Month: June 2016

FM 511 Road Closure Expected to Finish by End of July

By bpub | June 30, 2016 |

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…

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

By bpub | June 16, 2016 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will temporarily close the northbound and southbound lanes of I-69E/US77/83 from Stillman Road to FM 1732 (Anacua Street) on Sunday, June 19, 2016, 3-8 a.m., while crews install a fiber optic line. Northbound and southbound traffic on I-69E/US77/83 will be reduced to one lane until work is complete.

BPUB Prepares for Hurricane Season

By bpub | June 13, 2016 |

With hurricane season here, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) is making sure that all personnel is ready should a hurricane or tropical storm head toward the Rio Grande Valley. Being prepared for a storm is a year-round endeavor, ensuring that equipment is maintained throughout the year, but efforts increase at the start of hurricane…

BPUB Update – Grease Traps

By bpub | June 13, 2016 |

Disposal of fats, oils and grease (FOG) is regulated for commercial establishments in an effort to prevent problems with the wastewater collection system. One of the most important tools used for those businesses is the grease trap, also called a grease interceptor. Learn how a grease trap works in this week’s BPUB Update.

BPUB Update – Community Tour

By bpub | June 2, 2016 |

A lucky group of people went on a tour of the water and wastewater operations of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board. Get a look at some of what the group did during the community tour in this week’s BPUB Update.