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[13 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
CBP, Consular, Federal and Municipal Officials Gather to Dedicate Ready Lane at Lincoln-Juarez Bridge

Courtesy Richard Pauza,
 LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that a Ready Lane will officially open today at the Lincoln-Juarez Bridge . This lane will be dedicated for the exclusive use of travelers with Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI)-compliant Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)-enabled travel cards.
 Noel Sanchez, Assistant Director of Field Operations for the Laredo Field Office and Joe Uribe, Acting Port Director in Laredo gathered together with Donald Heflin, U.S. Consul, Nuevo Laredo; Miguel Angel Isidro, Mexican Consul, Laredo; Jose Pedraza, Customer Service Manager, Houston Passport Agency, …

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US 83 S. Traffic Signal and Pavement Striping Work at River Hill

Courtesy Raul Leal,
 LAREDO, Tx-Effective June 13-14, 2011, Star Operations has placed the newly installed traffic signal light at the intersection of US 83 South ( Zapata Highway ) and Riverhill on yellow-red flashing mode. Traffic on US 83 will have the yellow flashing light and traffic on Riverhill will have the red flashing light. Full activation of the traffic signal light to red, yellow, green mode will occur on June 15, 2011.
 On June 15, 2011, Highway Technologies, subcontractor for Star Operations, will be stripping the intersection of US 83 and Riverhill which will …

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Streets To Be Closed For Emergency Repairs

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
 CenterPoint Energy crews will be closing the 1000 block of Lyon, between McClelland and Hendricks and the 2800 block of McClelland, between Lyon and Kearney to repair a gas leak in the area.  Please follow all detour signs.  The closures will last approximately all day today, MONDAY, June 13, 2011.
 Contact CenterPoint Energy at (800) 427-7142 for more information.

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Sanders Ave. Closure & Right Lane Closure on Chihuahua ( US 83)

Courtesy Raul Leal,
 LAREDO, Tx- On June 15, 2011 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Ellis & Ellis, subcontractor for Anderson Columbia, Inc., will close Sanders Avenue between Chihuahua and Rosario Streets for perform utility work as part of the US 83 Guadalupe-Chihuahua Railroad Grade Separation Project.
 Also, on June 15, 2011, the traveling public can expect a closure of the right lane on Chihuahua St. at Maryland St. for continued utility work.
 The traveling public should SLOW DOWN and MERGE TO OPEN LANE on eastbound US 83 ( Chihuahua St .) Please …