EL PASO - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration(FMCSA) has finalized the interim final rule published Feb. 24, 2016, in the Federal Register expanding the commercial zone for the City of El Paso.
The commercial zone now includes the new Tornillo-Guadalupe international bridge and port of entry on the border with Mexico.
The expanded commercial zone includes the intersection of I-10 with O.T. Smith Rd. and FM 3380.
Motor carriers that have authority from FMCSA to operate only within the El Paso commercial zone may use the new international bridge and will be able to drive to and from the aforementioned intersection.
The specific description of the commercial zone includes all of the area previously within the zone and added a provision expanding the zone to include all unincorporated areas within 15 miles of the corporate boundaries of the City of San Elizario, Texas.
The expansion added 84 square miles to the previous El Paso commercial zone.
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