As required in Chapter 51 of the Texas Transportation Code, TxDOT serves as the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway's non-federal sponsor in Texas.
The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway stretches 1,050 miles along the Gulf of Mexico from Brownsville to St. Marks, Fla. It is the nation's third-busiest inland waterway after the Mississippi and Ohio rivers.
Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in Texas:
For more information, see the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Legislative Report — 86th Legislature.
The division also participates in the Texas Freight Advisory Committee to coordinate the planning of freight movement through ports and waterways.