BPUB Announces US77/83 Temporary Closure

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces a temporary closure of Interstate Highway 77/83 (US77/83) on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, from 3 a.m. to approximately 9 a.m. BPUB crews will temporarily close the portion of the expressway from near Tandy Road to near East Morrison Road as personnel install a fiber optic cable. This includes northbound and southbound lanes.

Hot Weather Causing Water Line Breaks

The hot temperatures that the Rio Grande Valley has experienced over the last couple of months don’t just take a toll on residents’ lawns; they also can have an effect on underground water lines. The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) reports an increase in water line breaks during this recent hot spell that has seen temperatures in the 90s and 100s. There were 187 water line breaks in May this year, 150 in.. Read More

FM 511 Road Closure Expected to Finish by End of July

Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) contractors announced the temporary closure of FM 511 at the Boca Chica Boulevard intersection is now expected to open by the end of July. JM Construction has temporarily closed FM 511 on the north side of Boca Chica Boulevard to install sanitary sewer utility lines. The new date is a one-month delay for the project that was originally estimated to be completed by June 27. The main cause.. Read More

BPUB Announces I-69E/US77/83 Temporary Road Closure

WHEN: Sunday, May 22, 2016, from 5 a.m. to May 22, 2016, noon WHERE: Interstate 69E/US77/83 (I-69E/US77/83) from Alton Gloor Boulevard to Ruben M. Torres Boulevard, Brownsville, Texas WHAT: The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will temporarily close the northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 69E/US77/83 from Alton Gloor Boulevard to Ruben M. Torres Boulevard on Sunday, May 22, 2016, from 5 a.m. to noon, while crews install a fiber optic line. Northbound and southbound.. Read More

BPUB Receives Recognition for Electric System Reliability in 2015

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2015. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association (APPA) – a trade group in Washington, D.C., that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned electric utilities, such as BPUB.

“Fat, Oil and Grease” Campaign Kick-Off

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is officially kicking-off the “Fat, Oil and Grease” (FOG) public outreach campaign during its regular scheduled (PUBCAP) meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16 in the Administration Building Boardroom located at 1425 Robinhood Dr.

Some BPUB Customers to Experience Water Service Interruption

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces there will be a water service interruption Thursday, Feb. 25, from 10 p.m. until approximately 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26, as crews install a fire hydrant and new valves. The service interruption will affect more than 300 customers. The fire hydrant will be installed at Robindale Road and Jaime J. Zapata Avenue. Streets impacted by the temporary water service disruption include Robindale Road between Jaime J… Read More