New International Bridge to be Boon for South Texas
Construction on the Anzalduas Bridge is nearing completion, with officials saying operations will begin as soon as October. The bridge will directly connect
“We’re building the projects that are vital to the movement of traffic,” said
Millions of dollars are earmarked to widen streets and complete a roadway reconstruction project before the bridge opens.
BSN Medical is the latest company to announce plans to relocate its orthopedic plant to
“This is a very unique international area. Communities on both sides of the border have been very cooperative in recent years in helping to make South Texas economy strong and secure,” said Townsend Jr.
Trade Beyond Borders
While other areas have struggled maintaining sales tax revenue, most areas in the Rio Grande Valley have stayed surprisingly stable. The United States’ neighbor to the south likely has a lot to do with that.
Mexican nationals are reported to spend three times more than the average American shopper – a huge boost for any city’s coffers.
The Anzalduas Bridge will make it easier for those Mexican tourists to come to
With so much growth and activity in the area, it’s no wonder the McAllen-Mission MSA was just ranked among the top 20 cities for job growth by Forbes.
Contact: Daniel Silva Mission Economic Development Authority 1-800-707-1155
SOURCE Mission Economic Development Authority