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Posted on: December 16, 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.

The City of Irving Traffic and Transpo...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: December 17, 2018

Winter Weather Preparedness

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As the cold season approaches, residents are reminded to prepare for the possibility of winter weather. Even though winter weather can be fun to play in, it also can cause vehicle accidents and hypothermia. The weight of snow and ice could potentially kno...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: December 14, 2018

City Holiday: No Trash Collection

Happy Holidays

There will be no residential trash, curbside recycling or brush collection Dec. 24-25. In addition, the following facilities will be closed:

  • City Hall  
  • Heritage Aquatic Center
  • Hunter Ferrell Landfill   
  • Irving Animal Care Campus
  • Lib...
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City of Irving News
Posted on: December 12, 2018

Cooler Temperatures Call for Less Irrigation

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Residents may now water lawns between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on assigned watering days. Each year, time-of-day watering restrictions are scheduled to ease between Nov. 1 and April 1 so that residents may water during what is typically the warmest time of the ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Light Up the Holidays at Centennial Park

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Irving’s Centennial Park at 444 W. Second St., is lit up for the holidays. This year’s display is open to the public from dusk to 10 p.m. Dec. 1-25, weather permitting. The free light display affords a leisurely stroll through one of t...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: December 14, 2018

Stay ‘CyberSafe’ While Shopping Online

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Are you done with holiday shopping? If you’re getting gifts online, stay safe following these steps:

  • Shop from trustworthy and established websites.
  • Do your online shopping at home. Do not shop while using public Wi-Fi. Make sure your home wireless network ...
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City of Irving News
Posted on: December 7, 2018

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.

The propose...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Join Irving Mayor at the 2019 State of the City

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Join the Irving business community from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 29 for the 2019 State of the City held at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd. It will feature Mayor Rick Stopfer and WFAA Anchor John McCaa for a conversat...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: December 5, 2018

Residents Reminded of Theft Prevention During Holidays

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

Auto burglary cases can be very difficult to solve as there is usually very little physical evidence left...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: December 10, 2018

Irving 360° Civic Academy Offers Backstage Perspective on City Operations

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The 2018 class of the Irving 360° Civic Academy will receive certificates of achievement during the Dec. 13 City Council meeting.

The 10-week, interactive course conducted by the City of Irving was designed to give participants a behind-the-scenes look at ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: December 5, 2018

City of Irving Warns of Possible Scam

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City of Irving staff was alerted to a possible scam involving the city’s water supply. 

The City of Irving is reminding residents the city water supply is safe and in the event any city employee needs to test the water supply they do not...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Campion Trail, Park Closures Due to Flooding

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

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

  • Califor...
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City of Irving News