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Table 1-45: U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Freight Gateways: 2000

Table 1-45: U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Freight Gateways: 2000

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  Number of truck or railcar crossings
Total U.S.-Mexican border 4,525,579
Total top 5 gateways 3,575,207
Laredo, TX 1,493,073
El Paso, TX 720,406
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 688,340
Hildago, TX 374,150
Brownsville, TX 299,238
Total U.S.-Mexican border 571,825
Total top 5 gateways 562,710
Laredo, TX 243,369
Brownsville, TX 139,803
Eagle Pass, TX 94,113
Nogales, AZ 50,602
El Paso, TX 34,823


Truck: Data represent the number of truck crossings, not the number of unique vehicles. Data are for both loaded and empty trucks.

Rail: Data includes both loaded and unloaded railcars.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, August 2001. Based on the following primary data source: U.S. Department of Treasury, U.S. Customs Service, Office of Field Operations, Operations Management Database, special tabulation (Washington, DC: 2000).

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017