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.

I-10 Connect

Monday, Feb. 8, - Thurs., Feb. 11 (9 pm - 5 am NIGHTLY)

  • Southbound US 54 will be reduced to two lanes between Cassidy Road and Pershing Drive.
  • Main lanes of southbound US 54 will be closed to all traffic between Pershing Drive and Trowbridge Drive.

 

Monday, Feb. 8, - Thursday, Feb. 11 (9 pm - 5 am NIGHTLY)

  • Westbound I-10 will be reduced to one lane between Trowbridge Drive and US 54.
  • Ramp A which connects westbound I-10 to northbound US 54 will be reduced to one lane.

Monday, Feb. 8, and Tuesday, Feb. 9 (9 pm - 5 am NIGHTLY)

  • Main lanes of northbound US 54 will be closed to all traffic between I-10 and Pershing Drive.

Wednesday, Feb. 10, and Thursday, Feb. 11 (9 pm - 5 am NIGHTLY)

  • Main lanes of northbound US 54 will be closed to all traffic between I-10 and Montana Avenue.

East Area Closures

 

Loop 375 Frontage Road Project

Monday, Feb. 8 through Friday, Feb. 12 (Be prepared to stop)

Daily, from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • South Americas Avenue (frontage road) southbound to northbound turnaround will be blocked occasionally
  • South Americas Avenue southbound to northbound traffic will remain open and be flagged through work zone

Crews will be hauling material for retaining walls

Zaragoza/Montwood Improvement Project

Monday, Feb. 8 through Friday, Feb. 12

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

  • Montwood Drive westbound complete lane closure between Joe Battle Boulevard and Firehouse Drive
  • Traveling public will be shifted to eastbound lanes of roadway
  • New section of Zaragoza will be open at Joe Battle Boulevard southbound to Montwood Drive to relieve traffic congestion

Crews will be reconstructing placement of concrete panels

Advanced Warning Signs Project

Wednesday, Feb. 10 through Friday, Feb. 12

7 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • Cesar E. Chavez Border Highway westbound right lane and shoulder closure before Fonseca Drive exit ramp to one mile after Fonseca Drive exit

Crews will be installing delineators and object markers

 

RM 652 Full Rehabilitation Project

Monday, Feb. 8 through Friday, Feb. 12

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

  • RM 652 continuous left lane closure 8.36 miles east of FM 3541 to Reeves County Line
  • Continuous two-way traffic, one-lane work zone requiring traffic to be alternating onto one lane and controlled by Temporary Traffic Signals with a 14-foot vertical clearance

Closure is necessary for the construction of new roadway consisting of full depth rehabilitation

RM 652 Full Depth Rehabilitation Project

Monday, Feb. 8 through Friday, Feb. 12

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

  • RM 652 continuous left lane closure 5.4 miles east of Montana Avenue (US 62/180) to RM 1165/652
  • Continuous two-way traffic, one-lane work zone requiring traffic to be alternating onto one lane and controlled by Temporary Traffic Signals with an 18-foot vertical clearance

Closure is necessary for the construction of new roadway consisting of full depth rehabilitation

FM 3541 Rehabilitation Project

Monday, Feb. 8 through Friday, Feb. 12

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
  • FM3541 southbound and northbound individual gravel lane bypassing work zone area

Closure is necessary for rehabilitation of roadway consisting of cement treated base, hot mix asphaltic concrete, signing and pavement markings

Bridge Rail Project

Monday, Feb. 8 through Friday, Feb. 12

Daily, from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m. and continuous until further notice

  • I-10 alternating eastbound and westbound right lane closures between Acala Road and one mile east of McNary to include entrance and exit ramps

Closure is necessary for rehabilitation of bridge rail project consisting of removal of existing guardrail and bridge rail elements and installation of new guardrail and bridge rail elements and safety end treatments

Median Cable Barrier Project

Monday, Feb. 8 - Friday, Feb. 12 (6 am - 4 pm DAILY)

  • I-10 alternating eastbound and westbound right lane and shoulder closures between Tornillo Exit to Ft Hancock Exit to include entrance and exit ramps

Maintenance Closures Deceleration Lane and Driveway Entrance

Monday, Feb. 8 - Friday, Feb. 12 (9 am - 4 pm DAILY)

  • Gateway Boulevard West (frontage road) right lane closure between Eastlake Boulevard and Bill Burnett Drive

West Area Closures

Transmountain Project

  • Transmountain west and eastbound between US-54 and Tom Mays State Park reduced to one lane in both directions. Bike lane closed.

Monday, Feb. 8 - Friday, Feb. 12 (9 am - 4 pm)

  • Loop 375 eastbound between Resler to Paseo del Norte left shoulder closed.
  • Loop 375 westbound between Tom Mays State Park to Resler left shoulder closed.
  • Loop 375 east and westbound alternate lane closures.

Mesa Rehabilitation Project

Monday, Feb. 8 - Thursday, Feb. 11 (9 pm - 5 am NIGHTLY)

  • Mesa northbound between Brentwood and Castellano complete closure.

Tuesday, Feb. 9 - Thursday, Feb. 11 (9 pm - 5 am NIGHTLY)

  • Mesa southbound between Brentwood and Castellano complete closure.

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

  • Mesa northbound between Baltimore and Castellano reduced to one lane.
  • Mesa southbound between Festival and Montecillo reduced to one lane.

Safety Improvement Project

Monday, Feb. 8 - Friday, Feb. 12 (9 am 4 pm)

  • Montana and Krag intersection alternate lane closures.
  • Hawkins and North Loop between Oportunidad and Dale alternate lane closures.
  • North Loop and Hawkins between Bucher and Orgain Way alternate lane closures.

US-54 Overlay Project

Monday, Feb. 8 - Sat., Feb. 13 (7 am - 5 pm)

  • US-54 north and southbound between New Mexico State Line and McCombs alternate lane closures.

Bridge Maintenance Project

Sunday, Feb. 7 - Monday, Feb. 8 (9 pm - 5 am NIGHTLY)

  • I-10 westbound at Piedras bridge complete closure.

Monday, Feb. 8 - Tuesday, Feb. 9 (9 pm - 5 am NIGHTLY)

  • I-10 eastbound at Trowbridge bridge complete closure.

Wednesday, Feb. 10 - Thursday, Feb. 11  (9 pm - 5 am NIGHTLY)

  • I-10 westbound at Piedras bridge complete closure.

Monday, Feb. 8 - Friday, Feb. 12 (9 am - 4 pm)

  • Dyer north and southbound between Kemp and Broaddus alternate lane closures.

Guardrail Repair Project

Monday, Feb. 8 (9 am - 4 pm)

  • Gateway South at Trowbridge complete on-ramp closure.

Tuesday, Feb. 9 (9 am - 4 pm)

  • Spur 601 eastbound between Gateway North and Chaffee left lane closed.

Wednesday, Feb. 10 (9 am - 4 pm)

  • I-10 westbound between Schuster and Executive right lane closed with a complete Executive exit ramp closure.

Thursday, Feb. 11 (9 am - 4 pm)

  • I-10 eastbound between Mesa and Sunland Park right lane closed.

Friday, Feb. 12 (9 am - 4 pm)

  • Loop 375 (Transmountain) between Kenworthy and Gateway South exit ramp complete closure.

Miscellaneous Concrete

Thursday, Feb. 11 - Friday, Feb. 12 (9 pm - 5 am NIGHTLY)

  • I-10 eastbound between Raynolds and Trowbridge left lane closed.
  • I-10 westbound from Geronimo and Paisano left lane closed.

Maintenance

Monday, Feb. 8 - Friday, Feb. 12 (9 am - 3 pm DAILY)

  • I-10 east and westbound between Thorn and Sunland Park alternate lane closures.

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.

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