Notice is hereby given that the Department of State has received an application for a permit authorizing the construction, operation and maintenance of an international rail bridge in the Brownsville, Texas, area. The application has been filed by Cameron County, Texas, for a permit for a new single-track rail crossing 15 miles from the existing international rail bridge. Start Printed Page 43567
The Department's jurisdiction with respect to this application is based upon Executive Order 11423, dated August 16, 1968, as amended, and the International Bridge Act of 1972, (Pub. L. 92-343, 86 Stat. 731, approved September 26, 1972).
As required by E.O. 11423, the Department is circulating this application to concerned agencies for comment.
Interested persons may submit their views regarding this application in writing by August 1, 2003, to Mr. Dennis M. Linskey, Coordinator, U.S.-Mexico Border Affairs, Room 4258, Department of State, 2201 C St. NW., Washington, DC 20520.
The application and related documents made part of the record to be considered by the Department of State in connection with this application are available for review in the Office of Mexican Affairs during normal business hours throughout the comment period.
Any questions related to this notice may be addressed to Mr. Linskey at the above address or by fax at (202) 647-5752.Start Signature
Dated: July 15, 2003.
Deputy Director, Office of Mexican Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 03-18722 Filed 7-22-03; 8:45 am]
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