastewater system. Some of these improvements involve repairing and replacing aging infrastructure. In other cases, the upgrades are because of business and residential growth.

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

The Study: Irving's Innovation Center Opens

Mayor Rick Stopfer cuts the ribbon to open The Study: Irving Innovation Center.

The Study opened in Irving’s former Central Library. It features co-working space, private meeting rooms and more. The goal of the facility is to help entrepreneurs and build business. 

Learn more: http://thestudyus.com/

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Improvements Planned for Luzon Park

Slide and playground equipment at Luzon Park, Irving, Texas.

In this clip from ICTN’s "City Source," see what could be in store for Luzon Park in Irving. The city’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) team is gathering input and developing ideas to improve the park. It’s locate...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 14, 2017

City Offers Tours of Irving Music Factory

Heavy-duty equipment moves building materials to a work area at the Irving Music Factory.

Teams with the City of Irving play a lot of important roles as construction on the Irving Music Factory advances. Watch to learn about what the city is doing to ensure work progresses on schedule.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Brockbank, Embassy Channels Construction Update: June 2017

Embassy Channel, June 2017

The city’s Capital Improvement Project Department Director Casey Tate provides City Council members with an update on the progress made on the Brockbank and Embassy drainage channels at the June 6, 2017 Work Session meeting.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Parks and Recreation Provides Update on Twin Wells Golf Course Redevelopment

Proposed Green Approach to Hole No. 13 at Twin Wells Golf Course - June 7 2017

Twin Wells Golf Course is being redesigned to provide a more user-friendly and challenging course layout. Proposed changes will include wider and better defined fairways, elevated greens and an improved driving range and practice areas. The course is curr...

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Posted on: May 28, 2017

Irving Fire Department to Welcome Fire Station No. 12, Fire Training Facility This Summer

Fire Station No. 12 - Opening Summer 2017 - Irving TX

The City of Irving Fire Department will open two of its signature Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects beginning in July.

In April 2016, the Fire Department began construction on the 12,000-square-foot Fire Station No. 12 at 2995 Regent Blvd. Also la...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Irving’s Downtown Heritage Crossing District is On the Move

Irving, Texas, Main Street mural

Renovation and restoration are reshaping one of Irving’s most charming areas. The district — with its parks, plazas, vintage feel, historic homes and even a stop on the Trinity Railway Express — is a great place to be, and newcomers are buying into the vi...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Midtown Express Open House

SouthGate Constructors representatives talk with residents about the progress on the Midtown Express

In this excerpt from ICTN’s "City Source," see the open house where residents learned about progress on the Midtown Express. Southgate Constructors, TxDOT’s contractor for the project, reports it is 50 percent complete.

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Centennial Park Plaques Unveiled

Woman looking at newly installed black granite plaques in Founders Plaza - Irving TX.

Irving leaders recently gathered at Centennial Park to re-dedicate Founder’s Plaza and unveil new plaques. The black granite plaques showcase significant moments in the first hundred years of Irving history.

The new plaques these took the commissioned arti...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Irving Music Factory Construction Update: May 2017

Irving Music Factory site - May 2017

ICTN’s "City Source" provides an update on the Irving Music Factory’s construction, including an aerial view of the progress on the site.

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

View Georgia Farrow Rec Center Expansion Plans

Georgia Farrow Recreation Center - Facility Upgrade Artist Rendering

Residents recently attended a Community Meeting at Georgia Farrow Recreation Center, 530 Davis Drive, to provide input and ideas about a proposed update and expansion of the facility.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Live Nation Calls the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory “Exceptional”

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

Global entertainment powerhouse Live Nation says it is ecstatic about operating the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory, and Live Nation knows its business. In 2015, the U.S. corporation promoted 25,000 concerts that drew more than 63 million fans worldw...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Construction Underway on Convention Center Hotel

Irving Convention Center Hotel - Artist Rendering

Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne, City Manager Chris Hillman and other city leaders officially broke ground on the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel at Las Colinas on March 27. Construction is now underway on the $113 million headquarters hotel. It is the ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Converge, Collaborate, Create

The Study: Irving’s Innovation Center - Irving TX

City of Irving, Indigo Group to unveil Business, Innovation Center in Heritage District

Beginning in May, business and community innovators will have the opportunity to soak in a 180-degree view of downtown Irving while leveraging support and professional ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Colony Drive Bridge Reopens with Ribbon Cutting

Colony Street Bridge Ribbon Cutting - Irving TX

Members of the Historic Hospital District Neighborhood Association joined Irving city leaders to celebrate the opening of the new Colony Drive bridge. Crews replaced the bridge as part of a major drainage improvement project on several South Irving channe...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Irving Music Factory Site Progresses

Site construction at the Music Factory, June 2016.

The Irving Music Factory is primed to be an all-in-one dining and entertainment destination for North Texas. The $165 million project’s centerpiece will be the Pavilion at the Music Factory, a $40 million high-tech music venue that converts from a 4,000-s...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

New Plaques Installed in Centennial Park

New plaques being installed at Founders Plaza in Centennial Park, Irving, Texas.

The plaques chronicling the history of Irving at Founders Plaza in the city's downtown Centennial Park, 444 W. Second Street are currently being replaced with new versions constructed out of black granite. 

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Watch: Irving Convention Center Hotel Groundbreaking

Irving Convention Center Hotel - Artist Rendering

City leaders break ground on the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel in late March, taking its next step closer to reality. The $110-million project is scheduled to open in late 2018. 

The $110 million convention center hotel will mark the compl...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Infrastructure Explained

Worker operates heavy machinery to dig up old pavement.

The City of Irving is renewing its focus on infrastructure. But what does that mean to residents, businesses and visitors? Learn more from this piece produced by ICTN. Get the answers to common questions, and find out why leaders believe infrastructure is...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Spotlight: North Lake Natatorium Gets Facelift

North Lake Natatorium 2017 remodel - artist's rendering

The North Lake Natatorium has served the Irving community well for more than 30 years. The facility opened in 1985 as the first indoor pool to serve Irving residents, the Irving Independent School District (IISD) and North Lake College.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 29, 2017

City of Irving Plans for Long-term Flood Control, Drainage Improvements

Brockbank Channel wall construction near Lane Street, Irving, Texas.

Photo: Brockbank Channel wall construction near Lane Street.

By 2019, the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) will help protect 229 structures south of State Highway (SH) 183 by building new drainage channels that will contain a 100-year flood...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 28, 2017

Watch: Drainage Projects Update

Newly paved drainage channel in Irving, Texas.

As part of a special focus on infrastructure called "Investing in Our Future," ICTN takes a look at drainage projects in Irving. Get an update on Delaware Creek-related projects, and find out why drainage is expected to be an even bigger priorit...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 16, 2017

Watch: New Exercise Equipment Installed at Sunrise Park

A City of Irving employee installs new exercise equipment along the newly installed trail at Sunrise

Photo: A City of Irving employee installs new exercise equipment along the newly installed trail at Sunrise Park, 1809 E Union Bower Road.

In this excerpt from ICTN’s “City Source,” get a look at the new workout equipment just installed at Irving’s Sunrise...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Watch: New Playground Opens at Senter Park

New equipment installed at Senter Park's playground - March 2017 - Irving TX

Irving's Senter Park has a new playground full of fun and colorful features. Watch to learn more about the improvements, paid for with Community Development Block Grant funds.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 14, 2017

Live Oak Road Bridge at Delaware Creek Reopens

Live Oak Road Bridge, at Delaware Creek, post-construction - Irving, TX

After a 13-month project, the Live Oak Road bridge crossing at Delaware Creek has reopened with a new bridge and infrastructure improvements. Work also included reconstruction of the drainage channel to deepen it with vertical walls, as well as the instal...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Watch: Irving Music Factory Under Construction

The Irving Music Factory construction progressing. December 2016

Construction on the Irving Music Factory is progressing fast! Get a look inside the site to see some of the features coming together. The Irving Music Factory will feature restaurants, an outdoor plaza, a movie theater and a state-of-the-art live music ve...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 7, 2017

View Heritage Park Redevelopment Proposal Concept

Artist's concept of redesigned Heritage Park, Irving, Texas.

Irving looks to the past while embracing the future for new generations. 

Heritage Park celebrated its 30th birthday in July 2016, and now the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and the Parks and Recreation departments are looking to...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

North Campion Completely Open: Repairs Completed

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

Photo: Joggers and cyclists enjoy the repaired Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

The City of Irving is pleased to announce that the entire northern section of Campion Trail is open for joggers, cyclists and nature lovers t...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 2, 2017

March 5 "City Source" Features Campion Trail, Sunrise Park

City workers put the finishing touches on the new trail at Sunrise Park.

Photo: City workers put the finishing touches on the new trail at Sunrise Park. Work is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2017.

This edition of "City Source" features Investing in our Future stories covering the repairs to North Campi...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Renovations Continue at Senter Park Playground

Artist rendering of new play equipment at Senter Park - Irving TX - February 2017

Residents will be excited with new playground improvements at Senter Park, 901 S. Senter St., funded by Community Development Block Grants. Work continues to install a new playground system at Senter Park, 901 S. Senter St. The playground area will be clo...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Watch: Infrastructure Presentation to Irving City Council - Feb. 26 2017

Water tower with Irving, TX logo.

Todd Reck, Irving Water Utilities director, provides the Irving City Council with an update on projects involving a water tank and sewer line cleaning.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Irving’s Tudor Lane Transformation Earns National Recognition

New Tudor Lane home in Irving, Texas.

The National Community Development Association (NCDA) has announced its decision to award the 2017 Audrey Nelson Community Development Award to the City of Irving for the redevelopment of Tudor Lane.

Tudor Lane, once one of Irving’s highest crime...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Watch: Irving Places New Elevated Water Storage Tank

Royal Ridge Water Supply Tank Raising - January 2017 - Irving TX

As new neighborhoods develop, the City of Irving is adding a new elevated water storage tank at Royal Lane and Royal Ridge Parkway. This tower will help ensure adequate water pressure. Watch to see the hoisting of the storage tank — a process th...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2017

Investing in Irving’s Infrastructure: Maintaining Quality Services for Residents

City staff works to construct and maintain a variety of infrastructure projects every day.

City staff works to construct and maintain a variety of infrastructure projects every day that help ensure residents receive the quality services they have grown to expect from the City of Irving.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Cranes, Trains and Automobiles: Irving hits 30-year construction record

Water Street artist rendering - Irving TX

Photo: Water Street artist rendering.

While most people see them as concrete strips ? highways and runways glimmer gold to investors and developers.

The state’s strong economy, combined with Irving’s numerous transportation assets, are translating to a mass...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 15, 2016

Sunrise Park Trail Improvements Begin Dec. 19

Sunrise Park Welcome Sign - Irving TX

Beginning Monday, Dec. 19, trail replacement work will begin at Sunrise Park, 1809 E. Union Bower Road. This project is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2017. 

All existing asphalt trail will be replaced with 9-foot wide concrete pave...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

CDBG Funds Fuel Improvements to Parks, Rec Centers, Sidewalks

Hurwitz Park - Irving TX

The City of Irving is using $1 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to improve parks, recreation centers and sidewalks in Irving neighborhoods. These improvements were designed to help the Irving Parks and Recreation Department promote a...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

December 2016: Architect's rendering of Water Street development in Las Colinas.

A recently released drone video captures the progress the Gables Water Street development has made on construction. The a mixed-use community project, located in Las Colinas Urban Center along Lake Carolyn, will showcase more than 60,000 square feet of re...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

The Delaware at Heritage Crossing home option - Irving TX

Photo: Rendering of a home option that will be available at The Delaware at Heritage Crossing development that will be built near downtown Irving.Empty nesters, young professionals, or those looking to downsize their yard without sacrificing a spacious ho...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

Irving Convention Center - Irving Texas

The Irving City Council has unanimously approved the proposed Irving Convention Center Hotel master development agreement, paving the way for design to begin. The convention center’s headquarters hotel will provide 350 guest rooms and more than 16,000 squ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Twin Wells Golf Course Closed for Renovations

Twin Wells Golf Course

Beginning Oct. 1, Twin Wells Golf Course will be closed for renovations. Enhancements will include a new irrigation system, tee boxes, putting greens and clubhouse facilities. These improvements will prepare the golf course for future enjoyment. Completio...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, long in the making, i...

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Investing in Our Future

News Flash

Posted on: January 18, 2019

Build Confidence and Leadership Skills in 2019

Toastmasters

If you want to pick up a valuable skill in 2019, you should try public speaking. Don’t be alarmed. We know just the mere words “public speaking” are enough to strike fear into the heart of an otherwise composed person. If you...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Staff Picks 2018

2018 Staff Picks

Looking to start 2019 off on the right foot? Check out this month’s reading recommendations. The following ten books have won the coveted top spots at the Irving Public Library’s top reads uncovered in 2018. Click on the link to see ea...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Harry Potter Book Night

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It has been over twenty years since the publication of British author J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Since then, the world of Harry Potter has garnered fans of all ages who are encouraged to dive into the magi...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: January 17, 2019

The EPIC TBR List for NTTBF19

NTTBF Epic TBR List

The winter holidays are over, but there is still plenty to be excited about since North Texas Teen Book Festival organizers released the entire list of 75 authors attending the fifth annual event taking place March 23 at the Irving Convention Center at La...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Find Your Niche in 2019

Niche Academy

Do you know of the many online resources available to you with your Irving Library Card? There are so many possibilities to fit your needs, from ebooks with AXIS 360 to language learning with Rosetta Stone to dozens of databases, such as ReferenceUSA. We ...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: January 3, 2019

North Texas Teen Book Festival Returns

NTTBF19 Keynote Authors NF

North Texas Teen Book Festival (NTTBF) takes place March 23 at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd. In late 2018, NTTBF organizers announced that Raina Telgemeier, author and illustrator of graphic novels Smile, Drama, Sis...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Delicious Reads

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Winter is the perfect season to curl up with a good book and enjoy good food. In celebration of two of life’s greatest pleasures—reading and eating—join us for Delicious Reads, our 2nd Annual Adult Winter Reading Challenge! R...

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Irving Public Library

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 21, 2015

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Programs

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Classes

Looking to join an exercise class or register your child for day camp? Recreation center patrons must register for programs online using ActiveNet. The new online registration service eliminates the need to stand in lines at recreation centers on registra...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: December 29, 2018

Teens Invited to Audition for Irving's Got Talent!

Irving's Got Talent 2017

We're looking for Irving's talented teens! Can you sing, dance, juggle or play an instrument? 

Middle and high school students are invited to register to audition for Irving's Got Talent, the city's annual teen talent competition. The app...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

North Lake F Building Locker Rooms Closed During Basketball Games

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North Lake College, 5001 N. MacArthur Blvd., will host Irving high school basketball teams in January and February, and the college will close its F Building locker rooms to the public during these games. These locker rooms are located between the college...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Campion Trail, Park Closures Due to Flooding

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

North Campion Trail and various city parks currently are closed due to flooding, especially along the Elm Fork of the Trinity River. City of Irving staff continue to monitor parks and trails to ensure the safety of all users. Park closures include:

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: December 28, 2018

Senter Park Rec Center Renovations Begin Jan. 7

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Senter Park Recreation Center, 901 S. Senter St., will move to a modified schedule on Jan. 7 to complete a renovation project. The renovation work is scheduled to be completed by summer 2019, weather permitting.

The Senter Park Recreation Center will be no...

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

Senter Park Rec Center Renovations Begin Jan. 7

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Senter Park Recreation Center, 901 S. Senter St., will move to a modified schedule on Jan. 7 to complete a renovation project. The renovation work is scheduled to be completed by summer 2019, weather permitting.

The Senter Park Recreation Center will be no...

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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Millennium Fountain Renovations Run Through Mid-2019

Aerial view of Millennium Park in Irving, Texas.

Renovations begin Dec. 3 on Millennium Park, 201 Sowers Road, to upgrade the fountain's lighting and infrastructure. The project requires extensive demolition work to the fountain and relocation of pumps to a new pump building. The park will be closed thr...

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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

TxDOT to Close SH 114 Eastbound Frontage Road Through Mid-2019

Road Construction Ahead sign

Weather permitting, the State Highway (SH) 114 eastbound frontage road, from Loop 12 to Spur 482, will close 7 p.m., March 20. As a result, the exit from eastbound SH 114 to westbound SH 183 will be closed. These closures are expected to be open by mid-20...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2018

TxDOT to Close SH 114 Ramp to Loop 12 Through Mid-2019

Road Construction Ahead sign

Weather permitting, the exit ramp from State Highway (SH) 114 to Loop 12/Tom Braniff Drive/Cistercian Preparatory School will be closing March 1 at approximately 7 p.m. The new ramp is expected to be open by mid-2019.

Traffic will detour to reach Loop 12 b...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Cartwright Street, from William Brewster Drive to Pamela Drive

Beginning 7 a.m., Monday, Aug. 20, intermittent moving lane closures will occur on Cartwright Street from William Brewster Drive to Pamela Drive for water and wastewater line improvements. Work will occur 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily, Monday through Saturday, ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Las Colinas Boulevard, from O’Connor Boulevard to south end of retail area

Two southbound lanes of Las Colinas Boulevard, from O’Connor Boulevard to the south end of the retail area, will open to traffic on Jan. 7. One northbound lane of Las Colinas Boulevard will remain closed to allow completion of work. This phase o...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

N. O'Connor Road, from W. Ireland Drive to W. Union Bower Road

The right southbound lane of N. O'Connor Road, from W. Ireland Drive to W. Union Bower Road, will be closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, through Feb. 8 for the placement of new telecommunications cable. The lane will be closed in various locations throughout t...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

E. Rochelle Boulevard, from Balboa Street to Decker Drive

The right northbound lane of E. Rochelle Boulevard, from Balboa Street to Decker Drive, is closed for the installation of a new wastewater main. Work is expected to run through the end of February 2019, weather permitting. 

Traffic may be directed...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

W. Rochelle Road, from Cornell Circle to Rochelle Point

Eastbound Rochelle Road, from Cornell Circle to Rochelle Point, is closed for the installation of a new wastewater main. Two-way traffic is maintained on the westbound side of the road; flaggers may be stationed at times to direct traffic. The project is ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Westwood, Mistletoe, Fair Oaks Drives; Cherrywood Court

Beginning Aug. 6, intermittent moving lane closures will occur between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily, Monday through Saturday, on Westwood Drive, from Tim Markwood Park to Cherrywood Court for wastewater line improvements. Work will progress to Cherrywood Court...

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Construction Slated for Hawthorne, Abelia Streets

Hawthorn Street, looking south

Construction is expected to begin this month on Hawthorne Street from the westbound frontage road of Irving Boulevard to West Pioneer Drive, and Abelia Street from North Rogers Road to Thompson Street.

The project, which is led by the Capital Improvement P...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Watch: Hawthorne Road, Abelia Street Project Update

Person reviews architectural plans for the upcoming reconstruction of Hawthorn Road and Abelia Stree

As part of Irving's "Road to the Future" initiative, a South Irving neighborhood is getting major street upgrades. Watch to see what is planned for Hawthorne Road and Abelia Street. New pavement and new water lines are just a couple of the impro...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Public Meeting: Hawthorne, Abelia Streets Reconstruction

A public meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Oct 23 in the First Floor City Council Conference Room at City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd. to discuss street reconstruction on Hawthorne and Abelia Streets. In addition, a new storm sewer system and 31-foot wide new p...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: July 20, 2018

Westwood, Mistletoe, Fair Oaks Drives; Cherrywood Court

Road Construction Ahead sign

Beginning Aug. 6, intermittent moving lane closures will occur between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily, Monday through Saturday, on Westwood Drive, from Tim Markwood Park to Cherrywood Court for wastewater line improvements. Work will progress to Cherrywood Court...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

N. Story Road, from Massasoit Street to W. Grauwyler Road

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Beginning Aug. 13, the right southbound lane of N. Story Road will be closed from just south of Massasoit Street to just north of W. Grauwyler Road for wastewater improvements. Work is expected to run through the end of November, weather permitting.

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Hard Rock Road and Pioneer Drive: Neighborhood Meeting Feb. 13 to Discuss Phase 2A Improvements

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Residents are invited to join the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program Department for a neighborhood meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 to discuss paving and utility improvements on Hard Rock Road, from the eastbound State Highway (SH) 183 frontage road to a...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Hawthorne and Abelia Streets: Neighborhood Meeting Feb. 6 to Discuss Paving, Utility Project

City Hall, Irving, Texas

Residents are invited to join the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Department for a neighborhood meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 to discuss paving and utility improvements on Hawthorne Street, from the S.H. 356 service road to Pioneer Drive, and ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: July 5, 2017

Dan Vedral, director of Transportation and Traffic Department with City of Irving, addresses city co

The City of Irving Traffic and Transportation Director Dan Vedral provided an update at the July 5, 2017 City Council Work Session. It includes an explanation of the process to evaluate all 1,400 lane miles of roadway in the city, as well as which roads w...

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View the Powerpoint Presentation (PDF) Road to the Future
Posted on: May 25, 2017

Irving’s Road to the Future Project Invests $100M in Five Years

Workers spread concrete on prepared roadway under construction.

City launches ambitious, cross-departmental project to rehabilitate, reconstruct and proactively maintain 1,440 road lane-miles.

This year, the City of Irving launched its “Road to the Future: $100 Million in 5 Years” program, which supports road reconstru...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: April 20, 2017

Casey Tate, director of Capital Improvement Program, provides an update to residents and council on

The City of Irving Capital Improvement Program Director Casey Tate and Traffic and Transportation Director Dan Vedral provided an update at the April 20, 2017 City Council Meeting. It includes an explanation of the process to evaluate all 1,400 lane miles...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Infrastructure Explained

Worker operates heavy machinery to dig up old pavement.

The City of Irving is renewing its focus on infrastructure. But what does that mean to residents, businesses and visitors? Learn more from this piece produced by ICTN. Get the answers to common questions, and find out why leaders believe infrastructure is...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: November 11, 2016

City Plans 'Road to the Future'

Road to the Future - Irving TX

City of Irving staff presented the "Road to the Future" project to the City Council members Nov. 10, 2016. This project funds $100 million for road improvements and reconstruction over the next five years without raising the tax rate.

The City of...

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Pavement Assessment Presentation Road to the Future

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Chill Out at Irving’s Frost Fest

Young girl sliding down hill in tire tube.

Cold weather fun comes to Irving with the annual Frost Fest, a free winter festival, featuring rarely seen fluffy snow and fun activities.

The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 26 at Cimarron Park, 100 Cimarron Trail. Come enjoy the cool side o...

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Special Event Updates
Posted on: January 9, 2019

City to Honor Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 20

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The City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department will honor the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 6 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. This free event will include a variety of local music and dance pres...

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Special Event Updates

News Flash

Posted on: January 7, 2019

Explore Campion Trail at Night

Night sky with crescent moon.

Explore the nighttime world of animals of Campion Trail with native species experts and learn more about the sights, smells and sounds of nature at night 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 25. Night hikers are invited to challenge their skills in spotting signs of animal l...

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Register Online Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Steps to a “Greener” Car

Checking tire pressure on a car.

It doesn’t matter if the car you’re driving is new or old, big or small. There are preventive maintenance steps every vehicle owner can take to make sure their car is as “green” or environmentally friendly as possible, according to the Car Care Council.

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: December 28, 2018

Tips for Taking a Winter Vacation from Irrigation

Winter Irrigation

In preparation for cooler temperatures, the Water Utilities Department provides tips for winter lawn care. 

As turf becomes dormant – changing from spring green to fall beige – it is a sign to take a break from weekly watering. Trees, shrubs and d...

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View Current Water Stage Information Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Winter Lawn Care: Rest and Refuel Your Lawn

Dormant lawns are actually getting ready for the warmer weather to come and are healthier when allowed to get the necessary rest and refueling.

Texans love lush, green lawns that provide beautiful summer color. Of course, that pretty green grass stays thirsty, but lawn needs change dramatically when the weather cools down from November through March. Dormant (beige) lawns are actually getting rea...

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Think Green... Be Green News

News Flash

Posted on: September 21, 2017

Bar Louie Opens at Toyota Music Factory in Irving

Bar Louie employees, as well as Irving officials, cut the ribbon on the new restaurant, which opened

Photo: Bar Louie employees, as well as Irving officials, cut the ribbon on the new restaurant, which opened in September 2017.

The first restaurant is now open at the Toyota Music Factory in Irving. Watch to see some of the attractions at Bar Louie, and fi...

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: June 14, 2017

City Offers Tours of Irving Music Factory

Heavy-duty equipment moves building materials to a work area at the Irving Music Factory.

Teams with the City of Irving play a lot of important roles as construction on the Irving Music Factory advances. Watch to learn about what the city is doing to ensure work progresses on schedule.

The City of Irving’s Capital Improvement team provides mont...

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Live Nation Calls the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory “Exceptional”

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

Global entertainment powerhouse Live Nation says it is ecstatic about operating the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory, and Live Nation knows its business. In 2015, the U.S. corporation promoted 25,000 concerts that drew more than 63 million fans worldw...

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Irving Music Factory Site Progresses

Site construction at the Music Factory, June 2016.

The Irving Music Factory is primed to be an all-in-one dining and entertainment destination for North Texas. The $165 million project’s centerpiece will be the Pavilion at the Music Factory, a $40 million high-tech music venue that converts from a 4,000-s...

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Watch: Irving Music Factory Under Construction

The Irving Music Factory construction progressing. December 2016

Construction on the Irving Music Factory is progressing fast! Get a look inside the site to see some of the features coming together. The Irving Music Factory will feature restaurants, an outdoor plaza, a movie theater and a state-of-the-art live music ve...

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, long in the making, i...

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Toyota Music Factory News

News Flash

Posted on: November 29, 2018

Cooler Temperatures Call for Less Irrigation

Hand holding hose with shut-off nozzle in use.

Residents may now water lawns between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on assigned watering days. Each year, time-of-day watering restrictions are scheduled to ease between Nov. 1 and April 1 so that residents may water during what is typically the warmest time of the ...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: November 14, 2018

WaterMyYard.org Promotes Smart Irrigation

Watering flowers with a handheld hose and sprayer.

The City of Irving wants to help residents by taking the guesswork out of watering their lawns. Residents and businesses are encouraged to set up an account at the WaterMyYard.org website, which will send weekly updates with the exact amount of time neede...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Irving’s 2017 Water Quality Report Available Online

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In accordance with Congress’ 1996 amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the City of Irving Water Utilities Department, and other community systems, must provide customers with an annual report on drinking water quality. Each year, the...

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Water in Irving