Posted on: February 13, 2017

Take Action Now to Discourage Migratory Bird Nesting

Egret

While migratory bird nesting can be beautiful, it can bring noise, odor, droppings and debris. Many neighborhoods in Irving have had migratory birds in the past and it is important to take action now, to prevent a nesting nuisance. Once an egg has been la...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

The Challenge Migratory Birds Pose for Irving Residents

Nesting Great Blue Heron with baby.

Texas is a major route for migratory birds shuttling between the United States and Canada, and this springtime event can impact residential and commercial properties.

Nesting birds – herons, egrets and other nesting water birds – bring ...

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Posted on: January 29, 2017

Keeping Irving Pets Healthy ... For Less

Dog and cat looking at each other.

Irving Animal Services partners with local clinics to bring affordable pet spay/neuter and vaccination services to the Irving Animal Care Campus, 4140 Valley View Lane. All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier.

The Texas Coalition for Animal Protection ...

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View Upcoming Events at the IACC

Posted on: February 24, 2017

Warrant Roundup

Warrant Roundup Begins March 1

In late February and March, the Irving City Marshal’s Office and the Irving Police Department will participate in the Texas Warrant Roundup.

Across the state, law enforcement officials will focus on defendants with outstanding warrants for Class C misdemea...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

North Texas Teen Book Festival – Bigger, Better than Ever

Endless Stories - North Texas Teen Book Festival 2017

The third annual North Texas Teen Book Festival is only a week away! March 3 and 4, more than 10,000 students, parents and educators are expected to pack the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, 500 West Las Colinas Blvd., for the massive event. ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

City of Irving Narrows Police Chief Search to Four Candidates

Community Reception Invite - 7-9 pm Feb. 22

The City of Irving has identified four candidates of interest for the Irving Chief of Police position, vacated Dec. 30 when Chief Larry Boyd retired.

The finalists are:

  • Gilberto Garza, III — Deputy Chief of Police, Dallas, Texas | View Resume
  • Carlos R....
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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: 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, Texas for the redevelopment of Tudor Lane.

Tudor Lane, once one of Irving’s highes...

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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: 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.

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Pavement Assessment Presentation
Posted on: November 28, 2016

City of Irving Offers Sanitation Service Discount

City of Irving sanitation worker on truck picks up trash.

The City of Irving provides 20 percent discount on single family residential sanitation service for senior citizens (65 years of age and older) and residents who collect Social Security disability.

A senior citizen must provide the following:

  • Birth date.
  • Dri...
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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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: February 24, 2017

Don't Die of Doubt.

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Calling 911 at the first sign of a heart attack could save a life by reducing time to treatment. The Irving Fire Department in partnership with the American Heart Association (SouthWest) want to spread the word about the need to call 911 immediately at th...

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Call 911 for Heart Attacks

Posted on: February 24, 2017

Saturday, Mar. 4 at 10 p.m. – ICTN 1 – A Night at the Movies

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Enjoy a classic movie the whole family will love. Kick back for a night of suspense with Alfred Hitchcock and the 1935 spy thriller "The 39 Steps," starring Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll and Wylie Watson.

Posted on: February 24, 2017

Friday, Mar. 3 at 3 p.m. - Open Line: Animal Services

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Irving Animal Services promotes responsible pet ownership. On this edition of ICTN’s “Open Line,” learn about some the educational initiatives underway, and find out about resources available at the Animal Care Campus. Repeats: Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

Posted on: February 24, 2017

Thursday, Mar. 2 at 7 p.m. – ICTN 2 – City Council Meeting – Live

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Follow the City Council as they make decisions that impact residents. Repeats: Sunday at 4 and 7 p.m.

Posted on: February 24, 2017

Wednesday, Mar. 1 at 1 p.m. – 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. Repeats: Wednesday at 6 p.m. and Thursday at 4 p.m.

Posted on: February 24, 2017

Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 9:30 p.m. – ICTN 1 – About Towne

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On this episode of About Towne we’ll check out the Dallas Comic Show and we’ll meet the artists showcased in the Irving Black Arts Council’s “Art Inspired” exhibit. We visit the Haggerty Gallery at the Uni...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. – ICTN 1 – City Source

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Construction is progressing on the Irving Music Factory. On this episode of “City Source,” get an update on the massive project that is expected to boost economic development and provide new entertainment options. Also, see how Irving ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Sunday, Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. – ICTN 1 – Game of the Week: Girls High School Soccer

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The Lady Vikings of Nimitz will battle it out with the Lady Tigers of Irving in a District 7-6A soccer matchup. Repeats: Monday at 9:30 p.m., 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: 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
•Charter Communications (Former...Read on...

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/Charter Communications Channel 16
  • Frontier Channel 30

Watch ICTN 2:

  • AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network
  • Spectrum/Charter Communicati...
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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Renovations Begin Feb. 6 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 begins Feb. 6 to install a new playground system. The playground area will be closed to the public during the ...

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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 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...

Read on...

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 pavement...

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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: 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...

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 spacious ho...

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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: 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: 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: February 22, 2017

North Texas Teen Book Festival – Bigger, Better than Ever

Endless Stories - North Texas Teen Book Festival 2017

The third annual North Texas Teen Book Festival is only a week away! March 3 and 4, more than 10,000 students, parents and educators are expected to pack the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, for the massive eve...

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Fairies, Spies & Private Eyes Author Panel

Middle Grade Author Panel

Sometimes getting to a big event like the North Texas Teen Book Festival can difficult. If you already have plans on Saturday, can't get a ride to the Convention Center, or you just don't like crowds, then we have your backup plan ready!...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Discover the TexShare Card

TexShare Card

Maybe you've heard about Interlibrary Loan, our service for obtaining books that the Irving Public Library doesn't own.  But there is another lending service we offer for the times when you just can't wait for a book to arr...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

The Grammy Awards @ IPL

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The bands have left the stage, the awards given out, and the final nominee has made it home from the after-party celebration, but it's now YOU who's the big winner!  

Irving Public Library's two digital music services, Freegal Music and...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Are You Prepared?

Income tax filing help in Irving

Now that the Christmas tree is down and the first New Year's resolutions are broken, it's time to start worrying about filing last year's taxes. The Irving Public Library, AARP and other local agencies are here with tax forms an...

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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: February 1, 2017

Aquastars Announces Spring Schedule

Family with special needs child enjoying the pool.

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.

In response to growing community interest and need, the Aquatics Division ...

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Additional Info...

Posted on: February 1, 2017

Renovations Begin Feb. 6 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 begins Feb. 6 to install a new playground system. The playground area will be closed to the public during the ...

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View in Google Maps
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 pavement...

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View in Google Maps
Posted on: November 17, 2016

North Campion Trail Construction Update

North Campion Trail Opens to Residents, Visitors

Projects along the northern section of Campion Trail are progressing, and joggers, cyclists and nature lovers will continue to see work completed in areas affected by floods.

The work to repair infrastructure damage along sections of Campion Trail cau...Read on...

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: February 24, 2017

Warrant Roundup

Warrant Roundup Begins March 1

In late February and March, the Irving City Marshal’s Office and the Irving Police Department will participate in the Texas Warrant Roundup.

Across the state, law enforcement officials will focus on defendants with outstanding warrants for Class C mi...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Irving PD Participating in National Take Back April 29

Irving PD Participating in National Take Back April 29

Irving residents have the opportunity to drop off controlled pharmaceutical substances for proper disposal as part of the National Take Back initiative. There is no cost to participate.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 29:

  • Walgreens parking lot, 5310 N. MacArthur B...
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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: 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 ...Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2016

Colony Drive Bridge, at Embassy Channel

Beginning April 20, Colony Drive will be closed at the bridge crossing Embassy Channel, just west of Live Oak Drive, to facilitate improvements along Embassy Channel and middle Delaware Creek. This road closure is expected to last through April 2017.

T...Read on...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Esters Drive, from S.H. 114 to Cabell Drive

Through March 1, Esters Drive will be reduced to two-way traffic - one north- and one southbound lane - to accommodate the construction of two northbound lanes, weather permitting. Upon completion, Esters Drive will be a four-lane roadway.

Motorists are ad...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Evergreen Street, from Compton Boulevard to 3902 Evergreen St.

Evergreen Street, from Compton Boulevard to 3902 Evergreen St.,will be closed 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily Feb. 27-28 for paving work. 

Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes during the work periods.

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Posted on: May 10, 2016

Glenwick Lane, from Pebblebrook Trail to Indian Creek Drive

Beginning Wednesday, May 11, City of Irving contractors will be replacing the water and wastewater lines along Glenwick Lane, from Pebblebrook Trail to Indian Creek Drive. The construction area will move along Glenwick, following the contractors as they r...Read on...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

E. Irving Boulevard (Old Irving Boulevard), from S.H. 356 to S. Irving Heights Drive

E. Irving Boulevard - also known locally as Old Irving Boulevard - will be closed from S.H. 356 to S. Irving Heights Drive beginning Feb. 20 for pavement reconstruction. As part of a larger water and wastewater improvement project, the work will continue,...

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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...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Las Colinas Boulevard, from Fuller Drive to O'Connor Boulevard

Updated Oct. 25, 4:50 p.m.

Beginning Friday, Oct. 28, the southbound lanes of Las Colinas Boulevard, from Fuller Drive to O’Connor Boulevard, will be closed for new utilities work and new roadway pavement. Two-way traffic will be in place on the ...

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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...Read on...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Regent Boulevard, at Ridgepoint Drive

Beginning Monday, Dec. 5, the left (inside) eastbound lane of Regent Boulevard will be closed to install a left turn lane. Work is expected to continue through March 1.

The middle and right (outside) eastbound lanes will remain open for through traffic.

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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: February 23, 2017

Segundo Drive, from MacArthur Boulevard to Rogers Road

Segundo Drive, from MacArthur Boulevard to Rogers Road, will be closed 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily Feb. 27-28 for paving work. 

Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes during the work periods.

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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.

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Pavement Assessment Presentation

Posted on: November 28, 2016

City of Irving Offers Sanitation Service Discount

City of Irving sanitation worker on truck picks up trash.

The City of Irving provides 20 percent discount on single family residential sanitation service for senior citizens (65 years of age and older) and residents who collect Social Security disability.

A senior citizen must provide the following:

  • Birth date.
  • Dri...
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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Vendors Invited to Apply for Spots at Irving Special Events

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The application for vendors to sell food, crafts and other items at Irving's 2017 citywide special events is now available online. Vendor spaces are available at several events throughout the year, including Canal Fest, the Taste of Irving and th...

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2017 Irving Special Event Vendor Application

Posted on: December 7, 2016

Winter Safety: Turn Off the Water

Winter Safety - Turn Off the Water

With the temperatures now dipping below the freezing mark, it's important to turn off automatic settings for sprinkler systems. This will help prevent potentially dangerous ice on roads and sidewalks.

As North Texas moves into colder temperatures, the...

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Posted on: June 9, 2016

2015 Water Quality Report Summary Available Online

2014 Water Quality Report Summary

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 T...Read on...

Read the 2015 Water Quality Report