News Flash

Posted on: October 13, 2020

Free Pet Adoptions for Animals 1 Year and Older Oct. 20-24

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Connect with the purr-fect coworker from the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), 4140 Valley View Lane. During Oct. 20-24, the care campus is offering free adoptions for pets 1 year and older.

Adopters must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid form o...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Animal Services Modifies Hours of Operation

Irving Animal Care Campus - 4140 Valley View Lane Irving, TX 75038

Irving Animal Services will be modifying the business hours of the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), located at 4140 Valley View Lane, beginning Tuesday, July 28. Operating hours will be 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. The IACC is closed on S...

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Animal Services
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Develop a COVID-19 Emergency Plan for Pets

COVID-19: Plan for Pets

There is no question that the current pandemic has caused physical, mental and economic anxiety for all of us. Having a plan in place can help relieve the stress of caring for your pet if you or a family member become unexpectedly ill. Taking these simple...

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Additional Info... Animal Services

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Budget

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Irving City Council Approves Tax Rate, Balanced Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21

Irving City Council and staff at the Budget Retreat Aug. 19 2020.

On Sept. 17, 2020, the Irving City Council approved a $687.9 M Fiscal Year 2020-21 (FY 21) balanced operating budget. The adopted FY 21 budget is based on a stable property tax rate of $0.5941/$100 valuation, marking the seventh consecutive year without a...

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Budget

News Flash

Posted on: October 7, 2020

Eerie Irving Park, A Drive-Thru Experience

Eerie Irving Park - A Drive-Thru Experience Oct. 24 at Trinity View Park

Eerie Irving Park, a Drive-Thru Experience, will take place from 4 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 at Trinity View Park, 2221 E. State Highway 356. Come see all of the Halloween frights from the comfort of your vehicle. There will be something lurking at every corner, ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: October 9, 2020

City Seeks Community Input on Irving Boulevard Reconstruction

A presenter explains the proposed Irving Boulevard Reconstruction plan to a resident.

In 2019, the City of Irving initiated a downtown revitalization project to redesign a 1-mile section of Irving Boulevard, from Sowers Road to Strickland Plaza, that runs through the city’s historic Heritage Crossing District. The project is inte...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Irving City Council Election Candidates

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The office of the Mayor and single-member district council places 3 and 5 are up for election. Registered voters will cast their ballots during early voting Oct. 13 through Oct. 30 and on Election Day, Nov. 3. Any resident who is a registered voter may vo...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

DART Introduces New On-Demand Service Option for Irving

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DART recently launched its personalized, curb-to-curb GoLink service in South Irving. GoLink is designed to help riders get to their place of work, run an errand or connect to other DART services. Using a growing list of service providers, DART dispatches...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Free Pet Adoptions for Animals 1 Year and Older Oct. 20-24

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Connect with the purr-fect coworker from the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), 4140 Valley View Lane. During Oct. 20-24, the care campus is offering free adoptions for pets 1 year and older.

Adopters must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid form o...

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View Adoptable Pets City of Irving News
Posted on: October 8, 2020

ICTN's Open Line Airs 2020 Irving Elections Special

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The Office of the Mayor and Irving City Council single-member district places 3 and 5 are up for election. 

In this special edition of Open Line, viewers hear from the candidates. Registered voters may cast their ballots during early voting from O...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Towne Lake Park Playground to Close Oct. 19 for Resurfacing Project

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Starting Oct. 19, the playground at Towne Lake Park, 800 Esters Road, will be closed while a contractor replaces the rubber surface in the play area. The project will take two weeks to complete, weather permitting. For public safety, temporary fencing wil...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: October 19, 2020

DART Orange Line Weekend Closures Run October-November

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DART Orange Line riders will experience delays in Irving on weekends beginning Oct. 24 and running through Nov. 29. The agency will close sections of the Orange Line between specific stations to allow construction work at the Hidden Ridge at Carpenter Ran...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Watch League of Women Voters Forum On-Demand

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The League of Women Voters recently hosted its annual Candidates Forum that included candidates for Irving Mayor, City Council Places 3, 5, and Irving ISD school board members. Watch the video below for messages from the candidates.

EARLY VOTING INFORMATIO...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Irving City Council Approves Tax Rate, Balanced Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21

Irving City Council and staff at the Budget Retreat Aug. 19 2020.

On Sept. 17, 2020, the Irving City Council approved a $687.9 M Fiscal Year 2020-21 (FY 21) balanced operating budget. The adopted FY 21 budget is based on a stable property tax rate of $0.5941/$100 valuation, marking the seventh consecutive year without a...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Irving Police Recognized for Youth First Offender Program

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The Irving Police Department was recently recognized by the Families4Change organization for our continued success in effectively delivering the Family Solutions Program (FSP) over a 10-year period of time.

The Family Solutions Program is the family-based ...

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Learn more about IPD's Community Programs City of Irving News
Posted on: October 4, 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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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage with Irving Public Library

Be Bilingual Web Series from Irving Public Library

The Irving Public Library celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with the launch of a new web series, “Be Bilingual.” Episodes of the series are posted at 1:30 p.m. every Monday.

Each episode focuses on a letter of the 30-letter Mexican-Spa...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Irving Expands Housing, Utility Assistance Program for Residents

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The City of Irving is expanding eligibility requirements to include more residents affected by the COVID-19 disaster to help them with past due rent, mortgage and utility bills. The Housing and Utility Assistance Program, launched in early August, offers ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Centennial Park Pavilion Closes For Renovations Sept. 24

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On Sept. 24, the Irving Parks and Recreation Department will close the pavilion at Centennial Park, 444 W. Second St, to the public for renovations. The pavilion upgrades will include structural repairs, as well as repainting the pavilion at the park.

Resi...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 23, 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: August 27, 2020

Irving Offers Residents Childcare Payment Assistance

Dad walking a little girl to the doors of a childcare center.

The City of Irving, along with Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas (WFS) and the ChildCareGroup (CCG), are offering families affected by COVID-19 emergency childcare assistance payments. These payments are not loans; they are full grants paid directly to t...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Pay Utility Bills from Home

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There are a number of ways residents can pay their utility bills, either by mail, phone or satellite centers. But the easiest and most convenient way is online.

The City of Irving’s Utility Payment website accepts Discover, MasterCard and Visa de...

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City of Irving News

News Flash

Posted on: October 8, 2019

City of Irving Code Enforcement Q&As

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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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Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: June 4, 2019

High Grass and Weeds a Violation of City Code

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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 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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Code Enforcement Updates

News Flash

Posted on: June 15, 2020

Rental, Mortgage, and Homelessness Assistance

Overdue Bills

Are you a City of Irving resident in danger of eviction or foreclosure due to COVID-19? You may be eligible for assistance.

You must be able to provide the following information/documents to determine your eligibility for one of the City of Irving&rsqu...

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Community Development
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.

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Community Development
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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Community Development
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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Community Development

News Flash

Posted on: October 19, 2020

Coronavirus Weekly Case Update: Oct. 10-16

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As of Oct. 16, Dallas County reported a total of 2,512 new COVID-19 cases and 12 additional deaths from Oct. 10-16, bringing the county's total coronavirus case count to 82,918 and a total of 1,026 deaths.

Additional COVID-19 Health Resources

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Dallas County Coronavirus Information
Posted on: October 9, 2020

City of Irving Expands Assistance Program to Businesses Affected by COVID-19

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The City of Irving has partnered with the Greater Irving/Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce, the Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, The Study USA and the National Development Council (NDC) to help Irving small businesses access the working capital and tech...

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Additional Info... Coronavirus Information
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Dallas County Issues Guidance for Halloween and Related Activities

Halloween decorations on the steps of a home.

Dallas County Public Health Committee recently issued guidelines for families and organizations planning Halloween-themed activities and events.

According to the committee, with the COVID-19 risk level at Orange coupled with the moderate risk of transmissi...

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Additional Info... Coronavirus Information
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Executive Order GA-30: How It Affects the Community

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Unsure of how Executive Order GA-30 impacts businesses and residents? Here’s a breakdown of Governor Abbott’s order relating to the state’s continued response to the COVID-19 disaster as Texas reopens.

Main Points

The new Execu...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: September 8, 2020

City of Irving COVID-19 Financial Assistance

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For Businesses

Childcare Center Assistance

Qualifying childcare providers can apply for $5,000 micro grants to help close the gap created by increased costs from new health and safety protocols at CityofIrving.org/COVID-Childcare.

For Families

Childcare Payme...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Irving Offers Residents Childcare Payment Assistance

Dad walking a little girl to the doors of a childcare center.

The City of Irving, along with Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas (WFS) and the ChildCareGroup (CCG), are offering families affected by COVID-19 emergency childcare assistance payments. These payments are not loans; they are full grants paid directly to t...

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Apply, Beginning Aug. 28 Coronavirus Information
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Irving Expands Housing, Utility Assistance Program for Residents

Row of houses on a street

The City of Irving is expanding eligibility requirements to include more residents affected by the COVID-19 disaster to help them with past due rent, mortgage and utility bills. The Housing and Utility Assistance Program, launched in early August, offers ...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Dallas County: Stay Safe from COVID-19, Follow the Three W’s

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Dallas County promotes the #NTXDoesItRight campaign, a countywide initiative to remind everyone to follow the three W’s to keep yourself, your family and your community safe from COVID-19.

  • Wear a facemask when in public areas where socia...
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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: August 12, 2020

How to Care for Someone with COVID-19

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Do you know someone who has COVID-19 or is showing symptoms of the virus? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has tips for individuals caring for someone with COVID-19 in a home or nonhealthcare setting, as well as someone who tested posi...

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View other COVID-19 health resources. Coronavirus Information
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Irving Offers Childcare Providers Business Assistance During Disaster

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Beginning Aug. 7, eligible licensed early childhood centers and homes within Irving that have been impacted financially by COVID-19 can receive micro-grants up to $5,000. The application period runs through Nov. 30, 2020, or until funds are exhausted. Dow...

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Posted on: August 9, 2020

Governor Abbott Extends Statewide COVID-19 Disaster Declaration

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Governor Greg Abbott today extended his Disaster Declaration for all Texas counties in response to COVID-19. Originally issued on March 13th, the Disaster Declaration provides the state a variety of resources to effectively serve Texans as the Lone Star S...

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Read the Governor's Proclamation Coronavirus Information
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Face Coverings: Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the use of cloth face coverings for every person over the age of 2 who is traveling into public spaces. Cloth face covers work as a simple barrier to help prevent respiratory droplets from tr...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Dallas County Judge Issues COVID-19 Supplemental Orders

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On Aug. 4, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins issued supplemental orders effective 11:59 p.m. Aug. 4 regarding COVID-19 policies to continue concurrently with Governor Abbott’s Disaster Proclamation until it is rescinded, suspended or amended.

Cont...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Coping with Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic can create strong emotions of fear and anxiety in adults and children. Additionally, public health actions, such as social distancing, can make people feel isolated and lonely, as well as increase their stress and anxiety.

The Centers...

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View other COVID-19 health resources. Coronavirus Information
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Governor Extends Early Voting Period for Nov. 3 Election

Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation on July 27 extending the early voting period for the Nov. 3 election by nearly a week. Under this proclamation, early voting by personal appearance will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 13 and continue through Friday, Oct....

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View the Governor's Proclamation Coronavirus Information
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Do You Think You May Have COVID-19?

10 things to do if sick with COVID-19

People with COVID-19 have reported a range of symptoms from mild to severe illness. COVID-19 symptoms may be present between two and 14 days after exposure to the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists coronavirus symptoms as:

  • Fe...
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View other COVID-19 health resources. Coronavirus Information
Posted on: July 21, 2020

Office of the Governor Releases Spanish Language COVID-19 PSA

Francisco Cigarroa, MD, of UT Health San Antonio

The Office of the Governor and Francisco Cigarroa, MD, of UT Health San Antonio released a new Spanish-language public service announcement (PSA) urging Texans to work together to slow the spread of COVID-19. In the PSA, Dr. Cigarroa encourages Texans to ...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Travel Considerations in the Time of Coronavirus

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Sometimes travel outside one’s community cannot be avoided. Whether the trip is for business, pleasure or necessity, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises the public the risks of being infected and transmitting COVID-19 in...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Prevent Getting Sick

Cover coughs and sneezes. Use alcohol-based sanitizers.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers guidance to help the public prevent the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions, such as heart or lung disease, or d...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Mayor Stopfer Provides Irving Update on COVID-19 Response

City of Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer

Mayor Rick Stopfer discusses the latest news and updates regarding the City of Irving’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Texas DSHS: No Negative COVID-19 Test Needed for Return to Work

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The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is recommending individuals who have mild COVID-19 symptoms, such as fever or cough, stay home in isolation and care for themselves in their residence. Oftentimes, those experiencing mild symptoms will ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Irving Water Utilities Warns of Scams

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Irving Water Utilities reminds customers to be aware of scams happening across the nation, including phone scams demanding payment for continued water service or offers of special water filters to provide protection from COVID-19.

Make Payments Safely

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Governor Issues Executive Order Expanding Hospital Capacity

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Governor Greg Abbott today issued Executive Order GA-27 to ensure hospital bed availability for COVID-19 patients as Texas faces an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The Governor’s order suspends elective surgeries at hospitals in...

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View Texas Executive Order GA-27 Coronavirus Information
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Association Offers Restaurants Training, Certification in COVID-19 Health Protocols

Restaurant worker cleans table at outdoor cafe.

Using a $500,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) has partnered with Dallas College to provide online training and certification for restaurant workers and owners. Additionally, restaurants will recei...

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Texas Restaurant Association Coronavirus Resources Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Dallas County Tenant Hotline Available for Evictions, Rent Problems

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Dallas County announced its Tenant Hotline is now up and running. For those individuals experiencing hardships with paying rent and also possibly facing eviction, the Dallas County Tenant Hotline can provide information and help connect with agencies and ...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Watch: Face Covering Recommendations

Let's Talk about Masks

ICTN gives a quick overview of Dallas County’s face mask/coverings requirements, with pointers to keep you safe and healthy.

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

State of Texas Publishes COVID-19 Business Resources

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The State of Texas recently published updates regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and related assistance regarding COVID-19 for small businesses.

CARES Act

Passed by Congress on March 27, 2020, the programs and ...

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See the Irving Coronavirus Business Resources page Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Contact IPD's Special Events When Organizing Food, Donation Drives

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During this unusual time for the public, the Irving Police Department (IPD) commends those who are organizing food and supplies distributions to those in need. The City of Irving and IPD are heartened by and support these efforts, but also recognize that ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

DART Offers Grocery Pickup, Delivery Service for Paratransit Customers

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Beginning Monday, April 13, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) paratransit drivers will add grocery pickup and delivery to its services for customers.

The agency’s drivers will pick up groceries from the store and deliver them directly to the custo...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Texas Comptroller's Office: Help Is Available to Businesses

Texas Comptroller

The Texas Comptroller’s Office knows that during periods of economic hardship, paying or remitting taxes and fees on time can feel like an extra burden when there’s so much uncertainty. 

As all taxpayers are doing their best to...

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More resources for businesses affected by COVID-19 Coronavirus Information
Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line Established

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As a result of the current state of emergency, the North Texas Behavioral Health Authority launched a dedicated COVID-19 mental health support line to provide trauma informed support and psychological first aid to those experiencing stress and anxiety. Th...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: March 20, 2020

CDC, EPA: Coronavirus Not Detected in Drinking Water

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The COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking water. Conventional water treatment methods that use filtration and disinfection, such as those in most municipal drinking water systems, should remove or inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19.

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News Flash

Posted on: October 9, 2020

City of Irving Expands Assistance Program to Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Clothing store with Open sign in window.

The City of Irving has partnered with the Greater Irving/Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce, the Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, The Study USA and the National Development Council (NDC) to help Irving small businesses access the working capital and tech...

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Additional Info... Economic Development News
Posted on: October 9, 2020

City Seeks Community Input on Irving Boulevard Reconstruction

A presenter explains the proposed Irving Boulevard Reconstruction plan to a resident.

In 2019, the City of Irving initiated a downtown revitalization project to redesign a 1-mile section of Irving Boulevard, from Sowers Road to Strickland Plaza, that runs through the city’s historic Heritage Crossing District. The project is inte...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Irving Offers Childcare Providers Business Assistance During Disaster

An play area in an early childhood provider's facility.

Beginning Aug. 7, eligible licensed early childhood centers and homes within Irving that have been impacted financially by COVID-19 can receive micro-grants up to $5,000. The application period runs through Nov. 30, 2020, or until funds are exhausted. Dow...

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View the Flier Economic Development News
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Accesso Signs Lease with The Michaels Companies, Inc. at Royal Ridge III in Irving

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Accesso, a fully integrated investment manager and operator of multitenant office buildings, today announced that it has signed a lease with The Michaels Companies, Inc. to occupy 123,740 square feet of space at Royal Ridge III in Irving. It will be the p...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Association Offers Restaurants Training, Certification in COVID-19 Health Protocols

Restaurant worker cleans table at outdoor cafe.

Using a $500,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) has partnered with Dallas College to provide online training and certification for restaurant workers and owners. Additionally, restaurants will recei...

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Texas Restaurant Association Coronavirus Resources Economic Development News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Governor Announces Payment Deadline Extensions for Certain Employers

Seal of the Governor of Texas

Governor Greg Abbott announced on May 22 that the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has extended payment deadlines for designated reimbursing employers that are required to pay a share of unemployment benefits. Designated reimbursing employers include nonp...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Irving Updates Back to Business Toolkit for Businesses, Patrons

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With additional business reopenings, the City of Irving has updated its Back to Business Retail, Professional and Service Industry Toolkit. The additional information covers Phase II Texas business reopenings.

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Irving Launches Back to Business Campaign

Irving Back to Business logo

The City of Irving developed the Irving Back to Business Toolkit to help non-essential businesses reopen safely now that the state has issued phase 1 of the Reopen Texas Plan. 

The city wants to help its valued business partners maneuver ...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Texas Retail-to-Go Executive Order Begins April 24

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Executive Order GA-16, issued on April 17 by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, begins Phase 1 of the state’s plan to reopen the economy. The order allows certain nonessential businesses to open, beginning 12:01 a.m. April 24, for services that "m...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

#StaySafeIrving: Help for Small Businesses

Mayor's Message: What help is available to small businesses? #StaySafeIrving

We have an awesome Economic Development team working hard to support small businesses. Watch this message from Mayor Rick Stopfer to learn more about what the city and other Irving organizations are doing to help businesses owners and their employees.&...

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See more messages from Irving's Mayor Economic Development News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Texas Comptroller's Office: Help Is Available to Businesses

Texas Comptroller

The Texas Comptroller’s Office knows that during periods of economic hardship, paying or remitting taxes and fees on time can feel like an extra burden when there’s so much uncertainty. 

As all taxpayers are doing their best to...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Texas Included in Emergency Designation for SBA Small Business Disaster Loans

U.S. Small Business Administration emblem

Governor Greg Abbott announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has included the entire state of Texas in its Economic Injury Disaster Declaration and granted access to its Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, which will provide ...

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Economic Development News
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 bvld. by incorporating larger living space, workout room ...

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Economic Development News

News Flash

Posted on: March 25, 2020

Outdoor Warning System Tested First Wednesday of Month

Outdoor warning siren

Irving’s Outdoor Warning System sirens are tested on the first Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m. unless the sky is overcast or there is inclement weather in the area. The system is meant to warn residents and visitors who are outdoors only. Tho...

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Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Stay Prepared for Emergencies

Emergency kit items.

Being prepared ahead of time for disasters and emergencies is very important. Creating a "go kit" and establishing a disaster plan with family are essential pieces to preparedness. These components allow everyone to better respond when an event ...

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Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Emergency Management Offers Preparedness Guide

Emergency Preparedness Guide

An Emergency Preparedness Booklet is available at CityofIrving.org/Emergency-Management to assist residents in preparing for potential disasters. The booklet includes information about the most threatening natural and man-made disasters in North Texas.&am...

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Emergency Management Updates

News Flash

Posted on: October 16, 2020

Hands-Only CPR

HO-CPR

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 be as effec...

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IFD - Learn CPR Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide Alarm

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

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Vial of L.I.F.E.

Vial-of-Life

The Vial of L.I.F.E. program was designed to assist our paramedics when they enter a residence and the patient is unable to communicate, for any reason. Our dispatch office will mark the address as having a Vial of L.I.F.E., making our paramedics aware wh...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

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 11, 2020

Know the Signs of a Heart Attack

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Do you know the signs of a Heart Attack? There is no time for doubt with a heart attack. Minutes matter, don’t wait. Calling 9-1-1 at the first sign of a heart attack could save a life by reducing time to treatment.

If you, a family member or a f...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

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: October 17, 2020

ICTN 2 – League of Women Voters Forum

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The League of Women Voters host their annual Candidates forum October 7, 2020. The forum will include candidates for Irving Mayor, City Council Places 3, 5, and Irving Independent School District school board members. Repeats on ICTN 2 Loop.

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

ICTN 1 – About Towne (N)

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Next time on About Towne we’ll go behind-the-scenes at the Texas Tenors concert. We’ll visit the Omni Hotel Las Colinas in our next edition of Staycation Irving, and we’ll check out the Brighter Tomorrows Golf Tournament. Plu...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

ICTN 2 – City Council Meeting – Live

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

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

ICTN 2 – City Council Work Session – Live

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

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Posted on: October 17, 2020

ICTN 1 – Open Line: 2020 Election Special

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The Office of the Mayor and Irving City Council single-member district places 3 and 5 are up for election. In this special edition of Open Line, viewers hear from the candidates. Registered voters may cast their ballots during early voting from October 13...

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Posted on: October 17, 2020

ICTN 1 – GOW: HS Football – MacArthur vs Irving 2015

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In a game brought to you in 2015, cross town rivals MacArthur and Irving met for the 47th time. The series was split at 23 wins apiece.

Sunday at 8:30 p.m., Monday at 2 p.m., Tuesday at 1 p.m., Wednesday at 4:30 p.m., Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday at 9 a.m., ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2020

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.

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Posted on: October 17, 2020

ICTN 1 – City Source (N)

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A special event is providing some employees a break from working from home. On the next “City Source,” see coverage of Office Al Fresco at the Toyota Music Factory. Also, volunteers come together to help beautify a local park. Those st...

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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

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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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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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News Flash

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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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

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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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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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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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Posted on: July 1, 2020

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

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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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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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Posted on: May 20, 2020

2020 Update: Heritage Park Expansion

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Irving Boulevard Reconstruction Public Input Meeting

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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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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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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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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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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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Posted on: December 1, 2019

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

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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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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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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Song, Dance and More Coming to Heritage District

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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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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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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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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Irving Golf Club Opens

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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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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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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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Investing in Our Future
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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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Preview the Irving Archives and Museum

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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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Investing in Our Future
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

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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.

Depending on the tim...

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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.

The station w...

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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.

The Senter Park Recreation Center will be no...

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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

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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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.

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

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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. 

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

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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

Remodeled Luzon Park, Irving, Texas

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

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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

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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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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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.

The aqua...

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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.

The CIP...

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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.

Leaders from the city and the business commun...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Work to Begin on Urban Center Lift Station

Las Colinas Urban Center, Irving, Texas

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

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

MacArthur Boulevard Ribbon Cutting

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

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

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

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Irving Adds New Road Repair Construction Trucks to Fleet

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

Irving Archives and Museum

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

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Irving Parks Playground Inspections

An Irving Texas playground.

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

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Georgia Farrow Expansion Plans

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

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

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Luzon Park Construction Underway

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

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

Luzon Park is located at 2900 Luzon Road.

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

City Lauds Completion of Infrastructure Projects

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

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

Luzon Park Improvements to Begin Jan. 2

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

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

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

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Twin Wells Golf Course to Undergo Infrastructure Renovations

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

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

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

North Lake Natatorium pool area after remodeling.

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

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Nursery Road Paving and Trail Project

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

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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

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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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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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Irving Improves Water, Wastewater Systems

Workers prepare an area for water and wastewater improvements.

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

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

The Study: Irving's Innovation Center Opens

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

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

Learn more: TheStudyUSA.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.

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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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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

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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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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Irving’s Downtown Heritage Crossing District is On the Move

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage with Irving Public Library

Be Bilingual Web Series from Irving Public Library

The Irving Public Library celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with the launch of a new web series, “Be Bilingual.” Episodes of the series are posted at 1:30 p.m. every Monday.

Each episode focuses on a letter of the 30-letter Mexican-Spanish alphabet. Host ...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: September 21, 2020

The Library is Now Open!

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The South Irving, West Irving, and Valley Ranch Libraries are now open to the public for browsing and checking out items, borrow a public PC, or use the library’s fax/scanning and wireless printing services. No reservation is required to visit the library...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: September 15, 2020

NEA Big Read

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NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Irving Wins NEA Big Read Award to Present "A Small Story About the Sky"

Irving Public Library has been awarded a grant of $10,000 to host t...

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Irving Public Library

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 21, 2020

The Library is Now Open!

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The South Irving, West Irving, and Valley Ranch Libraries are now open to the public for browsing and checking out items, borrow a public PC, or use the library’s fax/scanning and wireless printing services. No reservation is required to visit the library...

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Library Strategic Plan
Posted on: September 15, 2020

NEA Big Read

NEA Big Read new NF

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Irving Wins NEA Big Read Award to Present "A Small Story About the Sky"

Irving Public Library has been awarded a grant of $10,000 to host t...

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Library Strategic Plan

News Flash

Posted on: October 22, 2020

Construction Update: Campion Trail, at Spring Trail Park

Spring Trail Park Construction

Beginning Monday, Oct. 26, the Trinity River Authority (TRA) will perform sewer line work along Campion Trail at Spring Trail Park. Work is expected to last through Nov. 30, weather permitting. The work site will be located in the southern section of the ...

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Learn more about Spring Trail Park Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Irving Rec Centers Closed Saturday, Oct. 24

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In preparation for the Eerie Irving Park event, all city recreation centers will be closed Saturday, Oct. 24.

Residents are invited to Eerie Irving Park, a Drive-Through Experience, between 4 and 9 p.m. Oct. 24, at Trinity View Park, 2221 E. State Highway...

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Learn about Eerie Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Towne Lake Park Playground to Close Oct. 19 for Resurfacing Project

Town Lake Playgound

Starting Oct. 19, the playground at Towne Lake Park, 800 Esters Road, will be closed while a contractor replaces the rubber surface in the play area. The project will take two weeks to complete, weather permitting. For public safety, temporary fencing wil...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Eerie Irving Park, A Drive-Thru Experience

Eerie Irving Park - A Drive-Thru Experience Oct. 24 at Trinity View Park

Eerie Irving Park, a Drive-Thru Experience, will take place from 4 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 at Trinity View Park, 2221 E. State Highway 356. Come see all of the Halloween frights from the comfort of your vehicle. There will be something lurking at every corner, ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Light Up The Fairways At Neon Nights Disc Golf!

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Over 1,300 led lights will line the fairways of the W.O. Harrington Disc Golf Course (5350 Valley View Lane) on Friday and Saturday evenings starting Oct. 9.The course will feature nine par-3 holes and tee times will be available for $5 every ten minutes ...

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Neon Nights Disc Golf Website Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Centennial Park Pavilion Closes For Renovations Sept. 24

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On Sept. 24, the Irving Parks and Recreation Department will close the pavilion at Centennial Park, 444 W. Second St, to the public for renovations. The pavilion upgrades will include structural repairs, as well as repainting the pavilion at the park.

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 23, 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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Explore Irving's open spaces Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Levee Repairs: Champions Park to Campion Trail

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Levee repair work in Valley Ranch will close the sidewalk from Champions Park to Campion Trail beginning Sept. 14. The project includes repairing the slopes of the levee.

Work is scheduled to be completed by December, weather permitting.

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View in Google Maps Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 19, 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.

See these other stories to learn more about the project:

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Delaware Creek Construction at Jaycee Park

The pond and Delaware Creek running through Jaycee Park, Irving, Texas.

The City of Irving is expanding Jaycee Park pond and its dam.

The project is part of the Delaware Creek Drainage Improvements project between Cripple Creek Drive and State Highway 183. Excavation to make the pond wider has begun, and construction also is u...

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Parks and Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: October 22, 2020

Construction Update: Campion Trail, at Spring Trail Park

Spring Trail Park Construction

Beginning Monday, Oct. 26, the Trinity River Authority (TRA) will perform sewer line work along Campion Trail at Spring Trail Park. Work is expected to last through Nov. 30, weather permitting. The work site will be located in the southern section of the ...

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Learn more about Spring Trail Park Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: September 23, 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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Explore Irving's open spaces Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Levee Repairs: Champions Park to Campion Trail

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Levee repair work in Valley Ranch will close the sidewalk from Champions Park to Campion Trail beginning Sept. 14. The project includes repairing the slopes of the levee.

Work is scheduled to be completed by December, weather permitting.

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View in Google Maps Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
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 m...

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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Construction Update: West Park Remains Closed through October

Sign at the entry to West Park, 530 Davis Drive, Irving.

Although playgrounds, as well as outdoor restrooms and basketball courts throughout Irving opened for public use, residents are reminded that West Park, 530 Davis Drive, remains closed as part of the Georgia Farrow Recreation Center renovation. Work is sc...

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Learn more about the renovation Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Heritage Park Redevelopment Begins May 26

Architect rendering of the new Heritage Park stage facility.

Photo (right): Architectural rendering of the new Heritage Park entertainment stage building.

Redevelopment of Heritage Park begins May 26. Residents will see safety fencing spring up, and then demolition work and relocation of amenities will occur. Constr...

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Read more about the project Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
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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View the area in Google Maps Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Delaware Creek Construction at Jaycee Park

The pond and Delaware Creek running through Jaycee Park, Irving, Texas.

The City of Irving is expanding Jaycee Park pond and its dam.

The project is part of the Delaware Creek Drainage Improvements project between Cripple Creek Drive and State Highway 183. Excavation to make the pond wider has begun, and construction also is u...

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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates

News Flash

Posted on: March 25, 2020

Planning and Zoning: Open for Business

Sample Subdivision Plat

As a government entity, the Planning Department at the City of Irving remains open for business during this time of social distancing. While most of our staff is working from home, we continue to process your zoning and platting cases and respond to your ...

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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.

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Planning and Zoning
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Changes to Plat Review Process

Sample Subdivision Plat

Plat Review Streamlining as Required by HB 3167 (2019)

The State of Texas recently amended Chapter 212 of the Local Government Code regarding the subdivision of property known as House Bill (HB 3167). This law is designed to ensure plat applications are pr...

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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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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. Users can also type CityofIrving.org/Zoning-Map into a browser to go there directly.
  2. If the GIS disclaimer sp...
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Download the iMAP Instructions Planning and Zoning

News Flash

Posted on: October 14, 2020

Irving Police Recognized for Youth First Offender Program

Irving Police SUV parked in the Las Colinas Urban Center.

The Irving Police Department was recently recognized by the Families4Change organization for our continued success in effectively delivering the Family Solutions Program (FSP) over a 10-year period of time.

The Family Solutions Program is the family-based ...

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Learn more about IPD's Community Programs Police Department
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Irving Police Department Joins National ABLE Project

Irving Police Officer colors with a young boy on steps.

The Irving Police Department has been accepted into the Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project, Georgetown University Law Center’s national training and support initiative for U.S. law enforcement agencies committed to building ...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 28, 2020

One Mind Challenge

One Mind Campaign Logo

The ­­­­­­­­­­Irving Police Department is pleased to announce that we are the first police department in Texas to have completed a pledge taken to improve our response to thos...

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Learn more 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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Police Recruiting Updates

News Flash

Posted on: October 9, 2020

City Seeks Community Input on Irving Boulevard Reconstruction

A presenter explains the proposed Irving Boulevard Reconstruction plan to a resident.

In 2019, the City of Irving initiated a downtown revitalization project to redesign a 1-mile section of Irving Boulevard, from Sowers Road to Strickland Plaza, that runs through the city’s historic Heritage Crossing District. The project is intended to he...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Brazos Drive, at Las Colinas Boulevard

Beginning Oct. 1, the entrance and exit from Brazos Drive to Las Colinas Boulevard will be closed for the installation of a utility line. Work is expected to be completed by Dec. 18, weather permitting.

Brazos Drive will be open from the westbound frontage...

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View the closure map Road Construction Updates
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Delaware Creek Construction at Pilgrim Drive

The City of Irving is making channel improvements to Delaware Creek between Cripple Creek Drive and State Highway 183.

As part of these channel improvements, the pedestrian bridge over the creek along Pilgrim Drive in between William Brewster Street and Pu...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Glenmore, Shepherd Streets, from Sixth Street to Irving Boulevard

Periodic lane closures will occur on Glenmore and Shepherd Streets, from Sixth Street to Irving Boulevard, for utility improvements and street paving. The project begins July 27 and runs through May 2021. Only one street - either Glenmore or Shepherd - wi...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Oak Meadow Drive Bridge, at Delaware Creek

Oak Meadow Drive is closed completely at the bridge crossing Delaware Creek through winter 2021. Earlier, work began on neighboring bridges on Sunnybrook and Cripple Creek Drives.

Removing the bridges will allow construction crews access to the drainage ch...

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View the Detour Map Road Construction Updates
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Southbound Tom Braniff Drive, from Texas Plaza Drive and Northgate Drive

Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 21, the southbound lanes of Tom Braniff Drive, from Northgate Drive to Texas Plaza Drive, will be closed 24/7 for install wastewater infrastructure improvements. Work is scheduled to run through Wednesday, Nov. 18, weather permit...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates

News Flash

Posted on: July 17, 2020

Glenmore, Shepherd Streets, from Sixth Street to Irving Boulevard

Periodic lane closures will occur on Glenmore and Shepherd Streets, from Sixth Street to Irving Boulevard, for utility improvements and street paving. The project begins July 27 and runs through May 2021. Only one street - either Glenmore or Shepherd - wi...

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View in Google Maps 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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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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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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Road to the Future
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Watch: Hawthorne Road, Abelia Street Project Update

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

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Public Meeting: Hawthorne, Abelia Streets Reconstruction

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: July 20, 2018

Westwood, Mistletoe, Fair Oaks Drives; Cherrywood Court

Road Construction Ahead sign

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

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

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

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

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View in Google Maps 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 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 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) Road to the Future
Posted on: May 25, 2017

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

Workers spread concrete on prepared roadway under construction.

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

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: April 20, 2017

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

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Infrastructure Explained

Worker operates heavy machinery to dig up old pavement.

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: November 11, 2016

City Plans 'Road to the Future'

Road to the Future - Irving TX

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

The City of...

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Pavement Assessment Presentation Road to the Future

News Flash

Posted on: October 14, 2020

Document Shredding Returns Nov. 6

Secure shredding truck accepting materials from Irving residents.

Shredding documents to safeguard from identity theft can be a costly service. Residents are invited to a free shredding event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 6 at 128 N. Briery Road. There is a two-box limit, and proof of residency is required. Shredding even...

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Learn about the Recycling Drop-Off Station Solid Waste Services
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Blue Recycling Bags Available at Online, Area Retailers

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The City of Irving reminds residents to “think blue” when using their curbside recycling service. In Irving’s blue bag recycling program, items intended for recycling go into translucent blue bags. Trash can be placed in any ...

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Solid Waste Services

News Flash

Posted on: October 7, 2020

Eerie Irving Park, A Drive-Thru Experience

Eerie Irving Park - A Drive-Thru Experience Oct. 24 at Trinity View Park

Eerie Irving Park, a Drive-Thru Experience, will take place from 4 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 at Trinity View Park, 2221 E. State Highway 356. Come see all of the Halloween frights from the comfort of your vehicle. There will be something lurking at every corner, ...

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Special Event Updates

News Flash

Posted on: October 14, 2020

Document Shredding Returns Nov. 6

Secure shredding truck accepting materials from Irving residents.

Shredding documents to safeguard from identity theft can be a costly service. Residents are invited to a free shredding event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 6 at 128 N. Briery Road. There is a two-box limit, and proof of residency is required. Shredding even...

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Learn about the Recycling Drop-Off Station Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

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 1, 2020

Upgrading Your Landscape and Need More Irrigation for New Plantings?

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Residents installing new grass or plants who need additional days to adequately water those plantings can request a variance online from Irving's Water Utilities Department.

Variances are granted for up to 30 days to establish new plantings. Howev...

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Request a Variance Online Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Curbside Recycling Program Resident Guidelines

Curbside-Recycling

There is a lot of attention these days on recycling in the United States. Irving reminds residents what can be recycled in the Blue Bag Program. Irving uses the blue recycling bag as the designated collection container for recycling. Single-family homeown...

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See locations to purchase recycling blue bags Think Green... Be Green News

News Flash

Posted on: July 10, 2020

Irving Water Utilities Warns of Scams

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Irving Water Utilities reminds customers to be aware of scams happening across the nation, including phone scams demanding payment for continued water service or offers of special water filters to provide protection from COVID-19.

Make Payments Safely

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View more COVID-19 Health Resources Water in Irving
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Irving’s 2019 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
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Time-of-Day Water Conservation Runs Through Oct. 31

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To promote good watering habits, minimize water waste and preserve Irving’s water supply, the city enforces time-of-day irrigation restrictions. These limits make it a violation of city ordinance to water between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. through Oct. ...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Pay Utility Bills from Home

Water Utilities Website on a Laptop

There are a number of ways residents can pay their utility bills, either by mail, phone or satellite centers. But the easiest and most convenient way is online.

The City of Irving’s Utility Payment website accepts Discover, MasterCard and Visa de...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: January 23, 2020

City Conducts Water Meter Infrastructure Project

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The City of Irving Water Utilities Department is conducting a water meter replacement and meter endpoint validation project for the water system. As part of this project, all existing water meters are examined to determine age, make and model, and conditi...

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Water in Irving