A notification has been received from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) that a temporary suspension of commercial operations at the Bridge of the Americas (BOTA) will be effective today, Friday, April 14, 2023.
This US-Mexico bridge closure is attributed to the processing of an influx of migrants and the CBP has stated that impact on the El Paso Field Office, United States (U.S.) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trade Operations will continue until further notice. CBP will continue to provide updates on this unfolding situation and make contingency plans as needed.
Please take preventive actions and forward urgent shipments to your Buckland Customer Services Representative to prioritize your shipments.
For more information:
CSMS # 55889711 – Temporary Closure – Bridge of the Americas (BOTA) Commercial Operations, Effective Friday, April 14, 2023