City Council to discuss the possibility of building a fifth bridge

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - The prioritizing of the bridge four and five projects was on the Council meeting agenda.

City council members decided to focus on current projects related to bridge four.

Mainly the addition of fast lanes to ease the flow of traffic on the world trade bridge.

Council members acknowledge the need for additional ports of entry and have begun discussing the financing, construction, and operation of a possible fifth bridge.

If the project does move forward, the city would plan the construction of the fifth bridge in South Laredo and integrate segments of Highway 83 and Loop 20.