Pharr–Reynosa International Bridge

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Pharr–Reynosa International Bridge
CBP Field Operations Seizes $1.7 Million in Narcotics at the Pharr International Bridge (23367227031).jpg
PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility intercepted $1,784,458 worth of alleged marijuana and cocaine in two separate commercial shipments of fresh produce this weekend. Seen here a cocaine package is visible within a bag of carrots. CBP officers seized a total of 164 pounds of cocaine hidden in a carrot shipment at Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge. Photo provided by: U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Carries U.S. Route 281
Crosses Rio Grande
Locale Pharr, Texas
Characteristics
Total length 5 km

The Pharr–Reynosa International Bridge serves an important port on entry for the U.S.-Mexico border. The bridge handles commercial vehicles as well as passenger-operated vehicles. The Pharr-Reynosa International bridge connects U.S. Route 281 in Pharr, Texas, to the city of Reynosa, Tamaulipas, via Texas State Highway Spur 600. With a 5 km (3 mi) length, it is the largest bridge connecting two countries in the world.[1] The bridge crosses the Rio Grande.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pharr-Reynosa Intl Bridge". City of Pharr, Texas. Retrieved August 14, 2016. 

Coordinates: 26°04′01″N 98°12′19″W / 26.06683°N 98.20518°W / 26.06683; -98.20518