Federal funding to revive border crossing

Texas Department of Transportation has been working to upgrade the South Orient line since acquiring the route in 2001. (Photo TxDOT)

USA: Texas Department of Transportation has a received a US$7m grant from the US Department of Transportation towards a US$16∙2m ‘public and private partnership’ to replace the bridge connecting Presidio with Ojinaga in Mexico, and upgrade 115 km of the connecting South Orient Rail Line.

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