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San Ysidro Land Port of Entry


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.

Last Exit

GSA has installed new permanent signage for the last U.S. exit in San Ysidro. Exit is U-turn south of Camino De La Plaza.

Notice of Availability: Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

The Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement has been posted.


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 >





On Tuesday, July 8 at 10 a.m., northbound lanes 9 to 16 will re-open ten days ahead of schedule, and lanes 2 to 8 will close and remain closed through Friday, September 12, 2014 at 10 a.m.

Drivers will continue to use available lanes. (The construction project and related partial lane closures will continue until fall of 2014.)

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.


La Administración de Servicios Generales de los Estados Unidos (GSA por sus siglas en inglés), planea reabrir los carriles de inspección primaria 9 al 16 en la garita de San Ysidro el martes, 8 de julio de 2014. Los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP por sus siglas en inglés) tendrán la habilidad y el personal necesario para operar estos carriles a partir de las 10 AM.

Cuándo: Martes, 8 de julio de 2014 a las 10 AM.

Qué: Los carriles de inspección primaria 2 al 8 se cerrarán el martes, 8 de julio de 2014 a las 10 AM para facilitar la construcción del toldo. Estos carriles permanecerán cerrados hasta el viernes, 12 de septiembre de 2014.  Se recomienda a los conductores utilizar carriles disponibles.

Cuándo: Martes, 8 de julio de 2014 a las 10 AM hasta el viernes, 12 de septiembre de 2014 a las 10 AM.

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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