Galveston County, Texas – Galveston County residents are free to return to the County. Conditions on the mainland, Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula are safe for residents to make the trip back to their properties.
State Highway 87 and State Highway 124 have been cleared by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Bolivar-Galveston Ferry service has been restored.
Additional law enforcement assets have been dispatched to the unincorporated areas of Galveston County to provide added protection for residents’ properties as they make their return.
County Judge Mark Henry has rescinded the mandatory evacuation order for the Bolivar Peninsula.