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Road Closure: El Paso Electric To Conduct Work Along Montana Avenue

March 28, 2019
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PRESS RELEASE: March 28, 2019 

Road Closure: El Paso Electric To Conduct Work Along Montana Avenue

Complete closure between Lee Trevino and George Dieter Drives

EL PASO, Texas – As part of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Montana Avenue Widening Project, El Paso Electric (EPE) will be placing new cables on structures along Montana Avenue requiring a complete closure between Lee Trevino and George Dieter Drives this Sunday, March 31 from 6:00 to 11:00 a.m.

The work by EPE will consist of running fiber optic cables across Montana Avenue as well as securing new conductors on electrical infrastructure. This is part of the initial phase for the overall TxDOT widening project launched this month.

Detour Information

This Sunday, March 31, from 6:00 to 11:00 a.m., commuters traveling along Montana Avenue will need to utilize Edgemere Boulevard:

  • Eastbound commuters will turn right on Lee Trevino Drive, left onto Edgemere, then left onto George Dieter to reconnect to Montana Avenue.
  • Westbound commuters will turn left on George Dieter, right onto Edgemere, then right onto Lee Trevino to reconnect to Montana Avenue.

Residents within the complete closure along Montana Avenue will still have access to their neighborhood streets.

Commuters are asked to safely follow detour signs in the area and be mindful of reduced speed limits.

About El Paso Electric

El Paso Electric is a regional electric utility providing generation, transmission and distribution service to approximately 425,600 retail and wholesale customers in a 10,000 square mile area of the Rio Grande valley in west Texas and southern New Mexico. 

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