THE NEW SAN YSIDRO TO TIJUANA BORDER CROSSING (ALSO KNOWN AS “EL
CHAPARRAL”) HAS 22 LANES EQUIPPED WITH THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY FOR FAST
ACCESS TO MEXICO
ON NOV. 1 “EL CHAPARRAL” WILL OFFICIALLY OPEN AS THE NEW PORT OF ENTRY TO
Vehicles headed southbound on I-5 will turn right once they reach the border, onto the modern
facilities of the new San Ysidro to Tijuana border crossing. “El Chaparral” features 22 lanes
equipped with cutting-edge technology, creating a more convenient crossing into Tijuana and
“El Chaparral” also connects to a set of new bridges leading to tourist destinations like Rosarito
Beach, Ensenada (it is recommended travelers take the lanes on the right hand side and look
for the signs “Playas de Tijuana – Ensenada Cuota”) as well as Downtown, Avenida Revolucion,
Zona Rio and different areas of Tijuana.
This new crossing conveniently facilitates the movement of residents and visitors.
For more information on these changes, visit www.discoverbajacalifornia.com, or dial 078 while
in Mexico for tourist assistance.