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MCALLEN, Texas - Additional funding for the South Padre Island 2nd Causeway project could be obtained through a new discretionary grant program allied to the infrastructure spending legislation recently passed by Congress. This is the view of Andrew Canon, executive...
MCALLEN, Texas - When acquiring right of way for the I-69 Connector, enough land should be purchased to build a rail line inside the two lanes of highway. This is the view of Keith Patridge, president of the McAllen Economic...
The formula for surviving hurricanes and other weather disasters is part preparation, and part recovery. The more effort and resources we invest in the former, the more success we can expect with the latter. That’s especially important to consider...
Every year the State of Texas is required by law to update its 10-year plan to build transportation infrastructure around the entire state.  This cycle South Texas is projected to receive a windfall of infrastructure dollars, amounting to over $2.2...
PHARR, Texas - The Texas Texas Department of Transportation’s Pharr District engineer and the outgoing chairman of the Rio Grande Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization have outlined the Valley’s key transportation projects.  TxDOT’s Pete Alvarez and RGVMPO’s Ambrosio Hernandez gave interviews...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez has outlined a way in which the Rio Grande Valley can benefit from the bottleneck faced by dozens of containers ships waiting to unload their cargo at Long Beach, California.  Cortez has...
The Pharr Interchange is a major artery in the Rio Grande Valley. It links the cities of Pharr, McAllen, and Edinburg and directs traffic north to San Antonio, west to Laredo, and east to Brownsville.  Since 2016, working with our...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Cameron County leaders are exploring the idea of constructing a new international bridge for passenger vehicles and pedestrians only, no trucks. The bridge would be built at the end of Flor De Mayo Road, which connects to...
RAYMONDVILLE, Texas - Willacy County Judge Aurelio ‘Kete’ Guerra has asked Port Mansfield Port Director Ron Mills to deputize for him at today’s big regional economic development roundtable event with U.S. Sen. John Cornyn. Elected officials, higher education officials, and...
MISSION, Texas - Mission Mayor Armando O’Caña has commissioned a video in order to promote one of his top issues - construction of the Madero International Bridge. The video provides a lot more details on the planned pedestrian vehicle and...

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