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TxDoT, Go10 Release Closures, Detours for Week of August 20

GO 10 is midway through its four-year timetable, which means closures and impacts to traffic are peaking now.

I-10 Eastbound ramps at Sunland will close for 27-hours this Sunday. Then, I-10 main lanes will close each night Aug 21-24. Details are listed below.

Via a news release, GO10 officials added, “As a new school year is starting, it could mean heavier traffic in the mornings, so we have these tips to help motorists ‘tardy-proof’  their arrival time.

  • Give yourself more travel time.
  • Know the alternate routes.
  • Carpool to reduce the number of vehicles on the road.
  • Listen to the news for traffic delays.
LOCATION DURATION DESCRIPTION
I-10 East Ramps @ Sunland

27 hours

 

All Day, 27 hours

3 am Sunday, August 20

to

6 am August 21

 

·      The Sunland Park Exit Ramp from I-10 East will close.

·      The Sunland Park Entrance Ramp to I-10 East will close.

 

Alternate routes:  Drivers on I-10 East who want to avoid the I-10/Sunland interchange should use North Mesa Street (SH 20) or Transmountain Road (Loop 375).

 

Detour:  Drivers on I-10 East who wish to access retailers on Sunland Park Drive will be detoured to North Mesa Street (SH 20). The detour will start at the North Mesa Exit (Exit 11) or further up I-10 East at the Executive Center (Exit 16).

 

Major operation: On Aug. 20, the goal is to place 21 of 36 massive concrete beams onto columns for the new Sunland Park Flyover Ramp. This operation will continue for the next 3 nights.

 

I-10 East Ramps @ Sunland

 

Three Nights

August 21-23

9 pm each night to 6 am each morning

·      The Sunland Park Exit Ramp from I-10 East will close.

·      The Sunland Park Entrance Ramp to I-10 East will close.

 

Crews will complete the placement of concrete beams for the new Sunland Park Flyover Ramp.

 

NOTICE – Specialty bridge crews are being mobilized to repair bridge joints. The work will require full closures of I-10 on the nights on Aug. 21-24. [See details on those closures flagged below]

 

I-10 & Mesa

 

Five Days

August 21-25

9 am to 4 pm daily

 

The right lane on North Mesa Street (SH 20, eastbound) – in the direction moving toward Remcon Circle – will close between Osborne Drive and the North Mesa Entrance Ramp to I-10 East.

 

I-10 & Mesa

 

Five Days

August 21-25

9 am to 4 pm daily

·      The North Mesa Exit Ramp (Exit 11) from I-10 East will close.

·      The right lane on I-10 East leading up to the North Mesa Exit Ramp will close.

·      South Desert Boulevard will be reduced to one lane between Thorn Avenue and North Mesa Street (SH 20).

 

Detour: I-10 Eastbound traffic may exit at Redd Road (Exit 9) and take Doniphan Drive to North Mesa Street (SH 20).

 

Sunland

 

Five Days

August 21-25

9 am to 4 pm daily

The right shoulder will close on the Sunland Park Flyover Ramp to I-10 East; HOWEVER, the flyover ramp WILL BE OPEN to traffic.

 

Sunland

 

Five Days

August 21-25

9 am to 4 pm daily

The Sunland Park Exit Ramp from I-10 West will experience a right-turn lane closure leading up to Sunland Park Drive. The exit ramp WILL BE OPEN to traffic.
I-10 East @ Mesa Two Nights

August 21 and 22

9 pm each night to 6 am each morning

 

I-10 Eastbound will close completely between North Mesa (Exit 11) and Executive Center (Exit 16).

 

Detour:  Traffic on I-10 East will exit at North Mesa Street (Exit 11), take North Mesa Street (SH 20) to Executive Center Blvd, then take Executive Center Blvd to the entrance ramp to I-10 East.

 

Specialty crews will be making pavement repairs on I-10 East.

 

Note: Ramps may close up to 1 hour prior to the start time of an I-10 highway closure.

 

I-10 Both Directions Two Nights

August 23 and 24

9 pm each night to 6 am each morning

 

·      I-10 Eastbound will close completely between the North Mesa Overpass and the Sunland Park Overpass.

·      The Resler Entrance Ramp to I-10 East will close.

·      I-10 Westbound will close completely between Executive Center Blvd and Sunland Park Drive.

·      The Sunland Park Drive Overpass at I-10 will close completely between the eastbound and westbound ramps.

 

Detours:  Traffic on I-10 East will exit at North Mesa (Exit 11), take North Mesa Street (SH 20) to Doniphan Drive, take Doniphan Drive to Sunland Park Drive, and take Sunland Park Drive to the I-10 Eastbound Entrance Ramp.

 

Traffic on I-10 West will exit at Executive Center Blvd (Exit 16), take North Mesa Street (SH 20) to Sunland Park Drive, and take Sunland Park Drive to the I-10 Westbound Entrance Ramp.

 

Traffic on Sunland Park Drive will be detoured around the I-10 intersection via North Mesa Street or Doniphan Drive.

 

Follow the detour signs in place. Police will be on-site to help drivers through the detour routes.

 

Note: Ramps may close up to 1 hour prior to the start time of an I-10 highway closure.

 

I-10 West @ Executive All Day, 27 Hours

Sunday, Sept. 10

3 am to 6 am the next morning

 

NOTE: The details for this closure are still developing and could change.

 

·      I-10 West may close between Executive Center and Sunland Park.

·      The left lane on I-10 East will close between Executive Center and the Asarco Bridge.

 

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