Lots of of truckers had been left trying to find parking close to the Mexican border on Friday as a pc challenge precipitated large border-crossing delays.
The pc challenge began on February seventeenth on the Brownsville, Texas border crossing at round 7 a.m. The problem backed up truck site visitors for miles beginning on the Veterans Worldwide Bridge and stretching alongside US Expressway 77 up till Worldwide Boulevard in Brownsville.
The pc challenge prevented truckers from crossing into Mexico and compelled many to search out parking in Cameron County, Olmito, Brownsville, San Benito, and at numerous gasoline stations and facet roads alongside Expressway 77 and FM 511.
“It’s not frequent [to have a delay like this],” one trucker instructed ValleyCentral. “The crossings are sluggish this week. Mexican customs [are having] issues.”
CBP Supervisor DeLeon stated solely that delays had been brought on by a pc challenge however didn’t provide specifics.