Temporary road closure announced for Thursday night SpaceX testing

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Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño has announced that State Highway 4 will be temporarily closed on Thursday night for SpaceX testing.

“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 23, 2020, between 11 p.m. Central Standard Time to 12 a.m. Central Standard Time. Boca Chica Beach will remain open during this road closure,” said Treviño.

The release said that SpaceX and local law enforcement will be coordinating to ensure that no individuals or vehicles are allowed access to these areas during the times of day that are listed. However, individuals who provide proof of residence will be allowed to head to their homes during testing.

The release added that if you have any questions or concerns, refer to the Cameron County website at

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