In Nuevo Laredo, the governor of Tamaulipas, Francisco Garcia Cabeza de Vaca, started up of the expansion of five lanes from the access to the “World Commerce” International Bridge Nuevo Laredo III, which will allow speeding the transit in the border crossing, promoting competitiveness and foreign trade.


According to the Ministry of Economic Development of the Government of the State of Tamaulipas, more than a billion dollars result of the foreign trade between Mexico and the United States daily cross by borders of Texas and Tamaulipas, being the Nuevo Laredo the main terrestrial customs in the country.


“For a more united Tamaulipas and Texas, count on the Government of Change decided to transform our area in the best site for our children to live in.  But that is only the start, more than 90 million pesos in investments are coming,” said the governor Garcia Cabeza de Vaca.


More than 12 thousand operations in foreign trade are daily fulfilled through Nuevo Laredo, from which 5 thousand 500 belong to the vehicular capability of exportation. 


Currently, the “World Commerce” International Bridge Nuevo Laredo III has 4 lanes, 2 for merchandise from certified companies, one for companies that move regular cardo and another one for light vehicles.


The expansion will allow speeding the trucks flow from companies that move regular cargo that use the Nuevo Laredo customs as main exit point, decreasing waiting times, promoting competitiveness and foreign trade.


At the opening of the work were present municipal authorities, led by the mayor, Rafael Pedraza Dominguez, as well as the secretary of Economic Development, Francisco Javier Solis Morales.


From the State attended the secretary of Public Works, Cecilia del Alto Lopez; the secretary of Urban Development and Environment, Gilberto Estrella Hernandez; undersecretary of Promotion and Investments from the Ministry of Economic Development, Claudia Lagos Galindo, in addition of the general consul of Mexico in Laredo, Texas, Carolina Zaragoza; and the director of the escrow of Bridge III, Raul Trad Gonzalez, among others..