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BPUB Announces Emergency Road 
Closure on Ruben M Torres Blvd

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is announcing an emergency road closure for motorists traveling on Ruben M. Torres Blvd. Both northbound and southbound lanes between Old Port Isabel and Robindale Road will be temporarily closed as BPUB crews repair a 16 inch water line that was struck by a fiber installation contractor.

The closure is expected to last for approximately 6 hours.

Detour Information:

Northbound Motorists: Those traveling northbound on Ruben M. Torres Blvd. are advised to take a detour through Old Port Isabel.

Southbound Motorists: Those heading southbound can divert their route through Robindale Rd.

BPUB apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. The safety of our residents and the restoration of services remains our top priority. We encourage drivers to plan their routes in advance and to follow all posted detour signs.

Updates on the roadwork and any changes to the expected duration of the closure will be provided on BPUB’s official Facebook and Twitter channels.