TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations is advising travelers Port of Nogales, DeConcini Crossing, will undergo canopy construction February 19 through February 22.
“CBP is committed to improve the ports efficiency. Sometimes this requires infrastructure enhancements and construction that may cause delays,” said interim Port Director Michael Humphries. “We will continue to make every effort to minimize impacts to the travelers and ask for everyone’s patience.”
Beginning February 19, the west side northbound vehicle lane at the DeConcini crossing will periodically close between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. to accommodate the construction zone. This project is anticipated to conclude by February 23, 2018.
During peak times, travelers may want to consider utilizing the Mariposa Crossing. Travelers are encouraged to monitor wait times via the internet or on CBPs Border Wait Times mobile app.
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.