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Port of Brownsville Receives Environmental Clearance on South Port Connector Road
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The South Port Connector Road Project received environmental clearance on April 24, 2019 from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Pharr District Office, advancing the project to
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Port of Brownsville Posts Record Cargo and Total Operating Revenue in 2018
Ongoing Success and Positive Outlook Underscore Port’s Pivotal Role in North American Trade BROWNSVILLE, Texas – March 19, 2019 – The Port of Brownsville set new records in tonnage and total
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GFOA Recognizes Port of Brownsville for Excellence in Financial Reporting
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — For the seventh consecutive year, the Brownsville Navigation District has received the highest form of recognition for governmental accounting and financial reporting for its 2018 comprehensive annual
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Port of Brownsville Announces New Director of Communications
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Port of Brownsville announces the promotion of Jorge I. Montero as new director of communications, effective Dec. 17, 2018. Montero has more than 14 years of experience
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Port of Brownsville Foreign Trade Zone Ranks Second in Value of Exports
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — For the third straight year, Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville ranks second in the nation for the value of exports, according
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Port of Brownsville Chairman’s Award Presented to West Plains LLC
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—The Port of Brownsville presented West Plains LLC with its 2018 Chairman’s Award in recognition of the company’s investments and rehabilitation efforts of the port’s iconic grain elevator. Brownsville Navigation
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Survey Reveals Strong Support for Port of Brownsville as Positive Economic Driver for the Rio Grande Valley
More than 95 percent say port has positive economic impact; 57 percent plan for more port business next year BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Port of Brownsville, the only deepwater port located on
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Port of Brownsville Receives $1.5M TxDOT Grant
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has awarded the Port of Brownsville a $1.5 million Rider 45 grant to enhance the port’s intermodal connectivity, further facilitating domestic
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Congressman Vela Announces Infrastructure Grant
BROWNSVILLE, Texas –Congressman Filemon Vela (D-TX) announced today that U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration will provide a grant to the Port of Brownsville. The port will be awarded $1.8 million for