wait times for reaching the primary inspection booth, the first point of
contact with CBP when crossing the Canada/U.S. and Mexico/U.S. land
borders. Each border location updates its estimated wait times hourly.
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Processing Goals at the Primary Inspection Booth
Infrastructure permitting, the processing goals CBP has set for travelers are:
NEXUS lane: 15 minutes
Ready Lanes: 50% of general traffic lane wait times
Canadian Border Ports of Entry Mexican Border Ports of Entry
El Paso - Bridge of the Americas (BOTA) | 24 hrs/day 9/2/2014
Commercial Vehicles Maximum Lanes: 6 Standard Lanes: At Noon MDT, 20 min, 3 lane(s) open Fast Lanes: At Noon MDT, no delay, 2 lane(s) open
Passenger Vehicles Maximum Lanes: 14 Standard Lanes: At Noon MDT, 42 min, 9 lane(s) open Readylane: At Noon MDT, 35 min, 3 lane(s) open Sentri Lanes: N/A
Pedestrian Maximum Lanes: 4 Standard Lanes: At Noon MDT, no delay, 2 lane(s) open Readylane: N/A
Border Notice: The Ready Lane is now located on the west side of the bridge. The far left lane is now the Ready Lane. See www.getyouhome.gov for more information. Tune in to AM 1620 for border crossing information.