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San Ysidro Land Port of Entry


GSA Commissioner from DC Inspects Progress

Norman Dong got a first-hand view of the newly opened state-of-the-art Command Center.

GSA Completes New Headhouse

The new headhouse in the background towers over the old headhouse, which is currently being demolished.

GSA Briefs San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

The next phase of the LPOE project in San Ysidro includes the permanent realignment of the Interstate 5 South freeway to the Mexican inspection station, El Chaparral, and a multimodal transit center.


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:

Traffic Advisory (Aviso de Trafico)


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: January 2016 (Fully Funded)
  • Phase 2: To be determined (Unfunded)
  • Phase 3: January 2018 (Fully Funded)
  • Estimated project cost: $735 million
  • Plus $6 million in ARRA funds

Project Funding Information >





Northbound lanes 2 to 8 will remain closed through Friday, September 12, 2014 at 10 a.m.

Planned lane closures are subject to change without notice. Please follow all traffic redirection signs.

For the latest traffic conditions and wait time please call (619) 690-8999.


Los carriles de inspección primaria 2 al 8 permanecerán cerrados hasta el viernes, 12 de septiembre de 2014 a las 10 a.m.

Se recomienda a los conductores utilizar carriles disponibles.

Para obtener la información mas actualizada sobre las condiciones del trafico y el tiempo de espera llame al (619) 690-8999.

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