McAllen-Hidalgo International Bridge Reopens after Temporary Shutdown

3 years 5 months 5 days ago Wednesday, July 03 2019 Jul 3, 2019 July 03, 2019 9:02 PM July 03, 2019 in News - Local

UPDATE (9:14 p.m.): Authorities tell us the McAllen-Hidalgo International Bridge has reopened.


MCALLEN - Mayor Jim Darling confirms the Hidalgo International Bridge was temporarily shut down due to an immigrant related situation.

Darling tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS individuals were trying to surpass a checkpoint on the bridge.

No further information has been released.

The bridge is set to open soon.

CHANNEL 5 NEWS has reached out to Customs and Border Protection officials; no comment yet.

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