News Flash

Posted on: August 29, 2018

Pet Adopters Embrace Clear the Shelters 2018

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Endearing barks and welcoming purrs greeted Irving residents at the Irving Animal Care Campus during the NBC and Telemundo stations’ “Clear the Shelters Day.”

North Texans opened their hearts and homes to 7,292 animals from 61 participating shelters during...

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Animal Services
Posted on: July 1, 2018

Do Your Pets Wear an ID Tag? They Should

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

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

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Learn more about Microchipping Animal Services

News Flash

Posted on: August 27, 2018

Sharks Swim Team's Fall and Winter Classes

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The Irving Sharks swim team, open to children ages 6 and older, focuses on building endurance and learning the four competitive swim strokes. For those interested in joining this fun and challenging program, the Fall and Winter class schedules are set:

  • Sep...
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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Increased Property Tax Exemption

Irving, Texas, City Hall

The Irving City Council has unanimously approved an increase to the property tax exemption to $45,000 of taxable value for residents who are at least 65 years old or disabled.

The increase to the tax exemption was passed June 7 to help ease the financial p...

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Budget

News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2018

City Flushing Fire Hydrants

Fire Hydrant Flushing

City employees will flush all public fire hydrants throughout Irving. The flushing of fire hydrants is necessary to help guarantee public health and safety.

Irving firefighters perform flushing to check for proper water flow and pressure and to ensure that...

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Posted on: September 16, 2018

Hotline Helps Streets Division Respond Quickly to Potholes

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The City of Irving Traffic and Transportation Streets Division maintains more than 1,440 roadway lane-miles. That is equivalent to maintaining a two-lane road from Irving to Nashville, Tennessee. The region’s unpredictable weather and high traffic volume ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Irving Police Encourage Neighborhoods to Join In National Night Out

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Neighborhoods are encouraged to strengthen police-community relationships and join in giving neighborhood crime a “going away” party by organizing National Night Out events. On Oct. 2, neighborhoods throughout Irving will leave their p...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Enjoy Music Under the Stars at Irving’s Fall Concert Series

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The triple-digit days of summer are easing as fall swiftly approaches. Savor the cooler weather with outdoor music and dining during the Irving Concert Series. The fall concerts will run from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Oct. 5, 12 and 19 at Whistlestop Plaza, 123 W. I...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 16, 2018

Save the Date: Illuminate Irving Returns Oct. 16

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Victims and survivors of domestic violence will be remembered Oct. 16 at the return of the Irving Family Advocacy Center’s Illuminate Irving, a free, family friendly event on the Mandalay Canal.

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Posted on: August 12, 2018

Volunteers Needed for City Boards, Commissions

Irving City Council chambers.

Interested in serving on a board, committee or a commission? Go to the board application page to submit an application online or pick one up from the City Secretary’s Office at City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd. Board members must be qualified voter...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Time-of-Day Influences Water Conservation

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To promote good water use habits, minimize water waste and preserve Irving’s water supply, the city enforces time-of-day irrigation restrictions. These limits make it a violation of city ordinance to water between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. from April 1...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Residents Reminded to Fight the Bite

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The City of Irving takes mosquito control very seriously. If any of the city’s 27 traps test positive, Irving’s vector control technicians will spray at night. The city also has traps specially designed to attract the species of mosqui...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 12, 2018

New APT Station Construction in Las Colinas

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

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

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Economic Development News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Automated Screening Lanes Open at DFW Airport

TSA checkpoint at DFW airport.

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

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

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Economic Development News
Posted on: October 30, 2017

VBikes Rolling in the City of Irving

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Residents may notice something new along Campion Trail.

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

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 5, 2017

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

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

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Economic Development News
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

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

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

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

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

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

Economic Development News
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

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

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Economic Development News

News Flash

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Smoking Safety

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

Please keep these SMOKING SAFETY tips in mind:

  • If you smoke, smoke outside.
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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Know the Signs of a Heart Attack

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

If you, a family member or friend experi...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Flu Season

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

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Emergency Preparedness at Home

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The Irving Fire Department reminds everyone to be PREPARED FOR EMERGENCIES AT HOME. We should all be prepared for any type of emergencies in the home by having the needed supplies and a family emergency plan. Disasters are unpredictable and can strike at ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Drive Safely, Especially in School Zones

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Back to school season is here and the Irving Fire Department reminds everyone to please DRIVE SAFELY, ESPECIALLY IN SCHOOL ZONES. Please keep these simple safety tips in mind when taking your kids to school or driving through a school zone:

  • Slow down and b...
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News Flash

Posted on: September 21, 2018

ICTN 1 – About Towne (N)

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On the next episode of About Towne, we’ll have highlights from Laughs by the Lake and we’ll meet Irving artist John Hunter. We’ll rediscover Po Melvin’s Home Cooking and we preview MainStage ILC & thinkIndia Fou...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: September 21, 2018

ICTN 1 – Open Line: Domestic Violence Awareness

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Texas ranks tenth in the nation for domestic violence issues. The next edition of Open Line will focus on the resources available from the Family Advocacy Center, Brighter Tomorrows and Chetna to help survivors of domestic violence get the help they need....

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: September 21, 2018

ICTN 1 – Laughs by the Lake

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

Sunday at 7 p.m., Monday at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday at noon, Thursday at 12:30 p.m., Friday at 7 p.m., a...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: September 21, 2018

ICTN 1 – About Towne

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We’ll have highlights from Laughs by the Lake. We’ll get ready for fall at The Great Harvest. We’ll check out the Volunteer Fair at the Irving Arts Center and we’ll meet the talent onstage at Friday Night Live.

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: September 21, 2018

ICTN 1 – GOW: HS Football – Nimitz vs MacArthur

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It will be a battle between north and south when the Cardinals face the Vikings in the final regular season game of the 2017 season.

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

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: September 21, 2018

ICTN 1 – City Source (N)

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Irving children will soon have two new playgrounds to enjoy. On this edition of “City Source,” see some of the construction as it gets underway. Also, the Irving Police Department raises money to help Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Tho...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN 3 - Replay of Past Shows

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

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN 2 - Channel Guide

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

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Channel Guide

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Watch ICTN 1:

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

Watch ICTN 2:

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

News Flash

Posted on: September 1, 2018

Construction Continues on Drainage Improvement Projects in the Delaware Creek Basin

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Heritage Aquatic Center Renovations Complete

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

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

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

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

City Approves Playground Construction at Johnston, Lively Elementary Schools

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 24, 2018

Campion Trail Expansion Update

Runners along North Campion Trail in Irving, Texas.

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Irving Golf Club Progress

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Luzon Park Reopens With All-New Features

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 1, 2018

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 1, 2018

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Renovations Planned at Senter Park Recreation Center

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel on Track for Winter Opening

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Navigating Irving Through Digital Technology

Screenshot of the GIS website for Irving, Texas.

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Bird’s Fort Trail River Bank Repair and Canoe Launch Project

Patrons enjoy Bird's Fort Trail Park in Irving, Texas.

River bank repair work and construction of a canoe launch has begun at Bird’s Fort Trail Park, 5756 Riverside Drive; the project is scheduled to be completed by the end of October, weather permitting. Located on the north side of the large pavilion, the p...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Signature Bridge Construction Underway

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In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," see the work underway on Irving's new signature bridge, which spans State Highway 114. TxDOT says the bridge could be complete in 2019.

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Midtown Express Progress Spring 2018

Traffic winds around construction and workers on State Highway 183.

Southgate Constructors, TxDOT's contractor for the Midtown Express, reports that phase one of the project is 85 percent complete. See some of the progress, and hear why TxDOT is reminding drivers about safety in the work zone.

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Irving's Hunter Ferrell Landfill Prepares for Next Generation of Refuse Collection

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Hunter Ferrell Landfill, the City of Irving’s solid waste disposal facility, is getting ready to expand into the second of its three tracts, with planners keeping longevity and the environment in mind.

The landfill has been in operation since Apr...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 19, 2018

Watch: Westin Irving Convention Center "Topping Out" Celebration

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Heritage Aquatic Center Renovations Scheduled for Summer

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

The aqua...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 1, 2018

Municipal Drainage Utility Projects to Continue Through Spring

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

The CIP...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Campion Trail Extension to Coppell

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 21, 2018

City Leaders Tour Irving’s Water System

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

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

Leaders from the city and the business commun...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Work to Begin on Urban Center Lift Station

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: $100 Million in 5 Years” program. The Stre...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Asphalt Truck Adds Efficiency to Pothole Repairs

Pothole repair truck at work on Irving streets.

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Public Preview of the Future Irving Archives and Museum

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Irving Parks Playground Inspections

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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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 29, 2018

Georgia Farrow Expansion Plans

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Luzon Park Construction Underway

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

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

Luzon Park is located at 2900 Luzon Road.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2018

City Lauds Completion of Infrastructure Projects

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 29, 2017

Luzon Park Improvements to Begin Jan. 2

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

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

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

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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

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

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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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Investing in Our Future
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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Investing in Our Future
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: http://thestudyus.com/

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 8, 2017

Improvements Planned for Luzon Park

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

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

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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 newcomers are buying into the vi...

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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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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Centennial Park Plaques Unveiled

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

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

The new plaques these took the commissioned arti...

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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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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 10, 2017

View Georgia Farrow Rec Center Expansion Plans

Georgia Farrow Recreation Center - Facility Upgrade Artist Rendering

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

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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

New Plaques Installed in Centennial Park

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Watch: Irving Convention Center Hotel Groundbreaking

Irving Convention Center Hotel - Artist Rendering

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

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

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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.

The 50-meter pool i...

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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 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 15, 2017

Watch: New Playground Opens at Senter Park

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 14, 2017

Live Oak Road Bridge at Delaware Creek Reopens

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Watch: Irving Music Factory Under Construction

The Irving Music Factory construction progressing. December 2016

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 7, 2017

View Heritage Park Redevelopment Proposal Concept

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

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

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

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

North Campion Completely Open: Repairs Completed

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

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 2, 2017

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

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

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

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

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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: January 17, 2017

Watch: Irving Places New Elevated Water Storage Tank

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2017

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

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

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

Capital Improvement Program Department

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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
Posted on: December 15, 2016

Sunrise Park Trail Improvements Begin Dec. 19

Sunrise Park Welcome Sign - Irving TX

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

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

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

CDBG Funds Fuel Improvements to Parks, Rec Centers, Sidewalks

Hurwitz Park - Irving TX

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

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

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

The Delaware at Heritage Crossing home option - Irving TX

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

Irving Convention Center - Irving Texas

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Twin Wells Golf Course Closed for Renovations

Twin Wells Golf Course

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

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

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

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Investing in Our Future

News Flash

Posted on: September 21, 2018

Homework Help for Kids

Kids Homework

Now is the right time to instill good study habits in your child’s day-to-day lives, meaning both now that they are at a young age and now that it is so early in the school year! After all, good study and homework habits will help them when they...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Welcome to Your Library

OPEN HOUSE MONTH Oct 2018

After an eventful National Library Card Sign Up month in September, Irving Public Library opens its doors to new and returning visitors in special and exciting ways this October. It is time to use those new library cards, attend thrilling events, discover...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Hispanic Heritage Celebrations

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe the culture, history and trail-blazers in the Latin community from September 15 to October 15; the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: August 16, 2018

We Still Believe in Libraries

WSBIL NF

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month, and with the theme “We Still Believe in Libraries,” Irving Library wants residents to discover the perks of membership. Irving Public Library strives to be the center of community learn...

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Irving Public Library

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 21, 2015

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Programs

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Classes

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

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Sharks Swim Team's Fall and Winter Classes

Irvings-Shark-Swim-Team

The Irving Sharks swim team, open to children ages 6 and older, focuses on building endurance and learning the four competitive swim strokes. For those interested in joining this fun and challenging program, the Fall and Winter class schedules are set:

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Parks and Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: August 6, 2018

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

Senter-Park-Rec-Center

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 1990s. Cu...

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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Bird’s Fort Trail River Bank Repair and Canoe Launch Project

Patrons enjoy Bird's Fort Trail Park in Irving, Texas.

River bank repair work and construction of a canoe launch has begun at Bird’s Fort Trail Park, 5756 Riverside Drive; the project is scheduled to be completed by the end of October, weather permitting. Located on the north side of the large pavil...

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Posted on: March 25, 2018

North Campion Extension to Coppell

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

Work continues on north Campion Trail to connect to Coppell's trail system, as part of the region's planned bike/hike trail that will connect Irving to Dallas and Fort Worth. Currently, crews are working at the north end of Sam Houston Trail Park. This ph...

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View the map of the construction crossing Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 17, 2018

Irving Police Holding Self-Defense Course for Girls, Women in October

Girls Safety Conference Set for June

The Irving Police Department wants women and girls to learn how to defend themselves, so it’s hosting a free four-day rape aggression defense (RAD) systems class. The class will be held 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Oct. 15-18 at the Irvi...

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Additional Info... Police Department
Posted on: September 5, 2018

Irving Police Encourage Neighborhoods to Join In National Night Out

National-Night-Out

Neighborhoods are encouraged to strengthen police-community relationships and join in giving neighborhood crime a “going away” party by organizing National Night Out events. On Oct. 2, neighborhoods throughout Irving will leave their porch lights on to ob...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 3, 2017

2016 IPD Annual Report Available for Review

2016 Irving Police Department Annual Report - cover image

The 2016 Irving Police Department Annual Report is available for review. 

As with any annual report, the pages are full of facts and details, and the publication illustrates the results of the department’s strategies, programs and hard work to pro...

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View the 2016 Annual Report (PDF) Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2018

Benefit Spotlight

$62,064
Starting Salary

Eligible for Promotion and Transfers after only
2 Years Patrol

$6 per month
for each full year of service
Billingual Compensation starting at
$40 per month

Read on... Police Recruiting - Benefit Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: August 30, 2018

SH 114, from Fuller Drive to O'Connor Road

Atmos Energy is replacing utility pipe across State Highway (SH) 114 at Fuller Drive, and then along the south (eastbound) side of the highway to just past N. O'Connor Road. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and the project is expected to continue through ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

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

Road Construction Ahead sign

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

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2018

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

Road Construction Ahead sign

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

Traffic will detour to reach Loop 12 b...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Cartwright Street, from William Brewster Drive to Pamela Drive

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

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Hidalgo Street, from Rochelle Boulevard to Balboa Street

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

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

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

Beginning July 23, two-way traffic on Las Colinas Boulevard, from O’Connor Boulevard to Brazos Drive, will switch to the southbound lanes of Las Colinas Boulevard and work will begin on the northbound lanes. This phase of the project includes th...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Oakland Drive, at Shady Grove Road

Oakland Drive, from Shady Grove Road north to 1122 Oakland Drive, will be closed to through traffic from Aug. 21 to the end of October, weather permitting, for a wastewater main improvement project.

Detour signs are in place, and motorists are advised to s...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

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

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

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Westwood, Mistletoe, Fair Oaks Drives; Cherrywood Court

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

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News Flash

Posted on: July 20, 2018

Westwood, Mistletoe, Fair Oaks Drives; Cherrywood Court

Road Construction Ahead sign

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

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

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

Road to the Future

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

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

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

Serve Your City

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

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

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

City Hall, Irving, Texas

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

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: July 5, 2017

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

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

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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: September 1, 2018

What Can Be Recycled?

Curbside-Recycling

There is a lot of attention these days on recycling in the United States. Irving reminds residents what can be recycled in the Blue Bag Program. Below is a list of commonly recyclable items. Remember to empty containers and clean them of original contents...

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Solid Waste Services
Posted on: August 6, 2018

Blue Recycling Bags, Trash Bags Available

Curbside-Recycling

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

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Solid Waste Services

News Flash

Posted on: September 21, 2018

Enjoy Music Under the Stars at Irving’s Fall Concert Series

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The triple-digit days of summer are easing as fall swiftly approaches. Savor the cooler weather with outdoor music and dining during the Irving Concert Series. The fall concerts will run from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Oct. 5, 12 and 19 at Whistlestop Plaza, 123 W. I...

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Special Event Updates

News Flash

Posted on: September 10, 2018

What Can Be Recycled?

Curbside-Recycling

There is a lot of attention these days on recycling in the United States. Irving reminds residents what can be recycled in the Blue Bag Program. Below is a list of commonly recyclable items. Remember to empty containers and clean them of original contents...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Turn the Key and Be Idle Free

Turn the Key and Be Idle Free

Summer is not over yet, and minimizing unnecessary vehicle exhaust has become critically important in maintaining healthy ozone levels. So whether you’re waiting on a friend to carpool to work or using the drive-through lane to grab lunch, remem...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Composting Saves Money, Enriches Soil

Hands holding compost.

Each year, nearly 4 million tons of yard trimmings -  leaves, grass, tree limbs, weeds and other organic debris - are thrown away in Texas. In addition, Texans spend more than $300 million each year disposing of yard trimmings and billions more i...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: August 6, 2018

Energy Savings Tips

Save Energy Around the House - Turning down the thermostat.

Easy tips and fixes to save on energy.

Find and Fix Air Leaks – Check windows and doors for air leaks. On a windy day, turn off the air conditioner and all ceiling fans. Hold a thin tissue paper taped to a pencil lengthwise near gaps in windows, ...

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Think Green... Be Green News

News Flash

Posted on: September 21, 2017

Bar Louie Opens at Toyota Music Factory in Irving

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

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

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

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: 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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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: June 14, 2017

City Offers Tours of Irving Music Factory

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

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

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

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: May 5, 2017

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

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

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

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Irving Music Factory Site Progresses

Site construction at the Music Factory, June 2016.

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

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Watch: Irving Music Factory Under Construction

The Irving Music Factory construction progressing. December 2016

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

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Toyota Music Factory News
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

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

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Toyota Music Factory News

News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2018

City Flushing Fire Hydrants

Fire Hydrant Flushing

City employees will flush all public fire hydrants throughout Irving. The flushing of fire hydrants is necessary to help guarantee public health and safety.

Irving firefighters perform flushing to check for proper water flow and pressure and to ensure that...

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Learn more ... Water in Irving
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Irving Awarded Silver Certificate for Stormwater Management Program

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The City of Irving received the Silver Certification in integrated Stormwater Management (iSWM) from the North Central Texas Council of Governments. Irving is among six North Texas cities to receive the silver designation for its efforts in protecting res...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Irving’s 2017 Water Quality Report Available Online

Filling a water glass from the faucet.

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

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Water in Irving
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Time-of-Day Influences Water Conservation

Hand holding hose with shut-off nozzle in use.

To promote good water use habits, minimize water waste and preserve Irving’s water supply, the city enforces time-of-day irrigation restrictions. These limits make it a violation of city ordinance to water between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. from April 1 through O...

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Water in Irving