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27 Sep 2018 | 06:16 AM UTC

Argentina/Chile: Los Libertadores border crossing closed Sep. 27

Los Libertadores border crossing linking Argentina and Chile closed September 27 due to winter weather

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transportation
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CHL

Event

The Los Libertadores border crossing (the Cristo Redentor tunnel) - connecting the Argentinean province of Mendoza with the Chilean region of Valparaíso - is closed as of early Thursday, September 27, due to winter weather. It is unclear when traffic will be allowed to resume.

Context

Border crossings between the two countries, many located in the Andes Mountain range, face regular disruptions in the winter months due to adverse weather conditions.

Advice

Travelers are advised to verify road conditions and the status of border crossings before setting out on journeys between Argentina and Chile.

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