New international bridge opens

MISSION, TX The Anzalduas International Bridge began processing travelers between Mission and Reynosa, Mexico at 6 a.m. CST Tuesday. The new route, three miles west of the existing Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge, bypasses downtown Reynosa, Mexico, and is expected to cut about 30 minutes off the drive to Monterrey, Mexico.

The bridge is 3.2 miles long between the U.S. and Mexican ports of entry. It is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. to non-commercial traffic.

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