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CBP confirms closure of PedWest

By December 18, 2023December 29th, 2023No Comments

CBP confirms closure of PedWest

Heads up, travelers! Southbound crossings at the Chapal Lagarita (PedWest) pedestrian crossing in San Ysidro, California,, will be temporarily closed starting December 9th, 2023, at 6:00 AM PST. This closure is due to increased migration encounters at the southwest border and the need to redirect CBP personnel.

What this means?

PedWest is a place that connects the hearts of San Diego and Tijuana. It’s the place where families reunite after months apart, where businesses thrive through cross-border exchange, and where cultures collide in a beautiful explosion of shared food, music, and traditions. And this is definitely not good news for them.

Relevant information

  • PedWest southbound pedestrian lanes will be closed from 6:00 AM PST on December 9, 2023, until further notice.
  • Northbound pedestrian operations at PedWest will continue during this period.
  • All southbound pedestrian traffic will be redirected to the San Ysidro and Otay Mesa crossings (be prepared for longer wait times and arrive early).
  • Monitor the CBP website and social media for updates.

Additional tip

We suggest you use San Ysidro Lagarita to cross and try CrossNow, a service that ensures a quick process (15 minutes or less). So you have a pleasant trip and don’t worry about traffic. Know more about Crossnow: here

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