Los Ebanos, Texas

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Location Detail
Location Detail
Los Ebanos Ferry
Los Ebanos Ferry


Local Names: Los Ebanos-San Miguel Camargo, Ferry Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Ferry Díaz Ordaz-Los Ebanos and El Chalan Los Ebanos
Location: TxDOT District: Pharr
Texas County: Hidalgo
U.S. City: Los Ebanos
Mexican City: Gustavo Díaz Ordaz
Description: The ferry carries passengers and vehicles only. However, it cannot accommodate more than three automobiles at a time.
Ferry Owner or Operator: U.S.: Reyna Family
Mexican Owner/Operator: Armando De La Garza
Port-Of-Entry Owners and Operators: U.S.: Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection
Year of Construction: Although the crossing has been in operation since the 1950s, the current ferry has been operating since 1979.
Source: Ed Reyna, March 1999
Hours: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (POV only – M-Sun; weather permitting)
Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection,
http://cbp.gov/xp/cgov/toolbox/contacts/ports/tx/, 2013
Toll: POVs – $3.50
Pedestrians/Bicycles $0.50
Border Station: U.S.: The border station (LPOE Los Ebanos) was completed in April 1992 and is owned by the Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs & Border Protection. The land is owned by the ferry owner.
Source: General Services Administration, May 2008

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 provided $420 million to modernize CBP-owned land ports of entry. The facility at Los Ebanos is one of three Texas owned by CBP. The new facilities are complete and operational.
Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 2013
Connecting Roadway: U.S.: Near FM 886 to US 83.
Mexico: Near MEX 2