San Ysidro Land Port of Entry
Recently community members were briefed on key aspects of Phase 2 and 3 of construction at the San Ysidro LPOE, including the permanent realignment of I-5 South, construction of additional northbound vehicle inspection lanes, renovation of the historic Customs House, and a the new northbound pedestrian processing building on the east side of the port. A community meeting for the Calexico West LPOE was also held.About the meetings
The new 22,000 square foot state of the art facility was designed to increase the port’s overall pedestrian processing capacity and provide travelers with an additional crossing option.See the impact
San Ysidro LPOE will remain operational over the course of renovation and expansion.
Expect changes in normal traffic patterns and stay informed via these traffic advisories:
GSA understands the impact San Ysidro Land Port of Entry has in the local community. We foster close working relationships with community partners and stakeholders.
Community Representatives Committee - The CRC works with communities to solicit input and feedback about the project.
Historic Preservation - GSA, as the lead agency for the project, initiated the National Historic Preservation Act, Section 106 consultation.
Environmental Review - The Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement has been posted.
- Busiest Land Port of Entry in Western Hemisphere
- 50,000 northbound vehicles processed each day
- 25,000 northbound pedestrians cross each day
- Critical economic engine for San Diego - Tijuana region
MODERNIZATION AND EXPANSION
- Modernize and expand existing port
- "Port of the Future" featuring sustainable design and technology
- 38 additional vehicle inspection booths
- Realigns portion of Interstate 5 to connect to El Chaparral
- Enhances U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s ability to conduct its mission
- Additional bidirectional pedestrian crossing and multimodal transit center
SCHEDULED COMPLETION AND FUNDING STATUS
- Phase 1: Summer 2016 (Fully Funded)
- Phase 2: Spring 2019 (Fully Funded)
- Phase 3: Spring 2019 (Fully Funded)
- Virginia Avenue Transit Center: Summer 2016
- Estimated project cost: $741 million
- Project Funding Information
Change to Northbound Pedestrian Crossing
Travelers on the east side of the port will use a new temporary processing facility within the Milo building. The approach from Mexico remains the same. PedWest is also an option for those traveling on the west side of the port.
Drivers are advised to monitor posted signs and continue to use available lanes.
For the latest traffic conditions and wait time please call (619) 690-8999.
AVISO DE TRAFICO
Cambios al Cruce de Peatones Hacia el Norte
Los viajeros cruzando por el lado este de la garita usaran una nueva instalación peatonal en el edificio Milo. El acceso desde México sigue siendo el mismo. La instalación PedWest también es una opción para el público viajando por el lado oeste de la garita.
Se les avisa a los conductores que sigan las señales de tráfico y utilicen los carriles disponibles.
Para obtener la información mas actualizada sobre las condiciones del trafico y el tiempo de espera llame al (619) 690-8999.