News Flash

Posted on: June 18, 2018

IACC Helps Keep Pets Healthy

IACC Helps Keep Pets Healthly

Irving Animal Services partners with local clinics to bring affordable pet spay/neuter and vaccination services to the Irving residents. All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier.

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Summertime Pet Care Tips

Girl snuggles with large dog in park.

Spring and summer are natural times for animals to breed, meaning more litters of dogs and cats. As a result, the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), 4140 Valley View Lane, sees a drastic increase in the number of animals brought into the facility.

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Irving Animal Services Celebrates the “Cat Days Of Summer”

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Why should only dogs have their days? June is dubbed “Adopt-a-Cat Month” because spring and early summer bring lots of kitten births. The staff at the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), 4140 Valley View Lane, affectionately refers to th...

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News Flash

Aquatics

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Kickstart a Career with a Parks and Recreation Summer Job

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Teenagers do not need to spend the summer surfing on the sofa when they can learn new skills, make new friends and, best of all, earn money.

The City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department is looking for seasonal employees to work for the summer.

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Aquatics
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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Aquatics
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Spring into Aquatics: Lessons, Exercise, Training

Swim-Classes

Learn great swimming skills to get ready for trips to the beach, pool or lake, and to make sure everyone is water safe. Irving’s two indoor pools, Heritage Aquatic Center and North Lake Natatorium, offer swim instruction for children and adults....

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News Flash

Budget

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Budget Hearing Set for June 28

Irving, Texas, City Hall

Planning for the city’s 2018–19 fiscal year budget is underway. Residents have the opportunity to provide input on the budget during upcoming public hearings. Comments can be made to the City Council on any aspect of the budget including existing programs...

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Budget

News Flash

Posted on: June 21, 2018

Attend the Luzon Park Re-Dedication Ceremony June 25

The updated Luzon Park features a new canopy area and playground.

The City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to attend the Luzon Park Re-Dedication Ceremony 10 a.m. June 25 at the park, located at 2900 Luzon Road. Improvements include a wider, fully accessible pavement, an expanded playground ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Irving Animal Services Celebrates the “Cat Days Of Summer”

Girl and white cat snuggle.

Why should only dogs have their days? June is dubbed “Adopt-a-Cat Month” because spring and early summer bring lots of kitten births. The staff at the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), 4140 Valley View Lane, affectionately refers to this time as the “Cat ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Business Owners Invited to Midtown Express Task Force Meeting

Business Owners Invited to Midtown Express Task Force Meeting

SouthGate Constructors, the lead contractor for the Midtown Express project, will host its next Business Owner Task Force 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. June 27 at its Field Office, 2220 Chemsearch Blvd., Suite 100. Any businesses or business representatives along or...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Budget Hearing Set for June 28

Irving, Texas, City Hall

Planning for the city’s 2018–19 fiscal year budget is underway. Residents have the opportunity to provide input on the budget during upcoming public hearings. Comments can be made to the City Council on any aspect of the budget including existing programs...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Celebrate American Independence with Irving

Residents watch the annual July 4 parade, decked out in their finest patriotic gear.

For many Americans, the Fourth of July is a time to celebrate the nation’s founding with family and friends. Among the traditions that residents enjoy is the city’s Independence Day parade. The parade will begin at 9 a.m. July 4 at Sowers Street and Irvin...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Score! IPAL's Summer Hoops and Kicks Programs Return July 9

Children learning the basics of soccer with Irving Police Athletic League's Summer Kicks program.

Calling all Irving kids 8 to 14 years old! The Irving Police Department and the Irving Police Athletic League (IPAL) have opened registration for the Summer Hoops and Kicks programs.

The programs teach the fundamentals of basketball and soccer, while also ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: June 15, 2018

National Guard Unit Band to Perform at City Hall July 2

 The 36th Infantry Division’s Rhythm and Boots Big Classic Jazz Band and Concert Band

On July 2, the award-winning 36th Infantry Division Band will present an outdoor “Patriotic Salute Concert” at 7 p.m., on the east lawn of Irving City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd.

The 90-minute concert will feature both the 36th Infantry Division’s Rhythm and...

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Posted on: June 17, 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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City of Irving News
Posted on: June 17, 2018

Irving Arts Center Seeks Volunteers

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The Irving Arts Center is seeking residents to serve as 2018-20 Advisory Grant Review Panelists. Residents who have knowledge of the visual and/or performing arts as practicing artists, experience through other participation in the arts, or attend a varie...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

South Campion Trail Closed Due to State Highway 356 Construction

South Campion Trail, in Irving's Trinity View Park, approaching the SH 356 bridge.

A section of South Campion Trail in Trinity View Park is closed until further notice due to falling debris from construction on the State Highway 356 bridge that runs above it. View the area in Google Maps.

Barricades are in place and park patrons are advi...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 25, 2018

Let’s Play Irving: Participate in the Online Survey

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Irving’s parks and trails, pools, recreation centers and sporting venues are some of the most popular places around town for residents play and learn. The Parks and Recreation Department and Halff Associates continue to gather feedback about the...

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Posted on: June 10, 2018

Residents Reminded of Water Conservation Requirements

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The City of Irving reminds residents of the ongoing water conservation plan, which calls for year-round efficient irrigation measures. All residents and businesses are limited to irrigating only twice-per-week, according to scheduling for odd and even add...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

DFW Airport Announces Partial Runway Closure for Summer

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport: Aerial shot of airport at sunset.

Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport announced a partial closure of one of its primary runways in the western portion of the airport on May 24 for pavement replacement and resurfacing, as well as other improvements. The first phase of work is exp...

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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: August 31, 2017

Irving Receives Top ISO Designation

Irving Fire Department ISO-1 logo

Beginning Nov. 1, Irving will join the ranks of 26 other cities in the state and 97 cities across the country when it becomes an official ISO-1 city.

The designation, made by the Insurance Services Office, has been the primary target of the Irving Fire Dep...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Atos Opens New North American Regional HQ in Irving

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Atos opened its new North American regional headquarters on Regent Boulevard in Irving. Company executives and city leaders joined the celebration. 

The building features the company's first Business Technology Center in North America, as well as ...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 4, 2017

NBA All-Star Behind New Sports Complex Under Construction

Artist rendering of the new DriveNation facility under construction on DFW Airport property in Irvin

NBA All-Star Jermaine O’Neal is the owner of Drive Nation, a sports and performance training complex under construction on Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport property in the City of Irving. 

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Economic Development News
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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Economic Development News
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Two Farmers Markets Open in Irving

Vegetables on display at an open-air farmer's market table.

Irving now boasts two European-style farmers markets, where individuals can meet local farmers, artisanal food producers and crafts people, and purchase products in a colorful, family-friendly venue. Local foods and music also are planned to provide atten...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: June 16, 2017

KDC Leases Office Space to Pioneer Natural Resources in Irving

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In an economic development win for the city, corporate development and investment firm KDC announced it has leased office space to serve as Pioneer Natural Resources’ new headquarters at the planned Hidden Ridge development in Irving. The building will re...

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Economic Development 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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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

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.

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Economic Development News
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...Read on...

Economic Development 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, l...

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Economic Development News

News Flash

Posted on: May 31, 2018

Stay Safe During High Temperatures

Thermometer showing high temperatures with sun and sky in background.

North Texas gets its fair share of extreme heat. With an extended period of extreme heat, there is often high humidity. During that time, a body can be pushed beyond its limits. Illnesses range from heat cramps to heat stroke. Young children, the elderly ...

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Emergency Management Updates

News Flash

Posted on: June 22, 2018

Seat Belt Safety

Seatbelt-Safety

***According to the Texas Department of Transportation, wearing a seat belt helps keep occupants from being ejected in a crash and increases the chances of surviving by 45 percent in a passenger vehicle, and up to 60 percent in a pickup truck.***

Whether t...

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Texas Occupant Restraint Laws Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Heat Emergencies!

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***According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), heatstroke is one of the leading causes of non-crash-related fatalities among children.***

The temperature inside a vehicle can rise 20 degrees in as little as 10 minutes, and heat...

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Water Safety

Water-Safety

***According to Safe Kids USA, among preventable injuries, drowning is the leading cause of death for children 1 to 4 years old.***

The Irving Fire Department asks everyone to please keep the following WATER SAFETY tips in mind this summer:

  • Children should ...
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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 23, 2018

ICTN 2 – City Council Meeting – Live

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

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: June 23, 2018

ICTN 2 – City Council Work Session – Live

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

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: June 22, 2018

ICTN 1 – About Towne

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We’ll have highlights from Canal Fest 2018. We’ll visit Empa Mundo for a taste of Argentina. Then we’ll check out the 2018 Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show at Oakview Baptist Church. And we’ll talk with Greg Ellis a...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: June 22, 2018

ICTN 1 – Open Line – Summer Youth Programs

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Looking to make this a summer to remember for your child or teen? Find out how as representatives the Irving Parks and Recreation Department, Irving Pubic Library, Irving Arts Center and Irving Police Athletic League join us to describe the programs they ...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: June 22, 2018

ICTN 1 – GOW: HS Softball – Irving vs Nimitz

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The Lady Tigers travel south to face the Lady Vikings in a District 7-6A softball match-up.

Sunday at 8 p.m., Monday at 9 p.m., Tuesday at 8 p.m., Wednesday at 12:30 p.m., Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday at 3:30 p.m., and Saturday at 1 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: June 22, 2018

ICTN 1 – City Source

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Local entrepreneurs could get some big exposure on Home Shopping Network. On the next “City Source,” see the event where they hope to earn that chance. Also, Irving is getting new basketball courts thanks to the work of a charity. Thos...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN 3 - Replay of Past Shows

ICTN Logo

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: 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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View in Google Maps Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Signature Bridge Construction Underway

An artist's rendering of the Signature Bridge shows cars on SH 114 during the day, going under th

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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View artist renderings of the bridge Investing in Our Future
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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Visit the DriveMidtown website Investing in Our Future
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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View the story in full screen Investing in Our Future
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

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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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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View the map of Irving's park facilities Investing in Our Future
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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Learn more about the project Investing in Our Future
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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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.

The city’s ...

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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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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. 

The new plaques these took the ...

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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: June 7, 2018

June SRC Events for the Kids

Kids June SRC events

The Summer Reading Challenge is here! Want to learn more about how reading over the summer can help your child earn great prizes and stay sharp for the upcoming school year ahead? Visit our Summer Reading Challenge Page to learn the rules and register onl...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Rockin' to the Oldies Decades Dance

Decades Dance

Times change and musical styles evolve, but if the plethora of oldies radio stations are any indication, there is still nothing like a hit from yesteryear. And along with those hits were dance crazes and fashion fads that fizzled out with the decades. Tha...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: June 19, 2018

The Soundtrack to Your Novel

Musicality

You love to play background music as you perform daily tasks such as commuting to work, cleaning, exercising, and much more, but have you considered listening to music while you read or write? Believe it or not, the perfect playlist can enhance your readi...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Meet Zelie, a Reader Success Story

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Meet six-year-old Zelie Herrera, an aspiring artist, first grade graduate, avid princess book reader and most importantly a big sister to her three younger siblings.

This Summer, Zelie is staying busy by visiting the Irving Library SRC events and reading w...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Reading the Rainbow

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Books have a power unlike any other media. As we read a book and listen to a narrator's voice, we are invited to live inside another person's skin, feel their feelings and think their thoughts. This empathetic connection with a character can change how we...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Teens Can Win Big During SRC!

Teen June SRC events

Teens have a rocking summer ahead of them with great reading selections, an author party and the coolest events courtesy of the Irving Public Library.

Spend the summer with some old friends: Harry Potter, Katniss Everdeen, Tris Prior, Mia Thermopolis, Scou...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: June 7, 2018

June Adult SRC Events

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Not only can you earn great prizes for reading and listening to captivating reads, you're also welcomed to attend a wide range of exciting events for Adults. This summer is bound to be a symphony of fun!

Here are just a few events the Irving Public Library...

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Irving Public Library

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 22, 2018

Let’s Play Irving: Two Input Meetings Scheduled for July

2016 Main Street Event performers

There is no doubt: Irving’s parks and trails, pools, recreation centers and sporting venues are popular. From swimming to soccer, running to family picnicking, Irving residents play and learn in these city-owned facilities. Recognizing the need to ensure ...

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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: June 14, 2018

Seeking Contestants for Ms. Mature Irving Pageant

Louise Childs, Irving's 2017 Ms. Mature.

Photo: Ms. Mature Irving 2017 Louise Childs.

Join the Heritage Senior Center in its celebration of ageless beauty! Registration for the 2018 Ms. Mature Irving Pageant is open now for women age 55 and older who have lived in Irving for at least the past yea...

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Additional Info... Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 15, 2018

National Guard Unit Band to Perform at City Hall July 2

 The 36th Infantry Division’s Rhythm and Boots Big Classic Jazz Band and Concert Band

On July 2, the award-winning 36th Infantry Division Band will present an outdoor “Patriotic Salute Concert” at 7 p.m., on the east lawn of Irving City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd.

The 90-minute concert will feature both the 36th Infantry Division’s Rhythm and...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Summer Splash Camp Registration Continues

Irving Summer Splash Camp attendees enjoy an outing.

City recreation centers will continue registration for the Summer Splash Camp as space allows. Five, two-week sessions will be offered beginning June 4 at all recreation centers except Mustang and Cimarron camps that begin June 11. Campers will participat...

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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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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Senter Park Rec Center Hosting Nike Basketball Camps

Boys and girls sitting on a gym floor with a basketball.

Senter Park Recreation Center will be hosting Nike Basketball Camps for boys and girls, ages 8 to 16, in July:

  • July 16-20 | Boys Complete Skills
  • July 23-27 | Girls Complete Skills

Camps will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to no...

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Additional Info... Parks and Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: June 8, 2018

South Campion Trail Closed Due to State Highway 356 Construction

South Campion Trail, in Irving's Trinity View Park, approaching the SH 356 bridge.

A section of South Campion Trail in Trinity View Park is closed until further notice due to falling debris from construction on the State Highway 356 bridge that runs above it. View the area in Google Maps.

Barricades are in place and park patrons are advi...

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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: April 16, 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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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
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
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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View the map of Irving's park facilities Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 5, 2018

Score! IPAL's Summer Hoops and Kicks Programs Return July 9

Children learning the basics of soccer with Irving Police Athletic League's Summer Kicks program.

Calling all Irving kids 8 to 14 years old! The Irving Police Department and the Irving Police Athletic League (IPAL) have opened registration for the Summer Hoops and Kicks programs.

The programs teach the fundamentals of basketball and soccer, while also ...

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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: 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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View the Detour Map Road Construction Updates
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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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Las Colinas Boulevard and Fuller Drive

Atmos Energy will be replacing gas mains along Las Colinas Boulevard and Fuller Drive.

Various lanes of northbound Las Colinas Boulevard, from Northwest Highway to Fuller Drive, and westbound Fuller Drive, from Las Colinas Boulevard to John Carpenter Freew...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: April 14, 2016

Las Colinas Boulevard, between Promenade Parkway and Fuller Drive

The outside (right) lane of southbound Las Colinas Boulevard, between Promenade Parkway and Fuller Drive, is closed for the duration of the work taking place at the Irving Music Factory construction site.

The construction is anticipated to be completed in ...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: June 5, 2018

N. MacArthur Boulevard, from Windsor View Drive to Hidden Ridge

The right (outside) northbound lane of N. MacArthur Boulevard, from Windsor View Drive to Hidden Ridge, is closed for the installation of a right turn lane. Work is expected to last through the end of July, weather permitting.

Motorists should expect traff...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Northgate Drive, at Rosita Street

Beginning June 13, Northgate Drive will experience alternating lane closures at its intersection with Rosita Street for water and wastewater infrastructure improvements. Work will occur daily 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, through July 31, wea...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Northgate Drive, from SH 161 to Esters Drive

The left (inside) lane of eastbound Northgate Drive, from State Highway (SH) 161 to Esters Drive, will be closed through the end of June, weather permitting, for the construction of a left turn lane.

Motorists are advised to expect traffic delays and seek ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

O'Connor Road, from Irving High School to Grauwyler Road

Beginning June 6, various lanes of northbound O'Connor Road, from Irving High School to Grauwyler Road, will be closed for replacement of a wastewater main. Work is expected to run through July, weather permitting. Later this summer, an existing wastewate...

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

W. Oakdale Road, from Rindie Street to Cactus Court

The westbound lane of W. Oakdale Road from Rindie Street to Cactus Court will be closed beginning Tuesday, Sept. 5 as part of the city’s ongoing efforts to upgrade and improve existing infrastructure. The closure will be 24/7 for the next 365 da...

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Road Construction Updates

News Flash

Posted on: February 5, 2018

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

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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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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: June 13, 2018

No Trash Collection July 4 for City Holiday

Trash-Collection

In observance of Independence Day, there will be no residential trash, curbside recycling or brush collection July 4. 

In addition, the following facilities will be closed:

  • City Hall 
  • Heritage and North Lake aquatic centers
  • Hunter Ferrell La...
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Solid Waste Services

News Flash

Posted on: June 11, 2018

Celebrate American Independence with Irving

Residents watch the annual July 4 parade, decked out in their finest patriotic gear.

For many Americans, the Fourth of July is a time to celebrate the nation’s founding with family and friends. Among the traditions that residents enjoy is the city’s Independence Day parade. The parade will begin at 9 a.m. July 4 at Sow...

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Special Event Updates

News Flash

Posted on: June 22, 2018

Residents Reminded of Water Conservation Requirements

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The City of Irving reminds residents of the ongoing water conservation plan, which calls for year-round efficient irrigation measures. All residents and businesses are limited to irrigating only twice-per-week, according to scheduling for odd and even add...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: June 20, 2018

How to Handle Ozone Action Days

Thermometer showing high temperatures with sun and sky in background.

First, it’s best to understand what an Ozone Action Day is. North Texas falls within non-attainment for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) air quality standards, but most days the region’s air quality remains within a good or m...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Greener, Cleaner Traveling Habits for the Summer

Greener, Cleaner Traveling Habits for the Summer

Traveling in and out of North Texas this summer? The travel industry is one the fastest growing industries in the world. It’s more important than ever for travelers to minimize their individual impact on the world’s air quality. Wherev...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: May 29, 2018

WaterMyYard.org Promotes Smart Irrigation

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The City of Irving wants to help residents by taking the guesswork out of watering their lawns. Residents and businesses are encouraged to set up an account at the WaterMyYard.org website, which will send weekly updates with the exact amount of time neede...

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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: June 5, 2018

Irving’s 2017 Water Quality Report Available Online

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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

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 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