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2002 Border Guide

St. Stephen, N.B. to Calais, Me.Linking: Hwy. 1 and Route 1 to 9Tolls: NoneLine Release: YesPrimary commercial lanes: one (not dedicated)Canada Customs: 506-465-2065Canada Customs Comm. Section: 506-4...


St. Stephen, N.B. to Calais, Me.

Linking: Hwy. 1 and Route 1 to 9

Tolls: None

Line Release: Yes

Primary commercial lanes: one (not dedicated)

Canada Customs: 506-465-2065

Canada Customs Comm. Section: 506-465-2113

U.S. Customs: 207-454-3621

CFIA: 877-493-0468

Vet: call ahead for appointment,

506-466-2543

Special restrictions: Anyone hauling livestock is not permitted to cross into Canada from this point because there is no vet services.

Services: Duty free

Woodstock, N.B. to Houlton, Me.

Linking: Route 95 and I-95

Tolls: None

Line Release: Yes

Primary booth: Yes

Primary commercial lanes: one

Canada Customs: 506-325-3160

U.S. Customs: 207-532-3260

CFIA: 0800 to 1600, M-F,

506-325-1960

Vet: call ahead for appointment,

506-328-8248

USDA: 0800 to 1630, M-F,

207-532-5902

Services: Duty free, Tim Horton’s annex, vending machines

Stanstead, Qu. to Derby Line, Vt.

Linking: Route 55 and I-91

Tolls: None

Line Release: No

Primary booth: No

Canada Customs: 819-876-7821

U.S. Customs: 802-873-3219

CFIA: 0830 to 1630, M,W, Th. 819-564-5509; Vet hours 0830 to 1630, M-F, call ahead for appointment.

USDA: 1000 to 1400, W, 802-873-9338, call ahead for appointment.

Services: Duty free

St-Armand, Qu. to Highgate Springs, Vt.

Linking: Route 133 and I-89

Tolls: None

Line Release: Yes

Primary booth: Yes

Canada Customs: 450-248-4313

U.S. Customs: 802-868-2778

CFIA: 877-493-0468

Vet: 0900-1200, Tu, W+F 450-248-2738

USDA: 502-868-2558

USDA vet: 0800-1630, M, Th, F, 802-868-2556 by appointment

Services: Duty free, vending, lounge

LaColle, Qu. to Champlain, N.Y.

Linking: Hwy. 15 and I-87

Tolls: None

Line Release: Yes

Primary booth: Yes

Canada Customs: 450-246-3989

U.S. Customs: 802-868-2778

CFIA vet: 0830 to 1630, M, Th, 1400 to 1630, Tu, W, F, 450-246-4125 by appointment

USDA: 518-298-2191 Vet hours: 0900-1530, Tu, by appointment

Services: Duty free, vending, lounge

Cornwall, On. to Rooseveltown, N.Y.

Linking: Hwy. 401 and I-37

Tolls: For vehicles over 7,000 lb.

3 axles: $10; 4 axles: $12; 5 axles: $14; 6 axles: $16; 7 axles: $18; 8 axles: $20; 9 axles: $22

Line Release: Yes

Primary booth: No

Canada Customs: 613-932-3805

U.S. Customs: 315-769-3091

CFIA: 0815 to 1630 M-F, 800-835-4486

USDA animals and meat, plants and fruit: 518-297-5391

Bridge authority: 613-932-6601

Services: Duty free (coming into Canada), vending machine, corner store

Special restrictions: Hazardous goods – call the bridge authority 24 hours in advance

Oversize – over 12 feet wide or 115,000 lb. GVW, call the bridge authority 48 hours ahead. Engineering fee may apply (over 130,000 lb.).

Escort fees for oversized loads: $150

Lansdowne, On. to Alexandria Bay, N.Y.

Linking: Hwy. 401 and I-81

Tolls: 2 axles: $5; Each additional: $1

Line Release: Yes

Primary booth: Yes

Canada Customs: 613-659-2301

U.S. Customs: 315-482-2261

CFIA 0800 to 1600 M-F, 613-342-3682, by appointment

USDA vet: M-F, 0800 to 1630, 315-482-2601

Bridge authority: 613-659-2308

Services: Duty free, vending machine, seasonal shops and restaurant

Special restrictions: GVWs between 90,000 lb. and 130,000 lb., 8 feet 6 inches to 18 feet wide, 14 to 15 feet 6 inches high require escort.

Escort fees for oversized: $75 + toll

Queenston, On. to Lewiston, N.Y.

Linking: Hwy. 405 and I-90

Tolls: For vehicles over 7,000 lb.

3 axles: $7; 4 axles: $13.50; 5 axles: $20; 6 axles: $26.50; 7 axles: $33; 8 axles: $39.50; 9 axles: $46

Line Release: Yes

Primary booth: Yes

Canada Customs: 905-262-4813

U.S. Customs: 716-282-1500

CFIA: 0800 to 1600 M-F, 905-262-5331

Canada toll plaza: 905-262-4823

U.S. toll plaza: 716-282-5087

Bridge commission: 905-262-4823

Services: Duty free, vending machine, Donut Diner, bank machine (w/currency exchange), map sales, photocopying and faxing, cashing of Comm, Greenback and TIC cheques and calling card sales

Special restrictions: GVWs over 100,000 lb. must fill out a Truck Loads Program from the bridge commission.

Over 15-foot wide loads heading to the U.S. must use the side gate; over 12-foot wide loads heading to Canada must use side gate. Call commission concerning any load over 12 feet wide.

Restrictions also in place regarding hazardous and explosive materials.

Fort Erie, On. to Buffalo, N.Y.

Linking: QEW and I-90

Line Release: Yes

Primary booth: Yes

Canada Customs: 905-994-6301

U.S. Customs: 716-881-5225

CFIA animals and meat: 0800 to 1600 M-F, 905-871-4000

CFIA plants and fruit: by appointment 905-262-5331

USDA vet services: 716-297-6203

USDA meat inspector: 716-856-0275

USDA plants and fruit: 716-881-5755

Bridge authority: 905-871-1608

Services: Duty free, Tim Horton’s, currency exchange

Special restrictions: Maximum weight of 130,000 lb., advance notice required for loads wider than 12 feet. Call 716-884-6744, ext. 236.

U.S.-bound: a commercial vehicle processing centre (905-871-1608 ext. 28) offers help to prepare paperwork for crossing, avoiding lining up on the bridge or parking on the other side.

Windsor, On. To Detroit Mich. – Ambassador Bridge

Cdn number 519-257-6517/ US number 313-967-9815

Tolls: 2-7 axles $0.02925/ 100 lbs or 8+ axles $0.0325/ 100 lbs

Minimums: 2 axles: $3.50; 3 axles: $6.30; 4-5 axles: $10.50; 6 axles: $11.70; 7 axles: $13.65; 8 axles: $15.60; 9 axles: $17.55; 10 axles: $19.50; 11 axles: $21.50; 12 axles: $23.40

Line Release: Yes

Primary booth: Yes

Canada Customs: 519-250-0988

U.S. Customs: 313-226-3141

CFIA: (plants and fruit/animals and meat- all same number)

519-250-8056

M-F 0800 to 2100 – there is someone on call between these hours

Import Service centres: 1-800-835-4486

USDA: plants and fruit 313-475-7903

M-F 0800 to 1630

Vet service 313-226-4428

Bridge Supervisor:

Canada- 519-255-1517 or U.S.- 313-496-1111

Services: Duty free, currency exchange

Special restrictions: Max width is 14.9 feet, advance notice requested. Dangerous or hazardous goods/materials are rerouted to the barge service.

Windsor, On. to Detroit Mich. – The Tunnel

Linking: Hwy.401 and I-81

Tolls: Canadian $0.037/ 100 lbs or U.S. $0.025/ 100 lbs

Line release: Yes

Primary booth: Yes

Canada Customs: 519-257-6470

U.S. Customs: 313-226-3134

CFIA: 519-250-8056

USDA: 313-475-7903

Operating authority: 519-258-7424

Services: Duty free

Special restrictions: Dangerous or hazardous goods are rerouted to barge service; max height of 13.2 feet

Windsor, On. to Detroit, Mich. – Barge Ferry Crossing

519-972-8280 (Cdn main office number for the Barge)

BTI Barge Co: 313-842-2088

Canada Customs: 519-972-8282

Tolls: tractor-trailers $100

Oversized and overweight loads $1,000

Windsor departures: Every two hours from 0800 to 1600 M-F

Detroit departures: Every two hours from 0700 to 1500 M-F

Special restrictions: Dangerous, hazardous, overweight and dimensional shipments accepted.

Sarnia, On. to Port Huron, Mich.

Linking: Hwy. 402 and I-94

Tolls: CDN$2.75/axle or US$2.00/axle

Line Release: Yes

Primary booth: Yes

Canada Customs: 1-800-461-9999

U.S. Customs: 810-985-9451

CFIA: 519-332-3031

M-F 0800 to 1600

After hours: inspector 416-945-1539

Vet service 416-945-7298 (until 2300)

USDA: plants and fruit 810-985-6126

M-F 0800 to 1630 after hours inspector is by appointment

Vet service 801-985-5433

Bridge authority: 519-337-8721 (Bridge supervisor’s office- 24 hrs) 519-336-2720 (main office)

Services: Duty free, currency exchange, driver’s room in commercial office with vending machines, mobile mechanic on site, emergency fuel for sale in small quantities.

Special restrictions: Escort fee of $10 for those loads wider than 13 feet and with no esco
rt already. For explosive loads, please call 48 hours in advance, various dangerous goods restricted to traveling between 0200 and 0800, call 48 hours in advance.

Sault Ste. Marie, On. to Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Linking: Hwy 17 and I-75

Tolls: 5 axles: Cdn $18.75/ US &12.50; 6 axles: Cdn $24.00/ US $16.00; 7 axles: Cdn $29.95/ US $19.50; 8 + axles: Cdn $34.50/ US $23.00

Line Release: Yes

Primary Booth: No

Canada Customs: 705-941-3063

Canadian Immigration: 705-941-3115

U.S. Customs: 906-632-2631

U.S. Immigration: 906-632-8822

CFIA Vet: 705-495-5995

M-F 0830 to 1630

USDA Vet: 906-632-8901

by appointment

Bridge authority: 906-635-5255

Services: Duty free, no escort fees, two service stations on US side

Special restrictions: Advanced notice required for loads over 12 feet wide and for dangerous goods.

Emerson, Man. to Pembina, N.D.

Linking: Hwy. 75 and I-29

Tolls: None

Line Release: Yes

Primary booth: Yes

Canada Customs: 204-373-2474

US Customs: 701-825-6551

CFIA: 204-373-2346

M-F 0800 to 1600

USDA: 701-825-6915

M-F 0800 to 1630

Services: Duty free

North Portal, Sask. to Portal, N.D.

Linking: Hwy. 39 and Hwy. 52

Tolls: None

Line Release: Yes

Primary booth: No

Canada Customs: 306-927-2455

U.S. Customs: 701-926-4411

CFIA: 306-927-2255

M-F 0900 to 1700

USDA:701-250-4473

By appointment M-F

Services: Duty free, restaurant, service centre

Coutts, Ab. to Sweetgrass, Mont.

Linking: Hwy. 4 and I-15

Tolls: US$5 at U.S. Customs for rigs

Line Release: Yes

Primary booth: Yes

Canada Customs: 403-344-3757

U.S. Customs: 406-335-2434

CFIA: 403-344-3808

M-F 0800 to 1600

USDA: 406-335-2142

By appointment

Services: Duty free, coffee shops, convenience stores

Kingsgate, B.C. to Eastport, Id.

Linking: Hwy. 95 and I-90

Tolls: None

Line Release: Yes

Primary booth: No

Canada Customs: 250-424-5391

U.S. Customs: 208-267-3966

CFIA: 250-417-2293

M-F 0800 to 1600

USDA: 208-267-2396

By appointment

Services: Duty free, snack bar

Huntington, B.C to Sumas, Wash.

Linking: Hwy. 17 and Sumas

Tolls: None

Line Release: Yes

Primary booth: Yes

Canada Customs: 604-850-9346

U.S. Customs: 360-988-2971

CFIA: 604-854-8029

M-F 0800 to 1600

USDA: 360-332-8891

By appointment

Services: Duty free

Surrey, B.C to Blaine, Wash.

Linking: Pacific Highway

Tolls: None

Line Release: Yes

Primary booth: Yes

Canada Customs: 604-538-3635

U.S. Customs: 360-332-8661

CFIA:604-666-9240

M-F 0700 to 1700

USDA: 360-332-8891

By appointment

Services: Duty free


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