Anzalduas International Bridge

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Anzalduas International Bridge
Crosses Rio Grande
Opened December 15, 2009
Coordinates 26°06′59″N 98°19′06″W / 26.1165°N 98.3183°W / 26.1165; -98.3183Coordinates: 26°06′59″N 98°19′06″W / 26.1165°N 98.3183°W / 26.1165; -98.3183

Anzalduas International Bridge is an international bridge which connects the city of McAllen, Texas, USA with the western outskirts of Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico. It provides cross-border commuters with two southbound and northbound lanes, as well as a pedestrian crossing.[1] The bridge opened on December 15, 2009.[2]

Bridge Facts:

  • Constructed by: Williams Brothers Construction
  • Ground broke June 12, 2007
  • Opened for business on December 15, 2009
  • Construction cost: $28,493,593.70
  • Four entrance lanes, including a SENTRI Lane in the United States.
  • Bridge spans 3.2 miles (5.1 km)
  • Has two safety bump-out spaces, and a pedestrian walkway, with lanes elevated to preserve nearby U.S. Fish and Wildlife Refuge
  • Hours of operation: 6 am to 10 pm, daily

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mission, Texas - Economic Development Authority
  2. ^ City of McAllen