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Upgrades coming to Peace Bridge

Created: 01/15/2014 11:46 PM WHEC.com

Do you take the Peace Bridge to get into Canada?

Senator Chuck Schumer says lawmakers have agreed to increase spending for customs and border protection, including hiring more agents.

According to the senator, the Homeland Security Secretary promised to send some of the new hires to the Peace Bridge.

Last month, Senator Schumer called for more agents at this crossing. a report released then showed the wait time to get into the US at the Peace Bridge was almost twice as long as it was in 2012.



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