Ysleta–Zaragoza International Bridge

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The Ysleta–Zaragoza International Bridge is an international crossing consisting of two bridges which cross the Rio Grande connecting the United States-Mexico border cities of El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua. The bridge is also known as "Zaragoza Bridge", "Puente Zaragoza" and "Puente Ysleta-Zaragoza".[1]

Description[edit]

The Ysleta–Zaragoza International Bridge consists of two four lane bridges, one bridge being for commercial traffic only and the other for passenger traffic and with two pedestrian walkways. The bridge was constructed in 1938, then in 1955, the present bridge was completed in 1990. The American side of the bridge is owned and operated by the City of El Paso.[1] The border crossing is the El Paso Ysleta Port of Entry.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Texas Department of Transportation (State of Texas). "TxDOT Transportation Planning; Border Crossings". Txdot.gov. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 

Coordinates: 31°40′13.71″N 106°20′17.08″W / 31.6704750°N 106.3380778°W / 31.6704750; -106.3380778