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Cross-border bridge to lower airfares for Mexican travel

US, Mexico investors are building a bridge to Tijuana International Airport

The missing link: The bridge would operate like any of the six other border crossings in California, said Jackie Wasiluk, a spokeswoman for Customs and Border Protection, except that an airline ticket would be required to pass through it. - PHOTO: SANDY HUFFAKER/THE NEW YORK TIMES

[SAN DIEGO] In the barren South-west, a good portion of the 3,050 kilometre border between the US and Mexico is being fortified with walls, electronic surveillance and trenches. But in San Diego, private investors on both sides of the border are taking a different tack, building a bridge to