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Construction at Sumas Port of Entry Sept. 20 through Oct. 1; Expect Delays

Release Date: 
September 14, 2017

SUMAS, Wash. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations is advising travelers that the Sumas Port of Entry will undergo construction in the passenger, bus and cargo lanes Sept. 20 through Oct. 1.

Sumas POE
Construction at the Sumas, Washington,
Port of Entry between Sept. 20 and Oct. 1
could cause delays for travelers.

“CBP is committed to maintaining the highest service standards possible. At times that requires infrastructure enhancements and construction that cause delays,” said Sumas Area Port Director J. Rene Ortega. “CBP makes every effort to mitigate these impacts to the greatest extent possible.”

Beginning Sept. 20, Sumas bus and passenger lanes may experience delays due to construction. All work in the bus and passenger lanes is anticipated to be completed on Sept. 28.

From Sept. 22 through Oct. 1, travelers may experience delays due to construction in the cargo lanes. All work in the cargo lanes is anticipated to be completed by Oct. 1.

Monitor wait times on the internet or via a mobile app named, “CBP Border Wait Times.” During high volume traffic periods, travelers may want to consider utilizing the Lynden Port of Entry.

Last modified: 
February 3, 2021