TxDOT: 2 full 48-hour closures of I-10 in West, East El Paso

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Two full 48-hour closures of I-10 will start Saturday, January 20 in West and East El Paso, according to TxDOT.

See details below, as well as other TxDOT closures which could affect your commute for the week of Saturday, January 20.

WEST AREA OFFICE PROJECTS

I-10 Widening West Project

48-hour closure

Saturday, January 20 at 6 a.m. through Monday, January 22 at 6 a.m.

  • Eastbound I-10 will be at Vinton Road.

DETOUR: Take Exit 2 (Spur 37/Vinton Road/Westway Drive), continue on S Desert Blvd, re-enter I-10 past Artcraft.

  • Westbound I-10 will be closed at Transmountain Road.

  • The direct connector ramp from westbound I-10 to eastbound Transmountain will be closed.

DETOUR: Take Exit 6B (Loop 375/Spur 16/Transmountain Road), continue on North Desert Boulevard, re-enter I-10 past Transmountain.

Crews will be relocating concrete safety barriers and placing bridge decks.

Beginning on Monday, January 22 at 6 a.m., and continuing for approximately nine months.

  • The eastbound mainlanes of I-10 will be detoured onto South Desert Boulevard before Los Mochis Drive. Thru traffic will re-enter the mainlanes past Los Mochis. Traffic bound for Transmountain Road will continue on South Desert Boulevard.

  • South Desert Boulevard will be closed to all traffic between Vinton Road and Los Mochis Drive.

Crews will be constructing a new intersection and overpass at Los Mochis Drive.

Saturday, January 27 at 9 p.m., through Monday, January 29 at 6 a.m. and Saturday, February 3 at 9 p.m., through Monday, February 5 at 6 a.m., weather permitting.

  • Westbound I-10 will be closed to all traffic at Transmountain Road.

  • The direct connector ramp from westbound I-10 to eastbound Transmountain will be closed to all traffic.

DETOUR: Take Exit 6B (Loop 375/Spur 16/Transmountain Road), continue on North Desert Boulevard, and re-enter I-10 after Transmountain.

NOTE: Closures may begin as early at 6 a.m. on Saturdays if needed to allow concrete placement in warmer daytime hours.

Crews will be placing bridge decks.

The following closures and detours will continue until further notice:

  • The westbound mainlanes of I-10 are detoured onto North Desert Boulevard at Los Mochis Drive.

  • North Desert Boulevard is closed to all traffic at Enchanted Hills Drive.

  • The direct connector ramp from westbound Loop 375 (Transmountain Road) to eastbound I-10 is closed to all traffic.

  • Eastbound I-10 is reduced to one lane from north of Transmountain Road to Redd Road.

  • Westbound I-10 is reduced to one lane from Redd Road to north of Transmountain Road.

  • Alternating nighttime lane closures are possible on eastbound and westbound I-10 between Redd Road and Anthony, Texas.

  • Alternating daytime lane closures are possible on North Desert Boulevard and South Desert Boulevard between Redd Road and Anthony, Texas.

Guardrail Repair

Monday, January 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Loop 375 (Transmountain) eastbound between Tom Mays and Main Gap right lane closed.

  • Loop 375 (Transmountain) eastbound between Mile Markers 18 and 19 right lane closed.

Tuesday, January 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Dallas entrance ramp to I-10 westbound closed.

Wednesday, January 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Gateway South between Fred Wilson and Hayes right lane closed.

  • I-10 westbound between Sunland Park and Resler right lane closed.

Thursday, January 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Gateway South between Trowbridge and Montana (US-62) left lane closed.

  • I-10 westbound between Paisano and Trowbridge right lane closed.

Friday, January 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Loop 375 (Border Highway) westbound between Fonseca and Paisano exit right lane closed.

  • Delta eastbound between Coles and Cypress right lane closed.

Crews will be repairing guardrail.

Miscellaneous Concrete

Tuesday, January 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • I-10 westbound between Executive and Mesa Park right lane closed.

Crews will be working on concrete repairs.

Green Ribbon Project

Monday, January 22 through Friday, January 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Montana (US-62) east and westbound between Airway and Killarney left lane closed.

  • Alameda (SH-20) east and westbound between Loop 375 and Rio Vista left lane closed.

Crews will be working on median improvements.

North Mesa Street Lighting Improvement Project

Monday, January 22 through Friday, January 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Mesa (SH-20) north and southbound between I-10 and Doniphan alternate lane closures.

  • Mesa (SH-20) north and southbound between Festival and Sunland Park alternate lane closures.

Crews will be boring for electrical conduit, pouring drill shaft foundations, and potholing.

Traffic Signal Improvement Project

Monday, January 22 through Friday, January 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wednesday, January 24 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Resler southbound at Mesa (SH-20) intersection closed.

  • Detour through Cloudview and Champions.

Crews will be boring for electrical conduit, placing ground boxes, and intersection safety improvements.

Traffic Control Stockyard and Horizon Project

Monday, January 22 through Friday, January 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Crews will be working on traffic signal improvements.

Borderland Expressway Phase I Project

Monday, January 22 until further notice from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Crews will be working on construction detour.

Maintenance

Monday, January 22 through Friday, January 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Loop 375 (Border Highway) eastbound between Fonseca and Zaragoza right lane closed.

Crews will be working on shoulder.

  • Dallas entrance ramp to I-10 westbound closed.

  • Missouri between Dallas and Ange left lane closed.

Crews will be working on barrier wall.

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

  • CD lanes to I-10 eastbound entrance ramp closed.

Crews will be installing signs.

EAST AREA OFFICE PROJECTS

Fabens Bridge Project

48-hour closure

Saturday, January 20 through Monday, January 22. Continuous from 5 a.m. Saturday, January 20, through noon Monday, January 22.

  • I-10 East and West will be closed at the Fabens (FM793) Underpass.

Crews will be demolishing the bridge.

Saturday, January 13. Continuous closures until further notice

  • I-10 east- and westbound shoulder closures Fabens (FM793) Underpass.

Crews will be placing barricades, barrier, and utility relocation.

Loop 375 Widening Project

Sunday January 21, through Thursday January 25. Nightly, 9 p.m. until 5 a.m.

  • Americas Highway (Loop 375) south and northbound main lane closure between North Loop Overpass and Zaragoza (POE) Overpass.

  • Zaragoza and South Americas Truck (P.O.E) Underpass alternating complete closure.

Crews will be working on paving main lanes and installing bridge structures.

Monday, January 22, through Saturday, January 27. Daily 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • Loop 375 south and northbound alternating left lane closure between Pan American Overpass and Zaragoza Overpass.

  • Americas Avenue (frontage road) northbound South Americas Rd. entrance Ramp to LP375 closed.

  • Americas Avenue (frontage road) Zaragoza Road Intersection at Underpass alternating east and westbound left lane closure.

  • Joe Battle Boulevard (frontage road) northbound before Bob Hope Road Intersection right lane closure.

Crews will be working on installing bridge structures, painting, placing T551 barrier, removing and installing hub cabinets.

Wednesday, January 24. Nightly 9 p.m. until 5 a.m.

  • Americas Avenue (frontage road) Zaragoza Road Underpass (P.O.E) complete closure.

Crews will be pouring bridge deck.

Thursday, January 25 through Saturday January 27. Continuous closure from 5 a.m. Thursday January 25 through 5 a.m. Saturday January 27.

  • Loop 375 southbound left lane closure from South Americas to Zaragoza Road.

Closure will allow bridge deck to cure.

Continuous closures until further notice.

  • Loop 375 southbound to northbound truck turnaround at S. Americas will be closed.

Crews will be widening LP 375 main lane bridge structures.

Horizon (FM1281)/Darrington Reconstruction Project

Monday, January 22. Continuous closures until further notice.

  • Horizon Boulevard (FM1281) westbound shoulder lanes from Torrey Pines to Desert Mesa Drive.

  • Horizon Boulevard (FM1281) westbound lanes from Torrey Pines to Desert Mesa Drive hike/bike train will be closed indefinitely.

Crews will be placing concrete barriers.

Purple Heart Loop 375 Widening

Monday, January 22 through Friday, February 02. Daily, from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

  • Purple Heart Highway (Loop 375) north and southbound left inside lane closure between Montana Avenue and Spur 601.

Crews will be removing demo and hauling material.

Continuous until further notice.

  • Purple Heart Highway north and southbound shoulder closures from Montana Avenue to Spur 601.

Crews will be constructing north and southbound frontage road.

I-10 Widening East Project

Wednesday, January 24. Daily, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • I-10 Westbound middle and right lane closure between Horizon Boulevard and Eastlake Drive.

Thursday, January 25. Daily, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • I-10 Westbound right shoulder closure between Horizon Boulevard and Eastlake Driv

Friday, January 26. Daily, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • I-10 Eastbound right lane closure between Eastlake Drive and Horizon Boulevard.

Crews will be installing DMS.

Horizon/Alameda Raised Medians Project

Monday, January 22 through Friday, January 26. Daily, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • Horizon Boulevard (FM1281) north and southbound alternating lane closures between Horn Circle to Darrington Road.

  • Alameda Avenue (SH-20) east and westbound alternating lane closures between George Orr Road to McCarthy Avenue.

Crews will be repairing concrete medinas and relocating signs.

Montana Widening Project

Monday, January 22 to Thursday, January 25. Overnight, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m.

  • Purple Heart Highway (Loop 375) northbound Montana Avenue entrance ramp complete closure.

Crews will be doing traffic switch.

Monday, January 22 to Wednesday, January 24. Daily, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • Montana Avenue (US62/180) eastbound frontage road lane closure between Yarbrough Drive to Lee Trevino Drive.

Crews will be placing concrete.

Monday, January 22. Overnight, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m.

  • Montana Avenue (US62180) northbound entrance ramp complete closure.

Crews will be doing traffic switch.

Wednesday January 24 to Friday, January 26. Daily, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • Montana Avenue (US62180) eastbound frontage road lane closure between Wooster Lane to George Dieter Drive.

Crews will be pouring concrete.

Monday, January 29 to Wednesday, January 31. Daily, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • Montana Avenue (US62180) eastbound frontage road lane closure between Wooster Lane to George Dieter Drive.

Crews will be pouring concrete.

Landscaping Project

Friday, January 26. Daily 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • I-10 east and westbound alternating entrance, exit ramp and shoulder, closures at Eastlake Boulevard

Crews will be conducting landscape maintenance.

CONTINUOUS CLOSURES

ADA Improvements Project

Friday, August 25 until further notice. Daily, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

  • Alameda Avenue (SH 20) east and westbound alternating lane closures from Americas Highway (Loop 375) to Horizon Boulevard (FM 1281).

Crews will be removing sidewalks and ramps for ADA improvements.

Median Concrete Barrier Project

Continuous until further notice.

  • Montana Avenue (US 62/180) east and westbound complete left lane closure between RM 124 and RM 126 (Guadalupe Peak).

  • Traffic will be reduced to one lane in work areas.

Closure is necessary for installation of median concrete barrier.

RM 652 Full Depth Rehabilitation Project

Continuous until further notice.

  • RM 652 east and westbound alternating 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 13-foot lane width restriction.

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

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