Eagle Pass has a robust network of transportation infrastructure that allows companies direct access to domestic and international markets and gives them the ability to easily ship products around the nation and the globe. With more than 300,000 people within a 10-mile radius, workers and customers are readily available.
The transportation corridor attracts businesses from Texas and beyond because of these key location advantages:
- Laredo: 2 hours away
- San Antonio: 2 ½ hours away
- Austin: 3 ½ hours away
- Over the U.S.-Mexico border from Piedras Negras with direct access to Monterrey and Nava
- Two international ports of entry
- Union Pacific International Railway Bridge
- US Hwys 57 and 277 connect to I-35
- Maverick County Memorial International Airport: County-owned, daily flights to Mexico
Two International Ports of Entry: Road and Rail
- Eagle Pass International Bridge I is a two-lane bridge with pedestrian walkways for the commuting public. The bridge connects the Eagle Pass downtown shopping centers with the Piedras Negras downtown marketplace.
- Camino Real International Bridge (Bridge II) provides four lanes for inbound traffic, including SENTRI, and two for outbound. The bridge also has two six-foot wide sidewalks for pedestrians. The Camino Real International Bridge makes a convenient crossing for commercial truck traffic into Piedras Negras with access to Mexico’s central superhighway connecting to Mexico City.
- Union Pacific International Railway Bridge is the only international railway bridge that crosses the U.S.-Mexico border between the cities of Eagle Pass, Texas, and Piedras Negras, Coahuila. Mexico. It is the second busiest international train crossing on the border. The U.S. portion is owned and operated by Union Pacific Railroad, with BNSF Railway having trackage rights. Union Pacific spurs service some of the Industrial Development Areas in Eagle Pass.
Maverick County Memorial International Airport
This county-owned public use airport is located at 1514 Industrial Park Boulevard, approximately nine miles north of Eagle Pass’ Central Business District.
Across the border at the Piedras Negras International Airport, flights are available daily to Mexico City.