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Cameron Cnty; 0921-06-163; 2nd Causeway to South Padre Island

Project Information
Sector: Surface Transportation
Project Category: 
DOT Projects
Project Status: 
In Progress
Description: 

The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority (CCRMA), in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), is proposing a second access point to and from South Padre Island. A secondary access route will benefit area residents and visitors by improving safety, increasing mobility and encouraging economic development.

The proposed project consists of three major components: the mainland roadway, the Laguna Madre bridge crossing and the island roadway.

Permitting Timeline

Action Agency Target Completion Status
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
Milestones:
Issuance of Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
Complete 04/23/2008
Scoping
Complete 05/22/2008
Official Notice of Availability of a Draft EIS published in the Federal Register
Complete 05/24/2012
Official Notice of Availability of a Final EIS published in the Federal Register
Official Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Draft EIS published in the Federal Register
Official Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Final EIS published in the Federal Register
Issuance of Record of Decision or combined Final EIS / Record of Decision
Issuance of an Amended Record of Decision
Department of Transportation In Progress
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