Pedestrian Bridge From Tijuana To San Diego Finally Underway04:43
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The border crossing in San Ysidro, in Tijuana, Mexico. (U.S. Customs And Border Patrol/Flickr)
The border crossing in San Ysidro, in Tijuana, Mexico. (U.S. Customs And Border Patrol/Flickr)

It's been in the works for more than twenty years, but construction has finally begun on a pedestrian bridge that will connect Mexico's Tijuana Airport with a customs office across the border in San Diego — allowing airline travelers to cross in both directions.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Adrian Florido of the Fronteras Desk at KPBS San Diego, explains what the bridge that spans two countries could mean for parties on both sides of the border.

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This segment aired on October 17, 2013.

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