News Flash

Posted on: November 30, 2022

Irving’s Polar Express Rolls into the City’s Heritage District this Holiday Season

Children dressed in red holding candy cane hearts on a float at the 2021 holiday parade.

All aboard! Join the City of Irving at the annual Holidays at Heritage events December 3-17, kicking off with a nighttime Irving Polar Express-themed parade on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Irving Heritage District. After the lighted parade head over ...

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Visit the Holidays at Heritage Event Page City of Irving News
Posted on: December 1, 2022

Stroll Free Christmas Lights Display at Centennial Park Through Dec. 27

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Dec. 3-27, dusk to 10 p.m. Daily

Centennial Park, 444 W. Second St.

The free holiday lights display affords a leisurely stroll through one of the jewels of Irving’s Heritage District - Centennial Park. The park is decorated with 60,000 lights on the fences,...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Drop Off a Letter to Santa at Irving City Hall

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The North Pole elves have dropped off Santa’s Mailbox at Irving City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd., for children to send their holiday letters to Santa Claus. 

Families can drop off letters through Dec. 9, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday throu...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Can't Adopt? Offer Comfort and Joy

Dog in a Santa suit in front of toys under a tree

Residents, neighborhood groups and local organizations can bring comfort to an Irving shelter pet by donating during the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC) holiday donation drive. The annual Comfort and Joy Drive runs through Tuesday, Jan. 3.

Items on every ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Irving Named a Digital Cities Survey Winner

2022 Digital Cities Survey Award

The City of Irving has been named a 2022 Digital Cities Survey award winner in the 125,000-249,999 population category by the Center for Digital Government (CDG). CDG cited strengthened cybersecurity, enhanced transparency and digital equity, and plans fo...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Make Holiday Food Safety the Main Ingredient

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The holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy time with family and friends — to celebrate life, to be grateful and to reflect on what is important. They also are a time to appreciate and safeguard the gift of health.

Each year an estimated 1 in 6 Americans...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Seasonal Leaf Collection

Numerous bags of autumn leaves at the curb for pickup.

To help Irving residents manage the seasonal leaf fall, Irving Solid Waste Services will collect bagged leaves and grass clippings at the curb on regular collection days. Leaf and grass bag pickup is unlimited and does not count towards the 15 trash bag l...

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Learn more about mulching leaves City of Irving News
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Free Sundays at Irving Archives and Museum

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Gather the family and head over to the Jack D. Huffman Community Building, 801 W. Irving Blvd., for free Sunday admission at the Irving Archives and Museum (IAM) through Jan. 8. Sundays are free for the entirety of the run of “The Negro...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Irving Earns Traffic Safety Awards

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The City of Irving has again been awarded two distinctions in the field of Traffic Safety Initiatives. The first award is through the Texas Municipal Courts Traffic Safety Initiatives grant funded by the Texas Department of Transportation to recognize tho...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 9, 2022

Holiday Cooking Reminder: Dispose of Grease, Oil, Fats Properly

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Households across Irving will be celebrating the holidays with delicious foods. From turkeys to casseroles, food waste should be managed appropriately to avoid costly issues with clogged pipes. Help maintain the integrity of sewer infrastructure by proper...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 7, 2022

Irving Athletic Fields & Sports Associations

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Effective Oct. 1. the City of Irving adopted a new fee schedule for the use of athletic fields and rental buildings.   

Athletic fields are available to rent for recreation leagues, competitive leagues, tournament organizers and the publi...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: October 6, 2022

The City of Irving is Hiring

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The City of Irving is hiring and to help attract applicants, new full-time hires can receive up to $1,500 during their first year of employment. New full-time employees will receive $500 after:

  • First 30 days.
  • A six-month orientation period.
  • One year of emplo...
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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Red Doors in the Heart of Heritage

Artist's rendering of rebuilt Irving Central Fire Station.

At the Aug. 25 Town Hall meeting, residents selected the final design and provided input regarding the new Central Fire Station.

Irving was still in its infancy when the state fire insurance board recommended it would need the assistance ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Free Landfill Drop-Off for Residents

Truck at the weigh station at the Hunter Ferrell Landfill

Irving residents have free access to drop off limited items at the Hunter Ferrell Landfill, 110 E. Hunter Ferrell Road. To access the landfill for free, residents must provide identification (drivers license, state identification card, etc.) and an Irving...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Free Second Saturdays at Irving Archives and Museum

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Gather the kids and head over to the Jack D. Huffman Community Building, 801 W. Irving Blvd., for free Second Saturdays at the Irving Archives and Museum (IAM). On the second Saturday of each month in 2022, enjoy free admission for everyone, along with sp...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Program Connects Households to Internet Services

Two girls do homework at a table with laptop computers.

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service.

The benefit provides:

  • Up to $30/month discount for internet service.
  • Up to $75/month d...
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City of Irving News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Interim Changes to Irving Solid Waste Services Effective Oct. 1

Irving Solid Waste Services truck with workers pick up refuse in a neighborhood.

Effective Oct. 1, Irving Solid Waste Services (SWS) collection schedule, guidelines and fees will be adjusted to continue providing residential trash, recycling, brush and bulky service while a permanent plan is developed.

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News Flash

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

ICTN Honored with 9 National Awards

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The National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) recognized Irving Community Television Network (ICTN) with nine awards.

A recap of Eerie Irving Park earned an Award of Excellence. Irving’s news show, “City S...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: May 1, 2022

ICTN 1-Now

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Stay up-to-date on Irving news and information with the latest award-winning content from ICTN.

Go to our TV Schedule for air dates. ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN 2-Meetings

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Live meetings air on the time slot blocked. Repeat meetings 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. Go to www.ictn.tv and click on the "Meetings" tab.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN 3-Classics

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Tune in to watch classic sports, music, and other past programs.
Watch ICTN 3:
•Spectrum Communications Channel 96
•Frontier Channel 32

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Channel Guide

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Watch ICTN 1-Now:

  • Spectrum Communications Channel 16
  • Frontier Channel 30

Watch ICTN 2-Meetings:

  • Spectrum Communications Channel 95
  • Frontier Channel 31

Watch ICTN 3-Classics:

  • Spectrum Communications Channel 96
  • Frontier Channel 32
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ICTN Sneak Previews

News Flash

Posted on: November 30, 2022

Can't Adopt? Offer Comfort and Joy

Dog in a Santa suit in front of toys under a tree

Residents, neighborhood groups and local organizations can bring comfort to an Irving shelter pet by donating during the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC) holiday donation drive. The annual Comfort and Joy Drive runs through Tuesday, Jan. 3.

Items on every ...

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Irving Animal Services
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Winter Pet Care 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 paws can ...
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Irving Animal Services
Posted on: October 13, 2022

Safety Tips for Nighttime Dog Walking

Woman walking her dog at night.

The daylight is shorter but residents can still enjoy an evening stroll through the neighborhood with your beloved pet. A nighttime walk also is a good bonding experience between you and your pet. Follow these safety tips to ensure you enjoy an evening st...

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Irving Animal Services

News Flash

Posted on: November 30, 2022

Free Guard Ready Sessions Available on Saturdays

Irving lifeguards stabilize a man on a board during training.

Get lifeguard ready with Guard Ready. Ages 14 and older work with an instructor to improve swimming skills and pass the pretests. All participants are eligible to attend City of Irving Lifeguard Certification once they pass the pretests. Irving Parks and ...

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Learn more Irving Aquatics

News Flash

Posted on: November 28, 2022

South Hastings Street, at Irving Boulevard

Artist rendering of the finished Irving Boulevard, with a bike lane and wider sidewalks.

Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 1 p.m., S. Hastings Street, at Irving Boulevard, will be closed to through traffic for paving work. Hastings will remain closed through Dec. 19, weather permitting.

Southbound Hastings traffic will detour to westbound Irving B...

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Irving Boulevard Reconstruction
Posted on: November 28, 2022

South Britain Road, from Irving Boulevard to Second Street

Artist rendering of aerial view of redesigned intersection with pavers.

South Britain Road, from Irving Boulevard to Second Street, is closed through Friday, Dec. 16 for water and storm drainage work.

Access for businesses and residents is available via Second Street.

This project is associated with the Irving Boulevard Reconst...

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Irving Boulevard Reconstruction
Posted on: May 23, 2022

May 10, 2022, Stakeholder Meeting Update

Artist rendering of Irving Boulevard/Britain Street intersection with traffic and pedestrians.

For stakeholders unable to attend the monthly Irving Boulevard Reconstruction meetings, the City of Irving provides updates online to stay on top of the latest news. In addition, subscribers receive post-meeting digital newsletters providing a summary of ...

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Irving Boulevard Reconstruction
Posted on: March 14, 2022

April 12, 2022, Stakeholder Meeting Update

Artist rendering of the finished Irving Boulevard, with a bike lane and wider sidewalks.

For stakeholders unable to attend the monthly Irving Boulevard Reconstruction meetings, the City of Irving provides updates online to stay on top of the latest news. In addition, subscribers receive post-meeting digital newsletters providing a summary of ...

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Irving Boulevard Reconstruction
Posted on: March 14, 2022

March 8, 2022, Stakeholder Meeting Update

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For stakeholders unable to attend the monthly Irving Boulevard Reconstruction meetings, the City of Irving provides updates online to stay on top of the latest news. In addition, subscribers receive post-meeting digital newsletters providing a summary of ...

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Irving Boulevard Reconstruction
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Feb. 8, 2022, Stakeholder Meeting Update

The restored bank on the east side of Delaware Creek, after the main installation.

For stakeholders unable to attend the monthly Irving Boulevard Reconstruction meetings, the City of Irving provides updates online to stay on top of the latest news. In addition, subscribers receive post-meeting digital newsletters providing a summary of ...

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View the meeting's presentation (PDF) Irving Boulevard Reconstruction
Posted on: January 24, 2022

Jan. 11, 2022, Stakeholder Meeting Update

Artist rendering of the finished Irving Boulevard, with pedestrians at an intersection.

For stakeholders unable to attend the monthly Irving Boulevard Reconstruction meetings, the City of Irving provides updates online to stay on top of the latest news. In addition, subscribers receive post-meeting digital newsletters providing a summary of ...

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View the meeting's presentation (PDF) Irving Boulevard Reconstruction
Posted on: December 27, 2021

Dec. 14, 2021, Stakeholder Meeting Update

Traffic detour on Irving Boulevard, Nov. 11, 2021, for the reconstruction project.

For stakeholders unable to attend the monthly Irving Boulevard Reconstruction meetings, the City of Irving will provide updates online to stay on top of the latest news. In addition, subscribers will receive post-meeting digital newsletters providing a su...

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View the meeting's presentation (PDF) Irving Boulevard Reconstruction
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Nov. 9, 2021, Stakeholder Meeting Update

Artist rendering of the finished Irving Boulevard, with a bike lane and wider sidewalks.

For stakeholders unable to attend the monthly Irving Boulevard Reconstruction meetings, the City of Irving will provide updates online to stay on top of the latest news. In addition, subscribers will receive post-meeting digital newsletters providing a su...

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View the meeting's presentation (PDF) Irving Boulevard Reconstruction

News Flash

Posted on: November 4, 2022

Property Tax Exemptions Explained

Mustang mare with foal bronze statue at entrance of Irving, Texas park.

The Irving City Council adopts a tax rate for property taxes each September when the budget is approved. City property taxes are the primary funding source for many city services, such as police, fire, streets and parks.

Irving offers a 20% Homestead Prope...

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Irving Budget Updates
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Learn More About Irving's FY23 Budget

Irving City Manager Chris Hillman discusses the city's FY2022-23 budget in this informative video. 

The approved budget focuses on:

  • Recruitment and retention
  • Infrastructure Needs
  • Excellent service delivery

Visit https://CityofIrving.org/Budget to lear...

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Irving Budget Updates
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Tax Exemption Raised for Seniors and Disabled Residents

Elderly couple smile as they look out a window.

With rising property values impacting residents, the Irving City Council began examining ways it could provide some relief to homeowners. On June 30, the City Council approved increasing the existing over 65/disabled person exemption from $45,000 to $50,0...

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Irving Budget Updates
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Moody’s, S&P Global Affirm Top Ratings for City of Irving

A field of bluebonnets is highlighted by the Irving Convention Center in the background.

The City of Irving’s general obligation credit ratings were affirmed at “Aaa” by Moody’s Investors Service and “AAA” by S&P Global. Both ratings are the highest credit ratings possible and assure that the city can obtain the best interest rates availa...

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Irving Budget Updates
Posted on: April 22, 2022

Irving PAFR Available Online

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The City of Irving Fiscal Year 2020-21 edition of the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) is available online and in print at Irving City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd. The Annual Report presents the city’s financial position, accomplishments and activities...

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Irving Budget Updates

News Flash

Posted on: July 26, 2022

City Implements Short-Term Rental Registration Program

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Whether it’s concerts at the Toyota Music Factory or prestigious golf tournaments at Las Colinas Country Club, Irving attracts visitors from around the world. 

A popular lodging option for many visitors is a short-term rental (STR) property, which...

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Register Now Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Help Keep Dumpsters Clean

The city’s dumpster ordinance helps ensure dumpsters are properly maintained and well kept.

The top three dumpster violations are:

  • Overflow: Trash and debris can scatter or attract wildlife when dumpsters are overflowing or when items are...
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Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: July 13, 2022

Reporting Parking Violations

Car parked illegally in yard.

The City of Irving has two different departments that enforce parking ordinances depending on the type of violation. Learn which department to call based on the circumstances.

Code Enforcement

Examples of parking code violations on private property ...

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Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Be a Good Neighbor: Abide by the Noise Ordinance

Group of friends with sparklers at an outdoor evening party.

The City of Irving Noise Ordinance prohibits noise that unreasonably disturbs the peace, quiet and comfort of neighbors in residential areas, including multifamily or single-family dwellings. Enforced by the Irving Police Department, factors for enforceme...

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View the City of Irving Noise Ordinance Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2022

Outside Storage Reminders for Residents

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Beautiful neighborhoods with well-kept homes contribute to the health and overall quality of life in Irving. The city's outside storage ordinance ensures that equipment, materials or furnishings that would ordinarily not be used outdoors are stor...

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Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Residents Asked to Step Up Alley Maintenance

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With more than 60 miles of improved and unimproved alleys across Irving, ongoing maintenance is imperative. While the city takes care of infrastructure and pavement repairs, residents and property owners are responsible for general upkeep of alleys, inclu...

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Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: October 8, 2019

City of Irving Code Enforcement Q&As

Cars parked on both sides of a residential street.

Setting the record straight: Code Enforcement answers residents’ questions about rules and regulations regarding property maintenance.

Is the city responsible for maintaining alleyways in residential neighborhoods?

No. The property owner or reside...

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Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: June 4, 2019

High Grass and Weeds a Violation of City Code

Person cutting grass with manual push mower.

The City of Irving’s Code Enforcement Department reminds residents about high grass and weeds.

Grass and weeds more than 10 inches in height are a violation of city code. Grass and weeds must be mowed to the edge of the roadway, including any alleyways. Ed...

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Mowing Liens: Frequently Asked Questions Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Improving Curb Appeal of Your Property

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What is curb appeal? The visual attractiveness of a home from the street. How can property owners enhance the curb appeal of their homes and businesses for little to no money? The City of Irving's Code Enforcement department offers ideas:

  • Pick up litter, t...
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Irving Code Enforcement Updates

News Flash

Posted on: August 12, 2022

Monkeypox Cases Identified in Dallas County

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Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) continues to monitor monkeypox cases in Dallas County. The Monkeypox virus spreads between people primarily through direct contact with sores, scabs or body fluids from an infected individual. It also can be...

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Visit the DCHHS Monkeypox page Irving Community Health News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 27, 2022

"Green Book" Exhibit Provides Unique Perspective of History

Cover of the 1959 edition of "The Negro Motorist Green Book"

Update: The Sunday, Nov. 6 Panel Discussion, hosted by the Irving Black Arts Council, will include notable local residents sharing their experiences:

  • Honorable Judge L. Clifford Davis (Retired), Civil Rights attorney, leader to desegregate Mansfield and Fo...
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Learn more Irving Diversity and Inclusion
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Black History Month: Irving's Investment in Preserving History

Mural featuring Georgia Farrow, Jackie Townsell and J.O. Davis at the Georgia Farrow Rec Center.

During this Black History Month, we take a look at several projects underway in Irving that honor the achievements of African Americans. 

Watch construction updates on the Jackie Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Center, King Square Pocket Park and Geo...

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Irving Diversity and Inclusion
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Celebrate Black History Month

Photograph from the "I Am a Man" exhibit at the Irving Archives and Museum.

Each year, February marks the recognition of Black History Month in the U.S., which pays tribute to African Americans who have made lasting and important achievements throughout the country’s history. 

The City of Irving's Diversity and Inclusion ...

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Irving Diversity and Inclusion

News Flash

Posted on: October 18, 2022

Wells Fargo to Build New Campus at Las Colinas Urban Center

Architectural rending of proposed new Wells Fargo office buildings.

Wells Fargo is building a new state-of-the-art campus emphasizing employee wellness in Irving's Las Colinas. The majority of employees based in the Dallas area will relocate to the new offices by the end of 2025 when the campus is expected to off...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Revitalizing Irving Heritage District with Enhancement Incentive Programs

Shops in Irving's Heritage District.

The City of Irving has a vision for the Heritage District to become a destination for visitors seeking unique restaurants, retail options, art and culture. To enhance the area, property and business owners can apply for the city’s Enhancement Incentive Pr...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Irving Welcomes Caterpillar, Builders FirstSource Global Headquarters to Las Colinas

Las Colinas Flower Clock, in Irving, Texas.

The Irving Economic Development Partnership recently shared the announcement of two Fortune 500 global headquarters and a North American headquarters “win” for Irving.

Caterpillar announced its global corporate headquarters will move to...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Moody’s, S&P Global Affirm Top Ratings for City of Irving

A field of bluebonnets is highlighted by the Irving Convention Center in the background.

The City of Irving’s general obligation credit ratings were affirmed at “Aaa” by Moody’s Investors Service and “AAA” by S&P Global. Both ratings are the highest credit ratings possible and assure that the city can obtain the best interest rates availa...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Irving’s Toyota Music Factory Moves Under Brookfield Portfolio

Evening aerial photo of the Toyota Music Factory.

The City of Irving has a new partner to manage the Toyota Music Factory project located in Irving‘s entertainment center. On May 18, the Irving City Council approved the transfer of operations to a company under the umbrella of global property a...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

New Grocery Store Coming to South Irving

Photo of the location of the new Albertson's grocery store in Irving.

In this excerpt from ICTN’s “City Source,” find out about a new Albertson’s grocery store coming to the shopping center at 2200 West Shady Grove Road. The new grocery store is expected to open by the end of 2022.

Cor...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: March 1, 2022

Big Sports Events Ahead for Irving

Runners with their dogs hit the course at the Paws Colinas Run.

In this excerpt from ICTN's "City Source," find out about some of the big sports events coming to Irving in the months ahead.

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Watch: City Thanks Small Businesses

Member of the Irving Economic Development Partnership with owner of Crystal Images Inc.

Teams of volunteers from the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce and the Irving Economic Development Partnership set out across the city to thank small businesses as part of the Third Annual Small Business Blitz. 

Along with messages of gratitu...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: January 27, 2022

City of Irving 2021 Year in Review

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City Council identified six strategic goals and 25 objectives that financially and operationally provide a roadmap for the community's desired direction and vision for the future. The city's strategic plan focuses on areas of greatest importance to Irving...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: January 1, 2022

Irving’s 2020 Census Results Show Growth in Diversity

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Based on the latest census data, the population in Irving continues to reflect a broad spectrum of nationalities. For many years, the 75038 ZIP code has been heralded as one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the nation. Today, the latest results show f...

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Irving Economic Development News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 21, 2022

Cell Service Providers Shutting Down 3G Networks

Person using a braille note taking device.

In order to create more bandwidth for the new 5G cellular network, major cellular providers will discontinue their 3G networks in 2022. Although most cellular customers will not be affected by this change, this shutdown will affect older devices made for ...

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Irving Emergency Management Updates

News Flash

Posted on: November 4, 2022

New Central Fire Station Demolition, Construction Planning Underway

Architectural rendering of the new Central Fire Station design.

The votes are in and the community has spoken. During the Aug. 25 City of Irving Town Hall Meeting, residents had the opportunity to vote for one of three façade options for the new $6.9 million Central Fire Station, which is scheduled to open in mid-2024...

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Irving Fire Safety Tip

News Flash

Posted on: December 2, 2022

COVID Grant Applications Now Open for Eligible Organizations

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Applications are now open for eligible organizations to apply for grant funding to assist low to moderate income Irving residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The City of Irving is the recipient of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARE...

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Additional Info... Irving Housing and Redevelopment
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Irving Celebrates Community Development Week

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The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, administered through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, aids the city in completing community building and development projects. This week, the City of Irving celebrates the successe...

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Irving Housing and Redevelopment
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Grant Funds Administered Through Community Development

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The Planning and Community Development Department annually receives grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Community Development and Housing division administers three primary HUD grants:

  • Community Development Bloc...
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Irving Housing and Redevelopment
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Housing Vouchers in the City of Irving

Tudor Lane, Irving, TX, completed homes

Please contact one of the following entities for assistance with Housing Vouchers or need information on low-income rental properties.

Arlington Housing Authority at (817) 275-3351Dallas Housing Authority at (214) 951-8300Grand Prairie Housing Authority at...

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Irving Housing and Redevelopment
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Downpayment Assistance Program

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The Downpayment Assistance Program helps qualified applicants purchase their first home. It is made possible by the Home Investment Partnership Grant (HOME) of the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The purpose of the program is to incr...

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Irving Housing and Redevelopment

News Flash

Posted on: November 21, 2022

City of Irving Legislative Program Adopted by City Council

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One of the City of Irving’s main goals going into the upcoming legislative session is seeking an increase in the homestead exemption that the city can offer to residential households. The current exemption is at the maximum 20 percent of apprais...

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Additional Info... Irving Legislative Insider
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Recap of 87th Texas Legislative Session

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The City of Irving is preparing for the 88th Legislative Session, which officially begins Jan. 10. Filing bills can begin Nov. 14, and many entities and legislators are already drafting legislation. This is a short recap of the issues the City of Irving h...

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Irving Legislative Insider
Posted on: August 15, 2022

City of Irving to Testify on Pension Issues at Interim Texas Legislative Hearing

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As Irving prepares for the upcoming Texas legislative session, which begins in January 2023, the city is planning to seek changes in a portion of the Texas Local Fire Fighters Retirement Act (TLFFRA) that will recognize in state law a contract reached ear...

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Irving Legislative Insider
Posted on: May 11, 2022

City of Irving Preparing for 88th Legislative Session, Reviews Interim Charges

The City of Irving is reviewing issues that may come up ahead of the 88th Texas Legislative Session, which begins in January 2023. Committees in the Texas House and Senate have begun hearings on issues to study in the interim before the next session start...

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Irving Legislative Insider

News Flash

Posted on: October 17, 2022

Irving Public Library Awarded TSLAC Grants

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Irving Public Library has recently received two grants to continue expanding MiY Zone makerspace activities in our community! 

At West Irving Library, the MiY Digitizing Lab is being created for patrons to use to digitize older media like photos a...

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Irving Library Strategic Plan

News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2022

Free Guard Ready Sessions Available on Saturdays

Irving lifeguards stabilize a man on a board during training.

Get lifeguard ready with Guard Ready. Ages 14 and older work with an instructor to improve swimming skills and pass the pretests. All participants are eligible to attend City of Irving Lifeguard Certification once they pass the pretests. Irving Parks and ...

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Learn more Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: December 1, 2022

Stroll Free Christmas Lights Display at Centennial Park Through Dec. 27

A carriage and horses in holiday lights.

Dec. 3-27, dusk to 10 p.m. Daily

Centennial Park, 444 W. Second St.

The free holiday lights display affords a leisurely stroll through one of the jewels of Irving’s Heritage District - Centennial Park. The park is decorated with 60,000 lights on the fences,...

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Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Irving’s Polar Express Rolls into the City’s Heritage District this Holiday Season

Children dressed in red holding candy cane hearts on a float at the 2021 holiday parade.

All aboard! Join the City of Irving at the annual Holidays at Heritage events December 3-17, kicking off with a nighttime Irving Polar Express-themed parade on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Irving Heritage District. After the lighted parade head over ...

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Visit the Holidays at Heritage Event Page Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Teens Invited to Audition for Irving's Got Talent

A young man performs as a ventriloquist with a puppet that has light brown hair and a red shirt.

Can you sing, dance, juggle or play an instrument? Registration is now open for teens interested in performing at this year's Irving's Got Talent event, which will be held on Friday, March 3 at the Irving Arts Center (3333 N. MacArthur B...

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Additional Info... Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Drop Off a Letter to Santa at Irving City Hall

Note pad with letter to Santa

The North Pole elves have dropped off Santa’s Mailbox at Irving City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd., for children to send their holiday letters to Santa Claus. 

Families can drop off letters Nov. 16 through Dec. 9, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through...

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Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 7, 2022

Irving Athletic Fields & Sports Associations

Lively Park Baseball Field - Irving TX

Effective Oct. 1. the City of Irving adopted a new fee schedule for the use of athletic fields and rental buildings.   

Athletic fields are available to rent for recreation leagues, competitive leagues, tournament organizers and the publi...

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Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Oak Meadows Park Trail Construction Begins

Entryway to Oak Meadows Park with picnic tables and benches.

Trail construction will begin at Oak Meadows Park on Nov. 7. The trail will be approximately one-quarter mile in length and 8 feet wide. When the park is completed, it will be a full neighborhood park with new site lighting, exercise stations, picnic tabl...

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View the Project Page Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Lake Carolyn Promenade Section Closed through December

Lake Carolyn Promenade, Las Colinas, Irving, Texas

A section of Lake Carolyn Promenade beginning at approximately 5601 Riverside Drive - north of Spur 348 (Northwest Highway) - will be closed from Oct. 1 through the end of 2022, weather permitting. The Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District (DCURD...

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View in Google Maps Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Lake Carolyn Promenade Closure Through March 2023

Lake Carolyn and Urban Center

A section of Lake Carolyn Promenade at approximately 851 E. Las Colinas Boulevard will be closed through March 2023, weather permitting, for development on the site. This area is just east of the Levy Event Plaza. Work areas will be blocked to all foot tr...

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View in Google Maps Irving Parks and Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: November 4, 2022

Oak Meadows Park Trail Construction Begins

Entryway to Oak Meadows Park with picnic tables and benches.

Trail construction will begin at Oak Meadows Park on Nov. 7. The trail will be approximately one-quarter mile in length and 8 feet wide. When the park is completed, it will be a full neighborhood park with new site lighting, exercise stations, picnic tabl...

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View the Project Page Irving Parks and Recreation: Construction Updates
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Lake Carolyn Promenade Section Closed through December

Lake Carolyn Promenade, Las Colinas, Irving, Texas

A section of Lake Carolyn Promenade beginning at approximately 5601 Riverside Drive - north of Spur 348 (Northwest Highway) - will be closed from Oct. 1 through the end of 2022, weather permitting. The Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District (DCURD...

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View in Google Maps Irving Parks and Recreation: Construction Updates
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Lake Carolyn Promenade Closure Through March 2023

Lake Carolyn and Urban Center

A section of Lake Carolyn Promenade at approximately 851 E. Las Colinas Boulevard will be closed through March 2023, weather permitting, for development on the site. This area is just east of the Levy Event Plaza. Work areas will be blocked to all foot tr...

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View in Google Maps Irving Parks and Recreation: Construction Updates

News Flash

Posted on: September 1, 2022

A Draft 2022 Imagine Irving Comprehensive Plan

Depicts Draft Cover for the Imagine Irving Comprehensive Plan

Originally adopted in 2017, the Imagine Irving Comprehensive Plan outlines the city’s vision of creating a strong, vibrant community ready for decades to come. Five years into the plan, city leaders are re-examining the original recommendations are sugges...

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Why Does Zoning Exist?

Sample Stable Neighborhood.  Brick homes.

Zoning is the set of rules that determine how a piece of land is used. Every piece of private property in the city is assigned a zoning district. Some zoning districts restrict land to a specific type of use, such as industrial, commercial or residential....

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Did You Receive a Public Notice?

Young woman looking at document

When a public notice (zoning change request) is received, the Planning Department is asking for assistance in guiding the future of the city. The notice, consisting of three or four pages, is most likely about a request a neighbor is making to change the ...

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: July 13, 2021

A New Housing Plan

Mother and daughters smiling, stand in front of garage doors.

The population of Irving is growing by about 3,000 residents each year, and the city adds about 1,000 new houses or apartment units every year to support that growth. But the newly added inventory is not keeping pace with demand, and rising prices make it...

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: July 11, 2019

What is this Zoning District?

Aerial view of a city.

Public and private schools, religious institutions or houses of worship, and nonprofit cultural institutions, public utilities, government buildings and facilities are allowable in all zoning districts.

Residential

R-40R-15R-10,&nb...

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Rewriting the Zoning Ordinance

Main street in Irving with building facades, a tree, and traffic lights

A Unified Development Ordinance?

It’s time to update the city’s development codes. The City of Irving’s zoning ordinance was written in 1964 and subdivision ordinance was adopted in 1990. Inspired by the vision set forth by th...

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: June 25, 2019

How to Find a Property’s Zoning

Screenshot of the Interactive Map showing Irving.

First time using the city's Interactive Map? Use this step-by-step tutorial to find a property's zoning quickly.

  1. Visit the Interactive Map website
  2. If the GIS disclaimer splash screen displays, select the "Do not show this a...
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Download the iMAP Instructions Irving Planning and Zoning

News Flash

Posted on: July 13, 2022

Reporting Parking Violations

Cars parked on the street illegally.

The City of Irving has two different departments that enforce parking ordinances depending on the type of violation. Learn which department to call based on the circumstances.

Code Enforcement

Examples of parking code violations on private property ...

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Irving Police Department
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Be a Good Neighbor: Abide by the Noise Ordinance

Group of friends with sparklers at an outdoor evening party.

The City of Irving Noise Ordinance prohibits noise that unreasonably disturbs the peace, quiet and comfort of neighbors in residential areas, including multifamily or single-family dwellings. Enforced by the Irving Police Department, factors for enforceme...

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View the City of Irving Noise Ordinance Irving Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Do You Have 'Whatever' It Takes?

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The Irving Police Department is looking for the best and brightest individuals - those with the aptitude, sense of personal responsibility and the commitment to assist this community and make a positive impact.To learn more about the exam process, visit t...

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Irving Police Recruiting Updates

News Flash

Posted on: December 3, 2022

Winter Clothing Drive at South Irving Library

A rack of winter clothing below a sign that reads "South Irving Library"

Clean out those closets, and help someone in need. South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive, is conducting a winter clothing drive. Come in with gently used, and pre-washed coats, jackets, sweaters, scarves...any warm winter clothing or blankets to hang on...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: November 9, 2022

Drop Off a Letter to Santa at Irving City Hall

Note pad with letter to Santa

The North Pole elves have dropped off Santa’s Mailbox at Irving City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd., for children to send their holiday letters to Santa Claus. 

Families can drop off letters Nov. 16 through Dec. 9, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Cozy Cooking

Family sitting at table for Thanksgiving meal

Adding the final touches on a holiday menu or just getting started? Find ideas, step-by-step instructions, photos and more with this sampling of what Irving Public Library offers in print and online, all for free with a library card. From the library cata...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Winterfest Is Here!

Winterfest Nov. 26-Jan. 14 with cute holiday decorations and reindeer

There’s something fun for everybody during Irving Public Library’s Winterfest, running Nov. 26 - Jan. 14. Each library location will host events for kids, teens and adults as well as family events for all ages.

For kids, there ...

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Irving Public Library

News Flash

Posted on: November 4, 2022

Traffic Alert: Coppell's Belt Line Reconstruction Project Traffic Switch

Coppell's S. Belt Line Road Reconstruction Project, which runs from Interstate Highway 635 north to Southwestern, will implement a traffic switch on Monday, Nov. 7 and Tuesday, Nov. 8, weather permitting, that can potentially affect Irving motorists in th...

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Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Road Closure: Bolden Road, at Nursery Road

Beginning Monday, Nov. 28 at 7 a.m., Bolden Road will be closed at the intersection of Nursery Road for paving operations on southbound Nursery Road. The closure is expected to run through Dec. 9, weather permitting.

Local Bolden Road traffic will have acc...

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View in Google Maps Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: November 28, 2022

South Britain Road, from Irving Boulevard to Second Street

South Britain Road, from Irving Boulevard to Second Street, is closed through Friday, Dec. 16 for water and storm drainage work.

Access for businesses and residents is available via Second Street.

This project is associated with the Irving Boulevard Reconst...

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Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: November 28, 2022

South Hastings Street, at Irving Boulevard

Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 1 p.m., S. Hastings Street, at Irving Boulevard, will be closed to through traffic for paving work. Hastings will remain closed through Dec. 19, weather permitting.

Southbound Hastings traffic will detour to westbound Irving B...

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Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: October 14, 2022

Concrete Work at Main Street and Irving Boulevard Intersection

On Tuesday, Oct. 18 crews will barricade north and south sides of Main Street at the Irving Boulevard intersection for concrete work. Traffic will not be allowed to cross Irving Boulevard. This phase of the project is expected to be completed later this y...

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Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: October 12, 2022

Nursery Road, from Oakdale Bridge to Hunter Ferrell Road

Beginning Oct. 17, southbound traffic on Nursery Road, from Oakdale Bridge to Hunter Ferrell Road, will be closed for paving operations. Northbound traffic only will remain. Work is expected to run through Jan. 31, weather permitting.

Expect traffic delays...

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View in Google Maps Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Road Closure: W. Pioneer Drive, from Hard Rock Road to Esters Road

Beginning Monday, Nov. 28 at 7 a.m., W. Pioneer Drive will be closed from Hard Rock Road to Esters Road, including access from Leann Lane, Bethlehem Street, Pioneer Drive Apartments entrance and retails centers at Pioneer and Esters, for storm drainage in...

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View in Google Maps Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: September 29, 2022

W. Pioneer Drive, from Sowers Road to O'Connor Road

Drainage Solutions for a Better Tomorrow logo

Beginning 8 am., Monday Oct. 3, Pioneer Drive, from Sowers Road to O'Connor Road, will be closed to eastbound traffic and only one lane will remain open westbound for storm drainage improvements. Work is expected to run through Dec. 30.

Motorists are advis...

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View in Google Maps Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: August 15, 2022

Regent Boulevard, from N. Belt Line Road to Kinwest Parkway

Beginning Aug. 22, Regent Boulevard will be reduced to two-way traffic for a pavement replacement project. Work is expected to run through February 2024, weather permitting.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible and seek alternate routes.

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View in Google Maps Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Irving Interchange Project To Provide Congestion Relief

Photo: A completed portion from 2013 of the Loop 12 project. Photo courtesy Zachary Corp.

Photo: A completed portion from 2013 of the Loop 12 project. Photo courtesy Zachary Corp.

Texas Department of Transportation’s $301 million Irving Interchange project includes the reconstruction of interchanges at State Highway (SH) 183, SH 114, Loop 12 an...

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Visit TxDOT's Irving Interchange project websit Irving Road Construction Updates

News Flash

Posted on: November 14, 2022

Seasonal Leaf Collection

Numerous bags of autumn leaves at the curb for pickup.

To help Irving residents manage the seasonal leaf fall, Irving Solid Waste Services will collect bagged leaves and grass clippings at the curb on regular collection days. Leaf and grass bag pickup is unlimited and does not count towards the 15 trash bag l...

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Learn more about mulching leaves Irving Solid Waste Services
Posted on: November 7, 2022

Mayor Thanks Residents for Adapting to Solid Waste Services Changes

Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer

Irving's Solid Waste Services implemented a change to its collection schedule. All trash, recycling, brush and bulky collections are performed once per week on the same day.

Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer discusses what led to the updates and thanks re...

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Irving Solid Waste Services
Posted on: October 5, 2022

Solid Waste Collection DO's and DON'Ts

Irving Solid Waste Services truck with workers pick up refuse in a neighborhood.

Effective Oct. 1, Irving Solid Waste Services (SWS) collection schedule, guidelines and fees are adjusted to continue providing residential trash, recycling, brush and bulky service.

View the flier: English | en Español

Free Daily Drop-Off Service at Landfi...

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Irving Solid Waste Services
Posted on: October 24, 2022

A Day With Irving's Solid Waste Services Crews

Irving employee rides on the back of a Solid Waste Services collection truck.

Irving Community Television Network (ICTN) spent a day following Irving's Solid Waste Services crews to see the challenges they encounter and understand why the collection changes are needed.

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Irving Solid Waste Services
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Free Landfill Drop-Off for Residents

Truck at the weigh station at the Hunter Ferrell Landfill

Irving residents have free access to drop off limited items at the Hunter Ferrell Landfill, 110 E. Hunter Ferrell Road. To access the landfill for free, residents must provide identification (drivers license, state identification card, etc.) and an Irving...

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Irving Solid Waste Services
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Interim Changes to Irving Solid Waste Services Effective Oct. 1

Irving Solid Waste Services truck with workers pick up refuse in a neighborhood.

Effective Oct. 1, Irving Solid Waste Services (SWS) collection schedule, guidelines and fees will be adjusted to continue providing residential trash, recycling, brush and bulky service while a permanent plan is developed.

View the flier: English | en Espa...

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Read On... Irving Solid Waste Services
Posted on: April 15, 2022

Secure Refuse to Avoid Litter in Neighborhoods

Irving Trash Collection Truck

Prevent litter from escaping trash and recycling bags by securing the bags closed using a knot, twist tie or other method to keep refuse contained. Bags must be of sufficient strength to move materials from curb to collection vehicles without tearing or s...

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Irving Solid Waste Services
Posted on: March 25, 2022

Set Out Solid Waste by 7 a.m. on Collection Day

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Solid Waste Services has updated its collection route optimization plan, which may impact the time of day residents typically have refuse picked up. The update does not impact the collection schedule, just when the truck comes by to collect items.&nbs...

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Learn more about the city's refuse collection Irving Solid Waste Services

News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2022

Stroll Free Christmas Lights Display at Centennial Park Through Dec. 27

A carriage and horses in holiday lights.

Dec. 3-27, dusk to 10 p.m. Daily

Centennial Park, 444 W. Second St.

The free holiday lights display affords a leisurely stroll through one of the jewels of Irving’s Heritage District - Centennial Park. The park is decorated with 60,000 lights on t...

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Irving Special Event Updates
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Irving’s Polar Express Rolls into the City’s Heritage District this Holiday Season

Children dressed in red holding candy cane hearts on a float at the 2021 holiday parade.

All aboard! Join the City of Irving at the annual Holidays at Heritage events December 3-17, kicking off with a nighttime Irving Polar Express-themed parade on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Irving Heritage District. After the lighted parade head over ...

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Visit the Holidays at Heritage Event Page Irving Special Event Updates
Posted on: November 9, 2022

Drop Off a Letter to Santa at Irving City Hall

Note pad with letter to Santa

The North Pole elves have dropped off Santa’s Mailbox at Irving City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd., for children to send their holiday letters to Santa Claus. 

Families can drop off letters Nov. 16 through Dec. 9, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through...

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Irving Special Event Updates

News Flash

Posted on: November 14, 2022

Seasonal Leaf Collection

Numerous bags of autumn leaves at the curb for pickup.

To help Irving residents manage the seasonal leaf fall, Irving Solid Waste Services will collect bagged leaves and grass clippings at the curb on regular collection days. Leaf and grass bag pickup is unlimited and does not count towards the 15 trash bag l...

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Learn more about mulching leaves Irving Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: November 11, 2022

Holiday Cooking Reminder: Dispose of Grease, Oil, Fats Properly

2022 Holiday Grease Roundup logo

Households across Irving will be celebrating the holidays with delicious foods. From turkeys to casseroles, food waste should be managed appropriately to avoid costly issues with clogged pipes. Help maintain the integrity of sewer infrastructure by proper...

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Irving Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: November 9, 2022

A Day With Irving's Solid Waste Services Crews

Irving employee rides on the back of a Solid Waste Services collection truck.

Irving Community Television Network (ICTN) spent a day following Irving's Solid Waste Services crews to see the challenges they encounter and understand why the collection changes are needed.

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Irving Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: October 10, 2022

Solid Waste Collection DO's and DON'Ts

Irving Solid Waste Services truck with workers pick up refuse in a neighborhood.

Effective Oct. 1, Irving Solid Waste Services (SWS) collection schedule, guidelines and fees are adjusted to continue providing residential trash, recycling, brush and bulky service.

View the flier: English | en Español

Free Daily Drop-Off Service at Landfi...

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Irving Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: March 9, 2022

Help Arlo Reduce Ozone-Forming Emissions

Arlo the Armadillo riding a bike.

Help Arlo and the Think Green … Be Green team reduce ozone-forming emissions from your home or when you take a trip. 

TIPS and Tricks 

  • Work from home, if possible
  • Conserve electricity 
  • Conserve water 
  • Bicycle or walk when yo...
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Irving Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: May 1, 2022

Litterers Not Invited - Help Keep Irving Beautiful

Young girl wearing recycling T-shirt picking up litter and putting into trash bag.

The City of Irving welcomes Irving residents, visitors, even four-legged friends (as long as they are leashed) to attend and take advantage of the city’s parks and outdoor spaces. But there is one group that is not on the guest list: litterers!

L...

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Irving Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Interim Changes to Irving Solid Waste Services Effective Oct. 1

Irving Solid Waste Services truck with workers pick up refuse in a neighborhood.

Effective Oct. 1, Irving Solid Waste Services (SWS) collection schedule, guidelines and fees will be adjusted to continue providing residential trash, recycling, brush and bulky service while a permanent plan is developed.

View the flier: English | en Espa...

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Read On... Irving Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Free Landfill Drop-Off for Residents

Truck at the weigh station at the Hunter Ferrell Landfill

Irving residents have free access to drop off limited items at the Hunter Ferrell Landfill, 110 E. Hunter Ferrell Road. To access the landfill for free, residents must provide identification (drivers license, state identification card, etc.) and an Irving...

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Irving Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: March 2, 2022

Meet Arlo! The ‘AirMadillo’ Who Helps Share Air Quality Information

Arlo Air North Texas Armadillo

Arlo is the Air North Texas mascot who helps share information related to air quality.

Anyone wanting a quick update on the Air Quality Index can just pay special attention to his shell. Green means the air quality is good, Yellow moderate and Red means fo...

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Irving Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: January 15, 2021

City of Irving Recognized by EPA for Renewable Energy Efforts

Texas wind energy

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the City of Irving at the Jan. 14 City Council Work Session meeting for the city’s commitment to doubling the use of renewable energy to 100% by 2023. This announcement elevated Irving’s designation in ...

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Irving Think Green... Be Green News

News Flash

Posted on: November 10, 2022

Irving Water Utilities Brings Home the Gold

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The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) recently honored the City of Irving Water Utilities Department with its prestigious Gold Award for Exceptional Utility Performance. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in implementing the nati...

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Irving Water Updates
Posted on: November 9, 2022

Holiday Cooking Reminder: Dispose of Grease, Oil, Fats Properly

2022 Holiday Grease Roundup logo

Households across Irving will be celebrating the holidays with delicious foods. From turkeys to casseroles, food waste should be managed appropriately to avoid costly issues with clogged pipes. Help maintain the integrity of sewer infrastructure by proper...

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Irving Water Updates
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Irving’s 2021 Water Quality Report Available Online

Screenshot of top portion of the Irving Water Quality Report

In accordance with Congress’ 1996 amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act, all water utilities, including the City of Irving Water Utilities Department, must provide customers with an annual report on drinking water quality. Each year, the Texa...

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Irving Water Updates
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Love Your Pipes: Helpful Hints to Prevent Clogs

Pipe clogged with fats, oil and grease (FOG).

Irving Water Utilities is alerting residents to an increase in sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs). The majority of SSOs are from homes and apartments improperly disposing of fats, oils and grease (FOG) down pipes and flushing trash in toilets. Items...

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Irving Water Updates

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2022

Road to the Future Project Continues as City Looks Ahead to Phase 2

The roadway of MacArthur Boulevard, just north of Northgate Drive.

Irving’s “Road to the Future: $100 Million in 5 Years” program is currently in its fifth year with city leaders planning the next phase of the ambitious, cross-departmental program.

Launched in 2017, the Road to the Future Pro...

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Summer Overlay Project Kicks Off

A crew places fresh asphalt on Rock Island Road.

Irving Traffic and Transportation Department’s Streets Division will begin Year Five of the Road to the Future Summer Overlay Project, with improvements scheduled on 21 roadways across the city. The targeted roadways range from major corridors such as Bel...

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: September 3, 2021

2021 Road to the Future Progress Report – Maintenance Operations Only

Members of City Council's Transportation and Natural Resources Committee heard an update on Sept. 2 from the Traffic and Transportation Department, Street Division, regarding the annual Summer Asphalt Overlay Program, as part of the Road to the Future pro...

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Streets Crews Begin Work Early on Summer Overlay Project

Paving work done on Second Street in Irving, Texas.

For the second year in a row, the City of Irving Traffic and Transportation Department’s Streets Division has started road construction ahead of schedule. 

In late April, crews began the milling and overlay of 14 miles of roadway as part...

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: April 1, 2021

City's Water, Wastewater Improvement Project to Affect 132 Properties

A patched road that will be replaced in the Conflans Project water/wastewater improvement project.

Irving residents within the Sherwood Forest Subdivision and along Conflans Road will see major water and wastewater improvement construction beginning this summer. 

The Conflans, Huntingdon, Lincolnshire, Little John and Nottingham Water and Waste...

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Summer Overlay Project Kicks Off Ahead of Schedule

Paving work done on Second Street in Irving, Texas.

Irving residents will see crews rehabilitating roads ahead of schedule as part the city’s Road to the Future Summer Overlay Project. The milling and overlay work on residential streets usually begins in June when the school year ends and runs th...

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Road to the Future: Year 3 Projects to Begin

An update on the Road to the Future project.

A resurfacing project on Second Street in Irving will be the first in the next round of road improvement projects. They are all part of Irving’s five-year "Road to the Future" initiative.

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Irving's Road to the Future
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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Irving's 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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Irving's 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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Irving's 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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View in Google Maps Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: July 20, 2018

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

Road to the Future

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.

Motori...

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View in Google Maps Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: February 5, 2018

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

Serve Your City

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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View the work area in Google Maps Irving's Road to the Future
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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View the work area in Google Maps Irving's Road to the Future
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) Irving's 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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Irving's 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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Irving's 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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Irving's 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 Irving's Road to the Future

News Flash

Posted on: November 1, 2022

City Hall Landscape Renovation Project Now Complete

The front steps to Irving City Hall showing the recently renovated landscaping.

Outside of Irving City Hall’s north entrance, lush flower beds filled with native grasses and cheery, colorful blossoms line a crisp white concrete path. The sidewalk is freshly cured from the city’s exterior sidewalk, water feature an...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: November 1, 2022

New Central Fire Station Demolition, Construction Planning Underway

Architectural rendering of the new Central Fire Station design.

The votes are in and the community has spoken. During the Aug. 25 City of Irving Town Hall Meeting, residents had the opportunity to vote for one of three façade options for the new $6.9 million Central Fire Station, which is scheduled to open ...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Accessibility Woven into City’s Plans for Future

Swings designed for disabled children sit next to regular swings at West Park.

For more than 30 years, the City of Irving has been committed to providing accessible city facilities and services to the public. As a government entity, Irving is required to meet the standards of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), wh...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 4, 2022

City Launches Wrong-Way Driver Detection Program

Vehicles at a stop light that just exited SH 183.

The City of Irving has been working with the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) to improve safety along the State Highway (SH) 183 and 161 corridors. These corridors are part of the Regional Traffic Signal Retiming Program that assists th...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Red Doors in the Heart of Heritage

The original Central Fire Station and City Hall building in 2022.

Central Fire Station Public Input Meeting

Thursday, Aug. 25 | 6 to 7 p.m.Heritage Senior Center, 200 S. Jefferson St.

The community is invited to view the proposed designs and provide input regarding the new Central Fire Station.

Irving was still in its infa...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 1, 2022

Water Utilities Expands Large Water Meter Testing Program

Worker standing in manhole checks large capacity water meter.

The Irving Water Utilities Department oversees more than 50,000 meters, which measure the volume of water delivered to residential and commercial customers throughout the city. With such a large water infrastructure network, the department is consistently...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 6, 2022

$8.2 Million Approved for Fleet Operations Vehicles, Equipment

Heavy-duty container delivery truck

The Irving City Council unanimously approved an adjustment to the Fiscal Year 2021-22 budget for funding of vehicles and equipment.

Some industries continue to grapple with the financial ripple effects from the COVID-19 pandemic. Irving’s Fleet Operations ...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 20, 2022

City Revitalizes Williams Square Plaza, Iconic Mustangs of Las Colinas

Restored Mustangs of Las Colinas sculpture in the renovated Williams Square Plaza.

The newly renovated Williams Square Plaza, 5217 N. O’Connor Blvd., featuring the iconic Mustangs of Las Colinas reopened after being under construction for the past year. The event debuted Irving’s $7.8 million investment to revitalize Williams Square Pla...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Summer Overlay Project Kicks Off

A crew places fresh asphalt on Rock Island Road.

Irving Traffic and Transportation Department’s Streets Division will begin Year Five of the Road to the Future Summer Overlay Project, with improvements scheduled on 21 roadways across the city. The targeted roadways range from major corridors s...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2022

Irving Unveils ‘Ramiro Lopez Way’

Family of late Ramiro Lopez at the unveiling of "Ramiro Lopez Way" street sign.

Photo: The family of the late Ramiro Lopez and Mayor Rick Stopfer unveil the new "Ramiro Lopez Way" street sign.

The City of Irving unveiled a new Ramiro Lopez Way street sign during a ceremony on March 4 at Briery Yard, the cit...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Delaware Creek Drainage Update

Lower Delaware Creek channel walls rebuilt at Grauwyler Road.

Phase four of the infrastructure upgrade in the final stages of completion.

The bridges are nearly complete, channel walls have been installed and the City of Irving is eagerly anticipating a ribbon-cutting ceremony in June to commemorate the completion of...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 10, 2022

Williams Square Plaza Sign Moved into Place

Crews move the Williams Square sign to a new location using a crane.

Crews moved the incredibly heavy, solid granite Williams Square sign to a new location as part of the renovation of Williams Square Plaza. 

The move gives the sign a more high-profile location, and easier access for people wanting to read inscript...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 4, 2022

Excavation Work to Begin on Wyche Park Detention Basin

Fields and paths in Wyche Park, Irving.

The Wyche Park Detention Basin, part of the city’s West Irving Creek Channel, will undergo construction this month as part of a short-term solution to the long-term improvement project. 

The long-term Wyche Park Detention Basin project w...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 4, 2022

Design Underway on Carbon Road Pump Station Project

Artist rendering of the proposed new Carbon Road Pump Station.

Since the 1970s, Carbon Road Pump Station has provided service for West Irving residents, who make up nearly a third of the city’s population. The facility at Belt Line and Carbon roads is currently under design in order to increase its pumping ...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Construction Progress: Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Center, King Square and more

Mural featuring Georgia Farrow, Jackie Townsell and J.O. Davis at the Georgia Farrow Rec Center.

During this Black History Month, we take a look at several projects underway in Irving that honor the achievements of African Americans. 

Watch construction updates on the Jackie Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Center, King Square Pocket Park and Geo...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2022

City Approves Improvement Projects Along Hard Rock Road, Pioneer Drive

House in background. Banner: Hard Rock and Pioneer Improvements Project

The Irving City Council unanimously approved two contracts on Dec. 9 for construction on Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects along Hard Rock Road and Pioneer Drive. 

Hard Rock Road and Pioneer Drive Phase 2A Improvements Project

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Williams Square Plaza Renovation Progress

A worker carefully sandblasts part of the sculpture to restore it to its original state.

The most recognizable site in Irving is getting some major updates. Williams Square Plaza is undergoing $7.8 million in improvements. 

Crews are restoring the treasured Mustangs of Las Colinas, as well as adding green space, seating areas and more...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 16, 2021

Holidays at Heritage: Heritage Park History

Initial screen of video on Heritage Park reconstruction project's history.

As part of the inaugural Holidays at Heritage event, attendees got to see some of the history of Irving's Heritage Park. This video played just before the ceremonial ribbon cutting that marked the opening of the expanded and renovated park. Heritage Park ...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Delaware Creek Drainage Channel Project Nears Completion

Rebuilt channel and bridge in the Delaware Creek project, Irving, Texas.

Five years into the Delaware Creek Drainage Improvement Project, the City of Irving is nearing completion of the four-phase project and looking ahead to the West Irving Creek Drainage Channel.

The city began construction on the Delaware Creek Basin drainag...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Williams Square Plaza Update

Artist rendering of aerial view of the finished Williams Square.

Excitement grows as the Irving Williams Square Plaza reconstruction project progresses on schedule with a projected spring 2022 completion date. The $7.8 million Capital Improvement Program project, located in the heart of Irving’s Urban Center, will soon...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Traffic Signal Battery Backup Program Keeps Drivers, Emergency Services Safe on Irving Roads

Large screens project images from various Irving intersections to help control the flow of traffic.

During the February winter storms in Texas, the City of Irving’s Traffic and Transportation Department used proactive measures to keep hazardous road conditions to a minimum for drivers and emergency personnel. The city was instrumental in extending traff...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Heritage Park Will Bring New Energy to South Irving

Restored original water tower at the Irving Heritage Park.

Heritage Park, 217 S. Main St., will set the vibe for the Irving Heritage District. Irving's Parks and Recreation and Capital Improvement Program Departments have redeveloped the space to incorporate new features and technology while maintaining the park’...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 28, 2021

Irving Boulevard Construction Begins Nov. 15

Artist rendering of entry monument sign for redeveloped Irving Heritage District.

The 1-mile Irving Heritage District project between Sowers Road and Strickland Plaza aims to reenergize the downtown center.

After years of planning, design and public input meetings, the Irving City Council awarded a construction contract for $22.2 millio...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

2021 Road to the Future Progress Report – Maintenance Operations Only

Members of City Council's Transportation and Natural Resources Committee heard an update on Sept. 2 from the Traffic and Transportation Department, Street Division, regarding the annual Summer Asphalt Overlay Program, as part of the Road to the Future pro...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Building Repairs at City Hall Begin Sept. 7

City Hall, Irving, Texas

In preparation of painting City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd., and the adjacent parking garage, repairs to the exterior walls of each building are required.

The work is scheduled to begin with the parking garage Tuesday, Sept. 7, and will progress to the City ...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Update: Williams Square Plaza Reconstruction

Architectural rendering of the final aerial view of Williams Square Plaza with greenspaces.

Work continues on Williams Square Plaza, 5205 N. O'Connor Blvd. The city is investing $7.8 million to improve the plaza, adding visitor-friendly greenspace and upgrading the infrastructure supporting the iconic mustang sculpture.

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Operational Improvements Recommended to Extend Landfill Life

A compactor climbs a hill of trash at the landfill.

A recent waste disposal operations and landfill usage study conducted by a third-party engineering firm has indicated that Irving’s Hunter Ferrell Landfill life expectancy is approximately 38 years with some operational improvements, as opposed ...

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Learn more about the Hunter Ferrell Landfill Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 28, 2021

Bear Creek Heritage Center Repairs Begin Aug. 1

Green House

Beginning Aug. 1, the Jackie Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Center, 3925 Jackson St., will be closed to the public for repairs and restoration work to three of its structures. Exterior work is expected to be completed by late 2021. Once completed, restorati...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Irving Radio Tower Replacement Project Underway

New radio tower being installed next to Irving City Hall's parking garage.

The City of Irving is part of a regional public safety radio network used by many cities across North Texas, including Fort Worth, Euless, Grand Prairie, Mansfield, Arlington, Grapevine, Southlake, Keller, Colleyville, Waxahachie, Midlothian, Burleson and...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Paws Colinas Dog Park Now Open

Little girl plays in the new Paws Colinas dog park with three dogs.

A new four-legged barkspot, Paws Colinas Dog Park, is now open in Irving. 

The 7-acre park includes two separate areas for small and large dogs with pet-waste stations, water fountains, shade structures and benches. The location has direct access ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Campion Trail Usage Soars

Bridge over a creek on Campion Trail.

Between March 2020 and March 2021, use of the City of Irving’s Campion Trail system increased by more than 300%. 

In 2019, the City of Irving began placing counters throughout the Campion Trail system. The counters help monitor usage alo...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Welcome to the Renewed Georgia Farrow Rec Center

Collage of the new amenities at the Georgia Farrow Rec Center - gym, game room, lockers.

The Georgia Farrow Recreation Center, 530 Davis Drive, recently held a grand opening for the expanded and renovated facility.

The $3.359 million project began in fall 2019. The 32-year-old facility’s footprint was expanded from just over 16,000 square feet...

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Learn more about the renovation Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 5, 2021

West Irving Creek Drainage Improvements

Workers rebuild a channel along Delaware Creek.

The City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is planning improvements to the West Irving Creek drainage channel. This channel runs for about 3 miles and drains water run off for over 3 square miles of Irving.

This multiyear project is in the early ...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Irving Invests in Revitalization of Iconic Williams Square Plaza, Mustangs of Las Colinas

Artist rendering of the remodeled Williams Square with trees, foliage and tables.

Setting a new standard for highly amenitized urban office spaces, Williams Square Plaza, home to the iconic Mustangs of Las Colinas, will soon have a new, fresh look thanks to the City of Irving’s $7.8 million investment. By removing a portion o...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Irving Interchange Project To Provide Congestion Relief

Photo: A completed portion from 2013 of the Loop 12 project. Photo courtesy Zachary Corp.

Photo: A completed portion from 2013 of the Loop 12 project. Photo courtesy Zachary Corp.

Texas Department of Transportation’s $301 million Irving Interchange project includes the reconstruction of interchanges at State Highway (SH) 183, SH 114, ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Move-In Day Nears for New Fire Station No. 4

Exterior of the new Fire Station 4 in Irving.

The finishing touches are underway, and the Fire Department’s Station No. 4 firefighters and EMTs are ready to bring in their gear and equipment.

Located at 800 Metker St. near Toler Lane, the more than 8,000-square-foot station sits on a 1.9-acr...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Explore, Learn and Grow: New Playground at West Park Now Open

Some of the new playground equipment designed for accessibility at West Park.

Irving has a new place to play! An innovative playground has officially opened at West Park, 530 Davis Drive. The Irving Parks and Recreation and Capital Improvement Program Departments worked with a consultant to design the state-of-the-art playground fo...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Georgia Farrow Recreation Center Updates Now Complete

Collage of the new amenities at the Georgia Farrow Rec Center - gym, game room, lockers.

The City of Irving recently completed renovations on Georgia Farrow Recreation Center, 530 Davis Drive. 

The $3.359 million project began in fall 2019. The 32-year-old facility’s footprint was expanded from just over 16,000 square feet t...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 1, 2021

City's Water, Wastewater Improvement Project to Affect 132 Properties

A patched road that will be replaced in the Conflans Project water/wastewater improvement project.

Irving residents within the Sherwood Forest Subdivision and along Conflans Road will see major water and wastewater improvement construction beginning this summer. 

The Conflans, Huntingdon, Lincolnshire, Little John and Nottingham Water and Waste...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 1, 2021

DART Riders Have a New Stop in Irving

Artist rendering of the new DART Hidden Ridge Station at Carpenter Ranch.

The new Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Hidden Ridge Station at Carpenter Ranch will welcome its first riders April 9. The station is situated on the Orange Line between the Dallas College North Lake Campus and Irving Convention Center stations.

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Municipal Court Finds Solution to Hearings During COVID-19 Restrictions

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Irving Municipal Court not only was affected by the governor’s orders and local governments, but also were required to follow additional directives given by the Texas Supreme Court regarding COVID-19.

Beginning in March of 2020, Texas Supreme Cou...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 5, 2021

West Park Opens to the Public

A slide at the newly renovated West Park.

West Park, 530 Davis Drive, has opened to the public. Residents are invited to stop by and see all the improvements.

The space was designed with the city's growing special needs children population in mind. State-of-the-art accessibility features are a key...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Irving’s Water System Performs Well During Winter Storm

Workers repair a water main break that occurred during the February 2021 winter storm.

The City of Irving Water Utilities Department faced extraordinary obstacles keeping the water system running during the extreme, prolonged winter weather in February. 

Between Feb. 14 and 22, the city’s water distribution system suffered...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2021

GPS System Ensures Longevity of City’s Landfill

City of Irving Hunter Ferrell Landfill Administration Building

The City of Irving buries nearly 200,000 tons of trash annually at the 140-acre solid waste disposal facility, Hunter Ferrell Landfill. In September, the Irving City Council took steps to safeguard the site’s longevity with the purchase of a $64...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2021

New Trail to Connect Downtown with Campion Trail

New Delaware Creek Connector Trail bridge on east side of Senter Park.

Attention outdoor enthusiasts! Phase I of the new Delaware Creek Trail Connector project is complete and the second and final phase will begin later this year. Once complete, the 2.1-mile trail will link downtown Irving to Campion Trail at Mountain Creek ...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2021

West Library Entry Repairs Begin in February

West Irving Library entrance

Opened in April 2011, West Irving Library, 444 W. Rochelle Road, serves thousands of patrons each year with reading materials, research assistance and other programming. The 10-year-old LEED Gold-certified facility gets its fair share of use, and that wil...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Text-to-911 Service Now Available for Irving

Text-to-911: Call if you can, text if you can't.

The City of Irving is excited to announce residents and businesses can now take advantage of Text-to-911 service, as part of the region's 9-1-1 district service upgrade.

During an emergency, it's not always possible for someone to speak o...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Irving Archives and Museum Officially Opens

The Jack D Huffman Community Building

After three years of planning, curating and construction, the Irving Archives and Museum (IAM) will open its doors to the public beginning Nov. 4.

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, IAM will open by reservation only during two time slots at 10 a.m. a...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Levy Event Plaza Ready for Its Big Debut

Monument sign at the entrance of Levy Event Plaza.

The City of Irving is about to unveil the latest jewel in its crown of open community spaces. 

The walkways are poured and cured. The grass is installed and shade trees have been planted to line the site. Benches and picnic tables are in place. No...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: November 1, 2020

Libraries to Open Makerspaces in 2021

IPL FAQ Newsflash

Irving Public Library has procured grant funding from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to transform its digital media labs into complete makerspaces at two locations; South Irving Librar...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Irving's Signature Bridge Nears Completion

The sun rises behind the new Irving Signature Bridge.

Irving's Signature Bridge is scheduled to be complete in October 2020.

It spans State Highway 114 at the former site of Texas Stadium and will accommodate both drivers and pedestrians. Watch to see how the bridge fits in to a larger vision for the future o...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 21, 2020

8 Big Parks and Rec Projects Keep City Moving Forward

Irving's Heritage Park will feature a new layout, with the caboose and original library.

Despite the current COVID-19 crisis and related closures, the City of Irving has been working full steam ahead on projects planned well before the current events. See what new Parks and Rec amenities residents can look forward to in the near future. They ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Construction Continues on Delaware Creek Drainage Improvement Project

Channel Block Walls at Sunnybrook Drive

The City of Irving currently is working on Phases 3 and 4 of the Delaware Creek Basin drainage channel improvement project. The project began in 2016 to accommodate stormwater runoff from increased road, retail and residential development upstream. The pr...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 17, 2020

City Plans New Pocket Park at Gilbert, Rock Island Roads

View of the lot where King Park will be located.

An empty lot that sits just south of the Jackie Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Museum, 3925 Jackson St., will offer a peaceful retreat for residents and visitors in Irving. The lot, located near the corner of Gilbert and Rock Island roads in the Bear Creek ...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Mountain Creek Preserve Improvements

A repaved pathway in Mountain Creek Preserve, designed for walking and biking.

Visitors to Irving’s Mountain Creek Preserve now have smoother roads to access the park. This resurfacing project is the latest in a series of improvements.

Watch to learn more about what’s new, what’s ahead, and some of the ...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Water, Wastewater Improvement Project at Oakdale and Rindie on Track for Early Completion

A crew works on a paving project using a grader.

While many businesses were closed in the spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, the City of Irving’s Capital Improvement Program moved ahead of schedule on the water and wastewater improvement project at Oakdale Road and Rindie Street.

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Irving’s Diamond Interchange Scheduled to Begin, Signature Bridge Nears Completion

An artist's rendering shows cars and people on the upper deck of the Signature Bridge at night.

Centered in North Texas between Dallas Love Field and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, the former stadium site property is surrounded by Loop 12 and State Highways (SH) 114 and 183. With beautiful views of the Trinity River, access to the area is ...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 20, 2020

2020 Update: Heritage Park Expansion

Heritage Park sign in front of its gazebo, Irving, Texas.

Irving’s Heritage Park is being completely reimagined, thanks to input from residents. See what’s in store for this gem in the heart of the Heritage District.

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Summer Overlay Project Kicks Off Ahead of Schedule

Paving work done on Second Street in Irving, Texas.

Irving residents will see crews rehabilitating roads ahead of schedule as part the city’s Road to the Future Summer Overlay Project. The milling and overlay work on residential streets usually begins in June when the school year ends and runs th...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Road to the Future: Year 3 Projects to Begin

An update on the Road to the Future project.

A resurfacing project on Second Street in Irving will be the first in the next round of road improvement projects. They are all part of Irving’s five-year "Road to the Future" initiative.

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 1, 2020

New Fire Station No. 4 Will Better Serve City and Protect Firefighters

Artist's rendering of the completed Fire Station 4.

Construction crews working on the new Fire Station No. 4 completed the foundation and infrastructure, and are now installing the frame, landscaping features and other details.

The 1.9-acre facility is located at 800 Metker St. near Toler Lane. An interesti...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Heritage Park Renovations to Breathe New Life into the Area

Artist's rendering of the completed Heritage Park with the city's first library.

Soon, contractors will block off the perimeter of Heritage Park from public access. The city will redevelop the area, including moving some of the current fixtures and buildings to other sections of the park, as well as adding lighting, walking paths and ...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 1, 2020

Construction Underway on City’s Urban Center Lift Station

Aerial view of Irving's new Urban Center Lift Station under construction.

Irving’s wastewater is collected and transported to Trinity River Authority (TRA) facilities for treatment. Many of TRA’s wastewater pipes are located in the floodplain near the Elm Fork of the Trinity River, where stormwater can enter...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Irving Boulevard Reconstruction Public Input Meeting

An Irving Boulevard street sign.

In advance of the reconstruction of a section of Irving Boulevard, project designers and engineers gathered public input at recent meetings. Watch to learn more about the goals of the project. Learn more at CityofIrving.org/IrvingBlvd.

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2020

East Library Opens with New Features, Amenities

Author Claudia Rueda visits East Library and Learning Center in Irving.

On Feb. 8, residents can view the newly renovated East Library and Learning Center during its Community Open House from 1 to 2 p.m. The event is part of the library’s new schedule and programming format.

The updated facility, formerly the East Br...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Delaware Creek Trail Construction Begins

Aerial view of a portion of the proposed new Delaware Creek Trail.

Work on the new Delaware Creek Trail has begun. The work will create a 1.62 mile trail, from Senter Park East running south through Fritz Park and into Mountain Creek Preserve. Delaware Creek Trail will connect with Campion Trails.

Work is expected to last...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Irving Archives and Museum Offers a Sneak Preview of New Space

Aerial shot of new Irving Archives and Museum.

On the 116th birthday of the City of Irving, the Irving Archives and Museum opened its doors to show the public the new facility that tells the story of the city and its residents.

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Fire Station 4 Construction Update

Monument sign at Irving's new Fire Station 4 location.

Construction is underway on the new Fire Station 4, on the corner of Toler Lane and Metker Street. The construction project will bring a much needed upgrade to the 60-year-old building on MacArthur Boulevard by incorporating larger living space, workout r...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Senter Park Recreation Center Now Open

Remodeled Senter Park fitness room.

After a year of renovations, Senter Park Recreation Center at 901 Senter Road is open for business. New developments are breathing life into the communities along Delaware Creek. As the City of Irving and its neighborhoods evolve, so too must its amenitie...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 1, 2019

Spark!Lab, Temporary Exhibition to Open at Irving Archives and Museum Dec. 19

Family barbeque circa 1950s. Photo Credit: Lakewood Plaza, outdoor living space. Long Beach, CA, 195

Construction on the Irving Archives and Museum is currently underway, but a soft opening for the Smithsonian Spark!Lab and a temporary exhibition is planned for Dec. 19.

Residents can view a sneak peek of the museum as it helps celebrate Irving’s...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Connecting to Irving

MacArthur extension at Levee Crossing into Champions Park.

In 1996, Irving opened its first paved pathway in a lush, tree-lined region of the city. The pathway served as the initial stepping stones of Campion Trail — a 22-mile, master-planned greenbelt along the Elm and West Forks of the Trinity River.

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Song, Dance and More Coming to Heritage District

MainStage 222

The city’s premier theater group, MainStage Irving-Las Colinas, recently announced an exciting expansion. The theater group has leased a city-owned building at 222 E. Irving Blvd., where it soon will be programming entertainment in the Heritage ...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 1, 2019

City Offers New Customer Service Portal for Municipal Water Bill

Beginning this fall, residents will have the opportunity to view more detailed information about their water consumption in the City of Irving. Residents and businesses will have more tangible insight into their water usage and rates through Capricorn, a ...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 1, 2019

City’s Special Celebrations to Get Permanent Home at Levy Event Plaza

Musical performers at the 2019 Independence Day Fireworks event at Levy Plaza.

The City of Irving will soon start construction on Levy Event Plaza, a $2.8 million project along Lake Carolyn that is part of the Let’s Play Irving: Parks and Recreation Master Plan.

The plaza at 501 E. Las Colinas Blvd. sits on the southwest co...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Irving Golf Club Opens

Man hits a golf ball on the Irving Golf Club course, standing near water.

The Irving Golf Club opened to the public Aug. 31. Watch to see the preview event for invited guests and learn about some of the features of the upgraded course.

The Irving Golf Club is located at 2000 E. Shady Grove Road. Call (972) 457-0772 to reserve te...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Main Street Plaza Opens

Nighttime view of the new Main Street Plaza in downtown Irving.

Irving's Heritage Crossing has a new attraction.

Main Street Plaza is now open. It features a curved walkway, shade trees, tables, lighting, and art display space.

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Levy Event Plaza Development Ahead

People picnicking at Levy Event Plaza during a recent festival.

The site many Irving residents already know as a location for community celebrations is about to get some permanent features. Watch to find out about some of the upgrades planned for the Levy Event Plaza.

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Heritage Park Restoration and Expansion Project

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Following resident input, Irving city staff has completed architectural designs for an improved and expanded 32-year-old Heritage Park

Plans call for a new building with a permanent stage, a green room for performers, and public restrooms to ser...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Irving Merges Operations Center into Traffic Signal Communication Network

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The City of Irving Traffic Signal Division completed construction of its new traffic operations center, which is the nucleus of its Advanced Traffic Management System. The project, which includes a wireless communication network, is aimed at improving tra...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

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The Irving Archives and Museum is set to open later this year. Watch to see some of the construction that is underway.

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Millennium Fountain Becomes an Even Grander Work of Art

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In celebration of the year 2000, the City of Irving built Millennium Fountain at 201 Sowers Road. Since then, the ornamental structure has served as a majestic landmark.

Over the years, the pump and piping needed repair. While the city was designing the ne...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Watch: Irving Golf Club Preview

New Irving Golf Club sign with three mustang heads carved above the name.

Work is nearing completion at Irving's municipal golf course. It will reopen with a new name and new design.

Watch to see some of the features, and get a first look inside the renovated clubhouse.

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Delaware Creek Drainage Improvement Project Moves Forward

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In April, the Irving City Council approved a contract for the construction of Phase 4 of the Delaware Creek Basin drainage channel improvement project. With an estimated completion date of 2021, the contract signals the final leg of the $55 million projec...

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

Water Utilities Receives Recognition from State for Conservation Efforts

Water tower at sunset, with the City of Irving logo painted on it.

The City of Irving Water Utilities Department was awarded the Water Conservation and Reuse Award by the Texas section of the American Water Works Association in April. The department was honored for its ongoing efforts to conserve and reuse water through ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Millennium Fountain Improvements Complete

Millennium Fountain in the evening, with green lighting in the water.

Colorful LED lights are among the improvements at Irving’s Millennium Fountain. Crews just completed about $500,000 of work to this favorite photo spot in downtown Irving. 

Other improvements include the addition of a new pump house, whi...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Welcome Home to Westin Irving Convention Center

Pool and surrounding deck of the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel.

The City of Irving’s new $113 million hotel, the Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, is the final piece to a multidecade entertainment and convention district vision.

Irving now has a vibrant, fun-filled location in the heart of North...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Cimarron Family Aquatic Center to Reopen Memorial Day Weekend

Children play on a pool slide at Cimarron Family Aquatic Center.

The City of Irving recently completed renovations on the Cimarron Family Aquatic Center. The facility is scheduled to reopen on Memorial Day weekend.

The city’s first water park was in need of repairs to its gutter system, which controls how wate...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel Opens

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How about a “staycation”? The Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel is now open, and rooms are filling fast. City leaders and others close to the project came together for a ribbon-cutting on April 10, 2019. The hotel is directly acros...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

City Approves New Hike, Bike Trail near West Irving DART Station

Underneath the Irving TRE line bridge that runs east to west along Rock Island Road.

In February, the City of Irving approved the 2.4-mile Rock Island Road bike and pedestrian trail between the West Irving DART station and Irby Lane. The $3.65 million project includes a 10-foot-wide trail that will accommodate bicycle and foot traffic, pr...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Upgrades Underway at Cimarron Family Aquatic Center

Workers install rebar for concrete work at Cimarron Family Aquatic Center.

More than $700,000 in work is underway at Cimarron Family Aquatic Center, and the project is expected to be complete in time for it to open on schedule Memorial Day weekend.

The construction is designed to make features, including the previously problemati...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

New Playground Opens at A.S. Johnston Elementary

Children play on the new A.S. Johnson playground's ground surface.

A.S. Johnston Elementary School has a brand new playground, and students had a role in the design process. While classes are not in session, the playground is open to all residents through a partnership between the City of Irving and the Irving Independen...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Senter Park Recreation Center Renovations

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Renovations are underway at Irving’s oldest recreation center. A new weight room, lobby/office area, and classrooms are among the upgrades. Federal Community Development Block Grant funds are paying for the project.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

How Water Utilities Department Moves Its Supply From East Texas Reservoir to Irving Faucets

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For the past 16 years, Irving has pumped water roughly 80 miles from Jim Chapman (Cooper) Lake to Lewisville Lake.

The City of Irving has carved its own path toward water independence through decades of planning, study and construction.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Construction Plans Heat Up on Fire Station No. 4

Architectural rendering of new Fire Station No. 4.

The Irving Fire Department is getting closer to breaking ground on the new energy-efficient and environmentally friendly Fire Station No. 4. The city is in the process of looking for a contractor, and construction is expected to begin in May.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Millennium Fountain Building Installed

A small building that houses pumps and controls is put into place at Irving's Millennium Fountain

A small building that houses pumps and controls is now in place at Irving's Millennium Fountain. It's the latest addition in the ongoing renovation project at the fountain. 

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Signature Bridge, Millennium Fountain Updates

Workers pour concrete for the new Irving Signature Bridge.

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," get an update on the construction of the new signature bridge at the former stadium site. Also, see what is ahead for Irving's Millennium Fountain.

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

City Moves Forward With Irving Archives and Museum Construction

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When the City of Irving opens the doors to the Irving Archives and Museum (IAM) in 2019, the goal is simple: for residents to see themselves represented in the new community museum.

Construction began in January on the $2.8 million project, which has been ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Crews Repair Major Water Main Failure

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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 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.

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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.

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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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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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Posted on: October 29, 2018

New Playground Opens at Lively Elementary

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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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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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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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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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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.

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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. 

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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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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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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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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Luzon Park Reopens With All-New Features

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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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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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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.

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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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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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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Navigating Irving Through Digital Technology

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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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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Signature Bridge Construction Underway

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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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

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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: $1...

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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

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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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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Irving Parks Playground Inspections

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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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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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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Hard Rock Road, Pioneer Drive Improvements Ahead

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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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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.

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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

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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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Irving: Investing in Our Future
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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Irving: 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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Irving: Investing in Our Future
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: TheStudyUSA.com/

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
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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Irving: 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.

The City of Irving’s Capital Improvement team pro...

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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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 ne...

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Irving: 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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Irving: Investing in Our Future
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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Irving: 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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Irving: Investing in Our Future
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.

Located in West Park, Georgia Farrow Recreation Center is a vital asset ...

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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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.

The 50-meter pool i...

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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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View the Artist Drawings of the Proposed Park Irving: Investing in Our Future
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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: 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.

Capital Improvement Program Department

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Irving: 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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Irving: 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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Irving: Investing in Our Future

News Flash

Posted on: November 9, 2022

A Day With Irving's Solid Waste Services Crews

Irving employee rides on the back of a Solid Waste Services collection truck.

Irving Community Television Network (ICTN) spent a day following Irving's Solid Waste Services crews to see the challenges they encounter and understand why the collection changes are needed.

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Keep Irving Beautiful
Posted on: October 10, 2022

Solid Waste Collection DO's and DON'Ts

Irving Solid Waste Services truck with workers pick up refuse in a neighborhood.

Effective Oct. 1, Irving Solid Waste Services (SWS) collection schedule, guidelines and fees are adjusted to continue providing residential trash, recycling, brush and bulky service.

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Keep Irving Beautiful
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Free Landfill Drop-Off for Residents

Truck at the weigh station at the Hunter Ferrell Landfill

Irving residents have free access to drop off limited items at the Hunter Ferrell Landfill, 110 E. Hunter Ferrell Road. To access the landfill for free, residents must provide identification (drivers license, state identification card, etc.) and an Irving...

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Keep Irving Beautiful