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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laredo Field Office Business Resumption Update June 5, 2017 0800 Hours

Release Date: 
June 5, 2017

CBP Laredo Port of Entry announces current hours of operation and modes of commercial traffic processed by CBP for June 5.

A drone-shot image provides an aerial perspective of commercial trucks arriving at primary inspection booths at WTB on Monday, June 5, 2017.
An aerial perspective of commercial
trucks arriving at primary 
inspection booths at World Trade
Bridge on Monday, June 5, 2017.

World Trade Bridge

Imports (Mexico to the U.S.A.)
7 a.m. to midnight or beyond until last queued truck processed.
CBP will process the following modes of commercial traffic:

  • Empties (tractors and trailers) and including automotive racks in empty trailers which are considered items of international commerce
  • FAST and C-TPAT certified companies
  • Informal Entries
  • Agriculture (perishables)
  • Automotive products
  • FDA-regulated products: FDA will monitor these shipments electronically and place holds as deemed necessary to coordinate further inspection
  • Machinery

Exports (U.S.A. to Mexico)
7 a.m. to midnight or beyond until last queued truck processed.  

All modes of commercial traffic processed.

Colombia

Imports (Mexico to the U.S.A.)  
7 a.m. to midnight or beyond until last queued truck is processed.

All modes of commercial traffic processed.

Exports (U.S.A. to Mexico)  
7 a.m. to midnight (or beyond until last queued truck processed)

All modes of commercial traffic processed.

All of the aforementioned information has been confirmed and is done in coordination with Servicio de Administración Tributaria, Aduana de Nuevo Laredo.

A drone-shot image provides an aerial perspective of commercial trucks arriving at primary inspection booths at Colombia on Monday, June 5, 2017.
An aerial perspective of commercial
trucks arriving at primary
inspection  booths at Colombia
on Monday, June 5, 2017.

CBP strongly encourages the international trade community to maximize use of early morning hours, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., since during these hours we have minimal traffic.

Please note that the daily update phone calls that had been in effect since May 22 have ceased since Friday, June 2. The need to resume such calls again to provide updates on the recovery phase will be evaluated daily. Stakeholders will be informed as soon as viable information on the initiation of repairs and estimated dates of completion are available.

Last modified: 
June 6, 2017