Queen Isabella Causeway

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Queen Isabella Causeway

Live camera is aimed at Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway, located along State Highway 100, in Port Isabel, southern Cameron County, Texas. The highway, in live broadcast, crosses the Madre Lagoon (Laguna Madre) and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. The road in the webcam, designed in 1971 and built in 1974, connects Port Isabel with South Padre Island. The total length of the memorial road is almost 4 km, width – 21 meters.

The Queen Isabella Causeway, which is perfectly visible in the online camera, is a concrete bridge with support beams and a main span of steel cantilever beams. The bridge in live camera is the second longest in Texas, stretching across Laguna Madre. It is named after Queen Isabella of Castile.

Port Isabel

Port Isabel is a city in Cameron County, Texas, USA. Located on the western side of the southern tip of Laguna Madre, at the mouth of the Gulf of Mexico. It is part of the Brownsville–Harlingen–Raymondville and the Matamoros–Brownsville metropolitan areas.

Port Isabel, where there is a live stream from, founded as a post-Mexican War of Independence city, became an important cotton export port prior to the American Civil War.

In September 1967, Hurricane Beulah caused significant damage to much of the city. And on July 23, 2008, Hurricane Dolly (Category 2 hurricane) also caused a lot of trouble.

Texas

Texas – ranks second in size and population among the states of the United States, plays a leading role in the development of agriculture and pastoralism in America, and is also an important industrial and economic center.

The capital of Texas is the city of Austin.

The most striking landmark of the state, where the online broadcast is conducted from, is The King Ranch – the largest ranch in Texas, located on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico.

Texas is home to the center of Spanish culture in the United States – El Paso, the largest city on the border with Mexico.

Fans of natural beauty will love the Big Bend National Park, through which the Rio Grande River flows. The park is home to Texas fauna, and at the west entrance is the old ghost town of Terlingua, which hosts the International Chili Championship every year.

Also in Texas there is the Guadalupe National Park with the Guadalupe Peak – the highest point in the state, McKittrick Canyon and a wonderful oasis.

Also of great interest are Hill Country, huge fields of wildflowers, a cattle ranch and Palo Duro Canyon, the second largest canyon in Texas.

Climate

Texas in this webcam, is located in two climatic zones. In the southern part of the state, along the coast, a hot subtropical climate prevails, and in the center and in the north, the climate is continental. Here the average temperature in winter is from +1 C to +15 C, and in summer from +25 C to +30 C. The weather forecast in Texas for 7 days is available on our website online.

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