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  • Bridge at Sunset
    ONE OF THE TOP REASONS TO MOVE TO THE REGION
    We've got a really great bridge, and easy access to the water, to wetlands, Galveston, Kemah, NASA, and a whole host of other areas to explore, including historical sites.
  • The Fred Hartman Bridge
    The Bridge to Prosperity
    Completed in 1995, The Fred Hartman Bridge is the longest cable-stayed bridge in Texas. Spanning the Houston Ship Channel, the bridge replaced the Baytown Tunnel when the Houston Ship Channel was deepened to 45 feet to accommodate larger ships.
  • Port of Houston
    A Big Port Makes A Big Impact
    A 2015 study reports that Houston Ship Channel-related businesses contribute 1,174,567 jobs throughout Texas. This activity has helped generate more than $264.9 billion in statewide economic impact and more than $5 billion in state and local tax revenues that are generated by port related business activities.
  • Nature Center Kayaking
    The Region's Nature is to Nurture Residents
    Baytown Nature Center offers a myriad of educational and recreational programs for schools and community groups in addition to their Nurture Nature Series for the public. Those interested in learning more about kayaking can take advantage of introductory workshops to help local paddlers become safe and responsible on the water.

Local industries provide updates on current projects

Source: THE BAYTOWN SUN

Representatives from local industries gathered at Lee College to discuss the impact their expansions are having on the community and economy at the third annual Baytown-West Chambers County Industrial Expansion Symposium.

The event was hosted by the Lee College Center for Workforce and Community Development and the Baytown-West Chambers County Economic Development Foundation.

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