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Harlingen’s economic corp. sets goals for fiscal year

HARLINGEN — The city's outlining a set of goals aimed at drawing U.S.-based and international business while developing a skilled workforce.

FM 509 expansion in Harlingen to cost $108M to $141M

HARLINGEN — For decades, local leaders have dreamed of developing a main trade corridor linking area cities with an international bridge into Mexico.

Harlingen’s economic arm calls for $50K study targeting industries

HARLINGEN — The city's target industries might be changing amid a rapidly evolving economy.

Port of Harlingen lands $6.9M grant to upgrade roads, crossings

The Port of Harlingen announced that it has been awarded more than $6.9 million in grant funds from the Texas Department of Transportation's Seaport Connectivity Program, formerly the Rider Grant Program, part of more than $240 million in TxDOT funding for seaport infrastructure and connectivity statewide.

Harlingen officials expanding economic development zone

HARLINGEN — One of the city’s economic development zones is getting bigger as part of a plan to expand Harlingen’s main trade corridor.

Moving up: Brownsville port leaps in ranking

The Port of Brownsville handled substantially more waterborne cargo in 2021 compared to 2020, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ most recent report ranking the nation’s top 150 maritime ports.

Harlingen port hits milestone: Ranked among 150 top ports in nation

The Port of Harlingen was among the top 150 ports in the United States for waterborne tonnage in 2021, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which ranked the port 106th in its recently released report “The U.S. Coastal and Inland Navigation System: 2021 Transportation Facts & Information.”

Port of Harlingen director named to TxDOT Port Authority Advisory Committee

Walker Smith, director of The Port of Harlingen Authority, was appointed a member to Port Authority Advisory Committee (PAAC) during TxDOT’s Feb. 23 regular commission meeting.

Harlingen port director assumes presidency of association

Harlingen port director Walker Smith has been installed as the new president of the Gulf Ports Association. The GPA is a trade organization dedicated to...

Port of Harlingen wins $3.9 million federal grant to upgrade docks

HARLINGEN — A $3.9 million federal grant will be used to renovate the dock and related facilities at the Port of Harlingen, port officials say.