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Status of World Trade Bridge as of May 25th 2017

posted May 25, 2017, 7:55 AM by admin 1

LAREDO POLICE DEPARTMENT
NEWS RELEASE
U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Customs of Nuevo Laredo issue update on the resumption of the processing of empties at World Trade Bridge as of 1600 hours, Tuesday, May 23, 2017.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Field Operations in conjunction with Servicio de Administración Tributaria (SAT) Customs of Nuevo Laredo are informing that the processing of empties (tractors and empty trailers) for both import and export through the World Trade Bridge has resumed as of Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 1600 hours.
The resumption of this processing includes the usual operational hours from 0700 hours to 2400 hours daily.
The rest of the Commercial Motor Vehicles are being redirected to Columbia Bridge. We recommend the utilization of Camino Columbia to get to the Columbia Solidarity Bridge. Laredo Police will be on location monitoring traffic and safety. Please monitor Laredo PD’s Face book page for up to the minute updates.




FOR ALL UPDATES ON WTB (Dial in)
Acting DFO Bradd Skinner, Deputy Port Director Albert Flores and SAT Port Director Omar Celis will hold a telephone conference call today May 25, 2017 at 5:00pm (CST) to discuss the temporary closing of World Trade Bridge, for repairs and our contingency plans. 

Dial In #: 888-675-2535
Access Code: 1547703

Francisco D. Molina
Supervisory CBP Officer, Program Manager
Laredo Field Office
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