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Texas: Cameron County announces temporary beach road closure for SpaceX testing

BOCA CHICA BEACH, Texas (KGBT) — Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño has announced temporary road closures for SpaceX testing.

According to a release, Treviño has ordered the closure of access to Boca Chica Beach, as well as State Highway 4 from FM 1419 (Oklahoma Ave.) to the entrance of Boca Chica Beach.

“I have ordered the closure of Highway 4 and Boca Chica Beach for the purpose of protecting public health and safety during SpaceX testing activities on November 12 between 12:00 p.m. Central Standard Time and 8:00 p.m. of the same day and in the alternative on November 13, 2019 between 12:00 p.m. Central Standard Time and 8:00 p.m. and/or November 14, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. Central Standard Time and 8:00 p.m. of the same day, in the event the November 12, 2019, temporary closure is not utilized. Should SpaceX not complete its test launch activities on November 12, 2019, then SpaceX may use the alternate date to complete its test launch activities,” said Treviño in a press release.

We’re told that SpaceX and local law enforcement will be coordinating to ensure that no individuals or vehicles are allowed access to these areas during the times of day that are listed.

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