SPI Urges Residents to Prepare for Days With No Power
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND – The city of South Padre Island is urging the community to prepare to be without power for a few days.
A storm has caused severe damage to many power poles along Padre Boulevard and many are blocking traffic lanes.
Padre Boulevard has been closed off to traffic beginning at Palm Street.
Vehicle traffic may use Laguna Boulevard and Gulf Boulevard to navigate around the Island.
The South Padre Island Police Department along with other City departments will be working together to manage personnel and traffic control barrels and cones that will be placed in areas to enhance the flow of traffic.
The Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge re-opened following a temporary closure.