City of Corpus Christi Working Alongside Several Agencies to Determine Cause of Harbor Bridge Crane Fire

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The City of Corpus Christi is working alongside several agencies to determine the cause of a construction crane catching fire Saturday night.

On April 22 at approximately 7:43 P.M., the Corpus Christi Fire Department responded to assist Harbor Bridge Project crews with an equipment incident that resulted in a contained fire on a tower crane.

The agencies working together to determine the cause include the City of Corpus Christi, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), the Port of Corpus Christi Police Department, and the Corpus Christi Fire Department.

A review of the incident by Flatiron/ Dragados LCC, the Harbor Bridge project developer, is currently underway.

Additional information will be shared with the community once it becomes available.

For more information, media representatives may contact Senior Public Information Officer Richard Vargas at 361-826-3420 or by email at