News Flash

Posted on: November 30, 2021

Make the Holidays Happy for an Irving Shelter Animal

2021 Comfort and Joy Drive runs through Jan. 4, 2022.

Spread holiday cheer to an animal at the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC). The annual Comfort and Joy Drive is accepting donations through Jan. 4. Items on every Irving Animal Services (IAS) pet’s wish list include:

  • Large blankets
  • Toys
  • Treats
  • Canned...
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Animal Services
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Irving Animal Services Adopts New Operating Hours

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

Effective Dec. 1, Irving Animal Services will institute new operating hours at the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), 4140 Valley View Lane, due to low staffing levels. Animals in the shelter will still receive care seven days a week, and Animal Services O...

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Animal Services
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Irving Animal Services Updates Ordinance for Public and Animal Safety

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Irving City Council repealed and replaced Chapter 6 – Animal Services section of the city ordinances to protect public health and safety, and match with federal and state laws. The new updates are effective immediately.

The top five changes pet o...

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Animal Services
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Do Your Pets Wear an ID Tag? They Should

Small dog in a field of bluebonnets.

Nothing makes an Irving Animal Services officer happier than reuniting a lost pet with its owner. To ensure more pets are returned to their families quickly and without incident, Irving Animal Services (IAS) employs its S.O.S.: “Strays off the Streets” pr...

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Learn more about Microchipping Animal Services

News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2021

North Lake Natatorium Repairs Complete

The indoor swimming pool at North Lake College

Repairs to the North Lake Natatorium, 5001 N. MacArthur Blvd., are complete, and the facility will reopen 5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 1.

The Irving Parks and Recreation Department thanks patrons for their patience.

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Budget

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Irving City Council Adopts Annual Budget

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

Note: Click on graphics to see a larger version.

On Sept. 16, Irving City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 (FY22) budget with a tax rate of $0.5941/$100 valuation, which marks the eighth year in a row that the City of Irving’s property tax rate ha...

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View additional budget details Budget

News Flash

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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City of Irving News
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Make the Holidays Happy for an Irving Shelter Animal

2021 Comfort and Joy Drive runs through Jan. 4, 2022.

Spread holiday cheer to an animal at the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC). The annual Comfort and Joy Drive is accepting donations through Jan. 4. Items on every Irving Animal Services (IAS) pet’s wish list include:

  • Large blankets
  • Toys
  • Treats
  • Canned food

Resid...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Holidays at Heritage Features Month-Long Festive Events

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Do not get tied up in knots this season, light up your holidays at Heritage Park. Celebrate the season with activities the entire month of December with free events the whole family can enjoy at the newly renovated Heritage Park, 217 S. Main St.

Dec. 4

The ...

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View Holidays at Heritage Events City of Irving News
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Shop Small in Irving this Holiday Season

Shop Small Irving. Shop Local. Scene of Irving, TX, Main Street.

There are an estimated 8,880 businesses within the City of Irving, of which 86.9% have less than 20 employees.

The Saturday after Thanksgiving is Small Business Saturday, and this year the shopping holiday falls on Nov. 27. Shopping local is more important...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Irving Animal Services Adopts New Operating Hours

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

Effective Dec. 1, Irving Animal Services will institute new operating hours at the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), 4140 Valley View Lane, due to low staffing levels. Animals in the shelter will still receive care seven days a week, and Animal Services O...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Drop Off a Letter to Santa at Irving City Hall

Smiling Santa reads through a stack of letters.

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

Families can drop off letters Nov 17- Dec 10 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Irving City Council Approves $1 Million for Baylor Medical Center at Irving for COVID-19 Expenses

Irving Baylor Hospital nursing staff are greeted with thanks by city employees.

On Nov. 11, Irving City Council approved an agreement with Baylor Medical Center at Irving for reimbursement of health care staffing costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic for $1,000,000 from Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Funding....

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Irving Chief of Police Announces Retirement; Interim Chief Announced

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Irving Chief of Police Jeff Spivey is retiring at the end of January 2022 after 35 years of service with the City of Irving. Assistant Chief Darren Steele will serve as Interim Police Chief upon Spivey’s retirement. Chief Steele will continue the steady l...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Irving City Council Adopts Annual Budget

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

Note: Click on graphics to see a larger version.

On Sept. 16, Irving City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 (FY22) budget with a tax rate of $0.5941/$100 valuation, which marks the eighth year in a row that the City of Irving’s property tax rate ha...

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View additional budget details City of Irving News

News Flash

Posted on: August 18, 2021

Residents Asked to Step Up Alley Maintenance

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

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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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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 Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Improving Curb Appeal of Your Property

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

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

News Flash

Posted on: June 15, 2020

Rental, Mortgage, and Homelessness Assistance

Overdue Bills

Are you a City of Irving resident who has experienced an economic hardship and facing eviction or foreclosure? You may be eligible for assistance.

Please click below for more information concerning our programs.

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Additional Info... Community Development
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Housing Vouchers in the City of Irving

Tudor Lane, Irving, TX, completed homes

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

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

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Community Development
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Downpayment Assistance Program

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

The purpose of the program is to incr...

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Community Development
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Grant Funds Administered Through Community Development

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

  • Community Development Bloc...
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Community Development

News Flash

Posted on: August 25, 2021

Governor Issues Executive Order Maintaining Prohibition of Vaccine Mandates in Texas

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Governor Abbott issued Executive Order GA-39 prohibiting vaccine mandates and vaccine passports subject to legislative action on Aug. 25. The order maintains the current policy prohibiting any COVID-19 vaccination mandates or requirements by any governmen...

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View Executive Order GA-39 Coronavirus Information
Posted on: August 24, 2021

TSA Face Mask Requirement for Public Transit Extended through January

The DART Rail Orange Line pulls into the Irving Convention Center station.

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently  issued a Security Directive extending the face mask requirement for all transportation networks, including public transportation, while onboard or indoors through Jan. 18, 2022 to mitigat...

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Learn more Coronavirus Information
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Rental, Mortgage, and Homelessness Assistance

Overdue Bills

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

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

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Visiting the Housing Assistance page Coronavirus Information
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Dallas County Updates Executive Order on Face Masks

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins updated the Aug. 11 order of "Required Use of a Face Mask in Certain Public Space." The updated order includes the adoption of the Dallas County Health Authority Order, issued Aug. 12; mask requirements for publi...

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CDC Guidance for Vaccinated Individuals Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 8, 2021

COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line Available

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The North Texas Behavioral Health Authority (NTBHA) offers a dedicated COVID-19 mental health support line to provide trauma informed support and psychological first aid to those experiencing stress and anxiety. This service operates as an adjunct to NTBH...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Dallas County Issues New Executive Order on Face Masks

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins issued an order of ‘Required Use of a Face Mask in Certain Public Space’ that takes effect 11:59 p.m. Aug. 11, in response to the continued COVID-19 pandemic. The order covers child care centers, pre-K ...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: August 10, 2021

Governor Takes Action to Mitigate Rise in Texas COVID-19 Cases

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Governor Greg Abbott announced a series of actions the State of Texas is taking to combat the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in Texas: 

Health Care Staffing and Capacity

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is working with staffing a...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Vaccine Access Assistance for People with Disabilities

COVID Vaccine

A new hotline is designed to help persons with disabilities get the COVID-19 vaccine by providing vaccine information, as well as vaccine appointments, rides to and from appointments, and in-home services. 

For help, call the Disability Rights Tex...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 9, 2021

CDC Updates Travel Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People

Woman waits in a train station with a suitcase next to her.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided updates for domestic and international travel as it relates to individuals who have been fully vaccinated. A person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the last recommended...

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Coronavirus Information

News Flash

Posted on: September 16, 2021

Irving Ranked #2 Most Culturally Diverse City in U.S.

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The Dallas Morning News reports the City of Irving is the second most culturally diverse city in the country. The report cites a study from personal finance website Finder. Factors of cultural diversity included sex, race, ethnicity, age, language, place ...

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Economic Development News
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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Economic Development News
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Irving Recognized with 2021 Silver What Works Cities Certification

Irving, Texas: 2021 Silver What Works Cities Certification

The City of Irving is one of three cities in Texas that has been awarded the 2021 What Works Cities Certification, which is the national standard of excellence in data-driven city governance. What Works Cities Certification evaluates how well cities are m...

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Economic Development News

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News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2021

Be Prepared: Winter Weather is Coming

Collage: Boy throwing snowball; dogs playing in snow; young woman blowing snow out of her hands.

As the cold season approaches, prepare for the possibility of winter weather that can cause vehicle accidents and hypothermia. The weight of snow and ice could potentially knock down power lines causing electrical outages for an extended period of time. T...

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Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: August 9, 2021

NWS Adds New Tags for Severe Thunderstorm Warning Notifications

Dark clouds above houses

National Weather Service’s Severe Thunderstorm Warning alerts will now include the messaging tags – Destructive or Considerable - to relay to the public the potential severe impacts from thunderstorm winds and hail, the federal weather agency announced.

Th...

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Emergency Management Updates

News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2021

Designing a 911 for First Responders

Irving Police and Fire personnel march along a street during a procession.

When Dr. Mildred Betancourt approached the Irving City Council about establishing an official Public Safety Wellness Unit specifically designed for the Fire and Police departments, her mission was clear.

“[When] I call 911, I am expecting someone to get th...

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Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: November 26, 2021

General Holiday Safety Tips

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We want everyone to enjoy this holiday season safe and sound with family and friends. Please keep these general HOLIDAY SAFETY tips in mind:

  • Keep matches, lighters, and candles out of the reach of children.
  • Make an emergency plan to use if a fire breaks out...
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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Space Heater Safety

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

  • Be sure your space heater is in good working condition.
  • Space heaters need space. Keep or maintain a th...
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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Hands-Only CPR

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

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IFD - Learn CPR Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide Alarm

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

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Flu Season

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

Please remember these simple tips to help ...

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: November 28, 2021

ICTN 1 – Irving In Depth – ICTN’s 40th Anniversary

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ICTN's newest show, Irving In Depth, debuts with a celebration of ICTN's 40th anniversary. Irving In Depth brings together on-air and online audiences to provide a deeper look at subjects, issues, and topics in the City of Irving. The fi...

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Posted on: November 28, 2021

ICTN 1 – About Towne

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We’ll learn the Irving Connection to “Jurassic World: the Exhibition.” We’ll check out the Prohibition-themed gala celebrating the Grand Opening of the Irving Archives and Museum, and we feature the Irving Conventio...

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Go to our TV Schedule for air dates. ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: November 28, 2021

ICTN 1 – GOW: Varsity HS Football 2021 – MacArthur vs Irving

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In a game from earlier this season the MacArthur Cardinals and Irving Tigers renew their rivalry for the 56th time in District 7-6A action at Joy and Ralph Ellis Stadium.

Go to our TV Schedule for air dates. ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: November 28, 2021

ICTN 1 – Irving Heritage Society

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The Irving Heritage Society welcomed original ICTN staff members Patty Landers Caperton, Paul Wahlstrom, and Cathy Whiteman to discuss the origins of ICTN in recognition of ICTN's 40th anniversary on the air.

Go to our TV Schedule for air dates. ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: November 28, 2021

ICTN 1 – City Source

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The reconstruction of a section of Irving Boulevard is getting started. Find out about some of the improvements ahead. Other stories include: Irving’s Veterans Day Observance; A grant-funded tree planting project; Eerie Irving Park.

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

ICTN 3 - Replay of Past Shows

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

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN 2 - Channel Guide

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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 28, 2014

Channel Guide

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Watch ICTN 1:

  • Spectrum Communications Channel 16
  • Frontier Channel 30

Watch ICTN 2:

  • Spectrum Communications Channel 95
  • Frontier Channel 31

Watch ICTN 3:

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

News Flash

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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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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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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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 ...

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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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Subscribe for project updates Investing in Our 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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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Building Repairs at City Hall Begin Sept. 7

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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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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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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Operational Improvements Recommended to Extend Landfill Life

A compactor climbs a hill of trash at the landfill.

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

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

Bear Creek Heritage Center Repairs Begin Aug. 1

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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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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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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Paws Colinas Dog Park Now Open

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

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

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

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Additional Info... Investing in Our Future
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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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Welcome to the Renewed Georgia Farrow Rec Center

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

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

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

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

West Irving Creek Drainage Improvements

Workers rebuild a channel along Delaware Creek.

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

This multiyear project is in the early ...

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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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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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Visit TxDOT's Irving Interchange project websit Investing in Our Future
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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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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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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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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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.

The City ...

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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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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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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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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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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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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2021

West Library Entry Repairs Begin in February

West Irving Library entrance

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

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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.

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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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Posted on: November 1, 2020

Libraries to Open Makerspaces in 2021

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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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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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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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Posted on: August 17, 2020

City Plans New Pocket Park at Gilbert, Rock Island Roads

View of the lot where King Park will be located.

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

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Mountain Creek Preserve Improvements

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

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

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

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

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

A crew works on a paving project using a grader.

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

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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

MainStage 222

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

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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

Irving's Princeton Booster Pump Station

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. 

Watch this clip from ICTN's "City Source" to find out what else...

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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.

The CIP...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Campion Trail Extension to Coppell

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

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

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

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

City Leaders Tour Irving’s Water System

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

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

Leaders from the city and the business commun...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Work to Begin on Urban Center Lift Station

Las Colinas Urban Center, Irving, Texas

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

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

MacArthur Boulevard Ribbon Cutting

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Irving Adds New Road Repair Construction Trucks to Fleet

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Asphalt Truck Adds Efficiency to Pothole Repairs

Pothole repair truck at work on Irving streets.

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

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

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Public Preview of the Future Irving Archives and Museum

Irving Archives and Museum

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Irving Parks Playground Inspections

An Irving Texas playground.

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

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Georgia Farrow Expansion Plans

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Luzon Park Construction Underway

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

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

Luzon Park is located at 2900 Luzon Road.

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

City Lauds Completion of Infrastructure Projects

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

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

Luzon Park Improvements to Begin Jan. 2

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

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

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

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Twin Wells Golf Course to Undergo Infrastructure Renovations

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 1, 2017

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

North Lake Natatorium pool area after remodeling.

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

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Nursery Road Paving and Trail Project

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Capturing the Story of Irving

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History Museum coming soon to former Central Library building.

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: November 1, 2017

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Hard Rock Road, Pioneer Drive Improvements Ahead

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Las Colinas Boulevard Construction Progress

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

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

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Improvements Planned for Hard Rock Road, Pioneer Drive

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

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

On June 22, the Irving City Cou...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 28, 2017

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

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory Opens

The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory front gate.

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

Find out about upcoming shows: ThePavilionTMF.com.

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Irving Traffic Division Rolls Out Citywide Signal System Communication Upgrade

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Irving Fire Station #12 Opens

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 4, 2017

New Hotels Progress Near the Irving Convention Center

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Luzon Park Plans Proceed

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

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

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Signature Bridge Will Bring Development to Former Stadium Site

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

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

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Damage Repaired to Portions of Campion Trail Caused by Floods

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Fire Training Facility Opens

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 30, 2017

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

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Irving Improves Water, Wastewater Systems

Workers prepare an area for water and wastewater improvements.

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 29, 2017

The Study: Irving's Innovation Center Opens

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

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

Learn more: TheStudyUSA.com/

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Improvements Planned for Luzon Park

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 14, 2017

City Offers Tours of Irving Music Factory

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Brockbank, Embassy Channels Construction Update: June 2017

Embassy Channel, June 2017

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Parks and Recreation Provides Update on Twin Wells Golf Course Redevelopment

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

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

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Posted on: May 28, 2017

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

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Irving’s Downtown Heritage Crossing District is On the Move

Irving, Texas, Main Street mural

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Midtown Express Open House

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

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

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Centennial Park Plaques Unveiled

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

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

The new plaques these took the commissioned arti...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Irving Music Factory Construction Update: May 2017

Irving Music Factory site - May 2017

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

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

View Georgia Farrow Rec Center Expansion Plans

Georgia Farrow Recreation Center - Facility Upgrade Artist Rendering

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 5, 2017

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

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Construction Underway on Convention Center Hotel

Irving Convention Center Hotel - Artist Rendering

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Converge, Collaborate, Create

The Study: Irving’s Innovation Center - Irving TX

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Colony Drive Bridge Reopens with Ribbon Cutting

Colony Street Bridge Ribbon Cutting - Irving TX

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Irving Music Factory Site Progresses

Site construction at the Music Factory, June 2016.

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Watch: Irving Convention Center Hotel Groundbreaking

Irving Convention Center Hotel - Artist Rendering

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

New Plaques Installed in Centennial Park

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Infrastructure Explained

Worker operates heavy machinery to dig up old pavement.

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Spotlight: North Lake Natatorium Gets Facelift

North Lake Natatorium 2017 remodel - artist's rendering

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 29, 2017

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

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

Photo: Brockbank Channel wall construction near Lane Street.

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 28, 2017

Watch: Drainage Projects Update

Newly paved drainage channel in Irving, Texas.

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Watch: New Playground Opens at Senter Park

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 16, 2017

Watch: New Exercise Equipment Installed at Sunrise Park

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 14, 2017

Live Oak Road Bridge at Delaware Creek Reopens

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Watch: Irving Music Factory Under Construction

The Irving Music Factory construction progressing. December 2016

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 7, 2017

View Heritage Park Redevelopment Proposal Concept

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

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

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

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

North Campion Completely Open: Repairs Completed

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 2, 2017

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

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Renovations Continue at Senter Park Playground

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

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

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

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

Water tower with Irving, TX logo.

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Irving’s Tudor Lane Transformation Earns National Recognition

New Tudor Lane home in Irving, Texas.

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2017

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Watch: Irving Places New Elevated Water Storage Tank

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2017

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

Water Street artist rendering - Irving TX

Photo: Water Street artist rendering.

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

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

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Investing in Our Future

News Flash

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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Posted on: October 27, 2021

Road Closure: Irving Boulevard, from N. O'Connor Road to Sowers Road

Road Construction Ahead sign

Beginning Monday, Nov. 15, Irving Boulevard will be closed to all traffic (westbound) between N. O'Connor Road and Sowers Road through July 2022, weather permitting, as Phase I of the Irving Boulevard Reconstruction project kicks off. 

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Irving Boulevard Reconstruction

News Flash

Posted on: June 7, 2021

State of Texas 87th Legislature Adjourns, For Now

The Texas Legislature adjourned on Monday, May 31, with a guarantee of at least one special legislative session happening later this year. During the 87th session, legislators passed the state budget, the only bill that must pass, as well as preserved sta...

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Irving Legislative Insider
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Update: House Bill 652 Passes Texas House, Moves to Texas Senate

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House Bill 652 passed the Texas House Monday, May 3, with an amendment. This legislation would require public-sector animal shelters to provide notices of disease in the shelter to individuals who adopt animals. The City of Irving has opposed thi...

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Irving Legislative Insider
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Police Spending Bills Could Reduce Other City Services

The Texas Legislature is considering several bills introduced by several different senators and representatives requiring cities to maintain spending levels for their police departments regardless of local issues and a city’s needs. The proposed...

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Irving Legislative Insider
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Update: Texas Legislation Could End Local Apartment Inspection Program

HB754

The House Committee on Urban Affairs heard testimony March 31 on HB 754, which would reduce by 90 percent the revenue available to the City of Irving for its apartment inspection program.

Interested parties can watch the archived hearing video. The HB 754 ...

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Irving Legislative Insider
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Update: House Bill 754 - Texas Legislation Could End Local Apartment Inspection Program

HB754

The House Committee on Urban Affairs scheduled a hearing on HB 754 on Wednesday, March 31. The legislation, if approved, would force cities to reduce their inspection fees charged to multifamily complex owners. Irving collects the fees to fund its apartme...

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Irving Legislative Insider
Posted on: March 24, 2021

Update: House Bill 749 - Legislation Proposed to Silence Community Input During Legislative Sessions

Website - Legislative Insider

The Texas House Committee on State Affairs has posted HB 749 - Relating to a prohibition on local government to hire outside consultants to communicate with the legislature – for a public hearing 8 a.m. Thursday, March 25 in Room E1.004 of the S...

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Irving Legislative Insider
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Legislation Proposed to Silence Community Input During Legislative Sessions

Legislators in both chambers of the Texas Legislature have refiled bills from last session that would prohibit local governments and school districts from advocating for community interests, from hiring consultants to represent them when local officials a...

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Irving Legislative Insider
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Texas Legislation Could End Local Apartment Inspection Program

Apartments

Since the 1980s, the City of Irving has operated a program to inspect all apartment complexes in the city, regardless of age, to ensure the safety of residents, visitors, employees and neighbors of multifamily properties.

Code enforcement also inspects pro...

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Irving Legislative Insider

News Flash

Posted on: November 30, 2021

Make It Personal: Holi-DIY Crafts

Creative Christmas Gifts

Creativebug.com offers thousands of free award-winning, expert-led video tutorials year-round, and all that's needed is an Irving Public Library card and PIN.

After setting up an account, browse the wide range of classes for all ages in the areas of wood a...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: November 22, 2021

'Tis the Season for Library Cheer

Winterfest-newsflash

In December, celebrate the season with festivities at all Irving Public Library locations. The monthlong Winterfest program series starts off with a performance by the Flutasia Flute Choir at 7 p.m. on Dec. 6 at Valley Ranch Library. Other activities on t...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: February 1, 2021

West Irving Library Entry Repairs

West Irving Library entrance

Opened in April 2011, West Irving Library at 4444 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 r...

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Irving Public Library

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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, 4444 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 wi...

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Library Strategic Plan

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Holidays at Heritage Features Month-Long Festive Events

Celebrate Irving's Holidays at Heritage! Dec. 4-18.

Do not get tied up in knots this season - light up your holidays at Heritage Park. Celebrate the season with activities the entire month of December with free events the whole family can enjoy at the newly renovated Heritage Park, 217 S. Main St.

Dec. 4

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Light Up the Holidays at Centennial Park

Festive holiday lights on display at Centennial Park in Irving, TX.

Each year, a crew of about 25 Parks and Recreation employees descend on Irving’s Centennial Park, 444 W. Second St., to give it a holiday face lift. This special group of dedicated workers carefully wrap the trees and set up decorative lighted d...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Drop Off a Letter to Santa at Irving City Hall

Santa's Mailbox at Irving City Hall.

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

Families can drop off letters Nov 17- Dec 10 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Experience The Fairway Lights At Neon Nights Disc Golf!

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Over 1,300 led lights will line the fairways of the W.O. Harrington Disc Golf Course on Friday, Dec. 3 and Friday, Dec. 10.The course will feature nine par-3 holes and tee times will be available for $5 every ten minutes from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for up to fo...

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Neon Nights Disc Golf Website Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 30, 2021

Parks and Recreation Winterization Schedule

Snow covers playground equipment at an Irving, Texas, park.

To protect assets and infrastructure, the Parks and Recreation Department performs winterization seasonally. 

Outdoor restrooms, pool equipment, drinking fountains and other exposed plumbing fixtures are isolated (turned off) and drained to preven...

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Parks and Recreation
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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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Can You Walk a Million Steps?

Husband, wife, daughter, son all hold their arms up in a strong-man pose.

The Millionaire Club Virtual Step Challenge returns after an overwhelming response in 2020. Walkers, joggers and runners of all ages are invited to challenge their fitness levels every day beginning Sept. 4.

The goal of this challenge is to complete 10,000...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Delaware Creek Construction at Jaycee Park

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

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

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

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Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: October 6, 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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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: February 5, 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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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Delaware Creek Construction at Jaycee Park

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

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

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

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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: January 27, 2021

2020 Update: Heritage Park Expansion

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

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

See these other stories to learn more about the project:

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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates

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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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Planning and Zoning
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Help Guide the City's Housing Future

Tudor Lane - Homes Completed - 2013

The City of Irving continues the work to update its new Unified Development Code (UDC) to better serve this 21st century global community. The UDC consists of zoning and platting regulations. Irving residents, property owners and stakeholders are encourag...

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Take the Survey 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-40, R-15, R-10, R-7.5, R-6: Single-Famil...

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Planning and Zoning
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Rewriting the Zoning Ordinance

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A Unified Development Ordinance?

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

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Planning and Zoning
Posted on: June 25, 2019

How to Find a Property’s Zoning

Screenshot of the Interactive Map showing Irving.

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

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

News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2021

City Proposes a Special Events Ordinance

City Hall, Irving, Texas

The City of Irving is proposing a new Special Events Ordinance for events on public property that involve the closing of a public street, blocking of public property, sale of merchandise, food or beverage on public property, and other activities as listed...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Residents Reminded of Holiday Theft Prevention

Aerial view of vehicles in a parking lot.

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, residents are reminded to not leave valuables in their vehicles, especially in plain sight, and always lock the doors. 

Auto burglary cases can be very difficult to solve as there is usually very lit...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Irving Chief of Police Announces Retirement; Interim Chief Announced

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Irving Chief of Police Jeff Spivey is retiring at the end of January 2022 after 35 years of service with the City of Irving. Assistant Chief Darren Steele will serve as Interim Police Chief upon Spivey’s retirement. Chief Steele will continue th...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Police Provide Home Vacation Watch for Residents

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Residents who are planning a vacation this summer are encouraged to sign up for free “Vacation Watch” residential security checks. This free service from the Irving Police Department will provide inspections of the accessible exterior of registered homes....

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Submit a Vacation Watch request Police Department

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Do You Have 'Whatever' It Takes?

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

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Police Recruiting Updates

News Flash

Posted on: November 22, 2021

Rock Island Road East of Sowers Road Now Closed

Beginning Nov. 22 through Feb. 22, the right, east bound lane of Rock Island Road from Sowers Road to 100 feet east will be closed. One east bound traffic lane will remain open at this location. Contractors will close this area in order to have access for...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Irving Interchange Project To Provide Congestion Relief

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

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

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

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Visit TxDOT's Irving Interchange project websit Road Construction Updates
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Delaware Creek Construction at Pilgrim Drive

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

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

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Conflans Road, from Cambridge Drive to King Richard Street

Conflans Road Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements Project

Beginning Dec. 1, alternating 24/7 lane closures will be in effect for Conflans Road, from Cambridge Drive to King Richard Street, for water and wastewater infrastructure improvements. Work is scheduled to run through Jan. 31, weather permitting.

Traffic w...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: November 5, 2021

Huntingdon Drive, Little John Drive, Huntingdon Court

Conflans Road Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements Project

Beginning Nov. 15, intermittent rolling lane closures will be in effect for Huntingdon Drive, Little John Drive and Huntingdon Court from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, for the Conflans Road Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements pro...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: October 27, 2021

Road Closure: Irving Boulevard, from N. O'Connor Road to Sowers Road

Road Construction Ahead sign

Beginning Monday, Nov. 15, Irving Boulevard will be closed to all traffic (westbound) between N. O'Connor Road and Sowers Road through July 2022, weather permitting, as Phase I of the Irving Boulevard Reconstruction project kicks off. 

Normal two-...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Lincolnshire Drive, Lincolnshire Court, Nottingham Drive

Beginning Monday, Oct. 18, intermittent rolling lane closures will occur along Lincolnshire Drive, Lincolnshire Court and Nottingham Drive, from Yorkshire Street to Conflans Road. Closures will occur during work hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Satu...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Valley View Lane, from Walnut Hill Lane to Northgate Drive

Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 17, southbound Valley View Lane from Walnut Hill Lane to Northgate Drive will be closed to traffic. Northbound Valley View will remain open. The project is expected to run through February 2022.

Motorists needing to access facilitie...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: November 5, 2021

N. Wildwood Drive, from Williams Road to E. Pioneer Drive

Wildwood Drive is closed from Williams Road to E. Pioneer Drive as part of a water and wastewater mains improvement project. Work is expected to be completed by the end of January.

Traffic may be directed by flaggers in the construction area, and detours w...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates

News Flash

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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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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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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Road to the Future
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Summer Overlay Project Kicks Off Ahead of Schedule

Paving work done on Second Street in Irving, Texas.

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Road to the Future: Year 3 Projects to Begin

An update on the Road to the Future project.

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: January 1, 2019

Construction Slated for Hawthorne, Abelia Streets

Hawthorn Street, looking south

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

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Watch: Hawthorne Road, Abelia Street Project Update

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

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Public Meeting: Hawthorne, Abelia Streets Reconstruction

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: July 20, 2018

Westwood, Mistletoe, Fair Oaks Drives; Cherrywood Court

Road Construction Ahead sign

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

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

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

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 Road to the Future
Posted on: February 5, 2018

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

Serve Your City

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

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

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

City Hall, Irving, Texas

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

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

Road to the Future Presentation: July 5, 2017

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

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

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

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

Workers spread concrete on prepared roadway under construction.

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

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: April 20, 2017

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

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Infrastructure Explained

Worker operates heavy machinery to dig up old pavement.

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

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Road to the Future
Posted on: November 11, 2016

City Plans 'Road to the Future'

Road to the Future - Irving TX

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

The City of...

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Pavement Assessment Presentation Road to the Future

News Flash

Posted on: November 15, 2021

Proper Grease, Oil Disposal Helps Protect City's Sewers

The word "grease" written in congealed grease in a fry pan.

Food waste should be managed appropriately to avoid costly issues with clogged pipes. Help maintain the integrity of sewer infrastructure by properly disposing of fats, oils, grease (FOG) and other food debris after cooking.

FOG should not be poured down t...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Learn How to Toss Like a Boss

Irving Solid Waste Services Director Travis Switzer.

Solid Waste Services Director Travis Switzer stopped by ICTN to discuss Irving's Curbside Recycling program.

Learn more about the items that can/can’t be recycled and what to do with special items like medical needles and electronics.

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See the list of recyclables Solid Waste Services
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Delays Continue for Brush/Bulky Waste, Recycling Collections

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The City of Irving Solid Waste Services Department continues to experience a staffing shortage that impacts recycling, brush and bulky collection services. Irving has proactively recruited for months to fill the necessary positions for solid waste collect...

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Solid Waste Services
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 to the pre...

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Learn more about the Hunter Ferrell Landfill Solid Waste Services
Posted on: September 29, 2021

Trash, Recycle Bag Prices Increase Oct. 1

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Effective Oct. 1, the price of trash and recycling bags sold by the City of Irving will increase due to higher production costs. The price increases are a result of increasing resin costs from the material supplier of the city’s bag vendor. The ...

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View recycling bag purchase locations Solid Waste Services
Posted on: February 5, 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 $64,286 GPS s...

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Solid Waste Services

News Flash

Posted on: November 29, 2021

Holidays at Heritage Features Month-Long Festive Events

Celebrate Irving's Holidays at Heritage! Dec. 4-18.

Do not get tied up in knots this season - light up your holidays at Heritage Park. Celebrate the season with activities the entire month of December with free events the whole family can enjoy at the newly renovated Heritage Park, 217 S. Main St.

Dec. 4

The...

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View Holidays at Heritage Events Special Event Updates
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Drop Off a Letter to Santa at Irving City Hall

Smiling Santa reads through a stack of letters.

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

Families can drop off letters Nov 17- Dec 10 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, ...

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Special Event Updates

News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2021

Environmentally Friendly Christmas Decorations

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Trying to be environmentally friendly while decorating for the holiday season can be difficult! Here are a few ideas to be environmentally friendly while decorating this year.

Use Light Emitting Diode (LEDs): Candles and Holiday Lights

LED Candles and LED H...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Holiday Car Care

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With colder weather and the holidays coming it is important to take care of your car. One way to take care of your car is tire maintenance. Tire pressure levels and temperature both will affect gas mileage, traction and more on car tires. Pressure levels ...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: November 13, 2021

2021 Holiday Grease Roundup

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Defend your Drains! Don't pour your grease down the drain, Recycle it for free instead!

What type of Grease is Accepted?

This collection is for cooking oil and grease only. Motor oil and other automotive fluids are not accepted. 

What Happens to the...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Reduce Waste this Holiday Season

Woman holds a toddler while placing reusable grocery bags in the back of a car.

Trying to be environmentally friendly during the holiday season can be challenging! During the holiday season, we increase the amount of waste we put into our landfill. Here are a few ideas to reduce the amount of waste we produce and still enjoy the holi...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Free Composting Workshop Saturday, Dec. 4th

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What to know more about composting? 

Compost is absolutely one of the best soil amendments money can buy, but gardeners don't need to purchase it.

Learn how to make high-quality compost at a free workshop on Saturday, Dec. 4th  at 10 a.m. ...

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Register Now Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Reduce Food Waste this Holiday Season

Family sitting at table for Thanksgiving meal

Have a lot of Thanksgiving leftovers? Here are a few ideas to make the most out of holiday leftovers while reducing food waste in the landfill.

Use Thanksgiving leftovers to create a delicious breakfast dish, such as turkey hash or sweet potato casserole p...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Proper Grease, Oil Disposal Helps Protect City's Sewers

The word "grease" written in congealed grease in a fry pan.

Food waste should be managed appropriately to avoid costly issues with clogged pipes. Help maintain the integrity of sewer infrastructure by properly disposing of fats, oils, grease (FOG) and other food debris after cooking.

FOG should not be poured down t...

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Learn more Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Pollution Prevention: Only Rain Down the Drain

Storm drain with water and debris running into it.

Blowing grass clippings, leaf debris and other yard waste into a nearby storm drain can have a catastrophic effect on both water quality and quantity. Nutrients in fertilized grass and turf are a key contributor to the development of harmful algae blooms ...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: September 29, 2021

Trash, Recycle Bag Prices Increase

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Effective Oct. 1, the price of trash and recycling bags sold by the City of Irving will increase due to higher production costs. The price increases are a result of increasing resin costs from the material supplier of the city’s bag vendor. The new price ...

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View recycling bag purchase locations Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Learn How to Toss Like a Boss

Irving Solid Waste Services Director Travis Switzer.

Solid Waste Services Director Travis Switzer stopped by ICTN to discuss Irving's Curbside Recycling program.

Learn more about the items that can/can’t be recycled and what to do with special items like medical needles and electronics.

Read on...

See the list of recyclables Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: January 15, 2021

City of Irving Recognized by EPA for Renewable Energy Efforts

Texas wind energy

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

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: August 12, 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 to the pre...

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Learn more about the Hunter Ferrell Landfill Think Green... Be Green News

News Flash

Posted on: November 15, 2021

Proper Grease, Oil Disposal Helps Protect City's Sewers

The word "grease" written in congealed grease in a fry pan.

Food waste should be managed appropriately to avoid costly issues with clogged pipes. Help maintain the integrity of sewer infrastructure by properly disposing of fats, oils, grease (FOG) and other food debris after cooking.

FOG should not be poured down t...

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Learn more Water in Irving
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Pollution Prevention: Only Rain Down the Drain

Storm drain with water and debris running into it.

Blowing grass clippings, leaf debris and other yard waste into a nearby storm drain can have a catastrophic effect on both water quality and quantity. Nutrients in fertilized grass and turf are a key contributor to the development of harmful algae blooms ...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Irving’s 2020 Water Quality Report Available Online

Screenshot of top portion of the 2020 Irving Water Quality Report

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

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Water in Irving