Walhalla, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection is advising the traveling public that all commercial and passenger vehicle traffic traveling through the Walhalla port of entry will be required to use an alternate route as North Dakota Highway 32 will be temporarily closed during the period of Monday, August 4 to Monday, August 11 for repair to a railroad crossing.
Commercial and passenger vehicle traffic can utilize the ports of Maida, North Dakota, to the west of Walhalla and Neche, North Dakota, which is east of the Walhalla port of entry as alternative travel routes. The Maida port of Entry is open from 9:00 a.m. CDT to 10:00 p.m. CDT and hours of operation for the Neche port of entry are 8:00 a.m. CDT to 10:00 p.m. CDT.
The Walhalla port of entry will remain open for passenger vehicles able to detour around the construction project, but according to the North Dakota Highway Department, all commercial vehicles will require an alternative route. To accommodate commercial traffic, all valid permits for the Walhalla port of entry will temporarily be accepted at the Neche and Maida ports of entry during this time. Commercial traffic may also utilize Pembina and Dunseith ports of entry.
For the most up to date road conditions and road closures please visit North Dakota Highway Department for North Dakota road conditions.
It is our dual mission to facilitate travel in the United States while we secure our borders, our people and our visitors from those that would do us harm, including terrorists and terrorist weapons, criminals and contraband.
For more information on international travel into the United States or port of entry hours, visit the CBP website.
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.