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Calexico West Port of Entry lanes closes for canopy construction

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced construction of new canopy at the Calexico West LPOE

CALEXICO, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - The Calexico West Land Port of Entry will close some of its lanes to build a 12-month construction phase installation of a canopy beginning Monday, September 26, 2022 at 8 p.m.

The 395-foot long canopy will be installed over the northbound vehicle inspection lanes which will be closed to keep workers and travelers safe.

The first phase of construction begins on September 26 to October 5, 2022.

Starting at 8 p.m. on Sept. 26, five lanes will be open and five will be closed Monday to Friday from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m..

From 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. everyday, eight lanes will be open and two will be closed.

Saturday and Sunday operations will use all lanes.

Here is the lane closure sequence for the first phase from GSA and CBP:

  • September 26, 2022 to September 28, 2022 - The five westernmost northbound vehicle lanes (6-10) will be closed during non-peak, nighttime hours, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Lanes 7 and 8 will remain closed continuously, including during daytime hours.
  • September 28, 2022 to September 30, 2022 - The five middle northbound vehicle lanes (3-7) will be closed during non-peak, nighttime hours, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Lanes 5 and 6 will remain closed continuously, including during daytime hours.
  • October 3, 2022 to October 5, 2022 - The four easternmost northbound vehicle lanes (1-4) will be closed during non-peak, nighttime hours, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Lanes 2 and 3 will remain closed continuously, including during daytime hours.

CBP advises travelers to travel through the Calexico East Land Port of Entry, border times will open at 5 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. Monday to Friday beginning September 26, hours will stay the same on Saturdays and Sundays.

List of SENTRI lane and pedestrian lane times:

  • SENTRI lanes at Calexico East LPOE will open at 5 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. from Monday through Friday. Saturday and Sunday will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • SENTRI lanes at Calexico West LPOE remain unchanged from 4 a.m. to 12 a.m. from Monday through Friday. Saturday and Sunday remain 4 a.m. to 2 a.m.
  • Pedestrian lanes at both Calexico’s East and West Ports of Entry will remain unaffected during this 12-month period.
  • Southbound hours of operation at both Calexico East and West remain unchanged.

U.S. General Services Administration and U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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