Posts Tagged: El Chaparral

June 2019 Baja Bulletin

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Rerouted Highway I-5 Southbound San Ysidro El Chaparral Entrance The southbound I-5 freeway has been realigned to a newly-constructed roadway to access the San Ysidro El Chaparral border crossing heading into Mexico. The U.S. has constructed inspection booths (on the U.S. side) that are being operated sporadically. To avoid any delays, we recommend that travelers… Read more »

57-Hour San Ysidro Southbound Border Closure: Sept. 23-25

San Ysidro El Chaparral border closure

A temporary closure of the San Ysidro El Chaparral border will take place for southbound vehicular traffic from September 23-25, 2017. The 57-hour closure will be in effect from Saturday, September 23 at 3am to Monday, September 25 at 12 noon. The I-5 and 805 freeways will be closed for all southbound traffic, beginning at… Read more »

Via Internacional Construction – Detour and Directions

Via Internacional Construction Tijuana 4

UPDATE July 4, 2016: The regular entrance to Via Internacional is currently OPEN from the southbound El Chaparral border crossing at San Ysidro. However, construction continues so we want you to be prepared in the case that they close the entrance again and direct traffic to use the detour depicted below.   SOUTHBOUND DIRECTIONS TO VIA INTERNACIONAL… Read more »

El Chaparral border crossing directions – Something to Declare (FMM tourist permits and customs)

***For more Baja driving directions, please see www.discoverbaja.com/go/driving-directions*** In 2012 a new border crossing called “El Chaparral” opened for visitors crossing at San Ysidro from the U.S. to Mexico. The new crossing features new and more lanes and a new customs area. The current entrance to the lanes is only temporary until the I-5 on the U.S…. Read more »

El Chaparral border crossing directions – Nothing to Declare

***For more Baja driving directions, please see www.discoverbaja.com/go/driving-directions*** In 2012 a new border crossing called “El Chaparral” opened for visitors crossing at San Ysidro from the U.S. to Mexico. The new crossing features new and more lanes and a new customs area. The current entrance to the lanes is only temporary until the I-5 on the U.S…. Read more »