LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Laredo Port of Entry would like to advise the traveling public of the temporary halt in vehicular traffic at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge the morning of Sept. 11, during the 20th Annual Remembrance Ceremony to honor the 9/11 attack victims.

On Saturday, September 11, 2021 at approximately 7:00 a.m., CBP, will temporarily halt all vehicular and commercial bus traffic traveling northbound at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge to host the annual 9/11 ceremony. Southbound traffic flow into Mexico will continue and not be affected. Vehicular traffic is expected to resume at 8:00 a.m.

A CBP Field Operations Honor Guard member carries a folded American flag.
A CBP Field Operations Honor Guard member carries
a folded American flag during a 9/11 remembrance
ceremony at Laredo Port of Entry.

The traveling public might consider planning their travel either earlier or later if crossing by the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge or consider using the Colombia-Solidarity Bridge, which will be open beginning at 7 a.m. for vehicular traffic.

CBP would like to remind the traveling public the importance of obtaining and utilizing their radio frequency identification documents (RFID)-equipped travel documents and have them readily available when making entry through designated Ready Lanes.

Border Wait Times can be monitored through this link or at https://bwt.cbp.gov/index.html. The BWT app is available for smartphones via Apple App Store and Google Play.  

In addition, the restrictions on non-essential travel at land border ports of entry continue to remain in effect. The link to the latest Federal Register notice of the restrictions may be found here at this link

For more information about CBP, please click on the attached link.

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