I-10 East to Close for Construction in West El Paso

Dec. 4, 2023
Crews will be pouring two new concrete bridge decks

Interstate 10 East will be under construction this week near Vinton in northwest El Paso County.

According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), I-10 East will be closed at Vinton Road starting at 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, through 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7.

The closure comes has a part of the I-10 Widening Project.

Crews will be pouring two new concrete bridge decks.

Eastbound traffic will be detoured off the highway at Exit 2 (Spur 37/Vinton Road/Westway Drive) onto South Desert Boulevard and then re-enter I-10 before Redd Road in West El Paso, TxDOT said.

Starting at 9 p.m. Monday, the temporary on-ramp from South Desert Boulevard to eastbound I-10 near Canutillo High School will be closed permanently. Traffic may enter the freeway at the Redd Road entrance.

Other ongoing construction-related closures in the area, include:

  • I-10 East reduced to one lane from near Transmountain Road to Redd Road and I-10 West reduced to one lane from Redd Road to north of Transmountain Road.
  • Eastbound offramps for Transmountain, Artcraft and Redd roads are closed.
  • Ramp connecting westbound Transmountain Road (Loop 375) to I-10 East is closed.
  • There are also alternating daytime lane closures possible on North Desert Boulevard and South Desert Boulevard between Redd Road and Anthony, Texas.

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Source: MSN.com