The Milltown – St. Stephen border crossing is one of three ports of entry located between Calais, Maine and St. Stephen, New Brunswick. Before the International Avenue Bridge was built, travelers crossing the Milltown International Bridge typically experienced long delays due to congestion. Ever since the new port was built, the Milltown crossing now only serves automobiles. All commercial traffic is directed to use the International Avenue port of entry.
Hours of Operations & Wait Times
|Vehicle Type||Canada -> USA||USA -> Canada|
|Personal vehicles||Lanes open: Status: Lanes Closed - mNexus: N/AReady Lanes: N/A||no delay|
|Commercial vehicles||Lanes open: Status: N/A - mFAST LaneN/A||no delay|
The Milltown – St. Stephen border crossing is open 24/7 to all passenger vehicles. All commercial traffic is now directed to use the International Avenue Bridge, so travelers shouldn’t experience much delay when using this port of entry. To get the current wait times on border crossings between St. Stephen and Calais, you can download the CBP Border Wait Times app on Google Play or iTunes or the CanBorder app.
Weather, Traffic & Road Conditions
Traffic is no longer as heavy or congested when using the Milltown International Bridge to cross the US-Canada border. If you want to get weather-related traffic and road conditions reports, you can call Maine’s travel information hotline service – 511 or 866-282-7578. Following @MaineDOT will also get you updates on the state of the roads in the surrounding area. Visitors to New Brunswick can also call 511 or 800-561-4063 for updates on all traffic-related information.
Contact & Directions for Your Trip
If you have any questions about this border crossing, you can get in touch with the customs officials at the US or Canadian facilities using the phone numbers listed below. To use this port of entry, just follow the map and directions provided below.
Find Directions to the Border Crossing on the Map
Address & Phone Numbers
- U.S.: 372 North Street Extension, Calais, ME 04619
- US Customs: (207) 454-3713
- Canada: 480 Milltown Boulevard, St. Stephen NB E3L 2X1
- Canadian Customs: 800-461-9999 / 204-983-3500
Things to Know About Milltown – St. Stephen Border Crossing:
- Compared to the other ports between St. Stephen and Calais, the Milltown – St. Stephen border crossing is a small one that is mostly used by the locals. Travelers driving an RV might want to consider using the Ferry Point International Bridge or the International Avenue Bridge since they have more space.
- Drop by the Whitlocks Mill Lighthouse which is considered to be the northernmost lighthouse in Maine.
- Travelers who are planning on hunting, fishing, or even just observing the wildlife in New Brunswick might want to visit the Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge, just 10 miles from Calais.
- Learn the secret to making delicious chocolate when you visit the Chocolate Museum at St. Stephen. It is called Canada’s Chocolate Town because this is where the country’s oldest candy company, Ganong Bros. Limited, was founded in 1873 and where it still remains to this day.
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