CBP Installs New Fence at Progreso International Bridge

2 years 4 months 1 week ago Monday, October 29 2018 Oct 29, 2018 October 29, 2018 5:00 PM October 29, 2018 in News

PROGRESO – Customs and Border Protection says they’re taking steps in preparation for a large number of people headed to the U.S.

Security additions are in the works at the Progreso International Bridge.

A Winter Texan couple told CHANNEL 5 NEWS they noticed a “10-foot cyclone gate” during their trip to the Mexican border town of Progreso.

CBP says they’ve placed a new crowd-control fence at the bridge and are getting officers ready with training and reinforcing staffing in advance of the caravan’s arrival.

KRGV’s Christian Von Preysing reached out to CBP for more information about these changes.

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