It's a historic moment for the Rio Grande Valley.
The Valley will now be linked to the interstate highway system.
Interstate 2 will run from Harlingen to just west of Mission.
U.S. Highway 77 from Brownsville to Corpus Christi will become Interstate 69 East.
Officials are also renaming U.S. Highway 281 as Interstate 69 C between Pharr and Three Rivers.
Action 4 News has posted ARCHIVE VIDEO stream of a press conference with Congressman Ruben Hinojosa and others at noon.