Nogales-Mariposa Port of Entry

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Nogales-Mariposa Port of Entry
Nogales Mariposa Border Station - panoramio.jpg
Nogales-Mariposa Border Inspection Station, October 2000
CountryUnited States
Location200 N. Mariposa Rd, Nogales, Arizona 85621
Coordinates31°20′02″N 110°57′56″W / 31.333900°N 110.965594°W / 31.333900; -110.965594Coordinates: 31°20′02″N 110°57′56″W / 31.333900°N 110.965594°W / 31.333900; -110.965594
Phone(520) 397-2121
Hours6:00 AM-10:00 PM
Exit PortMariposa, Sonora Mexico
2011 Cars2,641,068 (numbers for Mariposa and Grand Ave crossings combined)
2011 Trucks287,091
Pedestrians(not separately reported, but believed to be small in number)

The Nogales-Mariposa Arizona Port of Entry was built in 1973 to divert truck traffic away from the busy downtown Grand Avenue border crossing.[1] It connects Arizona State Route 189 directly with Mexican Federal Highway 15. All commercial traffic entering the United States at Nogales now enters through the Mariposa port of entry. The port facilities are currently[when?] undergoing substantial renovation to accommodate increasing traffic and to support new equipment and procedures.[2]

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  1. ^ Hornick, Mike, Mariposa port lanes delayed until March, The Packer, retrieved July 10, 2012
  2. ^