While the city is ecstatic the Border West Expressway is finally open, there is still quite a lot of construction happening on El Paso Roads. We've finally seen some of the major road projects coming to a close, and the improvements are making the commutes home better and better! Still, there are some projects that are just getting started or are getting the finishing touches. To make sure you're not stuck sitting in traffic due to construction on your commute, you've come to the right place. To find out what major freeway and road closures are happening this week, check out the list below.

East El Paso Closures

Zaragoza/Montwood Improvement Project

Monday, April 20
Daily, from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. and continuous until further notice

  • Zaragoza northbound right lane closure between Burger King and McDonalds
  • Crews will be preparing roadway for pavement panels

Monday, April 20
Daily, from 7 a.m. until 4 pm. and continuous until further notice

  • Montwood Drive westbound from Joe Battle southbound to Zaragoza intersection shoulder (Bike Lane)
  • Crews will be installing drainage system

Monday, April 20
Daily, from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. and continuous until further notice

  • Joe Battle Boulevard and Zaragoza intersection southbound to northbound turnaround closure
  • Closure is necessary for construction of new retaining wall

RM 652 Full Rehabilitation Project

Monday, April 20
Daily, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. and continuous until further notice

  • RM 652 continuous right lane closure 8.36 miles east of FM 3541 to Reeves County Line
  • Continuous 2-way traffic, 1-lane work zone requiring traffic to be alternating onto one lane and controlled by Temporary Traffic Signals with a 14’ vertical clearance
  • Closure is necessary for the construction of new roadway consisting of full depth rehabilitation

FM 3541 Rehabilitation Project

Monday, April 20 through Friday, July 24
Daily, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. and continuous until further notice

  • FM3541 southbound and northbound right lane closure 0.5 mile south of FM 652
  • Closure is necessary for rehabilitation of roadway consisting of cement treated base, hot mix asphaltic concrete, signing and pavement markings

Median Cable Barrier Project

Monday, April 20
Daily, from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. and continuous until further notice

  • Artcraft Road (SH 178) eastbound and westbound left shoulder work between Upper Valley Road and New Mexico state line
  • Closure is necessary for cable barrier work in the median

District Wide Striping Project

Monday, April 20
Daily and Nightly, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and/or 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. and continuous until further notice

  • Montana Avenue (US62/180) alternating eastbound and westbound lanes between Dana Road and Hueco Ranch Road
  • Closure is necessary for mobile striping operation

I-10 Landscape Improvements

Monday, April 20 through Friday, May 1
Daily, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and continuous until further notice

  • I-10 alternating eastbound and westbound left and right lane closures between Eastlake Boulevard and Horizon Boulevard
  • I-10 alternating eastbound and westbound entrance and exit ramps to include turnaround
  • Closure is necessary for construction of landscape improvements to include excavation, ground cover, modular block planters, concrete and maintenance

LED Chevrons on I-10

Monday, April 20
Daily, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and continuous until further notice

  • I-10 alternating eastbound and westbound left lane closures 2 miles east of Fabens Road overpass
  • I-10 alternating eastbound and westbound left lane closures between Esperanza Road, Ft. Hancock to Sierra Blanca
  • Closure is necessary for construction safety work consisting of LED flashing chevrons and guardrail improvements

West El Paso Closures

New Fence Installation

Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Mesa (SH-20) southbound on Doniphan from Mowad to Easy Way shoulder closed.
  • Crews will be working on a new fence installation.

Pothole Repairs

Monday, April 20 through Wednesday, April 22
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Mesa (SH-20) southbound from Arizona to Montana alternate lane closures.
  • Crews will be working on asphalt repair and potholes.

Thursday, April 23 and Friday, April 24
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Montana (US-62) eastbound/westbound from McRae to Airport alternate lane closures.
  • Crews will be working on asphalt repair and potholes.

Transmountain Project

Sunday, April 19 and Monday, April 20 (Monday contingency)
Nightly, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

  • Loop 375 westbound/eastbound from Resler to US-54 full closure.
  • Detour - I-10 in both directions to US-54.
  • Crews will be working on installation of pavement markings and relocating concrete barriers for traffic switch.

Sunday, April 19 through Tuesday, April 21
Nightly, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

  • Full closure Loop 375 eastbound from Resler to US-54.
  • Detour - eastbound full closure.
  • Crews will be working on traffic switch for eastbound lanes.

Zaragoza Overlay Project

Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Zaragoza from North Loop to Gateway West northbound/southbound one lane, right or left lane closures.
  • Detour - lane closures on Zaragoza northbound/eastbound.
  • Crews will be working on flexible pavement repairs.

I-10 Ramp Improvements – Phase 2

Sunday, April 19
Night, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

  • Airway intersection closed in all directions.
  • Airway off-ramp eastbound closed.
  • Detour - Gateway eastbound traffic will turn left on Robert E. Lee to Montana. Gateway westbound traffic will turn right on Airway, left on International, left on Robert E. Lee, and back onto Gateway West.
  • Detour - Airway southbound traffic will turn right on International, left on Robert E. Lee, and back onto Gateway West or Airway southbound traffic will turn left on Viscount to Hawkins and left onto Gateway East.
  • Crews will be working on traffic signals.

Monday, April 20
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • I-10 eastbound from Hawkins to Hunter/Viscount right lane closed.
  • Airway on-ramp eastbound closed.
  • Hunter/Viscount eastbound off-ramp closed.
  • Hawkins eastbound on-ramp closed.
  • Crews will be striping.

Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Airway turnarounds closed in both directions.
  • Viscount/Hunter turnarounds closed in both directions.
  • Hawkins turnarounds closed in both directions.
  • Gateway West/East from Hawkins to Robert E. Lee alternate lane closures.
  • Crews will be working on traffic signals.
  • Viscount southbound alternate lane closures.
  • Viscount northbound from Gateway West to Acer alternate lane closures.
  • Crews will be working on water line.

Monday, April 20 through Thursday, April 23
Nightly, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

  • Viscount southbound complete closure to Gateway West.
  • Detour - left at Acer and right at McRae to Gateway West.
  • Crews will be installing a water line.

Long-Term Closures (until further notice)

  • Viscount southbound right turn lane to Gateway West closed.

Mesa Park Interchange Project

Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18
7 a.m to 5 p.m.

  • I-10 westbound from Executive to 3,000 linear feet west of Executive right shoulder and right main lane closed.
  • Crews will set girders.

Sunday, April 19
5 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • I-10 westbound from Schuster to Sunland Park full closure.
  • Detour - Border West Expressway (BWE) will be used as an alternate route. Vehicles will exit at westbound I-10 Schuster exit ramp. Make a right at Spur 1966 and enter the BWE. Vehicles will merge westbound I-10 at the collector distributor lane entrance ramp between Sunland Park and Mesa.
  • Crews will be striping.

Mesa Rehabilitation

Monday, April 20 through Thursday, April 23
Nightly, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

  • Mesa northbound lanes between Cincinnati and Brentwood full closure.
  • Mesa northbound cross streets between Cincinnati and Brentwood closed.
  • Crews will be placing low profile barrier and work zone striping.

I-10 Riprap Project

Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • I-10 westbound collector distributor between Resler and Mesa right lane closed.
  • Mesa westbound/eastbound turnaround closed.
  • South Desert between Mesa and I-10 eastbound entrance ramp left lane closed.
  • Crews will be grading and placing rock for riprap slopes.

Guardrail Repair Project

Monday, April 20
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • South Desert from Anthony to Information Center right lane closed.
  • Crews will be repairing guardrail.

Tuesday, April 21
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • US-54 southbound from Hercules to Ellerthorpe right lane closed.
  • US-54 southbound Fred Wilson entrance ramp closed.
  • Crews will be repairing guardrail.

Wednesday, April 22
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • US-54 northbound from Fred Wilson to Ellerthorpe right lane closed.
  • Crews will be repairing guardrail.

Thursday, April 23
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Spur 601 eastbound from Marshall to Airway right lane closed.
  • Airway entrance ramp left lane closed.
  • Crews will be repairing guardrail.

Friday, April 24
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Loop 375 westbound from Tom Mays to Plexxar right lane closed.
  • Complete off-ramp closure at Plexxar.
  • Crews will be repairing guardrail.

Montana Airport/Mescalero Intersection Improvement Project

Long-Term Closures (until further notice)

  • Intersection of Airport/Mescalero closed.
  • Montana east/westbound inside lane closed.
  • Airport and Montana intersection restricted to one lane due to on-going construction.

Maintenance

Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • I-10 eastbound between Porfirio Diaz and Franklin right lane closed.
  • I-10 eastbound Porfirio Diaz entrance ramp will be closed.
  • I-10 eastbound collector distributor lane between Resler and Sunland Park left lane closed.
  • Crews will be working on shoulder work.
  • I-10 eastbound between Campbell and Cotton right lane closed.
  • Gateway East between Revere and Paisano left lane closed.
  • I-10 eastbound at Paisano exit closed.
  • Gateway East between Paisano and Trowbridge left lane closed.
  • Woodrow Bean between Kenworthy and Railroad alternate lane closures.
  • I-10 westbound Airway entrance ramp will be closed.
  • I-10 westbound Geronimo exit ramp will be closed.
  • I-10 westbound shoulder between Airway and Geronimo will be closed.
  • Gateway West between Airway and Chelsea left lane closed.
  • I-10 eastbound Trowbridge exit ramp closed.
  • Crews will be cleaning.

US-54 Widening and Illumination Project

Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Alternate lane closures.
  • Follow all detours until further notice.
  • Crews will be working on traffic signal improvements.

Mesa (SH-20) Safety Improvement Projects

Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Mesa from Crown Point to Festival alternate lane closures.
  • Mesa from Cincinnati to Gregory alternate lane closures.
  • Follow all detours until further notice.
  • Crews will be working on traffic signal improvements.

I-10 Connect Project Closures

Sunday, April 19, through Thursday, April 23

Nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

  • Ramp H, which connects eastbound I-10 to northbound US 54, will be closed to all traffic.
  • DETOUR: Continue on eastbound I-10, take Exit 24A (Trowbridge Drive), use the newly widened turnaround, enter westbound I-10 and take Exit 22B (US 54/Alamogordo/Juárez/Fort Bliss).
  • Gateway Boulevard East will be closed to all traffic adjacent to Lincoln Park.
  • DETOUR: Enter eastbound I-10 at Loop 478 (Copia Street) and take Exit 23A (Raynolds Street).
  • NOTE: On Tuesday and Wednesday nights, Gateway East will be closed beginning at Copia Street. Traffic will detour via Copia to SH 20 (Alameda Avenue) to Raynolds Street.
  • Crews will be placing overhead bridge girders for the widening of Ramp H.

Monday, April 20 and Tuesday, April 21

Nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

  • Ramp D, which connects southbound US 54 to eastbound I-10, will be closed to all traffic.
  • DETOUR: Take Exit 21B (I-10 West/Las Cruces), then take Exit 20 (Cotton Street), turn left on Cotton and left onto eastbound I-10.
  • Crews will be working on drilled shafts.

Wednesday, April 22, and Thursday, April 23

Nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

  • Ramp M, which connects southbound US 54 to eastbound Loop 375, will be closed to all traffic.
  • DETOUR: Take Exit 21A (I-10 East/Van Horn), then take Exit 23B (US 62/180/Chelsea Street/Paisano Drive), turn right on Paisano Drive, turn left on Gateway Boulevard South.
  • Ramps N and O which connect Loop 375 to northbound US 54 will be closed to all traffic.
  • DETOURS: Eastbound traffic on Loop 375 should take Exit 56 (Fonseca Drive), turn left onto Fonseca and left onto westbound Loop 375. Westbound traffic on Loop 375 should take Exit 20 (US 54/US 62).
  • Crews will be working on drilled shafts.

Friday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Lane closures will be in place on southbound US 54 between Pershing Drive and Montana Avenue.
  • Crews will be placing a new dynamic message sign.

The following long-term closures will continue without interruption:

  • Ramps F and G, which connect I-10 to Juárez at the Spaghetti Bowl, remain detoured through northbound US 54 to Pershing Drive until further notice.
  • Interstate 110, the short freeway spur leading to and from the Bridge of the Americas, remains closed to northbound traffic until further notice.
  • The ramp from southbound US 54 to US 62 (Paisano Drive) remains closed until further notice.
  • Both turnarounds under US 54 at US 62 (Paisano Drive) remain closed until further notice.
  • Intermittent closures on Gateway Boulevard East between Piedras Street and US 62/180 (Paisano Drive).
  • Intermittent closures will be in place on Gateway Boulevard West between Boone Street and Palm Street.
  • Intermittent closures will be in place on Durazno Avenue, Rosa Avenue and Uva Street.
  • Intermittent lane closures will be in place on US 54 between Loop 375 and Spur 601.
  • Intermittent lane closures will be in place on Gateway Boulevard East between Piedras Street and US 62/180 (Paisano Drive).
  • Lane closures will be in place on eastbound and westbound SH 20 (Alameda Avenue) at US 54 until further notice.
  • Lane closures will be in place on eastbound and westbound US 62 (Paisano Drive) between I-110 and US 54 until further notice.
  • Lane closures will be in place on Ramp D, which connects southbound US 54 to eastbound I-10 until further notice.
  • Lane closures will be in place on Ramp H, which connects eastbound I-10 to northbound US 54, until further notice.

Onramp and offramp closures may begin up to one hour earlier than stated times. All information is subject to change based upon weather and field conditions.

Friday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • The on-ramp from Gateway Boulevard South to southbound US 54 north of Pershing Drive will be closed to all traffic.
  • DETOUR: Enter southbound US 54 south of Pershing Drive.
  • Lane closures will be in place in the southbound US 54 Collector-Distributor Lanes between Pershing Drive and Montana Avenue.
  • Crews will be placing a new dynamic message sign.

Work is dependent upon weather conditions. Please follow the detour signs in place on all projects. All work is dependent upon weather conditions. Find out more information at the Texas Department of Transportation website.