The City of El Paso is continuing to grow. To maintain this growth, construction is a necessary evil for people in the city. Check out when and where on the east side El Paso streets will be closed this week.

Joe Battle (Loop 375) Widening Project
Monday through Friday
7 a.m. to 4 p.m. (at different times throughout the day and at different locations)

  • Alternate north and southbound entrance and exit ramp closures along Joe Battle (Loop 375) between the Bob Hope overpass and the Montana overpass
  • Alternate north and southbound right and left lane closures along Joe Battle Boulevard between the Montana overpass and the Bob Hope overpass
  • Alternate north and southbound turnaround closures along Joe Battle Boulevard between the Bob Hope overpass and the Montana overpass

Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (at different times throughout the day and at different locations)

  • North and southbound right lane closure on Joe Battle (Loop 375) between the Bob Hope overpass and the Montana overpass

East Area Projects
Carolina Bridge Project (until further notice)

  • Carolina Bridge is closed between Stiles Drive/Franklin Drive and Alameda Avenue (SH 20).

Crews have demolished the existing bridge, and the reconstruction of the new bridge has begun.

US 62/180 Passing Lane Project

Monday through Saturday (daily moving operation until further notice)
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • West and eastbound alternating lane closure on US 62/180 (Montana Avenue) between road marker #64 and Cornudas

Crews will be paving and/or striping roadway.

North Loop (FM 76) Project
Monday, March 6, through Friday, March 10
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. as needed

•    Delhi Drive at North Loop Road (FM 76) and Punjab Drive

Closures are necessary for subgrade work, hot mix, concrete paving and installing new water mains. Please use alternate routes.

Monday, March 6, through Friday, March 10
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. as needed, until further notice

  • Horizon Boulevard (FM 1281) right lane closure north and southbound between Horn Circle and Regina Drive
  • North Loop Road (FM 76) alternating lane closures between Rio Vista Drive and Horizon Boulevard
  • North Loop Road (FM 76) alternating lane closures between Rio Vista Drive and Loop 375

Closures are necessary for new drainage, hot mix, and concrete paving for proposed westbound lane of North Loop Road (FM 76).

Starting Tuesday, March 7, at 9:00 a.m. until further notice: Major Construction Work

  • Horizon Boulevard (FM 1281) southbound between Horn Circle and North Loop Road (FM 76) will be completely closed.
  • Traffic will be moved to one lane in each direction northbound on Horizon Boulevard (FM 1281).
  • No right turn lanes on Horizon Boulevard (FM 1281) southbound and North Loop (FM 76) westbound.

Closures are necessary for subgrade work, hot mix, concrete paving and installing new water mains. Please use alternate routes.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Horizon Boulevard (FM 1281) southbound lane closures between Spark Circle to North Loop Road (FM 76)
  • Horizon Boulevard (FM 1281) northbound lane closures between Regina Drive to Spark Circle

This closure is for the placement of detour and temp striping.

The following closures will remain in place until further notice:

  • East and westbound shoulders along North Loop Road between Americas Avenue and Horizon Boulevard
  • North Loop (FM 76) east and westbound traffic has been placed onto the newly constructed pavement with one lane opened in each direction between Rio Vista Road and Lark Street.
  • All intersections on North Loop Road (FM 76) between Lark and Horn Circle
  • Traffic will switch to North Loop (FM 76) between Lark Street and Milo Drive; traffic will be open one lane in each direction with turn lane at Horizon Boulevard (FM 1281).
  • North Loop Road (FM 76) between Rio Vista Road and Horizon Boulevard (FM 1281) will remain two-way traffic with one lane in each direction.
  • Westbound traffic on North Loop will be moved onto the new pavement between Rio Vista Drive to Americas Avenue (Loop 375).

Closures are necessary for the removal of existing street, placement of new concrete paving, curb, and sidewalk, and placement of new traffic signals.

Maintenance Project
Monday through Friday (daily operation until further notice)
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • South and northbound alternate left and right lane closures on Joe Battle Boulevard between Montana Avenue (US 62/180) and Rojas Drive
  • All entrance and exit ramps along this same section will be closed.

Crews will be sweeping and removing litter from this area.

Deceleration Lane/Driveway Project (Note: This is not a TxDOT project.)

Expect these closures every Monday through Friday until further notice:

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (at different times throughout the day)

  • Southbound right lane closure on Joe Battle Boulevard at Edgemere Boulevard
  • Northbound right lane closure on Zaragoza Road (FM 659) at Sun Fire Boulevard
  • Southbound right lane closure on Zaragoza Road (FM 659) at Tierra Este Boulevard
  • Eastbound right lane closure on Montana Avenue (US 62/180) at Tierra Este Boulevard/Justice
  • Westbound right lane closure on Montana Avenue (US 62/180) at Rich Beam Boulevard
  • Southbound right lane closure on Zaragoza Road (FM 659) between Gateway East Boulevard and Castner Drive

Find out more information about traffic closures in El Paso happening this week at the Texas Department of Transportation website.