Rio Grande City – Camargo International Bridge

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The Rio Grande City – Camargo International Bridge is an international bridge along the United States–Mexico border between the U.S. state of Texas and the Mexican state of Tamaulipas. It is a crossing of the Rio Grande that connects the cities of Rio Grande City, Texas and Camargo, Tamaulipas. The bridge is also known as the Starr – Camargo Bridge and, in Spanish, Puente Camargo.[1]

Description[edit]

The two-lane bridge, which was completed and opened in 1966, is 591 feet (180 m) long. The bridge is owned and managed by the Starr Camargo Bridge Company.[1]

On the U.S. side, the crossing connects with Pete Diaz Avenue, which provides access to U.S. Route 83.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rio Grande City-Camargo Bridge". Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved June 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ Texas Department of Transportation (2012) (PDF). Texas County Map Book (Map). 1:120,000. Cartography by Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2012 ed.). p. 386. http://www.dot.state.tx.us/apps-cg/grid_search/_includes/countymapbook2006/Pages/386.pdf. Retrieved June 21, 2014.

Coordinates: 26°21′57″N 98°48′09″W / 26.365707°N 98.802516°W / 26.365707; -98.802516