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International trade halted at Texas border crossings as truckers protest Greg Abbott’s new inspections

Commercial traffic at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge stopped Monday and a similar protest affected traffic into and out of El Paso. The blockades could impact the flow of produce to restaurants and grocery stores.

A truck drives by the Pharr–Reynosa International Bridge in Pharr on April 11, 2022.
Truckers returning from the United States wait near their trailers, stranded at a protest against truck inspections imposed by Gov. Greg Abbott by Mexican truck drivers, at the Zaragoza-Ysleta International Bridge in Ciudad Juarez on April 11, 2022.

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