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Coordinated Border Infrastructure Program

The Laredo Project Development Timeline

1980s Trade Increases; congestion increases in downtown Laredo near Juarez-Lincoln Bridge
Early
1991
Substantive coordination begins between Laredo, Texas, Mexico, Juarez and others
Late
1991
City of Laredo request extension of FM 3464 to near site of a new bridge; Texas DOT submits environmental assessment for project related to this to FHWA
Early
1993
Public meeting on extension
Later
1993
FONSI issued for extension
1993-
1994
New bridge placed on multiyear programs
1995 Funding agreement for new Bridge signed
1996 Biological Survey Complete and sent to resource agencies
1997 Historical Survey Complete and sent to State Historical Preservation Office
Early
1998
Public hearing held for new bridge
Late
1998
FONSI issued by FHWA for Bridge IV to Interstate 35
2000 New World Trade Bridge Opened to Traffic

Return to World Trade Bridge

Updated: 12/03/2012
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