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One Stop Border Post Design

One Stop Border Post Design

One Stop Border Post Design

I am designing a one stop border post which will include a police post, customs office, toll gate facilities, weigh bridge, scanners, filling station, hotels, restaurant etc etc. Can anyone provide a layout for such a facility

RE: One Stop Border Post Design

Do you want the plans for the three hotel, 37 room version, or the plans for the two hotel, 16 room version? And, do you want the police post on the right or the left, looking from the north?

RE: One Stop Border Post Design

You can use Google Earth to look at hundreds, maybe thousands, of border crossings all around the world. I doubt any two are alike. Certainly the ones I have seen in Google Earth and the half dozen or so USA-Canada border crossings I have driven through are all different. That being said, Google Earth is a good starting point for seeing how other engineers have laid out border crossing posts. You need to consider "functional layout" (a term I learned from working with architects that describes how rooms with similar and different functions and paths of travel should be located with respect to each other.), site constraints, security requirements, etc., much like any other civil layout.

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RE: One Stop Border Post Design

Are you thinking something like the attached? This is the final markup I have for one I did a couple of years back...

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RE: One Stop Border Post Design

Thanks so much for your posts.

RE: One Stop Border Post Design

The right hand side of the structure is unheated in an area where the temp in winter can often be -40. There's a barrier to the right of the building with a gate.

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RE: One Stop Border Post Design

here is the land port of entry for San Ysidro (Tijuana). no hotel and the mall/restaurant/filling station/post office are across the street. the Federales police is on the south side of the border. the express crossing is to the left in the river. not a lot of detail for security reasons

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