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CBP Re-Opens Laredo Intl. Bridge after Brief Closure

1 year 3 months 2 days ago Monday, February 25 2019 Feb 25, 2019 February 25, 2019 1:50 PM February 25, 2019 in News - Local

UPDATE (4:00 p.m.): U.S. Customs and Border Protection has re-opened the bridge for vehicular traffic at Gateway of the Americas in Laredo.

According to the official statement, bridge traffic was briefly halted in both directions.

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LAREDO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced the temporary closure of Gateway to the Americas Bridge in Laredo.

According to the official statement, bridge traffic has temporarily been halted in both directions due to the possible threat of a group of migrants attempting entry into the U.S. without inspection.

CBP has deployed Mobile Field Force members to the area as a precaution.

Vehicular traffic is being temporarily diverted to Juarez-Lincoln Bridge and Colombia-Solidarity Bridge in the interim.

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