NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The federal government is pitching in $45 million to improve highways around the Santa Teresa port of entry. A bulk of the money will help create a highway connector.
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The port is a point of entry for large industrial shipments. Currently, trucks entering from Mexico travel 13 miles west before connecting to I-10 East. The exact path of the connector has yet to identified.