Mission, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that renovation work of CBP facilities at the Anzalduas International Bridge will take place starting Monday, March 28 and extend until June or July.
Some of the work includes extending the roof alongside northbound lane one. This will require excavation and as a result, lane one will be closed for a work period of seven to 10 days.
In addition to lane one, other lanes including the SENTRI lane will also undergo improvements and will be periodically closed during construction.
CBP encourages travelers to be patient and to cooperate with construction workers as work progresses from one worksite to another.
During this construction phase, CBP is asking travelers to consider making entry or exit via a nearby international bridge during peak holidays and or during periods where congestion is more than usual. CBP also encourages travelers to visit CBP.gov website for additional information on border wait times.
Hector A. Mancha, CBP port director, Hidalgo/Pharr said, "This is one more example of CBP working with its many partners such as GSA and the cities of McAllen, Mission and Granjeno to improve existing facilities in order to provide a first class service to international travelers."
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.