Fort Hancock–El Porvenir International Bridge

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Fort Hancock–El Porvenir International Bridge

Puente El Porvenir
Coordinates 31°16′23″N 105°51′16″W / 31.2731°N 105.8544°W / 31.2731; -105.8544Coordinates: 31°16′23″N 105°51′16″W / 31.2731°N 105.8544°W / 31.2731; -105.8544
CrossesRio Grande
LocaleFort Hancock, Texas
Characteristics
Total length1,855 feet
History
Opened1936

The Fort Hancock–El Porvenir International Bridge (Spanish: Puente El Porvenir) is an international bridge which crosses the Rio Grande connecting the United States–Mexico border cities of Fort Hancock, Texas and El Porvenir, Chihuahua. The two-lane international bridge was constructed in 1936 and is 1,855 feet (565 m) long.[1] The Fort Hancock Port of Entry is located on the Texas side of the bridge and connects to Farm to Market Road 1088.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fort Hancock-El Porvenir Bridge". Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
  2. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 1088". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
  3. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2014). Texas County Mapbook (PDF) (Map) (2014 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 11. Retrieved December 6, 2014.

Coordinates: 31°16′23″N 105°51′16″W / 31.27306°N 105.85444°W / 31.27306; -105.85444