Lake Amistad Dam International Crossing

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Lake Amistad Dam International Crossing

The Lake Amistad Dam International Crossing is a dam that serves as an international bridge which crosses the Rio Grande south of Lake Amistad. The dam connects the United States-Mexico border cities of Del Rio, Texas and Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila. The dam is also known as "Amistad Dam" and "Presa la Amistad".[1]

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The Lake Amistad Dam International Crossing is owned by the United States Government and the Mexican Government. The dam has a two-lane roadway and is 6 miles long. The border facilities were completed in 1969.[1][2] Amistad Reservoir is also referred to as Lake Amistad.

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Coordinates: 29°26′59″N 101°3′30″W / 29.44972°N 101.05833°W / 29.44972; -101.05833