Tag Archive: Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway

Feb 28 2013

BREAKING: Body found near Fingers confirmed to be Marchan’s

PRESS Staff Report Authorities confirmed that the body retrieved from the waters near the area known as the Fingers was that of Port Isabel-based attorney Ray Roman Marchan. The discovery was made shortly after 5 p.m. after a nearly 12-hour search by local authorities, which included the Coast Guard and Texas Parks & Wildlife. According …

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Feb 28 2013

SUICIDE? Marchan was to serve 3-year prison term

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  Authorities were still searching for the body of Port Isabel-based attorney Ray Roman Marchan as of press time Thursday afternoon. According to reports, Marchan reportedly jumped off the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway early Thursday morning. Cameron County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting that a person jumped from …

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Feb 14 2013

Bridge construction should cease by March

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  The preventative maintenance project for the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway continues through the month of February but should cease by March, officials say. The work being performed in this contract is part of continued preventive maintenance and remediation strategies to maintain the bridge’s extended service life. Rex Costly, Maintenance Engineer …

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Jan 24 2013

Injury prompts temporary causeway closure

PRESS Staff Report The Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway was temporarily closed Thursday when a worker replacing the railing was injured. Authorities said the worker needed medical attention after a piece of railing fell on his foot near the highest point of the causeway on the east bound lane. The incident caused traffic congestion in Port …

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