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Photographer recalls causeway tragedy

Port Isabel native Valerie D. Bates vividly remembers the morning of Sept. 15, 2001, the agony of waiting for the victims to be pulled...

Catastrophic Collapse: Tragedy spurred major safety systems upgrade on causeway

The Queen Isabella Causeway, as it was known then, suffered catastrophic damage when an out-of-control towboat and barge slammed into it 20 years ago...

A Survivor Remembers: Victim of Sept. 15, 2001 causeway collapse shares his story

Gustavo Morales Jr. was driving home from work on the morning of Sept. 15, 2001 as he had done many nights in the past. Morales,...

Ceremony scheduled to remember victims in Sept. 15, 2001 causeway collapse

It will be 20 years on Wednesday that a tragedy struck the Rio Grande Valley. On Sept. 15, 2001, the lives of eight Valley residents...

Moment of Remembrance: Ceremony held for causeway collapse victims, families

City officials, first responders, loved ones, and family members of survivors and those lost in the Sept. 15, 2001, collapse of the Queen Isabella...

Moment of Remembrance: Ceremony held for causeway collapse victims

City officials, first responders, loved ones, and family members of survivors and those lost in the Sept. 15, 2001, collapse of the Queen Isabella...

Authorities discuss protocols used to inspect bridge after bomb threat

Authorities early Tuesday morning reopened the Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge between Port Isabel and South Padre Island following a Monday night bomb threat almost...

Authorities discuss protocols used to inspect bridge after bomb threat

Authorities early Tuesday morning reopened the Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge between Port Isabel and South Padre Island following a Monday night bomb threat almost...

Bomb threat shuts down Queen Isabella Causeway

Authorities have shut down the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway between Port Isabel and South Padre Island after receiving a bomb threat Monday evening. A call...