It is common knowledge now that the 2nd Access to South Padre Island will begin at FM510 and Buena Vista Dr. and continue to an area close to Beach Access 5 north of The Shores. They will be using top-down construction to limit the environmental impact on the Laguna Madre bay.
If you missed one of the recent meetings regarding the SPI 2nd Access, you can find everything discussed and more in this link below. They have not posted the last meetings held yet but they will in the near future.
One of the focuses for the last meeting was to get public input regarding design and lighting. They provided examples of the choices they were reviewing and gave everyone a survey to complete.
You can email them at SPI2ndAccess@hntb.com to discuss and to get a community survey to complete. The project hotline is 956-547-7742. Or you can write to them at:SPI 2nd Access Project c/o Greg Garcia 2494 Central Blvd, Ste. A Brownsville, TX 78520