Posted on: June 20, 2017

Protect Your Pup from Canine Influenza

Animal Services Reports Canine Parvovirus Cases on the Rise

https://tvmdl.tamu.eduThe highly contagious respiratory disease for dogs has been reported in Texas. Contact your veterinarian, and get your pets vaccinated as soon as possible to help stop the spread of this virus.

A recent outbreak of canine influenza vi...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Animal Services Offers Summertime Pet Care Tips

Dog enjoying the day wearing sunglasses.

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 taken in, putting a strain on resou...

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Posted on: May 27, 2017

Bring Home a Cuddly Best Friend! Free Cat Adoptions in June

Cool cat wearing sunglasses.

Beat the heat and adopt a cool cat! June is Adopt-a-Cat Month at the Irving Animal Care Campus, 4140 Valley View Lane. Adoption fees for cats one year and older are being waived during June, and kittens are available for a $50 adoption fee; regular adopti...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

AquaStars Moves to West Irving Aquatic Center for Summer

Family with special needs child enjoy pool time away from the crowds.

The City of Irving’s AquaStars program allows children with special needs, along with their families and guardians, to safely enjoy access to a premier city swimming facility. The program is custom-designed for children with special needs ages 1...

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Posted on: May 19, 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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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Students Learn Water Safety Through SwimSafe Program

Young boys in a pool, learning to swim at the Irving Parks and Recreation Department's SwimSafe program.

Since its debut in 2012, the Parks and Recreation Department’s SwimSafe program has offered life-saving education to children across Irving. In 2016, the program reached a new milestone by equipping 2,250 second grade students in Irving Independ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Irving Farmers Markets Openings Rescheduled to July 1 and 2

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

Due to impending inclement weather, the scheduled grand openings of the Irving Farmers Markets have been postponed to July 1 and 2, respectively:

  • Irving Arts Center Farmers MarketIrving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.9 a.m. to 2 p.m., SaturdaysRibbon-...
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Posted on: June 21, 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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Posted on: June 19, 2017

City Holiday, No Trash Collection July 4

Happy July 4, Independence Day

In observance of Independence Day, there will be no residential trash, curbside recycling or brush collection on July 4. In addition, the following facilities willbe closed:

  • City Hall
  • Heritage Aquatic Center
  • Hunter Ferrell Landfill
  • Irving Arts Center &nbs...
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Posted on: June 19, 2017

DART to Present Fare Restructure Proposal June 27

DART light rail station, Las Colinas, Irving, TX

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), Board of Directors will present their fare restructure proposal during a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. June 27 at DART headquarters, 1401 Pacific Ave. in Dallas. If approved, in accordance with agency’s 20-Year Financia...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Irving 360° Offers Residents Insiders View of City Operations

Irving City Hall at night.

Those who live or work in Irving and want to get an up-close look at government operations are encouraged to register for the new Irving 360° Civic Academy. The 11-week series of interactive evening sessions offers selected participants a behind-the-scene...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

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 28 at its Field Office, 2220 Chemsearch Blvd., Suite 100. Any businesses or business representatives along o...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

KDC Leases Office Space to Pioneer Natural Resources in Irving

Serve Your City

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 buildi...

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Posted on: June 14, 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 June.

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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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Irving Hosts ‘A Star-Spangled Celebration’ July 4

Cheerleaders hold flag while walking Irving, Texas, July 4 parade.

For many Americans, the Fourth of July is a time to celebrate the nation’s history with friends and family. Along with grilling and outdoor activities, one tradition that residents enjoy is the Independence Day parade. This year, the theme of Irving’s ann...

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Posted on: June 11, 2017

Residents Reminded of City Water Restrictions

Hand holding hose with shut-off nozzle in use.

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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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Welcome Home to Irving, Texas

Family in front of home - Welcome Home to Irving, TX

Irving is a city with a rich heritage, a city with passion and purpose, and a future of unbridled potential. 

Welcome home to Irving, Texas.

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

KDC Leases Office Space to Pioneer Natural Resources in Irving

Serve Your City

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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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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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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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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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Irving's Year in Review: 2016

Lake Carolyn, Las Colinas, Irving, TX

Since the adoption of the city’s first strategic plan, the value of strategic thinking has been proven. Resident satisfaction with code enforcement, the appearance of the city, quality of life and other indicators of success have risen. Irving continues t...

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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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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...

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 spaciou...Read on...

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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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Watch: Emergency Management Presents Preparedness Tips at Library

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Watch Irving Office of Emergency Management's Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator Alyson Barrow review tips for staying prepared in the event of an emergency during a program at South Irving Library.

Being prepared for natural disasters and...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Emergency Management Offers Preparedness Guide

Emergency Preparedness Guide

An Emergency Preparedness Booklet is available at CityofIrving.org/Emergency-Management to assist residents in preparing for potential disasters. The booklet includes information about the most threatening natural and man-made disasters in North Texas. By...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Residents Encouraged to Register for iALERT

Residents Encouraged to Register for iALERT

The city’s iALERT notification system provides residents with critical information during emergencies or critical situations. It allows public safety officials to notify some or all of the city’s population about gas leaks, boil water notices, power outag...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Seat Belt Safety

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***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 car, and up to 60 percent in a truck.*** 

Whether traveling ou...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Friday, June 30 at 8 p.m. – 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 with the Irving Parks and Recreation Department, Irving Pubic Library, Irving Arts Center and Irving Police Athletic League join us to describe the programs ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Monday, June 26 at 8:30 p.m. – ICTN 1 – Best of GOW: High School Baseball

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Longtime rivals MacArthur and Nimitz squared off in the final game of the District 7-6A baseball season last April. Repeats: Tuesday at 4 p.m., Wednesday at 8 p.m., Thursday at 4 p.m., Friday at noon, and Saturday at 4:30 p.m.

Posted on: June 23, 2017

Saturday, July 1 at 10 p.m. – ICTN 1 – A Night at the Movies

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Enjoy a classic movie the whole family will love. Take a walk back to 1957 with us for Ingmar Bergman's classic "The Seventh Seal," starring Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, and Bengt Ekerot.

Posted on: June 23, 2017

Sunday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. – ICTN 1 – City Source

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Work is progressing on the Irving Music Factory. On this episode of “City Source,” see what the City of Irving is doing to help construction proceed as scheduled. Also, watch how Irving police and firefighters get involved at the state...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Thursday, June 29 at 10:30 p.m. – Open Line: Mosquitos

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This is the time of year to make sure you are protecting you and your loved ones from mosquitos. Experts from the City of Irving and Dallas County share the best tips for self-protection, and explain what they are doing in the community.

Posted on: June 23, 2017

Thursday, June 29 at 7 p.m. – ICTN 1 – About Towne

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We’ll have highlights from Juneteenth 2017. We’ll meet young Anime artist Milze Miese. We’ll attend the Oakview Baptist Church Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, and we’ll celebrate summer at Children’s Day...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Tuesday, June 27 at 9:30 p.m. – ICTN 1 – About Towne

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We have highlights from this year’s “Celebrating Irving” events. We’ll meet community volunteers working to preserve an historic Irving landmark: the Shelton Cemetery. We’ll meet former Irving firefighter ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Wednesday, June 28 at 3 p.m. – ICTN 1 – 2017 Irving Police Department Awards Banquet

Irving-Specials

ICTN was there as the department honored their finest during the 21st annual Police Awards banquet. Repeats: Thursday at 8:30 p.m., and Saturday at 6 p.m.

Posted on: October 7, 2015

ICTN 3 - Game of the Week Classics Network

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Bringing you cross town match-ups, post season playoff showdowns and classic contests from more than 30 years of Game of the Week. Watch ICTN 3: •AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network •Spectrum Commun...

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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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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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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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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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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 June.

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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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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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Midtown Express Open House

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

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

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Centennial Park Plaques Unveiled

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

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

The new plaques these took the commissioned arti...

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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.

Located in West Park, Georgia Farrow Recreation Center is a vital asset ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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View the Artist Drawings of the Proposed Park
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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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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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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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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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

The Capital Improveme...

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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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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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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Irving's Year in Review: 2016

Lake Carolyn, Las Colinas, Irving, TX

Since the adoption of the city’s first strategic plan, the value of strategic thinking has been proven. Resident satisfaction with code enforcement, the appearance of the city, quality of life and other indicators of success have risen. Irving continues t...

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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...

Read on...


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...

Read on...

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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View more news and information about Irving’s Infrastructure investments by searching #IrvingInvests.

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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...

Read on...

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...

Read on...

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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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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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Fight Hunger in Irving

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Many of us annually participate in food drives between Thanksgiving and Christmas, but hunger is prevalent for many local families throughout the year. Dallas County is ranked No. 6 in the nation for food insecurity, affecting 1 out of every 5 residents. ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Kanopy Streaming Movies

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Film lovers rejoice!

You can now watch classic and new movies from around the world with Irving Public Library’s latest Digital Download service Kanopy.  

Broaden your enjoyment of cinema with early silent classics, French New Wave, Itali...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Adult SRC 2017: Build a Better World

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Reading keeps the mind active and provides us with plenty of inspiration to use in our daily lives. During the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge: Build a Better World, why not learn something new while earning free books, coasters, tote bags, reading journals...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Build a Better World: Children's 2017 Summer Reading Challenge

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The Irving Public Library has an exciting Summer Reading Challenge (SRC) this June-August. Kids can explore new worlds through thrilling stories and ignite a passion for reading that can change their lives. Whatever grade level your child completed last y...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Teen SRC: Out of this World

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Irving library’s Out of this World Teen Summer Reading Challenge (SRC) is going to be astronomical! 

Teens can earn free books, swim passes and food coupons for reading 5 hours each week through August 31.  Just when you think t...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Seeking Contestants for Ms. Mature Irving Pageant

Ms. Mature Irving 2016 Marily Wolfold with Irving firefighters.

Photo: Ms. Mature Irving 2016 Marilyn Wolfold with Irving firefighters.

Join the Heritage Senior Center in its celebration of ageless beauty! Registration for the 2017 Ms. Mature Irving Pageant is open now through 5 p.m. July 10 for women age 60 and older....

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

2017 Summer Games Offer Youth Olympic-Style Play

Boys playing flag football.

Youth, ages 11-17, will enjoy competing in this two-week, Olympic-style Summer Games. From water volleyball to basketball and team sports to one-on-one activities, there is a competition for everyone. 

During practices, participants will learn var...

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Posted on: May 28, 2017

AquaStars Moves to West Irving Aquatic Center for Summer

Family with special needs child enjoy pool time away from the crowds.

The City of Irving’s AquaStars program allows children with special needs, along with their families and guardians, to safely enjoy access to a premier city swimming facility. The program is custom-designed for children with special needs ages 18 and youn...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Fritz Park Petting Farm Open Through July 31

Little girl feeds a goose at Fritz Park Petting Farm, Irving, TX.

The Fritz Park Petting Farm offers an ideal setting for people of all ages to learn about farming and farm animals. For more than 30 years, Fritz Park has been the place to experience farm life, including hands-on contact with an assortment of animals — f...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

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 5. Campers will participate in gym games, arts and crafts, and field trips in a supervised envir...

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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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Posted on: June 20, 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 located at 2900 Luzon Drive.

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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: 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. Comple...Read on...

Posted on: November 13, 2015

Canoe Launch Closed at T.W. Richardson Park

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The canoe launch at T.W. Richardson Park, as well as the sidewalk along the area, will be closed indefinitely. Due to continued heavy rainfall this year, the Trinity River has washed away much of the embankment along this section of Campion Trail. This er...Read on...


Posted on: May 23, 2017

Resident Input Sought on Community Needs

Resident Input Sought on Future Grant Use

Each year, the City of Irving receives grant funds that help with a variety of community programs, including home repairs, homelessness prevention, funding of nonprofit programs and other services. In preparation for 2017-18 fiscal year grants, the city&a...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Police to Focus on DWI Enforcement During Holiday

To curtail drunken driving the Irving Police Department will employ a no-refusal approach to DWI enforcement July 4 weekend.

During the July 4 holiday period, there is a higher likelihood of impaired drivers on the roadways causing an increased potential for alcohol-related crashes involving injuries or deaths. 

To curtail drunken driving, the Irving Police Department w...

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Posted on: July 8, 2014

2015 Annual Report

The Irving Police Department proudly presents the 2015 Annual Report. As with any annual report, the pages are full of facts and details, but the results were created by the dedicated and exceptional work performed.

2015 Annual Report

Posted on: June 22, 2017

E. Pioneer Drive, from Cascade Drive to Maryland Drive

The right eastbound lane of E. Pioneer Drive will be closed from Cascade Drive to Maryland Drive from June 22 to Aug. 18, weather permitting, for the replacement of a 15-inch wastewater main, as part of the City of Irving’s ongoing efforts to up...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Anderson Street, McCarthy Street, Posey Drive

Beginning June 16, asphalt pavement will be milled from the following streets through July 7, weather permitting:

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

E. Las Colinas Boulevard, between Wingren Drive and Compass Link

Beginning June 14, the two left (inside) southbound lanes and single left (inside) northbound lane of E. Las Colinas Boulevard, between Wingren Drive and Compass Link, will be closed for tree relocation work in the median. This work is expected to be comp...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

McCarthy Street, from DeWitt Street to Finley Road

Beginning June 16, McCarthy Street, from DeWitt Street to Finley Road, will be closed through July 7, weather permitting, for full-width pavement replacement. This work is part of an area water and wastewater improvement project.

Detour signs will be poste...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

O'Connor Road and Metker Street

Sidewalk replacements will be made along O’Connor Road, from Columbia Circle to Metker Street, and Metker Street, from O’Connor to Chilsholm Trail. Intermittent temporary lane closures are required to complete the project. These sidewa...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Wildwood Drive, from Sixth Street to Trinity Park

Beginning May 3, Atmos Energy will be replacing a gas main from the west side of Wildwood under the road along Sixth Street to Trinity Park. Various lanes of Wildwood Drive will be closed throughout the project, but two-way traffic will remain in place. W...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Cabell Drive, from Esters Road to Belt Line Road

Beginning 9:30 a.m. March 15, eastbound Cabell Drive between Esters Road and Belt Line Road will be closed to through traffic until further notice. Eastbound Cabell Drive will be open to local traffic only from Esters Road to the Forward Air facility driv...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Royal Ridge North Supply Water Line

The installation of a new water line will cause various lane closures and traffic delays on Regent Boulevard, between Royal Crossing and Belt Line Road. This line will supply water to the new elevated water storage tank being built at Belt Line Road and R...

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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Lane Street Bridge, at Brockbank Channel

Beginning the week of Oct. 10, Lane Street will be closed at the bridge crossing the Brockbank Channel, between Cypress Drive and Betsy Lane, to allow the demolition of the bridge and provide better access for construction crews rebuilding a deeper and wi...

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Posted on: May 3, 2016

Anderson, Stafford, McCarthy and Metker Streets; Posey Drive; Chisholm Trail

Water and/or wastewater lines will be replaced on Anderson, Stafford, McCarthy and Metker streets, as well as Posey Drive and Chisholm Trail from May 2016 to July 2017. As a result, one-way traffic will be in place adjacent to the areas as they are under ...

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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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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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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: April 21, 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 21, 2017. It includes an explanation of the process to evaluate all 1,400 lane miles of roadway in the ci...

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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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Posted on: November 11, 2016

City Plans 'Road to the Future'

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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

Posted on: June 1, 2017

Irving Hosts ‘A Star-Spangled Celebration’ July 4

Cheerleaders hold flag while walking Irving, Texas, July 4 parade.

For many Americans, the Fourth of July is a time to celebrate the nation’s history with friends and family. Along with grilling and outdoor activities, one tradition that residents enjoy is the Independence Day parade. This year, the theme of Irving’s ann...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

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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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Irving Farmers Markets Openings Rescheduled to July 1 and 2

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

Due to impending inclement weather, the scheduled grand openings of the Irving Farmers Markets have been postponed to July 1 and 2, respectively:

  • Irving Arts Center Farmers MarketIrving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.9 a.m. to 2 p.m., SaturdaysRibbon-...
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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Irving’s 2016 Water Quality Report Available Online

City of Irving Water Quality Report

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 Texas Com...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Make a Clean Air Choice June 23

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Clean Air Action Day is June 23, and the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is asking residents to do at least one new thing they have never done before to help improve air quality in North Texas. The goal is cleaner air for all North Tex...

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Other ways to take action for clean air
Posted on: March 30, 2017

City Takes Leadership Position With “Green” Initiatives

West Irving Library's large solar array helps it meet its"net-zero" designation.

Photo: West Irving Library's large solar array helps it meet its"net-zero" designation.

Irving continues to embrace environmental stewardship and promote conservation. Notable actions help it remain a leader in North Texas:

  • The West Irvin...
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Posted on: June 11, 2017

Residents Reminded of City Water Restrictions

Hand holding hose with shut-off nozzle in use.

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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Posted on: May 27, 2017

Irving’s 2016 Water Quality Report Available Online

City of Irving Water Quality Report

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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Posted on: April 30, 2017

Proper Grease, Oil Disposal Keep Sanitary Sewer Lines Clean

Sewer line clogged with fats, oils and grease.

The majority of sanitary sewer overflows are due to grease buildup from homes and apartments. Help prevent costly sewer overflows by following a few steps.

Do:

  • Put oil and grease in collection containers; remove oil and grease from kitchen utensils, equipme...
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Posted on: April 16, 2017

Help Prevent Stormwater Pollution

Storm drain clogged with leaves.

Stormwater is water from rain, ice and snow that does not soak into the ground. It flows from rooftops, over paved areas, bare soil and sloped lawns into storm drains that empty directly into neighboring waterways. As it flows, it can collect and transpor...

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Posted on: April 9, 2017

WaterMyYard.org Promotes Smart Irrigation

Watering flowers with a handheld hose and sprayer.

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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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Time-of-Day Influences Water Conservation

Water flowers using a hand-operated nozzle.

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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