The Blue Water Bridge crosses the St. Clair River and connects the city of Port Huron, Michigan to Point Edward, Ontario. This is the fourth busiest port of entry on the US-Canada border. More than 3,000 commercial vehicles and 2,000 passenger vehicles pass through this border crossing every day. Like several other bridges that cross the US-Canada border, the Blue Water Bridge charges a toll.
Hours of Operations & Wait Times
|Vehicle Type||Canada -> USA||USA -> Canada|
|Personal vehicles||Lanes open: 1Status: no delay - 0mNexus: Lanes ClosedReady Lanes: Lanes Closed||no delay|
|Commercial vehicles||Lanes open: 2Status: no delay - 5mFAST Laneno delay||no delay|
The Blue Water Bridge border crossing is open 24/7 for both passenger and commercial vehicles. NEXUS lanes are available at this port of entry. The first NEXUS lane into Canada is open daily from 7 am to 9 pm. The second NEXUS lane is open Monday through Thursday from 4 pm to 6 pm and Friday to Sunday from 2 pm to 8 pm. The NEXUS lanes into the US are open Monday to Friday from 6 am to 9 pm and on weekends and holidays from 8 am to 9 pm.
To get real-time updates on wait times for the Blue Water Bridge, you can check the CBSA and the US CBP. You can also get the CanBorder app or the CBP Border Wait Times app on Google Play or iTunes to get current wait times while on the go.
Weather, Traffic & Road Conditions
As one of the busiest border crossings between the US and Canada, expect traffic to be heavy during peak times. If you wish to learn real-time traffic conditions, you can watch the live footage here. You can also get updates on Twitter by following @MDOT_BWB and @bluewaterbridge. You can also check weather conditions in Port Huron, Michigan here and Sarnia, Ontario here.
Contact & Directions for Your Trip
If you want to learn more about the Blue Water Bridge border crossing, you can get in touch with the border officials using the contact information listed below. You can also reach this port of entry by following the map and directions we’ve provided.
Find Directions to the Border Crossing on the Map
Address & Phone Numbers
- U.S.: 2321 Pine Grove Ave, Port Huron, MI 48060, USA
- US Customs: (810) 985-9541
- Canada: 1555 Venetian Boulevard, Point Edward ON N7T 0A9
- Canadian Customs: (519) 336-0980
On your way to crossing the border hotels are available, compare best hotels prices available on the US side and Canadian side. Bed and breakfast can be found here and here. If you are looking to find cheap cars for rent check this website for comparision of car rent prices. Check best car rental deals from Hertz, Avis, National Car Hire and Alamo.
Are you heading for camping, check for this fantastic campgrounds, or search for the best RV parking places. Need an RV hired, check this website. Boats and canoes are available for rent if you are crossing the border for some fun and hiking check these accommodation options. Are you going for golf – see the top golf courses and tee times here. Hiking options.
Did you car break down middle of the road, call for car help get emergency services. Do you need travel insurance – visit our partners here. You pets can be insured as well here. Visiting Canada for medical reasons, check this website.
Documentation needs to be all ready, for find the necessary legal forms here.
Things to Know Before Blue Water Bridge Border Crossing:
- There are duty free shops on both sides of the border: the Sarnia Duty Free shop and the Duty Free Americas
- Some nearby attractions you can visit near the Blue Water Bridge include Studio 1219, the Stones ‘N Bones Museum, Blue Water River Walk, and the Huron Lady II cruise.
Links of Interest
Recent News & Updates about Blue Water Bridge Border Crossing
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Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre - 2 weeks ago
... by Canada Border Services to the Point Edward Customs Plaza Thursday, after CBSA officers...
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