News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2023

Lee Park Swimming Pool Design Contract Moves Forward

Lee Park Recreation Center

The Let’s Play Irving: Elevating Aquatics & Recreation plan to replace the Lee Park Swimming Pool moves forward. During the Sept. 14 City Council meeting, the council voted unanimously to approve two items: 

  1. Name The Fain Group, Inc., as the C...
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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Irving City Council Adopts FY24 Annual Budget

Irving City Hall - City Council Adopts FY 24 Budget

On Sept. 14, Irving City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2023-24 (FY24) budget based on $0.5891/$100 valuation. The city’s fiscal year begins on Oct. 1 and runs through Sept. 30 each year.

The FY24 General Fund, the city’s main operating fund, is $289,456,...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Update: MacArthur Boulevard, at Rochelle Road

Heavy equipment digs into the intersection of MacArthur Boulevard and Rochelle Road

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 26, westbound Rochelle Road, from Toler Lane to MacArthur Boulevard, will reopen with one lane; westbound traffic will be permitted to cross the Rochelle/MacArthur intersection, as well as travel north and south on MacArthur. East...

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

Ultrafast Electric Vehicle Charging Station at South Irving Library

An ultrafast electric vehicle charging station installed at South Irving Library.

The City of Irving now offers an ultrafast electric vehicle (EV) charging station at the South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive. The station is the first city-owned fast charger in Texas.

The Boost Charger can fully charge an EV in about 30 minutes, compa...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 21, 2023

City Approves Water Infrastructure Rehabilitation Projects

Irving's Walnut Hill Water Tank

The City of Irving is preparing to rehabilitate four of its 19 ground and elevated storage tanks that provide drinking water to residents and businesses.

The Walnut Hill Elevated Storage Tank, on Gateway Drive near Walnut Hill Road, holds 2.5 million gallo...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Buyer Beware: Research Before Purchasing

Irving City Hall at night.

The city is aware of a mailer sent to residents from a third-party company offering water service line protection. The mailer appears similar to a utility or a credit card bill. Residents should know that the City of Irving does not endorse, nor is it ass...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Library 'Heart' Local for Library Card Sign-up Month

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! New technology, exceptional events, modern spaces for meetings and studying are huge draws, but being a library card holder unlocks the special privilege of access to a vast collection of materials in print, audio,...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Irving Animal Services Temporarily Closed

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

Irving Animal Services, 4140 Valley View Lane, is currently closed for the next several days due to an animal that has Streptococcus equi. For the safety of the public and incoming animals, Animal Services has temporarily suspended adoption visits and own...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Road Construction Continues on Irving, MacArthur Boulevards

MacArthur Boulevard construction

Photo: MacArthur Boulevard construction from Northgate Drive to Byron Nelson Way is substantially complete.

Construction is expected to be completed by the end of this year on Irving Boulevard between Sowers Road and Strickland Plaza. The $22.2 million pro...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Hiring Incentives Extended to Nov. 30

City of Irving is Hiring!

The City of Irving is recruiting the best and brightest, and the city is paying up to $3,000 to all new full-time employees - up to $5,000 for mission-critical positions - hired by Nov. 30.

Eligible new hires will receive:

  • $1,000 after the first 30 days.
  • $1,...
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Learn More City of Irving News
Posted on: September 5, 2023

Irving's Indoor Pools Continue the Fun All Year Long

Young girl holding onto deck of indoor pool smiles with friends.

As the city's outdoor aquatic centers say goodbye to summer, residents and visitors can turn to Irving Parks and Recreation's indoor aquatic centers for continued pool play and water activities. Through the end of 2023, Irving Aquatics w...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Irving Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Folklorica dancers in white dresses.

Signed into law in 1988 by President Ronald Reagan, National Hispanic Heritage Month honors the cultures, history and contributions of individuals whose heritage includes Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America. This celebration runs from ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: July 20, 2023

Mayor, City Manager Share Bold Vision for Irving Aquatics and Recreation

Indoor pool with the Let's Play Irving Aquatics and Recreation cards overlaying the background.

Let’s Play Irving: Elevating Aquatics and Recreation is the city’s bold vision for the future. 

In this latest video from Irving Community Television Network (ICTN), Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer and City Manager Chris Hillman take a deep dive into th...

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Visit the Let's Play Irving website City of Irving News
Posted on: August 30, 2023

ICTN's Game of the Week Returns

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Irving Community Television Network's (ICTN) Game of the Week returns for a 43rd season, showcasing six Irving ISD varsity football games. The broadcasts also feature halftime performances from the bands and drill teams, as well as Homecoming festivities ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: August 31, 2023

Beginning Monday, Dec. 4, Trash Collection Goes Back to Twice Per Week

Beginning Dec. 4: Trash Collection Returns to Twice-Per-Week

City leadership is working to balance the desires of residents with the wellness of the solid waste collection crew members, and as a result, developed a plan to go back to twice per week manual trash collection while keeping three-member teams on each tr...

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Additional Info... City of Irving News
Posted on: September 1, 2023

National Preparedness Month: Build a Kit

NPM 2023: Build a Kit

Do you have a kit prepared & ready for emergencies? September is National Preparedness Month and the Irving Office of Emergency Management shares tips to build an emergency kit unique for their family’s needs. 

Kits should have enough supplies...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: August 10, 2023

Runway Rehabilitation Project at DFW Airport May Increase Noise for Some Residents

American Airlines jet landing at DFW International Airport.

Heads up, Irving! Some residents may hear more air traffic because of a runway construction project at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Crews will be working through the fall of 2024 to rehabilitate the airport’s primary east side departu...

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View the Fact Sheet City of Irving News
Posted on: June 9, 2023

Irving’s 2022 Water Quality Report Available Online

City of Irving Water Quality Report

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

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City of Irving News
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Is a Building Permit Needed?

Workers measure a wall while another installs drywall.

Permits are required to erect, alter, move, enlarge, replace, demolish or repair a structure or building. Residents should verify that contractors have obtained proper permits for any work being done. Permits and inspections are required whether the work ...

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Is a Permit Needed? City of Irving News
Posted on: February 17, 2023

City to Examine Community's EV Charging Infrastructure

Person inserts electric vehicle charger into black car.

During the Feb. 9 Irving City Council meeting, the Mayor and city council approved an electric vehicle (EV) charging needs assessment, aided by EV charging and media company Volta's infrastructure planning service.

The assessment will provide data-driven i...

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Read Volta's Press Release City of Irving News

News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2023

ICTN Now – About Town (N)

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Transcendent landscapes and cultural heritage prints – just some of the works featured in new exhibits at the Irving Arts Center. Meet the artists on About Town starting September 22. Check out the colors and textures of Fiber Fest at the Irving...

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Go to our TV Schedule for air dates. ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: September 15, 2023

ICTN Now – City Source

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A veteran gets the surprise of a lifetime, as he learns he will receive a mortgage-free home through Operation Finally Home. See the heart-warming moments. Also, find out about Irving’s Outdoor Warning System. And, get a preview of Illuminate Ir...

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Go to our TV Schedule for air dates. ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: September 15, 2023

ICTN Now - GOW: Irving ISD HS Football – Fort Worth Paschal vs Nimitz (R)

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The Nimitz Vikings look to celebrate homecoming with a win as they host Fort Worth Paschal at Joy and Ralph Ellis Stadium.

Go to our TV Schedule for air dates. ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: September 11, 2023

ICTN Now - GOW: Irving ISD HS Football – Nimitz vs MacArthur (R)

ICTN Game of the Week logo

District play begins in 7-6A as the MacArthur Cardinals face the Nimitz Vikings in a crosstown showdown at Joy and Ralph Ellis Stadium.

Go to our TV Schedule for air dates. ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: August 30, 2023

ICTN's Game of the Week Returns

ICTN Game of the Week logo

Irving Community Television Network's (ICTN) Game of the Week returns for a 43rd season, showcasing six Irving ISD varsity football games. The broadcasts also feature halftime performances from the bands and drill teams, as well as Homecoming festivities ...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN Meetings

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Live meetings air on the time slot blocked. Repeat meetings run on a loop due to variations of time length. You can also view on ICTN on Demand and choose when you want to watch. Go to www.ictn.tv and click on the "Meetings" tab.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN Classics

ICTN logo 2021

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

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Channel Guide

ICTN logo 2021

Watch ICTN Now:

  • Spectrum Communications Channel 16
  • Frontier Channel 30

Watch ICTN Meetings:

  • Spectrum Communications Channel 95
  • Frontier Channel 31

Watch ICTN Classics:

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

News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2023

Irving Animal Services Temporarily Closed

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

Irving Animal Services, 4140 Valley View Lane, is currently closed for the next several days due to an animal that has Streptococcus equi. For the safety of the public and incoming animals, Animal Services has temporarily suspended adoption visits and own...

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Irving Animal Services
Posted on: June 15, 2023

Trapping/TNR Services Suspended at Irving Animal Services

Black feral cat with striking yellow eyes and tipped ear.

Irving Animal Services (IAS) is suspending trapping and Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) services until further notice due to staffing shortages. Additionally, IAS will not be loaning city-owned traps to residents during this time.

Residents are encouraged to use ...

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Irving Animal Services
Posted on: January 11, 2023

Why You Should Spay/Neuter Your Pet

Why You Should Spay-Neuter Your Pet

The decision to spay or neuter your pet is important for owners. It can be the single best decision you make for your pet’s long-term welfare, according to Irving Animal Services.

Getting your pet spayed or neutered can:

  • Improve your pet's health: Pets who ...
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View Upcoming Spay/Neuter Events at the IACC Irving Animal Services

News Flash

Posted on: July 20, 2023

Mayor, City Manager Share Bold Vision for Irving Aquatics and Recreation

Indoor pool with the Let's Play Irving Aquatics and Recreation cards overlaying the background.

Let’s Play Irving: Elevating Aquatics and Recreation is the city’s bold vision for the future. 

In this latest video from Irving Community Television Network (ICTN), Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer and City Manager Chris Hillman take a deep dive into th...

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Visit the Let's Play Irving website Irving Aquatics
Posted on: September 1, 2023

Irving's Indoor Pools Continue the Fun All Year Long

Young girl holding onto deck of indoor pool smiles with friends.

As the city's outdoor aquatic centers say goodbye to summer, residents and visitors can turn to Irving Parks and Recreation's indoor aquatic centers for continued pool play and water activities. Through the end of 2023, Irving Aquatics will follow its reg...

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Irving Aquatics
Posted on: June 29, 2023

Bold Vision for Irving Aquatics & Community Center

Let's Play Irving Aquatics and Recreation Logo

The future of aquatics in Irving looks bright! City leadership has a plan to make significant improvements to several aquatic and recreational facilities, as well as build Irving’s first multi-generational mixed-use recreation and aquatics community cente...

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Irving Aquatics

News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2023

Road Construction Continues on Irving, MacArthur Boulevards

MacArthur Boulevard construction

Photo: MacArthur Boulevard construction from Northgate Drive to Byron Nelson Way is substantially complete.

Construction is expected to be completed by the end of this year on Irving Boulevard between Sowers Road and Strickland Plaza. The $22.2 million pro...

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Irving Boulevard Reconstruction
Posted on: May 23, 2022

May 10, 2022, Stakeholder Meeting Update

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

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

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Irving Boulevard Reconstruction
Posted on: March 14, 2022

April 12, 2022, Stakeholder Meeting Update

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

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

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Irving Boulevard Reconstruction
Posted on: March 14, 2022

March 8, 2022, Stakeholder Meeting Update

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

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Irving Boulevard Reconstruction
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Feb. 8, 2022, Stakeholder Meeting Update

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

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

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

Jan. 11, 2022, Stakeholder Meeting Update

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

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

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

Dec. 14, 2021, Stakeholder Meeting Update

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

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

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

Nov. 9, 2021, Stakeholder Meeting Update

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

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

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

News Flash

Posted on: April 11, 2023

City's FY22 Annual Report Released Online

City of Irving FY 2021-22 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) cover

The City of Irving's Fiscal Year 2021-2022 (FY22) Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) is available online. Irving publishes this document annually to report the city's financial position, accomplishments and activities in an easy-to-read format for tho...

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Read the PAFR Irving Budget Updates
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Property Tax Exemptions Explained

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

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

Irving offers a 20% Homestead Prope...

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Irving Budget Updates

News Flash

Posted on: May 8, 2023

Planning a Carport? Request a Permit First

The front of a home with a carport.

Carports are a popular and great addition to a home. But before construction begins, the City of Irving needs to issue a permit.

Residents can apply for a permit online at mgoconnect.org/cp/portal. To apply in person, bring construction plans, a permit app...

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Visit the Online Permitting page Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: April 7, 2023

Is Your Roof Ready for Mother Nature?

Man inspects a roof and gutter.

Springtime in Texas — erratic weather is the norm and, if big storms hit, residents may find they need a new roof. Or maybe it is simply time to replace or upgrade the roof on your home. The City of Irving Inspections Department offers these tips when it ...

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Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Is a Building Permit Needed?

Workers measure a wall while another installs drywall.

Permits are required to erect, alter, move, enlarge, replace, demolish or repair a structure or building. Residents should verify that contractors have obtained proper permits for any work being done. Permits and inspections are required whether the work ...

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Is a Permit Needed? Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: February 20, 2023

Multifamily Residents and Minimum Maintenance Standards

Side of a tall apartment building.

Irving Code Enforcement, through its licensing and inspection program, is dedicated to improving the quality and standard of living for all people living in apartments, duplexes, triplexes, fourplexes and manufactured homes. A set of minimum standards are...

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Additional Info... Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: July 26, 2022

City Implements Short-Term Rental Registration Program

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

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

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

Help Keep Dumpsters Clean

Two dumpsters, one overflowing with trash and the other's lid is properly closed.

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

The top three dumpster violations are:

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

Reporting Parking Violations

Car parked illegally in yard.

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

Code Enforcement

Examples of parking code violations on private property ...

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Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: October 8, 2019

City of Irving Code Enforcement Q&As

Cars parked on both sides of a residential street.

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

Is the city responsible for maintaining alleyways in residential neighborhoods?

No. The property owner or reside...

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Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: June 4, 2019

High Grass and Weeds a Violation of City Code

Person cutting grass with manual push mower.

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

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

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

Improving Curb Appeal of Your Property

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

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

News Flash

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

Irving Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Folklorica dancers in white dresses.

Signed into law in 1988 by President Ronald Reagan, National Hispanic Heritage Month honors the cultures, history and contributions of individuals whose heritage includes Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America. This celebration runs from ...

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Irving Diversity and Inclusion
Posted on: December 9, 2022

2020 Census Highlights Ethnic Mix in Irving

Family at 2022 Fusion Event

Irving is 'The Multinational Community' in the Dallas-Fort Worth region.

Data from the 2020 census shows the City of Irving is growing at a faster pace than originally anticipated, as well as becoming more ethnically and racially diverse....

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Irving Diversity and Inclusion

News Flash

Posted on: February 17, 2023

City to Examine Community's EV Charging Infrastructure

Person inserts electric vehicle charger into black car.

During the Feb. 9 Irving City Council meeting, the Mayor and city council approved an electric vehicle (EV) charging needs assessment, aided by EV charging and media company Volta's infrastructure planning service.

The assessment will provide data-driven i...

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Read Volta's Press Release Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Profile Emerges of Irving’s Small Businesses

Open sign at coffee cafe.

The city’s Office of Economic Development recently updated the Irving City Council on its Small Business Initiative and reported on the results of last year’s survey of small businesses. Armed with new information, Economic Development...

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: October 18, 2022

Wells Fargo to Build New Campus at Las Colinas Urban Center

Architectural rending of proposed new Wells Fargo office buildings.

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

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Irving Economic Development News
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Revitalizing Irving Heritage District with Enhancement Incentive Programs

Shops in Irving's Heritage District.

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

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Irving Economic Development News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 30, 2023

National Preparedness Month: Build a Kit

NPM 2023: Build a Kit

Do you have a kit prepared & ready for emergencies? September is National Preparedness Month and the Irving Office of Emergency Management shares tips to build an emergency kit unique for their family’s needs. 

Kits should have enough supplies...

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Irving Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2023

City Source Interview: Irving Police Discuss Fentanyl

Fentanyl pills in the background with the Irving Police badge in the foreground.

Irving Police are sharing important information about the drug fentanyl. 

In 2022, there were 10 fatal overdoses from fentanyl in Irving.

In this excerpt from ICTN's City Source, Irving Police Officer Robert Reeves talks about what families should ...

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Irving Emergency Management Updates

News Flash

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Posted on: July 3, 2023

Portal Makes Applying for Housing Assistance Easier for Residents

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The City of Irving’s Housing and Redevelopment Division launched a new portal making it easier for residents to apply for Down Payment Assistance, Home Rehabilitation and Rental or Homelessness Assistance.

Hosted by Neighborly, the platform allow...

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Irving Housing and Redevelopment
Posted on: February 1, 2023

First-Time Homebuyers Have Access to Down Payment Assistance

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Eligible first-time homebuyers in Irving have access to as much as $50,000 through the city’s Down Payment Assistance Program to help purchase their home.

The first step in determining eligibility is to watch an orientation video available online...

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Irving Housing and Redevelopment
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Grant Funds Administered Through Community Development

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

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

Housing Vouchers in the City of Irving

Tudor Lane, Irving, TX, completed homes

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

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

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Irving Housing and Redevelopment
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Downpayment Assistance Program

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

The purpose of the program is to incr...

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Irving Housing and Redevelopment

News Flash

Posted on: June 19, 2023

Regular Legislative Session Ends With Some New Requirements for Cities

The Texas Legislative session ended May 29 with some new requirements set for local governments but also saw a few of the most negative bills fail in the final days.

Senate Bill 1787/House Bill 3921

This legislation would strip a city of its ability to enfo...

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Irving Legislative Insider
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Legislature Close to Enacting Laws that Restrict City Authority

The Texas Legislature will vote in the next few days on legislation that would restrict the city’s ability to enforce zoning and development rules, including what can be built in residential areas.

House Bill 3921/Senate Bill 1787

These bills woul...

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Irving Legislative Insider
Posted on: May 3, 2023

Legislation Affecting Residential Zoning Passes from Committee

House Bill (HB) 3921, which would strip a city of its ability to enforce existing regulations regarding lot sizes and setbacks on small lots in residential zoning districts, was voted out of the House Land and Resource Management Committee last week. If e...

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Irving Legislative Insider
Posted on: April 18, 2023

Mayors Weigh In on HB 2127, Voice Concerns Over Local Control

HB 2127, also known as the Texas Regulatory Consistency Act, is being considered today in Austin. Read Mayor Rick Stopfer’s co-authored article in the Dallas Morning News to learn more about how this bill may impact municipalities in Texas.

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Irving Legislative Insider
Posted on: April 5, 2023

Texas Legislature Considers Bills to Limit City's Authority on Residential Property

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Committees in the House and Senate of the Texas Legislature are considering legislation this week that would:

  • Allow multiple residential units on property
  • Reduce lot sizes and setbacks
  • Allow single-family homes to be used as an amenity for rent in residentia...
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Irving Legislative Insider
Posted on: November 21, 2022

City of Irving Legislative Program Adopted by City Council

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

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

Recap of 87th Texas Legislative Session

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

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Irving Legislative Insider

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2023

Lee Park Swimming Pool Design Contract Moves Forward

Lee Park Recreation Center

The Let’s Play Irving: Elevating Aquatics & Recreation plan to replace the Lee Park Swimming Pool moves forward. During the Sept. 14 City Council meeting, the council voted unanimously to approve two items: 

  1. Name The Fain Group, Inc., as the C...
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Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 23, 2023

Parks and Recreation Office Relocates

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In September, the Parks and Recreation Administration office, currently on the first floor of Irving City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd., will relocate to the second floor of the Jack D. Huffman Community Building, 801 W. Irving Blvd.

For more information, call...

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Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 31, 2023

Register Now for Parks and Rec Fall Activities and Classes

Parks and Rec Class and Event Catalog - Winter 2023

The Irving Parks and Recreation Department’s Fall Activities Brochure is now available! It provides information on how to schedule, sign up and register for the upcoming camps, classes, programs and activities available through December.&nbs...

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Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 1, 2023

Aquatics Fall Schedule Runs Through December

Young girl holding onto deck of indoor pool smiles with friends.

As the city's outdoor aquatic centers say goodbye to summer, residents and visitors can turn to Irving Parks and Recreation's indoor aquatic centers for continued pool play and water activities. Beginning Sept. 5, Irving Aquatics will follow its regular f...

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Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 4, 2023

Three Irving Parks Get New Playgrounds

Children play on a slide.

Photo: Crews install new playground equipment at Rodeo Park.

This fall, construction crews will be installing a new playground at Trinity View Park, 2221 E. Highway 356. The new facility will replace one that is nearly 30 years old. Among the features of t...

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Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2023

Mayor, City Manager Share Bold Vision for Irving Aquatics and Recreation

Indoor pool with the Let's Play Irving Aquatics and Recreation cards overlaying the background.

Let’s Play Irving: Elevating Aquatics and Recreation is the city’s bold vision for the future. 

In this latest video from Irving Community Television Network (ICTN), Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer and City Manager Chris Hillman take a deep dive into th...

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Posted on: July 12, 2023

Campion Trail Moves into Final Stages of Completion

Entrance to north section of Campion Trails.

In 2025, Campion Trail will be complete. The trail system is part of the regional DFW Discovery Trail, which runs 66 miles through five cities in North Texas: Fort Worth, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Dallas and Irving. 

Construction of Irving’s Campi...

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Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 5, 2023

Keeler Park Improvements Underway

Aerial shot of Keeler Park

The City of Irving has begun construction on the Keeler Park Improvement Project, which will transform one of the oldest parks in the area. Among the anticipated improvements are a quarter-mile trail, pickleball courts, expanded parking and energy-efficie...

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Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 29, 2023

Bold Vision for Irving Aquatics & Community Center

Let's Play Irving Aquatics and Recreation Logo

The future of aquatics in Irving looks bright! City leadership has a plan to make significant improvements to several aquatic and recreational facilities, as well as build Irving’s first multi-generational mixed-use recreation and aquatics community cente...

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Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 10, 2023

Irving Puts Technology to Work

Irving Parks and Recreation employee stands in front of work truck.

The City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department oversees the maintenance and beautification of more than 2,000 acres of land and 80 parks. The sprawling acres of trails and park grounds provide a challenge for the department — irrigation and water cons...

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Watch: Free Wi-Fi Coming to Several Irving Parks Irving Parks and Recreation
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Lively Pointe Youth Center Renovations Begin March 20

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Lively Pointe Youth Center, 909 N. O'Connor Road, will close Monday, March 20 for a $764,993 renovation project that will add new amenities for teens. The facility will remain closed throughout renovations, which are expected to be completed in September....

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Irving Parks and Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: July 10, 2023

Campion Trail Moves into Final Stages of Completion

Entrance to north section of Campion Trails.

In 2025, Campion Trail will be complete. The trail system is part of the regional DFW Discovery Trail, which runs 66 miles through five cities in North Texas: Fort Worth, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Dallas and Irving. 

Construction of Irving’s Campi...

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Irving Parks and Recreation: Construction Updates
Posted on: July 3, 2023

Keeler Park Improvements Underway

Aerial shot of Keeler Park

The City of Irving has begun construction on the Keeler Park Improvement Project, which will transform one of the oldest parks in the area. Among the anticipated improvements are a quarter-mile trail, pickleball courts, expanded parking and energy-efficie...

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Irving Parks and Recreation: Construction Updates
Posted on: June 1, 2023

Keeler Park Improvement Project

Keeler Park 1

Keeler Park, 520 S. Rogers Road, will be temporarily closed and undergoing construction beginning June 5. Contractors will use best management practices for tree and stormwater protection. 

A new trail, swing set and other amenities will be instal...

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Irving Parks and Recreation: Construction Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Lively Pointe Youth Center Renovations Begin March 20

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Lively Pointe Youth Center, 909 N. O'Connor Road, will close Monday, March 20 for a $764,993 renovation project that will add new amenities for teens. The facility will remain closed throughout renovations, which are expected to be completed in S...

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Irving Parks and Recreation: Construction Updates

News Flash

Posted on: June 23, 2023

Development Impact Fees: New Growth Paying Their Way

construction workers and cement truck framing a multistory structure

The City of Irving is examining the idea of enacting Impact Fees that will enable new growth to help pay its fair share of city utilities and services.

Historically when a new development is constructed, it receives the benefit of the city's exist...

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Is a Building Permit Needed?

Workers measure a wall while another installs drywall.

Permits are required to erect, alter, move, enlarge, replace, demolish or repair a structure or building. Residents should verify that contractors have obtained proper permits for any work being done. Permits and inspections are required whether the work ...

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Is a Permit Needed? Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Why Does Zoning Exist?

Sample Stable Neighborhood.  Brick homes.

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

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Did You Receive a Public Notice?

Young woman looking at document

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

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: July 13, 2021

A New Housing Plan

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

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

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: July 11, 2019

What is this Zoning District?

Aerial view of a city.

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

Residential

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

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: June 25, 2019

How to Find a Property’s Zoning

Screenshot of the Interactive Map showing Irving.

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

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

News Flash

Posted on: September 16, 2023

Irving Animal Services Temporarily Closed

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

Irving Animal Services, 4140 Valley View Lane, is currently closed for the next several days due to an animal that has Streptococcus equi. For the safety of the public and incoming animals, Animal Services has temporarily suspended adoption visits and own...

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Irving Police Department
Posted on: June 9, 2023

Be a Good Neighbor: Abide by the Noise Ordinance

Group of friends with sparklers at an outdoor evening party.

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

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View the City of Irving Noise Ordinance Irving Police Department
Posted on: June 7, 2023

Fentanyl Warning: One Pill Can Kill

A lethal dose of fentanyl, which is just a few grains shown on the point of a sharpened pencil.

The Irving Police Department has issued a stern warning to residents, especially teens: stay away from fentanyl. Prescribed to treat chronic pain, fentanyl is a synthetic opioid similar to morphine but about 100 times more potent. In fact, an amount no la...

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Irving Police Department
Posted on: April 21, 2023

City Source Interview: Irving Police Discuss Fentanyl

Fentanyl pills in the background with the Irving Police badge in the foreground.

Irving Police are sharing important information about the drug fentanyl. 

In 2022, there were 10 fatal overdoses from fentanyl in Irving.

In this excerpt from ICTN's City Source, Irving Police Officer Robert Reeves talks about what families should ...

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Irving Police Department
Posted on: July 13, 2022

Reporting Parking Violations

Cars parked on the street illegally.

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

Code Enforcement

Examples of parking code violations on private property ...

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Irving Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Do You Have 'Whatever' It Takes?

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

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Irving Police Recruiting Updates

News Flash

Posted on: September 4, 2023

Discover with Me

Discover With Me at South Irving Library 2023

It's a big world out there for young ones to discover.

There is plenty to see and do for young children and adults at South Irving Library's early development series for children ages 1-3 and their caregivers, Discover with Me. The current series is underw...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: August 29, 2023

Library 'Heart' Local for Library Card Sign-up Month

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! New technology, exceptional events, modern spaces for meetings and studying are huge draws, but being a library card holder unlocks the special privilege of access to a vast collection of materials in print, audio,...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: August 22, 2023

A new season of storytime is about to begin!

Storytime Changes NF 8423 V2

Get ready for more storytimes with the library's best storytellers! 

South and West will maintain their current Storytime schedule, which can be viewed on the Storytime Calendar

Valley Ranch is expanding its offerings! ...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: January 1, 2023

Fully Booked: 2023 Adult Reading Challenge

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Up for the challenge? Irving Public Library is excited to announce Fully Booked, the brand new adult reading challenge taking place between Jan. 1, 2023 and Dec. 31, 2023. Choose from 50 provided prompts or swap out a prompt for the five optional reader&a...

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Irving Public Library

News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2023

Irving Interchange Closures Sept. 18-23

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

TxDOT will perform overnight work on SH 183, SH 114, Spur 482 and Loop 12 through Saturday, Sept. 23. Expect lane and road closures, with delays and heavy traffic affecting the surrounding highways, frontage roads and streets.

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Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: April 13, 2023

Road Closure: Southbound Loop 12 Frontage Road, at Texas Plaza

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

As part of the ongoing Irving interchange construction project, the southbound Loop 12 frontage road, which provides access to the westbound State Highway (SH) 183 frontage road, will be closed at Texas Plaza Drive beginning April 15. Work is expected to ...

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View in Google Maps Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: August 2, 2023

Road Closure: Grauwyler Road, at Loop 12

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Starting Aug. 7, TxDOT will close east- and westbound lanes of Grauwyler Road at Loop 12 for bridge reconstruction. Grauwyler will be closed through the end of January 2024, weather permitting.

Detours will be marked with signage. Motorists are advised to ...

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Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2023

Closure: Grauwyler Road Exit from Southbound Loop 12

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

Beginning March 25, TxDOT will close the Grauwyler Road exit from southbound Loop 12 for several months as the ramp is rebuilt as part of the Irving Interchange Project. 

Loop 12 drivers can exit at State Highway (SH) 114 and then follow the detou...

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Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: August 24, 2023

Update: MacArthur Boulevard, at Rochelle Road

Heavy equipment digs into the intersection of MacArthur Boulevard and Rochelle Road

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 26, westbound Rochelle Road, from Toler Lane to MacArthur Boulevard, will reopen with one lane; westbound traffic will be permitted to cross the Rochelle/MacArthur intersection, as well as travel north and south on MacArthur. East...

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View in Google Maps Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: September 5, 2023

N. Nursery Road, from Pioneer Drive to Grauwyler Road

Work to replace sidewalks and driveways along N. Nursery Road, from Pioneer Drive to Grauwyler Road is expected to begin in late September and run through early summer 2024, weather permitting. This project also includes adding and relocating storm sewer ...

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View in Google Maps Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: February 24, 2023

W. Pioneer Drive, from O'Connor Road to Delaware Street

Drainage Solutions for a Better Tomorrow logo

Pioneer Drive between O’Connor Road and Delaware Street will be closed to eastbound traffic and reduced to one lane westbound to install a large diameter storm pipe system. This work is expected to continue through mid-September.  

Also,...

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View in Google Maps Irving Road Construction Updates
Posted on: August 15, 2023

Phase 3 Regent Boulevard: Mesquite Bend Drive Closure

Beginning Thursday, Aug. 17, Regent Boulevard traffic access to and from Mesquite Bend Drive will be closed. Regent Boulevard traffic will detour to Bent Branch Drive. Mesquite Bend Drive is expected to be closed through Sept. 29, weather permitting.

Motor...

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Posted on: April 21, 2023

Construction Ramps Up on Cottonwood Hackberry Microtunneling Project

Construction is underway on the replacement of a 48-inch diameter wastewater line and a 36-inch diameter wastewater line that run along the east side of Riverside Drive between Northwest Highway and Las Colinas Boulevard. The crews will begin working ever...

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Irving Road Construction Updates

News Flash

Posted on: August 31, 2023

Beginning Monday, Dec. 4, Trash Collection Goes Back to Twice Per Week

Beginning Dec. 4: Trash Collection Returns to Twice-Per-Week

City leadership is working to balance the desires of residents with the wellness of the solid waste collection crew members, and as a result, developed a plan to go back to twice per week manual trash collection while keeping three-member teams on each tr...

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Additional Info... Irving Solid Waste Services
Posted on: July 11, 2023

Go Green with Blue Bags: Recycling Made Easy

Curbside-Recycling

Recycling in Irving is simple: Take accepted household items, place them in a blue bag, tie it up and place it at the curb for collection. The City of Irving Solid Waste Services Department collects blue bagged recyclables once per week, during regular re...

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Irving Solid Waste Services
Posted on: July 3, 2023

Deter Critters with a Simple Trash Tip

Raccoon in a trash can.

Prevent litter from escaping trash and recycling bags by securing the bags closed using a knot, twist tie or other method to keep refuse contained. 

Animals will avoid trash at the curb with a common household item: ammonia. Prior to taking trash ...

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Irving Solid Waste Services
Posted on: April 15, 2022

Secure Refuse to Avoid Litter in Neighborhoods

Irving Trash Collection Truck

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

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Irving Solid Waste Services
Posted on: March 25, 2022

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

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

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

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 22, 2023

Ultrafast Electric Vehicle Charging Station at South Irving Library

An ultrafast electric vehicle charging station installed at South Irving Library.

The City of Irving now offers an ultrafast electric vehicle (EV) charging station at the South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive. The station is the first city-owned fast charger in Texas.

The Boost Charger can fully charge an EV in about 30 minutes, compa...

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Irving Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: March 3, 2023

City of Irving Provides Advice on Solar Panels

Home Solar Panel

With the high cost of electricity, thoughts may turn to ways to harness the sun’s potential by purchasing solar panels. The process of taking on such a project should begin with three questions:

  • Who will do the work?
  • Where will the panels be locat...
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Additional Info... Irving Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: May 5, 2023

Sowing for the Future: Borrow, Grow, Give Back

Card catalog with open drawer showing packets of seeds inside.

The Irving Public Library’s Seed Library is a project that keeps on giving. Maintained at the South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive, the program gathers and maintains local seeds that have been passed down from generation to generation or from neighbor ...

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

Help Arlo Reduce Ozone-Forming Emissions

Arlo the Armadillo riding a bike.

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

TIPS and Tricks 

  • Work from home, if possible
  • Conserve electricity 
  • Conserve water 
  • Bicycle or walk when yo...
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Irving Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: March 1, 2023

Marching into Ozone Season

Arlo the Armadillo checking tire pressure on a vehicle.

Ozone season is here, and help Arlo and the Think Green … Be Green team reduce ozone-forming emissions by putting those clean air habitats into action. Ozone season begins March 1 and goes through the end of November. 

HOW TO HELP

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Irving Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: June 9, 2023

Irving’s 2022 Water Quality Report Available Online

City of Irving Water Quality Report

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

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Irving Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: February 17, 2023

City to Examine Community's EV Charging Infrastructure

Person inserts electric vehicle charger into black car.

During the Feb. 9 Irving City Council meeting, the Mayor and city council approved an electric vehicle (EV) charging needs assessment, aided by EV charging and media company Volta's infrastructure planning service.

The assessment will provide data-driven i...

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Read Volta's Press Release Irving Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: March 6, 2023

What is the Municipal Drainage Utility?

Newly paved drainage channel in Irving, Texas.

The City of Irving’s Municipal Drainage Utility (MDU), a division of the Capital Improvement Program, is responsible for all things stormwater in Irving. MDU develops, coordinates and administers programs and procedures to improve the city’s Municipal Sep...

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

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

Arlo Air North Texas Armadillo

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

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

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Irving Think Green... Be Green News

News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2023

City Approves Water Infrastructure Rehabilitation Projects

Irving's Walnut Hill Water Tank

The City of Irving is preparing to rehabilitate four of its 19 ground and elevated storage tanks that provide drinking water to residents and businesses.

The Walnut Hill Elevated Storage Tank, on Gateway Drive near Walnut Hill Road, holds 2.5 million gallo...

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Irving Water Updates
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Buyer Beware: Research Before Purchasing

Irving City Hall at night.

The city is aware of a mailer sent to residents from a third-party company offering water service line protection. The mailer appears similar to a utility or a credit card bill. Residents should know that the City of Irving does not endorse, nor is it ass...

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Irving Water Updates
Posted on: June 7, 2023

Irving’s 2022 Water Quality Report Available Online

City of Irving Water Quality Report

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

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Irving Water Updates
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Irving Water Utilities Brings Home the Gold

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

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Irving Water Updates

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2023

Road Construction Continues on Irving, MacArthur Boulevards

MacArthur Boulevard construction

Photo: MacArthur Boulevard construction from Northgate Drive to Byron Nelson Way is substantially complete.

Construction is expected to be completed by the end of this year on Irving Boulevard between Sowers Road and Strickland Plaza. The $22.2 million pro...

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: August 4, 2023

City Uses Proactive Technology to Assess, Treat Irving’s Road Conditions

Streets employee repairs cracks in the road.

The City of Irving is setting the foundation for roadway maintenance in the future. The city’s Traffic and Transportation/Street Department launched the NEXCO pilot program in Spring of 2023 to obtain information about Irving’s road system.

The purpose of ...

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: June 1, 2023

Irving’s Summer Overlay Project Begins in June

Recently paved road with fresh asphalt

Year six of the Road to the Future Summer Overlay Project will begin in June with improvements scheduled on 17 roadways across the city. The City of Irving Traffic and Transportation Department’s Streets Division will begin work on roadways that...

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: March 1, 2023

Road to the Future Projects Continue into 2023

A freshly paved road.

Photo: New paving on Regent Boulevard, from Kinwest Parkway to Belt Line Road.

As 2023 moves forward, so does the City of Irving’s Road to the Future: $200 Million in 10 Years program. Now in its sixth year, the cross-departmental program, which ...

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: February 28, 2023

Irving Boulevard Reconstruction Reaches Milestone

Construction workers prepare an excavated section of Irving Boulevard for paving.

The Irving Boulevard reconstruction project is over 50% complete and on schedule to be finished later this year. The largest portion of the project, replacement of water, wastewater and storm drain systems, is almost complete, and the contractor has begun...

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: September 20, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

Summer Overlay Project Kicks Off

A crew places fresh asphalt on Rock Island Road.

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

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

2021 Road to the Future Progress Report – Maintenance Operations Only

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

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

Streets Crews Begin Work Early on Summer Overlay Project

Paving work done on Second Street in Irving, Texas.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Summer Overlay Project Kicks Off Ahead of Schedule

Paving work done on Second Street in Irving, Texas.

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

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

Road to the Future: Year 3 Projects to Begin

An update on the Road to the Future project.

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

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: January 1, 2019

Construction Slated for Hawthorne, Abelia Streets

Hawthorn Street, looking south

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

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

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Watch: Hawthorne Road, Abelia Street Project Update

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

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

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Public Meeting: Hawthorne, Abelia Streets Reconstruction

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

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: July 20, 2018

Westwood, Mistletoe, Fair Oaks Drives; Cherrywood Court

Road Construction Ahead sign

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

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

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

Road to the Future

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

Motori...

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

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

Serve Your City

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

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View the work area in Google Maps Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: February 1, 2018

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

City Hall, Irving, Texas

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

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View the work area in Google Maps Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: July 5, 2017

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

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

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

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

Workers spread concrete on prepared roadway under construction.

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

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

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: April 20, 2017

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

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

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Infrastructure Explained

Worker operates heavy machinery to dig up old pavement.

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

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Irving's Road to the Future
Posted on: November 11, 2016

City Plans 'Road to the Future'

Road to the Future - Irving TX

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

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Pavement Assessment Presentation Irving's Road to the Future

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

City Approves Water Infrastructure Rehabilitation Projects

Irving's Walnut Hill Water Tank

The City of Irving is preparing to rehabilitate four of its 19 ground and elevated storage tanks that provide drinking water to residents and businesses.

The Walnut Hill Elevated Storage Tank, on Gateway Drive near Walnut Hill Road, holds 2.5 million gallo...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 4, 2023

City Uses Proactive Technology to Assess, Treat Irving’s Road Conditions

Streets employee repairs cracks in the road.

The City of Irving is setting the foundation for roadway maintenance in the future. The city’s Traffic and Transportation/Street Department launched the NEXCO pilot program in Spring of 2023 to obtain information about Irving’s road sy...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 4, 2023

Three Irving Parks Get New Playgrounds

Children play on a slide.

Photo: Crews install new playground equipment at Rodeo Park.

This fall, construction crews will be installing a new playground at Trinity View Park, 2221 E. Highway 356. The new facility will replace one that is nearly 30 years old. Among the features of t...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 1, 2023

Campion Trail Moves into Final Stages of Completion

Entrance to north section of Campion Trails.

In 2025, Campion Trail will be complete. The trail system is part of the regional DFW Discovery Trail, which runs 66 miles through five cities in North Texas: Fort Worth, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Dallas and Irving. 

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 1, 2023

Keeler Park Improvements Underway

Aerial shot of Keeler Park

The City of Irving has begun construction on the Keeler Park Improvement Project, which will transform one of the oldest parks in the area. Among the anticipated improvements are a quarter-mile trail, pickleball courts, expanded parking and energy-efficie...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 4, 2023

Irving Puts Technology to Work

Irving Parks and Recreation employee stands in front of work truck.

The City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department oversees the maintenance and beautification of more than 2,000 acres of land and 80 parks. The sprawling acres of trails and park grounds provide a challenge for the department — irrigation and ...

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Free Wi-Fi Coming to Several Irving Parks Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 21, 2023

Construction Ramps Up on Cottonwood Hackberry Microtunneling Project

Hackberry Interceptor Project

Construction is underway on the replacement of a 48-inch diameter wastewater line and a 36-inch diameter wastewater line that run along the east side of Riverside Drive between Northwest Highway and Las Colinas Boulevard. The crews will begin working ever...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 17, 2023

Irving IT Wins Accolades for "Smart" Project

background of skyscrapers with inset of fire emergency truck

Kudos to the City of Irving Information Technology (IT) Department, which has been named a winner in IDC Government Insights’ sixth annual Smart Cities North America Awards (SCNAA). Irving's IT Department was recognized in the Next-Generation Emergency Se...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Free Wi-Fi Coming to Several Irving Parks

Man on ladder installs wireless internet device on a pole at an Irving park

Crews are installing wi-fi at several Irving parks and other open spaces. 

Williams Square Plaza already has wi-fi available. Funds for the Williams Square Plaza were provided through the Tax Increment Finance (TIF) District 1.

By the end of June, ...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 1, 2023

Jackie Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Center Museums Renovation Update

Jackie Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Center, Irving, TX

Crews have begun interior renovations on two of the Jackie Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Center’s museums. Work on the Masonic Lodge and J.O. Davis House will be completed in two phases. Phase 1 renovations include new flooring, repairs to walls,...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 1, 2023

What is the Municipal Drainage Utility?

Newly paved drainage channel in Irving, Texas.

The City of Irving’s Municipal Drainage Utility (MDU), a division of the Capital Improvement Program, is responsible for all things stormwater in Irving. MDU develops, coordinates and administers programs and procedures to improve the city&r...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 1, 2023

City Adds Veranda, Deck to Irving Golf Club

Architect's aerial view of the veranda and deck at the Irving Golf Club.

The Irving Golf Club is providing new outdoor spaces for visitors, and renovations will be ready just in time for warmer weather. The new deck and veranda were approved by the Irving City Council in October 2022, and the project began in December.

The $395...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2023

Irving Boulevard Reconstruction Reaches Milestone

Construction workers prepare an excavated section of Irving Boulevard for paving.

The Irving Boulevard reconstruction project is over 50% complete and on schedule to be finished later this year. The largest portion of the project, replacement of water, wastewater and storm drain systems, is almost complete, and the contractor has begun...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2023

Planning For Today’s Needs, Meeting Tomorrow’s Demands

Artist rendering of the new Carbon Road Pump Station.

Construction on the new Carbon Road Pump Station is expected to begin by early spring. The $38 million facility will be built behind the 4 million- and 5-million-gallon ground storage tanks off Carbon Road and State Highway 161.

The current station, which ...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2023

Construction Begins on Cottonwood and Hackberry Interceptor Project

View of apartments along Riverside Drive, with construction cones on the road.

On Jan. 9, the City of Irving began construction on the replacement of a 48-inch diameter wastewater line and a 36-inch diameter wastewater line that run along the east side of Riverside Drive between Northwest Highway and Las Colinas Boulevard.

The projec...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2023

City to Begin Improvements on Embassy Channel in February

December 2022: Current Embassy Channel, with overgrown vegetation and crumbling cement

As the City of Irving launches the $27,967,633 MacArthur Boulevard Reconstruction Project this month, the Capital Improvement Program is preparing for the Embassy Channel Improvements Project to begin in February.

The two-year, $15,196,366 project will imp...

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Irving: Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 15, 2022

MacArthur Boulevard Reconstruction Project to Begin in Early 2023

Looking north along MacArthur Boulevard, at Northgate Drive.

Irving residents will soon see orange cones as they drive along MacArthur Boulevard. Beginning in January 2023, the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) will launch a two-year project that runs from Metker Street to Byron Nelson Way.

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

City Hall Landscape Renovation Project Now Complete

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

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

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

New Central Fire Station Demolition, Construction Planning Underway

Architectural rendering of the new Central Fire Station design.

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

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

Accessibility Woven into City’s Plans for Future

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

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

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

City Launches Wrong-Way Driver Detection Program

Vehicles at a stop light that just exited SH 183.

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

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

Red Doors in the Heart of Heritage

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

Central Fire Station Public Input Meeting

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

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

Irving was still in its infa...

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

Water Utilities Expands Large Water Meter Testing Program

Worker standing in manhole checks large capacity water meter.

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

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

$8.2 Million Approved for Fleet Operations Vehicles, Equipment

Heavy-duty container delivery truck

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

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

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

City Revitalizes Williams Square Plaza, Iconic Mustangs of Las Colinas

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

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

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

Summer Overlay Project Kicks Off

A crew places fresh asphalt on Rock Island Road.

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

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

Irving Unveils ‘Ramiro Lopez Way’

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

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

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

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

Delaware Creek Drainage Update

Lower Delaware Creek channel walls rebuilt at Grauwyler Road.

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

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

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

Williams Square Plaza Sign Moved into Place

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

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

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

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

Excavation Work to Begin on Wyche Park Detention Basin

Fields and paths in Wyche Park, Irving.

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

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

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

Design Underway on Carbon Road Pump Station Project

Artist rendering of the proposed new Carbon Road Pump Station.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

City Approves Improvement Projects Along Hard Rock Road, Pioneer Drive

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

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

Hard Rock Road and Pioneer Drive Phase 2A Improvements Project

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

Williams Square Plaza Renovation Progress

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

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

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

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

Holidays at Heritage: Heritage Park History

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

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

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

Delaware Creek Drainage Channel Project Nears Completion

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

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

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

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

Williams Square Plaza Update

Artist rendering of aerial view of the finished Williams Square.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Heritage Park Will Bring New Energy to South Irving

Restored original water tower at the Irving Heritage Park.

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

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

Irving Boulevard Construction Begins Nov. 15

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

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

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

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

2021 Road to the Future Progress Report – Maintenance Operations Only

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

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

Building Repairs at City Hall Begin Sept. 7

City Hall, Irving, Texas

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

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

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

Update: Williams Square Plaza Reconstruction

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

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

On Aug. 19, 2021,...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Operational Improvements Recommended to Extend Landfill Life

A compactor climbs a hill of trash at the landfill.

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

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Bear Creek Heritage Center Repairs Begin Aug. 1

Green House

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

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

Irving Radio Tower Replacement Project Underway

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

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

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Paws Colinas Dog Park Now Open

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

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

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

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Campion Trail Usage Soars

Bridge over a creek on Campion Trail.

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

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

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

Welcome to the Renewed Georgia Farrow Rec Center

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

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

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

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

West Irving Creek Drainage Improvements

Workers rebuild a channel along Delaware Creek.

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

This multiyear project is in the early ...

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

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

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

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

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

Irving Interchange Project To Provide Congestion Relief

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

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

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

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

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

Exterior of the new Fire Station 4 in Irving.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Georgia Farrow Recreation Center Updates Now Complete

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DART Riders Have a New Stop in Irving

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

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

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

Municipal Court Finds Solution to Hearings During COVID-19 Restrictions

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

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

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

West Park Opens to the Public

A slide at the newly renovated West Park.

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

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

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

Irving’s Water System Performs Well During Winter Storm

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

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

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

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

GPS System Ensures Longevity of City’s Landfill

City of Irving Hunter Ferrell Landfill Administration Building

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

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

New Trail to Connect Downtown with Campion Trail

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

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

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

West Library Entry Repairs Begin in February

West Irving Library entrance

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

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

Text-to-911 Service Now Available for Irving

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

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

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

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Irving Archives and Museum Officially Opens

The Jack D Huffman Community Building

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

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

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Levy Event Plaza Ready for Its Big Debut

Monument sign at the entrance of Levy Event Plaza.

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

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

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

Libraries to Open Makerspaces in 2021

IPL FAQ Newsflash

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

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

Irving's Signature Bridge Nears Completion

The sun rises behind the new Irving Signature Bridge.

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

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

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

8 Big Parks and Rec Projects Keep City Moving Forward

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

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

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Construction Continues on Delaware Creek Drainage Improvement Project

Channel Block Walls at Sunnybrook Drive

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

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

City Plans New Pocket Park at Gilbert, Rock Island Roads

View of the lot where King Park will be located.

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

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Mountain Creek Preserve Improvements

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

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

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

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

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

A crew works on a paving project using a grader.

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

The more ...

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

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

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

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

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

2020 Update: Heritage Park Expansion

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

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

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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

An Irving Boulevard street sign.

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

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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

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

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

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

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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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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Irving Merges Operations Center into Traffic Signal Communication Network

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

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

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

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Millennium Fountain Becomes an Even Grander Work of Art

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

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

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Watch: Irving Golf Club Preview

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

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

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

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Delaware Creek Drainage Improvement Project Moves Forward

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

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

Water Utilities Receives Recognition from State for Conservation Efforts

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

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

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Millennium Fountain Improvements Complete

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

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

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

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Welcome Home to Westin Irving Convention Center

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

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

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

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Cimarron Family Aquatic Center to Reopen Memorial Day Weekend

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

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

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

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel Opens

Mayor Rick Stopfer, along with Westin executives and other city officials, cut the ribbon and open t

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

Workers position a ladder at Senter Park Recreation Center to access the new HVAC system and ductwor

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

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

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

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

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

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Construction Plans Heat Up on Fire Station No. 4

Architectural rendering of new Fire Station No. 4.

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

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Millennium Fountain Building Installed

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

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

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Signature Bridge, Millennium Fountain Updates

Workers pour concrete for the new Irving Signature Bridge.

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

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

City Moves Forward With Irving Archives and Museum Construction

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

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

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Crews Repair Major Water Main Failure

City Hall, Irving, Texas

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

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Main Street Plaza Project Construction Begins

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

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

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Senter Park Rec Center Renovations Run Through Mid-2019

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

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

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

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

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

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

TEXpress Lanes Open as Midtown Express Marks Substantial Completion

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

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

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

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

New Playground Opens at Lively Elementary

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.

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Heritage Aquatic Center Renovations Complete

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

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

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

City Approves Playground Construction at Johnston, Lively Elementary Schools

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

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

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Campion Trail Expansion Update

Runners along North Campion Trail in Irving, Texas.

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

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Irving Golf Club Progress

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

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Luzon Park Reopens With All-New Features

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

Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel on Track for Winter Opening

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

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

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Renovations Planned at Senter Park Recreation Center

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

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

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Navigating Irving Through Digital Technology

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.

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Watch: Westin Irving Convention Center "Topping Out" Celebration

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

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

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Heritage Aquatic Center Renovations Scheduled for Summer

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

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Posted on: April 1, 2018

Municipal Drainage Utility Projects to Continue Through Spring

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

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

City Leaders Tour Irving’s Water System

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

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

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Work to Begin on Urban Center Lift Station

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

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

MacArthur Boulevard Ribbon Cutting

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

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

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

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Irving Adds New Road Repair Construction Trucks to Fleet

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

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Asphalt Truck Adds Efficiency to Pothole Repairs

Pothole repair truck at work on Irving streets.

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

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

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Public Preview of the Future Irving Archives and Museum

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

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Irving Parks Playground Inspections

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

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Georgia Farrow Expansion Plans

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

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

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Luzon Park Construction Underway

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

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

Luzon Park is located at 2900 Luzon Road.

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

City Lauds Completion of Infrastructure Projects

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

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2023 KIB Trash-Off a Success

Volunteers walk through open field picking up trash.

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) hosted its 2023 Trash-Off on April 1 at Trinity View Park, where 215 volunteers came together with the common goal of stopping litter from reaching the nearby Elm Fork of the Trinity River. 

Following the cleanup, volun...

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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Lee Park Swimming Pool Design Contract Moves Forward

Lee Park Recreation Center

The Let’s Play Irving: Elevating Aquatics & Recreation plan to replace the Lee Park Swimming Pool moves forward. During the Sept. 14 City Council meeting, the council voted unanimously to approve two items: 

  1. Name The Fain Group, Inc., as the C...
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Let's Play Irving Updates
Posted on: July 19, 2023

Mayor, City Manager Share Bold Vision for Irving Aquatics and Recreation

Indoor pool with the Let's Play Irving Aquatics and Recreation cards overlaying the background.

Let’s Play Irving: Elevating Aquatics and Recreation is the city’s bold vision for the future. 

In this latest video from Irving Community Television Network (ICTN), Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer and City Manager Chris Hillman take...

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