PHARR, RGV - The City of Pharr, Pharr Economic Development Corporation and the Greater Pharr Chamber of Commerce will host the Rio Grande Valley’s first international trucking expo next month. The Pharr International Trucking Expo takes place Sept. 29, 2018...
EDINBURG, RGV - A transportation leader in the Rio Grande Valley says there is no comparison as to the return on investment from building a light rail system and expanding the I-2/I-69C interchange in Pharr. A rail system wins hands...
PHARR, RGV - When state Sen. Juan Hinojosa speaks publicly at a groundbreaking or ribbon-cutting ceremony he invariably makes news. Such was the case last Thursday when the veteran lawmaker from McAllen spoke at a celebration of the widening of...
EDINBURG, RGV - Space is being left at the new Edinburg Transit Terminal for light rail, otherwise as commuter rail, says Tom Logan, executive director of Valley Metro. The $5 million project is currently under construction and should be completed...
PHARR, RGV - The Pharr Interchange will undergo major reconstruction for three years beginning 2020 to alleviate the current traffic congestion during peak hours. Last month, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) approved the issuing of a request for qualifications...
WESLACO, RGV - A top transportation official in the Rio Grande Valley predicts the Edcouch-Elsa area will become very popular for motorists once reconstruction of the U.S. 83/U.S. 281 Pharr Interchange gets underway. Andrew Canon, director of Hidalgo County Metropolitan...
HARLINGEN, RGV - A new Airport Rescue and Firefighting Facility was in the masterplan for Valley International Airport for some time. Now, thanks in large part to the Federal Aviation Authority, the facility has been built. “The cost of this facility...
MISSION, RGV - If all goes according to plan, the construction of facilities to handle fully-loaded trucks going north- and south-bound across Anzaldaus International Bridge could be underway within the next two years. This is the view of Rigo Villarreal,...
MCALLEN, RGV - In light of Mission’s renewed push to build the Madero International Bridge, McAllen Mayor Jim Darling says that while he understands the city’s desire to get things moving, he remains mindful of the potential roadblocks that...
MCALLEN, TX - The 102-mile Hidalgo County Loop, a 25-year project spearheaded by Hidalgo County Regional Mobility Authority, will be a toll road. Pilar Rodriguez, executive director of the RMA, acknowledged as such in a presentation to McAllen Economic Development...

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