Lake Falcon Dam International Crossing

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Lake Falcon Dam International Crossing
Falcon Dam
Crosses Rio Grande
Locale Falcon Lake
Official name Puente San Juan
Other name(s) Presa Falcón
Owner United States Government

The Lake Falcon Dam International Crossing is a bridge across the Rio Grande south of Falcon Lake. The dam connects the United States-Mexico border cities of Falcon Heights, Texas and Nueva Ciudad Guerrero, Tamaulipas. The dam is also known as "Falcon Dam", "Puente San Juan", "Presa Falcón" and "Bordo Internacional de la Presa".".[1][2]

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The Lake Falcon Dam International Crossing is owned by the United States Government and the Mexican Government. The dam has a two-lane roadway. The border facilities were completed in 1960. The region is known to be dangerous and the border crossing closes at 9pm CST.[3][4]

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Coordinates: 26°33′28.8″N 99°9′43.2″W / 26.558000°N 99.162000°W / 26.558000; -99.162000