Source: AgriLife Today
The Pharr International Bridge is on the verge of toppling Nogales, Arizona, as the longtime, No. 1 U.S. land port of entry for Mexican produce-laden trucks, according to a new study by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
Truck traffic through the Pharr bridge in the first 10 months of 2015 increased 36 percent over the previous year, while Nogales increased by only 13 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service.
In 2015, an average of 10,991 trucks per month crossed the Pharr bridge, while 11,664 passed through the Nogales bridge.
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