Local and state officials to gather for opening of SH 550

Local and state officials to gather for opening of SH 550
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Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 4:40pm

Congressman Filemon Vela and other state and local officials will gather for the opening of SH 550.

The $41 million dollar project was funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act with additional funding of $6.9 million from Cameron County.

The project is north of FM 3248 to SH 48 in Brownsville and the was done cooperatively between the Federal Highway Administration, TxDOT, Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority and the Brownsville Navigation District.

SH 550 is a 3.9 mile long enhancement which should improve connectivity from US 77/83 to the new entrance at the Port of Brownsville.

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