BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The first flight has taken off under the brand spanking new terminal at the Brownville/South Padre Island International Airport. A United Airlines plane left at 7 a.m. today (Wednesday) for Houston, unofficially inaugurating the $50 million terminal. It...
Across the entire 1,255-mile Texas-Mexico border, Texas has 28 international bridges and border crossings. Mexico was the largest trading partner in 2019 for both the United States and Texas. According to the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, in 2019, the...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas - This week’s assault on the U.S. Capitol has likely scuppered chances of securing hundreds of millions of dollars for a second causeway for South Padre Island before President Trump leaves office, advocates said. A couple...
HARLINGEN, Texas - American Airlines will commence nonstop Saturday flights between Chicago/O’Hare and Harlingen starting March 6, 2021. Marv Esterly, director of aviation at Valley International Airport in Harlingen, made the announcement. “Valley International Airport would like to thank American Airlines,...
PHARR, Texas - Pedro ‘Pete’ Alvarez, engineer for the Texas Department of Transportation’s Pharr district, has won a top award. Alvarez won the Transportation Award for Planning from the president of the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials. The award...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - State Rep. Terry Canales, chair of the House Committee on Transportation, says he intends to launch a port caucus when the 87th legislative session starts next month. The Edinburg Democrat made the announcement during a virtual town...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - A top transportation official in the Rio Grande Valley has asked state lawmakers to help get I-69 East upgraded to full interstate standard all the way from Brownsville to Corpus Christi. Pete Sepulveda, executive director of Cameron...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño, Jr., has confirmed that finding the money to build a second causeway to South Padre Island is one of the Rio Grande Valley’s top legislative priorities for the 87th session. The new...
It is now full steam ahead for the Madero International Bridge after Mission Mayor Armando O’Caña received a thumbs up from the White House and the State Department. O’Caña was sweating on the news because the presidential permit was due...
MCALLEN, Texas - State Sen. Juan Hinojosa says he is helping with efforts to find the funding for a second causeway for South Padre Island.  Hinojosa is a member of the Senate Committee on Transportation. He met recently with Cameron...

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