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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey: City of Brownsville Operational Update

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 25, 2017) – The City of Brownsville Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will remain active at Level 3 – Increased Readiness, and may be activated at a higher level pending the track of the storm.

Portable pumps will remain deployed in areas historically prone to flooding.

Residential and commercial trash collection services will continue to operate a normal schedule.


Sandbagging Information: 
Sand and bags distribution has concluded as of 4 p.m. Friday, August 25, 2017, with approximately 41,000 sandbags distributed to Brownsville residents in preparation for inclement weather.


Brownsville Metro & Metro Connect: 
Brownsville Metro bus services will continue normal operations on Saturday, August 26, 2017.

Metro Connect intercity bus service schedule for Saturday, August 26, 2017:  
Red Line: Normal schedule; Green Line: Closed until Further Notice; Blue Line: Normal schedule

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Brownsville Public Library System:  
Main Library Branch will resume normal hours of operation from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 26, 2017.  

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