The Seaway International Bridge presents itself as a viable option compared to some of the more traveled commercial crossings. This commercial crossing offers minimal transit times and accelerated processing at U.S. and Canadian customs facilities compared to other crossings. Truck friendly, the bridge allows the highest gross weight for commercial vehicles compared to other bridges in eastern Ontario . Vehicles weighing up to 115,000lbs or 52.5 metric tons do not require an escort. The new U.S. Customs Port of Entry opened in 2009 and offers the latest in commercial traffic facilities and traffic design