Tag: Navigation District

Navigation District dredging funded

By DINA AREVALO Special to the NEWS The ports of Harlingen, Port Isabel, and Port Mansfield announced they have received funds to undergo much needed maintenance dredging. The funds were distributed to the Army Corps of Engineers via an appropriation in the so-called “CRomnibus Bill” (a combination of the Continuing Resolution and an omnibus spending bill) …

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PISBND experiences influx of activity; port director cites job growth

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com PORT ISABEL – The Port Isabel-San Benito Navigation District is growing every day, and with it the opportunity for new jobs in the area. On Monday, PISBND Port Director Steven Bearden said that the district, which was once largely responsible for shipping produce via rail line before eventually integrating to …

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