News Flash

Posted on: November 21, 2018

Can't Adopt? Offer Comfort and Joy

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For those who cannot bring home a pet but want to open their hearts, the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), 4140 Valley View Lane, will open Nov. 27 with holiday decorations and a tree decorated with cards listing items people can donate in-kind. Through t...

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Animal Services
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Animal Care Campus Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

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In observance of Thanksgiving, the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), 4140 Valley View Lane, will be closed Nov. 22-23.

Other city facilities that will be closed during this time include:

  • City Hall
  • Heritage Senior Center
  • Heritage Aquatic Center and North Lake ...
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Animal Services
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Retirement Reimagined: November Spotlights Senior Pet Adoptions

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Who says adopting a senior pet invites trouble? Though they may not romp and jump like they did when they were younger, pets 5 years and older still have lots of life in them - and lots of love to give. Like today’s senior citizens who are defyi...

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Posted on: July 1, 2018

Do Your Pets Wear an ID Tag? They Should

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Although pet owners say tags are very important for pet safety, an ASPCA study shows many pets are missing ID tags. Learn how you can protect your pet with Irving Animal Services’ S.O.S program.

Eighty percent of pet owners say it is either very or extreme...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 5, 2018

Residents Invited to ‘Dive Into’ Remodeled Indoor Aquatic Centers

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The rainy, crisp days of fall are here, and there is never been a better time to visit Irving’s Heritage Aquatic Center and the North Lake Natatorium. 

Since 2017, the City of Irving has worked to improve the indoor aquatic facilities, with the go...

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: November 21, 2018

City of Irving Warns of Possible Scam

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City of Irving staff was alerted to a possible scam involving a resident’s water supply. Apparently a man working for Clean Water Systems is requiring residents pay him to have their water tested for salmonella.

A resident reported a man knocked ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Enjoy a ‘North Pole’ Experience at Holiday Extravaganza

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The magic of the holiday season is almost here, and that brings the city’s annual holiday activities.

This year, the Irving Holiday Extravaganza parade and tree lighting ceremony will showcase the North Pole. The event is free and will be held from 4 to 6:...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Can't Adopt? Offer Comfort and Joy

Dog and cat snuggled in a red tartan blanket in front of holiday decorations.

For those who cannot bring home a pet but want to open their hearts, the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), 4140 Valley View Lane, will open Nov. 27 with holiday decorations and a tree decorated with cards listing items people can donate in-kind. Through t...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 14, 2018

City Holiday/No Trash Collection

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In observance of Thanksgiving, libraries will close at 5 p.m. Nov. 21, recreation centers will close at 6 p.m. Nov. 21, Irving Arts Center will be closed Nov. 22 and only its administrative offices closed Nov. 23. There will be no residential trash, curbs...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Enter the #IrvingHolidayShow Contest

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The City of Irving Parks and Recreation department is looking for a rising star to take center stage during Holiday Extravaganza on Dec. 1. Singers, dancers, musicians and performers of all kinds can submit a video showing their talent to Facebook or Twit...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Irving's Annual Blue Christmas Toy and Food Drive to Help Underprivileged Kids

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It is time for Irving to go blue! Blue Christmas, the annual toy and food drive for underprivileged children and families in Irving, begins Nov. 24. Irving police and firefighters are once again teaming up to rally residents to give during the holiday sea...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 15, 2018

New Playground Opens at Lively Elementary

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

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

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 11, 2018

Watch: Hawthorne Road, Abelia Street Project Update

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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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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 12, 2018

OMG! Follow, Engage, and Stay Connected with Irving

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The City of Irving Communications Department is making it easier than ever for residents to connect and engage with city staff. Whether it is a flooded street or special events, residents can reach out to city staff through the various social media channe...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Campion Trail, Park Closures Due to Flooding

Campion Trail entrance at Mountain Creek Preserve, Irving, Texas.

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

  • Bird...
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News Flash

Posted on: March 12, 2018

New APT Station Construction in Las Colinas

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

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

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Economic Development News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Automated Screening Lanes Open at DFW Airport

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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport opened four automated screening lanes to add efficiency. They are located at checkpoints A21 and D22. 

ICTN provides this report on some of the bene...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: October 30, 2017

VBikes Rolling in the City of Irving

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Residents may notice something new along Campion Trail.

VBikes - the bike rental company - have rolled out and are available for rent in the city. Rental bikes will be placed at Twin Wells Park, Mountain Creek, Plaza Victoria, Bird's Fort Park and Sam Hous...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 5, 2017

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

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

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Economic Development News
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

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

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

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

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

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

Economic Development News
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

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

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Economic Development News

News Flash

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Thanksgiving Safety

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As you prepare to welcome guests for the upcoming THANKSGIVING holiday, the Irving Fire Department wants everyone to be safe and be careful in the kitchen when cooking.

To reduce the risk of cooking fires this holiday season, we recommend the foll...

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Hands-Only CPR

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

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Irving's Annual Blue Christmas Toy and Food Drive to Help Underprivileged Kids

Irving Fire worked with employees at Bar Louie in 2017 to bring the holidays to underprivileged kids

It is time for Irving to go blue! Blue Christmas, the annual toy and food drive for underprivileged children and families in Irving, begins Nov. 24. Irving firefighters and police are once again teaming up to rally residents to give during the holiday sea...

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Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Space Heater Safety

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

  • Be sure your space heater is in good working condition.
  • Space heaters need space. Keep or maintain a th...
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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Carbon Monoxide

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

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Smoking Safety

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***According to the U.S. Fire Administration, smoking is the #1 CAUSE OF HOME FIRE DEATHS across the country.***

Please keep these SMOKING SAFETY tips in mind:

  • If you smoke, smoke outside.
  • Keep lighters, matches and smoking material out of the reach of child...
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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Flu Season

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Flu season is here and the Irving Fire Department asks everyone to STAY INFORMED, GET VACCINATED AND STOP THE SPREAD. Flu is unpredictable and can happen at any time, so get ahead of the flu by getting a flu shot.

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News Flash

Posted on: November 18, 2018

ICTN 2 – Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting – LIVE

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

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: November 17, 2018

ICTN 1 – About Towne (N)

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Next time on About Towne, there’s always a lot going on during the holidays in Irving, so this special edition of About Towne will feature guests who bring the details to get you ready for the season. We’ll hear about the 2018-19 seaso...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: November 17, 2018

ICTN 1 – Laughs by the Lake

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

Sunday at 11 p.m., Tuesday at 4 p.m., Thursday at 6 p.m., and Friday at 8:30 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: November 17, 2018

ICTN 1 – Open Line: Holiday Tips

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Get ready for the holiday season with tips to keep your drains hassle-free and ways to share the holiday spirit. Representatives from Water Utilities, the Irving Animal Care Campus and Irving Parks and Recreation share educational tips as well as details ...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: November 17, 2018

ICTN 1 – GOW: HS Football – Nimitz vs Irving

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The Vikings of Nimitz and the Tigers of Irving meet for the 48th time with the all-time series tied at 22-22-3

Sunday at 8 p.m., Monday at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday at 8 p.m., Wednesday at 4:30 p.m., Thursday at 2:30 p.m., Friday at 12 p.m., and Saturday at 4:30 ...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: November 17, 2018

ICTN 1 – About Towne

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We’ll have a preview of MainStage Irving/Las Colinas’ “Kiss Me, Kate.” We’ll check out the DFW Pawfest and we’ll see a game of strategy in a whole new way at the “Playing with Chess&...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: November 17, 2018

ICTN 1 – GOW: HS Football – Marcus vs MacArthur

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The Cardinals of MacArthur welcome the Marauders of Marcus to Joy and Ralph Ellis Stadium for a homecoming match-up.

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

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: November 17, 2018

ICTN 1 – City Source (N)

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An Irving neighborhood is getting new streets as part of an initiative to improve roads across the city. On the next “City Source,” find out about some of the features that will be included as part of the project. Also, see how some st...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN 3 - Replay of Past Shows

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

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN 2 - Channel Guide

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

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Channel Guide

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Watch ICTN 1:

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

Watch ICTN 2:

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

News Flash

Posted on: November 7, 2018

TEXpress Lanes Open as Midtown Express Marks Substantial Completion

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 29, 2018

New Playground Opens at Lively Elementary

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Traffic Signals, School Zone Indicators Aims at Improving Safety

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Another Banner Year for Irving Development

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

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

What is permitting valuation?

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Fire Station #4 Design Unveiled

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 1, 2018

Construction Continues on Drainage Improvement Projects in the Delaware Creek Basin

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Heritage Aquatic Center Renovations Complete

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

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

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

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

City Approves Playground Construction at Johnston, Lively Elementary Schools

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 24, 2018

Campion Trail Expansion Update

Runners along North Campion Trail in Irving, Texas.

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Irving Golf Club Progress

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Luzon Park Reopens With All-New Features

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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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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 1, 2018

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 1, 2018

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Renovations Planned at Senter Park Recreation Center

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel on Track for Winter Opening

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Navigating Irving Through Digital Technology

Screenshot of the GIS website for Irving, Texas.

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Signature Bridge Construction Underway

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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.

The landfill has been in operation since Apr...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 19, 2018

Watch: Westin Irving Convention Center "Topping Out" Celebration

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Heritage Aquatic Center Renovations Scheduled for Summer

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

The aqua...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 1, 2018

Municipal Drainage Utility Projects to Continue Through Spring

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

The CIP...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Campion Trail Extension to Coppell

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 21, 2018

City Leaders Tour Irving’s Water System

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

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

Leaders from the city and the business commun...

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Investing in Our Future
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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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Irving Adds New Road Repair Construction Trucks to Fleet

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Asphalt Truck Adds Efficiency to Pothole Repairs

Pothole repair truck at work on Irving streets.

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
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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Investing in Our Future
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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Investing in Our Future
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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Investing in Our Future
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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Investing in Our Future
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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Investing in Our Future
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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View the map of Irving's park facilities Investing in Our Future
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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Investing in Our Future
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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Learn more about the project Investing in Our Future
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Nursery Road Paving and Trail Project

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Capturing the Story of Irving

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History Museum coming soon to former Central Library building.

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

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

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

2017-11-hotel

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Hard Rock Road, Pioneer Drive Improvements Ahead

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

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

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Las Colinas Boulevard Construction Progress

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

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

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Improvements Planned for Hard Rock Road, Pioneer Drive

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

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

On June 22, the Irving City Cou...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

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

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

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

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

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory Opens

The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory front gate.

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

Find out about upcoming shows: ThePavilionTMF.com.

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Irving Traffic Division Rolls Out Citywide Signal System Communication Upgrade

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

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

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

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Irving Fire Station #12 Opens

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 4, 2017

New Hotels Progress Near the Irving Convention Center

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

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

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Luzon Park Plans Proceed

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

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

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Signature Bridge Will Bring Development to Former Stadium Site

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

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

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Damage Repaired to Portions of Campion Trail Caused by Floods

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

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

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Fire Training Facility Opens

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

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

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

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

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

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Irving Improves Water, Wastewater Systems

Workers prepare an area for water and wastewater improvements.

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

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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: http://thestudyus.com/

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Improvements Planned for Luzon Park

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

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

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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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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Brockbank, Embassy Channels Construction Update: June 2017

Embassy Channel, June 2017

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Parks and Recreation Provides Update on Twin Wells Golf Course Redevelopment

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

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

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Posted on: May 28, 2017

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

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Irving’s Downtown Heritage Crossing District is On the Move

Irving, Texas, Main Street mural

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

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Midtown Express Open House

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

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

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Centennial Park Plaques Unveiled

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

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

The new plaques these took the commissioned arti...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Irving Music Factory Construction Update: May 2017

Irving Music Factory site - May 2017

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

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

View Georgia Farrow Rec Center Expansion Plans

Georgia Farrow Recreation Center - Facility Upgrade Artist Rendering

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 5, 2017

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

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Construction Underway on Convention Center Hotel

Irving Convention Center Hotel - Artist Rendering

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Converge, Collaborate, Create

The Study: Irving’s Innovation Center - Irving TX

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Colony Drive Bridge Reopens with Ribbon Cutting

Colony Street Bridge Ribbon Cutting - Irving TX

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Irving Music Factory Site Progresses

Site construction at the Music Factory, June 2016.

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

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

New Plaques Installed in Centennial Park

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Watch: Irving Convention Center Hotel Groundbreaking

Irving Convention Center Hotel - Artist Rendering

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

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

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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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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Spotlight: North Lake Natatorium Gets Facelift

North Lake Natatorium 2017 remodel - artist's rendering

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 29, 2017

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

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

Photo: Brockbank Channel wall construction near Lane Street.

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 28, 2017

Watch: Drainage Projects Update

Newly paved drainage channel in Irving, Texas.

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

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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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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Watch: New Playground Opens at Senter Park

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 14, 2017

Live Oak Road Bridge at Delaware Creek Reopens

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Watch: Irving Music Factory Under Construction

The Irving Music Factory construction progressing. December 2016

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 7, 2017

View Heritage Park Redevelopment Proposal Concept

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

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

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

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

North Campion Completely Open: Repairs Completed

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 2, 2017

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

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

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

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

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Renovations Continue at Senter Park Playground

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

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

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

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

Water tower with Irving, TX logo.

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Irving’s Tudor Lane Transformation Earns National Recognition

New Tudor Lane home in Irving, Texas.

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

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

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Watch: Irving Places New Elevated Water Storage Tank

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2017

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

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

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

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

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

Water Street artist rendering - Irving TX

Photo: Water Street artist rendering.

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 15, 2016

Sunrise Park Trail Improvements Begin Dec. 19

Sunrise Park Welcome Sign - Irving TX

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

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

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

CDBG Funds Fuel Improvements to Parks, Rec Centers, Sidewalks

Hurwitz Park - Irving TX

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

The Delaware at Heritage Crossing home option - Irving TX

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

Irving Convention Center - Irving Texas

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Twin Wells Golf Course Closed for Renovations

Twin Wells Golf Course

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

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

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Investing in Our Future

News Flash

Posted on: November 21, 2018

Holiday Event Guide for Families

Holiday Events Guide NF

Make the cheer stretch to the end of the year with this handy list of holiday events for families taking place at Irving Public Library locations this December! Click on the links to read full event descriptions. Events marked with an asterisk (*) are opp...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Coding Classes at IPL

Hour of Code-NewsFlash

This December, the Irving Public Library launches two opportunities for individuals to dive into the world of coding with Hour of Code and Girls Who Code.

Over ten years ago, in the prime days of Myspace and Xanga, nearly all teen girls learned HTML by hap...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Posadas Holiday Celebration

CIO Posadas _11-16-18

What better way to start off the holiday festivities than with East Branch Library’s annual Posadas? This free cultural Christmas celebration will have a presentation from author Xavier Garza. He is an enthusiastic author, artist, teacher and st...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Winterfest is Coming to Town!

Winterfest NF

Valley Ranch Library is keeping the magic of Christmas going all month long with Winterfest, a brand new holiday series with events for families, teens and adults! December days and nights shine bright with character visits, performances, crafts, book clu...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Library Elf

Library Elf 2018

Library Elf should not be confused with an Elf on a Shelf. An Elf on the Shelf uses creepy external motivation—a silly grin, piercing eyes, and a direct line to the man in the red suit--to keep children obedient over the holidays. By contrast, Library Elf...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Thanksgiving Week Fun

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Thanksgiving week marks the beginning of the Holiday season with school breaks, family time and feasts galore. If you’re in town, stop by one of our four library branches during the days leading up to Thanksgiving for free, family-friendly activities. Enj...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Thanksgiving Inspiration is a Flip Away!

Flipster Thanksgiving

Does holiday meal prep leave you feeling uninspired? Get inspiration from fall magazines! Don't have the cash to buy up the latest editions straight off the magazine stands? No problem! Check out your faves from Flipster Magazines for free courtesy of the...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: October 25, 2018

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)

NaNoWriMo 2018

This year, adults can celebrate National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) at the West Irving Library. Budding teen writers can attend events at Valley Ranch Library. Aspiring authors from the region – not to mention all over the world—w...

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Irving Public Library

News Flash

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

Residents Invited to ‘Dive Into’ Remodeled Indoor Aquatic Centers

Swim-Meet-at-North-Lake-Natatorium

The rainy, crisp days of fall are here, and there is never been a better time to visit Irving’s Heritage Aquatic Center and the North Lake Natatorium. 

Since 2017, the City of Irving has worked to improve the indoor aquatic facilities, with the go...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: January 21, 2015

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Programs

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Classes

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

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Recreation Centers Organize Canned Food Drive

Irving Recreation Centers Collecting Canned Food for Irving Cares

Throughout the month of November, Irving recreation centers will be collecting canned food and nonperishable pantry items to donate to Irving Cares this holiday season.

Collection bins will be located near each center’s front office and will be a...

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Parks and Recreation

News Flash

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Irving's Annual Blue Christmas Toy and Food Drive to Help Underprivileged Kids

Blue-Christmas

It is time for Irving to go blue! Blue Christmas, the annual toy and food drive for underprivileged children and families in Irving, begins Nov. 24. Irving police and firefighters are once again teaming up to rally residents to give during the holiday sea...

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Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: March 16, 2018

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

Road Construction Ahead sign

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

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2018

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

Road Construction Ahead sign

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

Traffic will detour to reach Loop 12 b...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Cartwright Street, from William Brewster Drive to Pamela Drive

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

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Hidalgo Street, from Rochelle Boulevard to Balboa Street

Beginning Monday, Feb. 26, intermittent moving lane closures will occur between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Saturdays, on Hidalgo Street between Rochelle Boulevard and Balboa Street for water and wastewater line improvements. Work is expected to run...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Las Colinas Boulevard, from O’Connor Boulevard to Brazos Drive

Two-way traffic on Las Colinas Boulevard, from O’Connor Boulevard to Brazos Drive, has moved to the southbound lanes of Las Colinas Boulevard and to allow work on the northbound lanes. This phase of the project includes the installation of storm drain pip...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

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

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

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

W. Scotland Drive, from Brockbank Drive to W. Newton Circle

W. Scotland Drive, from Brockbank Drive to W. Newton Circle, will be closed to through traffic beginning Nov. 7 through the end of 2018, weather permitting, for the installation of a new wastewater main.

Detour signs will be in place, and motorists are adv...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Westwood, Mistletoe, Fair Oaks Drives; Cherrywood Court

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

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Watch: Hawthorne Road, Abelia Street Project Update

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

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Public Meeting: Hawthorne, Abelia Streets Reconstruction

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

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Westwood, Mistletoe, Fair Oaks Drives; Cherrywood Court

Road Construction Ahead sign

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

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

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

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.

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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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Posted on: February 1, 2018

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

City Hall, Irving, Texas

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

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: July 5, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

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

Workers spread concrete on prepared roadway under construction.

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

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: April 20, 2017

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

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Infrastructure Explained

Worker operates heavy machinery to dig up old pavement.

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: November 11, 2016

City Plans 'Road to the Future'

Road to the Future - Irving TX

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

The City of...

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Pavement Assessment Presentation Road to the Future

News Flash

Posted on: November 20, 2018

City Holiday/No Trash Collection Nov. 22-23

Trash-Collection

In observance of Thanksgiving, there will be no residential trash, curbside recycling or brush collection Nov. 22-23. In addition, the following facilities will be closed:

  • City Hall  
  • Hunter Ferrell Landfill 
  • North Lake Natatorium
  • Heritage A...
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Solid Waste Services

News Flash

Posted on: November 1, 2018

Enter the #IrvingHolidayShow Contest

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The City of Irving Parks and Recreation department is looking for a rising star to take center stage during Holiday Extravaganza on Dec. 1. Singers, dancers, musicians and performers of all kinds can submit a video showing their talent to Facebook or Twit...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Enjoy a ‘North Pole’ Experience at Holiday Extravaganza

Holiday-Extravaganza

The magic of the holiday season is almost here, and that brings the city’s annual holiday activities.

This year, the Irving Holiday Extravaganza parade and tree lighting ceremony will showcase the North Pole. The event is free and will be held from 4 to 6:...

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Special Event Updates
Posted on: October 17, 2018

2018 Holiday Extravaganza Parade Applications Accepted Online

Parade float at the Irving Holiday Extravaganza.

Applications for the 2018 Holiday Extravaganza Parade are now being accepted. Families, businesses, community organizations and neighborhoods are encouraged to enter a decorated vehicle, float or walking group. Registration is free, easy and can be comple...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 14, 2018

Winter Lawn Care: Rest and Refuel Your Lawn

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

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

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Greening the Holidays is Easy

Greening the Holidays is Easy

Enjoying the upcoming holiday season doesn't mean you can't continue caring for the environment. In fact, the holidays can spotlight efforts to be more environmentally conscious:

1. Have an "eco-party."

  • Turn down the heat before the guests arrive....
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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Greener, Cleaner Traveling Habits for the Holidays

Terminal D ticketing gate in DFW International Airport

Traveling in and out of North Texas during the holidays? The travel industry is one the fastest growing industries in the world. It’s more important than ever for travelers to minimize their individual impact on the world’s air quality. Wherever you and y...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: November 5, 2018

Mulching Leaves Keeps Nutrients in the Soil

Leaf Mulching

Cooler weather equals falling leaves, and your lawn and gardens will benefit from proper leaf management.

Correct Leaf Management

  1. The best leaf management is to mow and mulch leaves into the turf. Using a mulching mower is best but not essential. Turf can t...
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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: October 31, 2018

E-Recycling Is a Win-Win for North Texas

Help Recycling Electronics

Did you know...?

  • Americans own approximately 24 devices per household, according to the Consumer Electronics Association.
  • U.S. landfills receive more than 2.4 million tons of electronic waste (e-waste) each year, according to the Environmental Protection Ag...
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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Proper Grease, Oil Disposal Keep Sanitary Sewer Lines Clean

Sewer line clogged with fats, oils and grease.

The majority of sanitary sewer overflows are due to grease buildup from homes and apartments. Help prevent costly sewer overflows by following a few steps.

Do:

  • Put oil and grease in collection containers; remove oil and grease from kitchen utensils, equipme...
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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Get Ready for Cooler Temperatures

Caulking cracks around windows and doors can save energy and reduce utility bills.

Weatherizing your home helps you save money by saving energy, and it can also improve the comfort of your home. Conduct a home energy audit to start building your strategy for weatherizing your home, then learn about air sealing, insulation, moisture cont...

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News Flash

Posted on: September 21, 2017

Bar Louie Opens at Toyota Music Factory in Irving

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

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

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

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: June 14, 2017

City Offers Tours of Irving Music Factory

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

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

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

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: May 5, 2017

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

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

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

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Irving Music Factory Site Progresses

Site construction at the Music Factory, June 2016.

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

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Watch: Irving Music Factory Under Construction

The Irving Music Factory construction progressing. December 2016

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

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

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

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Toyota Music Factory News

News Flash

Posted on: November 14, 2018

WaterMyYard.org Promotes Smart Irrigation

Watering flowers with a handheld hose and sprayer.

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

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Water in Irving
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Irving’s 2017 Water Quality Report Available Online

Filling a water glass from the faucet.

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

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Water in Irving