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Schunior Road from Jackson Road to McColl Road Closed Until Further Notice

Edinburg, Texas (June 1, 2017) – The City of Edinburg announced the closure of Schunior Road from Jackson Road to McColl Road to through traffic due to a major accident which occurred during Memorial Day Weekend.

The section of Schunior Road will remained closed until further notice. All motorists should seek alternative routes.

The accident damaged the guard rails of the bridge located on Schunior Road.

Public Works Director Tom Reyna said damage to the bridge is still being assessed to ensure the bridge is stable.

“For safety precautions we have contacted a structural engineer to come and take a look at the bridge,” Reyna said. “We want to ensure that the bridge itself did not sustain any damage, so we ask that the public avoid the area.”

Barricades have been positioned on opposite sides of the bridge and will remain in place until the structural integrity of the bridge has been ensured.

Residents who live in neighborhoods adjacent to the bridge will still have access to their homes. Residents who live on the east side of the bridge will have access through Jackson Road, while residents who live on the west side will have access through McColl Road.