EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 10, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will resume commercial operations at the Bridge of the Americas cargo facility with a limited schedule.
As of Tuesday, the facility will be open from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. CBP continues to encourage members of the trade community to consider other nearby commercial cargo facilities located at the Ports of Ysleta, Marcelino Serna (Tornillo), and Santa Teresa.
“Hours of operation at Tornillo and Santa Teresa remain extended to ensure the safe and orderly processing of cargo and support the needs of the trade community,” according to a news release sent out by CBP.
CBP regularly plans for and executes contingency measures to support the “overarching agency mission and ensure the safety and wellbeing of those in the agency’s custody,” the release added.
CBP will continue to evaluate the situation and make operational changes as necessary. Stakeholders will be provided updates to changes or suspension of operations as they become available.