Fort Hancock Port of Entry
|Fort Hancock Port of Entry|
Fort Hancock Port of Entry during construction in 2003
|Location||828 South HWY 1088, Fort Hancock, Texas 79839|
(Fort Hancock–El Porvenir International Bridge)
|Hours||6:00 AM-10:00 PM|
|Exit Port||El Porvenir|
|Annual crossings||Not published|
The Fort Hancock Port of Entry is located at the Fort Hancock – El Porvenir International Bridge. It was established when the first bridge was built by the International Boundary and Water Commission in 1936.
The original port facility, built in 1936, was replaced in 1955. In 2003, the General Services Administration replaced it with a new border inspection facility. Commercial vehicles are not permitted to enter the United States via the Fort Hancock Port of Entry.
In popular culture
- "Fort Hancock-El Porvenir Bridge". Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 26 July 2012.