A pick for the designer and builder of a new Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge brings the project closer to fruition. Flatiron Constructors Inc. and Dragados USA Inc. are the winning bidders selected with unanimous approval by the Texas Transportation Commission in Austin.
Construction on the new Harbor Bridge could begin in 2016 with an expected completion by 2020. This new construction is designated as a 100 year bridge. As Corpus Christi Mayor, Nelda Martinez says, this 'epic bridge' will help put Corpus Christi and Texas on the global map.
Read more on this from the Corpus Christi Caller Times
A momentous occasion as Phase I of the Nueces River Rail Yard at Port Corpus Christi officially opens bringing representatives from the top Class I US railroads, Port Commissioners, and regional and national dignitaries together to ceremoniously drive railroad spikes in representation of a great collaborative effort. Phase I of the Nueces River Rail Yard is open, and your Port of the Lone Star State is on track for progress!
For extensive news coverage on this momentous occasion, click the following links.
Container Management - Corpus Christi new rail facility opens for business
Marine Link - Enhanced Efficiency, Capacity at Corpus Christi Port
San Antonio Business Journal - Port of Corpus Christi to open first phase of Nueces River Rail Yard
To All PORT USERS:
Port Tariff 100-A, Item 669, Access to Port Authority Property, was amended on April 21, 2015 primarily to reflect the deletion of obsolete information, and to provide users with clarification on how to enroll their Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), free of charge, into the Port Security Command Center Access Control System.
Commissioner Canales to be distinguished speaker
MOVE OUR PORT
Strategically located on the western Gulf of Mexico, Port Corpus Christi is the sixth largest port in the United States in total tonnage. With a straight, 45' deep channel, the Port provides quick access to the Gulf, the United States inland waterway system and the world beyond.