Railroad Bridges

The Port of Eagle Pass rail crossing is the second highest crossing in volume of the six rail crossings along the 2000-mile United States-Mexico border. According to Union Pacific, the rail transport totaled $1.44 billion in 2007. Of this amount, Laredo had the largest number of rail crossings with 59% of the total carloads transported through its community. Eagle Pass has 17 percent of the entire Union Pacific border crossings transported through the Port of Eagle Pass. This represents $245 million worth of products.