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Border Crossing Delay

Border crossings are potential bottlenecks in the freight transportation network. The Office of Freight Management and Operations conducted a systematic review of border crossing activities at 7 ports-of-entry handling over 60 percent of U.S. truck trade among the 3 NAFTA nations. This work is highlighted below.

Measuring Border Delay and Crossing Times for Freight

  • El Paso-Ciudad Juarez Bridge of the Americas [HTML, PDF 214KB]
  • Otay Mesa-Tijuana International Border Crossing [HTML, PDF 219KB]
  • Otay Mesa International Border Crossing Final Report [HTML, PDF 2.3MB]

2001 Assessment of Truck Travel Time & Delay at 7 International Ports-of-Entry

  • Final Study Report
    • 2001 Border Synthesis Report [HTML, PDF 785KB]
  • Freight News: Commercial Vehicle Travel Time & Delay at U.S. Border Crossings [HTML, PDF 111KB]
  • Individual Site Reports and One Pager Overviews
    • Ambassador Bridge Overview [HTML, PDF 129KB]
    • Ambassador Bridge Site Report [HTML, DOC 4MB, PDF 1.45MB]
    • Blaine (Pacific Highway) Overview [HTML, PDF 117KB ]
    • Blaine (Pacific Highway) Site Report [HTML, DOC 9.53MB, PDF 1.38MB]
    • Blue Water Bridge Overview [HTML, PDF 123KB]
    • Blue Water Bridge Site Report [HTML, DOC 7.87MB , PDF 1MB]
    • Otay Mesa Overview [HTML, PDF 123KB ]
    • Otay Mesa Site Report [HTML, DOC 1.80MB, PDF 1.34MB]
    • Peace Bridge Overview [HTML, PDF 122KB]
    • Peace Bridge Site Report [HTML, DOC 6.86MB, PDF 1.91MB]
    • World Trade Bridge Overview [HTML, PDF 126KB]
    • World Trade Bridge Site Report [HTML, DOC 4.89MB, PDF 1.55MB]
    • Zaragoza Bridge Overview [HTML, PDF 129KB ]
    • Zaragoza Bridge Site Report [HTML, DOC 3.29MB, PDF 851KB ]
    • Automated Technologies Report [HTML, DOC 989KB, PDF 454KB]

Related Information

Staff Contact

Crystal Jones
202-366-2976
Crystal.Jones@dot.gov

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