Bridge 1- Gateway to the Americas Bridge Non-commercial and Pedestrian
Bridge 2- Lincoln-Juarez International Bridge Non-commercial
Bridge 3- Columbia Solidarity Bridge Non-commercial and Commercial
Bridge 4- World Trade Bridge Commercial
Between the World Trade Bridge and Columbia, about 12,000 commercial trucks cross the bridges each day. This is only about 40% of the capacity of these bridges.
International rail service is provided by Union Pacific and Kansas City Southern.
Union Pacific provides Intermodal service within 8 miles of most industrial parks as well as service to Dallas and the Mid-West.
KCSR (Kansas City Southern Railroad) interchanges with BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) and UPRR and owns the Laredo International Railroad Bridge and Kansas Southern de Mexico that has interchange service at Laredo and Brownsville, Texas. KCSM serves the Ports of Veracruz, Tampico, Lazaro Cardenas, Bulkmatic Transload Sercvice at Monterrey, Mexico and will service a Plastic, Steel, and Industrial product tansloading center in Toluca.
In 2016, 253,419 rail cars crossed through the Port of Laredo from Mexico.
The Laredo International Airport is a NAFTA gateway for aircargo. In 2016, 450,164,591 pounds of air cargo landed via the Port of Laredo. Fed Ex, BAX Global, DHL, and Airborne are a few of cargo carriers that serve the Laredo Community.
Commercial aviation is served by a state of the art passenger terminal with service from American and Continental Airlines.
For CBP Border Wait Times visit http://apps.cbp.gov/bwt/
Laredo Trade Numbers Statistics from the Trade Numbers Magazine.
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