County to temporarily close state highway 4


RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas – Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño Jr., has ordered the temporary closure of State Highway 4, near the entrance of Boca Chica Beach, due to anticipated test launch activities for SpaceX.

“I have ordered the temporary closure of a portion of Highway 4 for the purpose of Protecting Public Health and Safety during SpaceX testing activities on January 6, 2020, between 3:00 P.M. Central Standard Time to 4:00 P.M. Central Standard Time. Boca Chica Beach will remain open during this road closure,” Treviño stated.

SpaceX and law enforcement authorities will be coordinating to ensure that no individuals or vehicles are allowed access to these areas during these times of the day.

Individuals who provide proof of residence will be allowed to proceed to their homes during testing.

The beach will remain open during this temporary road closure.

In case of an emergency, the necessary medical and or law enforcement personnel will be allowed to circumvent the road closure.

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