Second Access Update

Cameron County, TX - We now have more information on the second access project coming to South Padre Island. Read More…

Rail Bridge Wins Award

Cameron County’s West Rail Relocation Project, which removed train traffic from the center of Brownsville and Matamoros and involved construction of the first U.S.-Mexico rail bridge in more than a century, has been awarded the Transportation Achievement Award for Design by the Institute of Transportation Engineers. Read More…

Tamaulipas Governor-Elect Francisco Javier Garcia Cabeza de Vaca visits the Lower Rio Grande Valley

The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority was invited to a breakfast event with the Governor-elect Francisco Javier Garcia Cabeza de Vaca. Read More…

County Noticing Potential Hazards for Commuters on Toll Road

State Highway 550, also known as the toll road in Brownsville, is attracting more than just 18 wheelers to the Port of Brownsville and it’s creating a potential hazard. Read More…

Texas Department of Transportation plan leaves little for the Valley

The Texas Department of Transportation mapped out its plan for statewide road projects during the next 10 years, but not everyone is satisfied with the Rio Grande Valley’s piece of the pie. Read More…

Allex resigns from Regional Mobility Authority

David E. Allex has stepped down from the Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority after more than one decade at the helm of the organization. Read More…

Transportation Officials Planning A Bike Lane For SPI Causeway

Pete Sepulveda, Jr., executive director of the Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority, says it is “extremely doable” to build a dedicated bike lane on the South Padre Island Causeway. Read More…

Public invited to port’s 80th anniversary celebration

The Port of Brownsville is inviting the community to come out this Saturday and help celebrate its 80th birthday. Read More…

Work starts on General Brant Road

Rehabbing back way to Island will take 2 years. Read More…

Laguna Vista hopeful about second causeway location

City officials expect a second Island causeway will have a positive impact on Laguna Vista. Read More…

Mayor: 2nd Causeway will impact town

With construction of the new causeway to South Padre Island expected to commence within the next two years and completion projected within the next five to six years, the little town of Laguna Vista will experience a big impact, local leaders say. Read More…

Updated: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Gives His View On Need For A Second SPI Causeway

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has given his opinion on local efforts to build a second access to South Padre Island. Read More…

Road to Progress

Developers turn out for 2nd Causeway meeting Read More…

Sepulveda: South Padre Island's 2nd Causeway Could Be Built By 2020

On the eve of an important meeting about the 2nd Access Project, Cameron County Judge Pete Sepulveda, Jr., says a second causeway to South Padre Island could be built by 2020 or 2021. Read More…

Parker: But For Violence In Mexico, RGV Would Be Growing Even Faster

The newly-appointed chairman of Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority says the Rio Grande Valley would have grown even faster over the past decade had there not been drug cartel-related violence just across the border in Tamaulipas. Read More…

Cameron Co. Working to Build Second Causeway to SPI

Cameron County planners are looking for investors to build a second causeway to get to South Padre Island. Read More…

State Highway 550 Toll Road Closures

Drivers may have to re-route if they’re heading to the island on State Highway 550 toll road. Read More…

New Causeway Project Broken Up into 3 Phases

The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority is making progress on the second causeway bridge to South Padre Island. Read More…

EDITORIAL: Connecting our region through a new loop, highway and roads

On a windy, barren field in Pharr, just north of the Rio Grande, a contingency of state and local lawmakers assembled on Tuesday morning to turn dirt where a new $19 million connector road finally will be built to help facilitate truck traffic from the nearby Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge. Read More…

TTC Commits $60 Million For Border Infrastructure Projects

The Texas Transportation Commission on Thursday committed $60 million for border infrastructure and transportation projects. Read More…

Second Causeway Project Updates

Cameron County Judge Pete Sepulveda joined the South Padre Island Economic Development Corporation (EDC) at their Tuesday meeting to give an update regarding the Second Causeway Project. Read More…
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