MISSION, Texas – Reynosa Mayor Carlos Victor Peña Ortiz was interviewed at a recent groundbreaking ceremony for a project to expand Anzalduas International Bridge. 

Peña Ortiz said expansion of the bridge was one of his top priorities. He said he was pleased funding for expansion of the U.S. side of the bridge was now in place. He said now the priority must be securing funding to expand the Mexican side.

The $83-million-dollar infrastructure project will see the construction of commercial inspection facilities, including inspection booths, inspection docks, equipment, roadway, parking and sidewalks. The project will make improvements to the southbound inspection facilities and construct northbound facilities.

The project was made possible by a $25 million INFRA grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, a $22 million grant from the Texas Department of Transportation and a $63 million loan from the North American Development Bank to the City of McAllen.

Here is the interview with Peña Ortiz:

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