Bakersfield – The busiest border crossing in the USA will shut this weekend to the greater than forty,000 automobiles that move by way of it every day to Mexico.
The closure between San Diego and Tijuana for work on a $741 million enlargement challenge presents a monumental headache for border companies, staff, vacationers.
The enlargement is believed to be the most important renovation of a crossing alongside the almost 2,000-mile-lengthy U.S.-Mexico border. It has been within the works for years to ease congestion and increase cross-border commerce.
U.S. officers are warning individuals to keep away from driving to Baja California from three a.m. Saturday till midday Monday. They need to ease what’s feared will probably be an enormous visitors jam on the U.S. aspect as Mexico-sure automobiles are detoured to the a lot smaller Otay Mesa crossing to the east.