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Mar 28 2011

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Construction resumes on causeway

 By JOE R. BOWLING JR.

TxDOT crews began mov­ing equipment back into posi­tion as work is set to resume on the Queen Isabella Bridge going from Port Isabel to South Padre Island. Crews were out setting up signs early Monday morning and by days end the right lane crossing the bridge should be closed off. Work had been temporarily halted as a result of concerns about traffic con­trol during the Texas Spring Break. According to TxDOT, it cost $75,000 to move the equipment and of that cost both Port Isabel and South Padre Island contributed to­wards helping. According to Port Isabel Chief of Police Gualberto Gonzalez that was money well spent.

For more on this story, pick up a copy of the Mar. 28 edition of the Port Isabel South Padre Press or check out our E-edition by clicking here.

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