Border Officials: Be Ready for Busy Crossings

Aug 30, 2013

Border crossing between Champlain, NY and Lacolle, Quebec
Credit Andrei Tilin, Montreal, Quebec/Wikimedia Commons

U.S. border officials are warning travelers to be prepared for busy crossings this holiday weekend.

Officials at U.S. Customs and Border Protection are urging travelers over Labor Day weekend to allow extra time for their journey.
Public Affairs Specialist Shelbe Benson notes there are certain holidays that see spikes in traffic, and are offering tips to expedite crossing theĀ  border.

Travelers can check traffic conditions online and select the crossing that is least congested.

Traffic conditions are posted at

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