Under Texas's utility deregulation, San Benito businesses and residents have enjoyed greater choice and savings in electric service.

Continued improvements to water treatment facilities and an increasing selection telecommunication service providers help satisfy the needs of the post-millennium San Benito; clean water and fast internet.

Official designation of 67 miles of roadway located in Cameron, Willacy, and Hidalgo Counties as I-69 occurred in 2013.  The overall I-69 project stretches 1,600 miles from Texas to Michigan and provides a critical corridor for moving freight.  To date, a 53 mile portion of US-77, which runs directly through San Benito on its way to Houston from Mexico, is designated as I-69E.  (www.txdot.gov)