Personal Vehicle Crossings

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Northbound

Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, compiled by City of El Paso International Bridges Department.

Note: Click inside graphs to expand.

  • El Paso Total crossings include Ysleta-Zaragoza, Bridge of the Americas (BOTA), Paso del Norte (PDN), and Stanton-Lerdo (DCL only). Types of lanes include: Standard, READY and Dedicated Commuter Lanes (DCL, also known as SENTRI).

 

  • Figure includes Standard, READY and DCL vehicles except at Bridge of the Americas (BOTA) and Santa Teresa where there is no DCL.
  • Tornillo replaced the Fabens port of entry. Traffic was diverted to nearby Tornillo port of entry on November 2014.

 

  • Figure includes Standard and READY vehicles (no DCL at BOTA and Santa Teresa).
  • Tornillo replaced the Fabens port of entry. Traffic was diverted to nearby Tornillo port of entry on November 2014.

 

Notes:

  • Graphs depict a 6 period moving average.
  • P3 is a reimbursable program that allows the City of El Paso to pay for Customs and Border Protection overtime, ensuring all lanes of City-owned ports are staffed during peak hours in an effort to reduce wait times.
  • The most recent observation is November 2023. Please source appropriately if graphs or data are used. Additional data may be provided upon request.

 

Southbound

Source: City of El Paso International Bridges Department.

Notes:

  • Graph depicts a 6 period moving average.
  • BOTA southbound crossings do not represent actual counts, rather, an estimate of personal vehicle crossings that assumes that total El Paso northbound and total El Paso southbound crossing volumes are equal.
  • P3 is a reimbursable program that allows the City of El Paso to pay for Customs and Border Protection overtime, ensuring all lanes of City-owned ports are staffed during peak hours in an effort to reduce wait times.
  • Paisano Dr. Closure refers to all access removal from Paisano Dr. to BOTA, that began on 11/09/2020, as part of Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) I-10 Connect project.
  • The most recent observation is January 2024. Please source appropriately if graph or data are used. Additional data may be provided upon request.

  Page last updated on 02/05/2024

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Texas Department of Transportation
City of El Paso
El Paso International Bridges
FIDE Puentes
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