Posted on June 25, 2021

ROAD CLOSURE: El Paso Electric Contractor Requires Closure Along Montana Ave

ROAD CLOSURE: El Paso Electric Contractor Requires Closure Along Montana Ave

Construction work part of ongoing TXDOT Montana Freeway Project

EL PASO, Texas – As part of the ongoing Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) Montana Freeway Project in east El Paso, El Paso Electric (EPE) will need to install new distribution infrastructure along Montana Avenue to accommodate additional load demands in the growing area. This will require a complete road closure in both directions along Montana Avenue between Lee Boulevard and Saul Kleinfeld Drive this Sunday, June 27 from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The work will be conducted by EPE contractor, GSW Electric, and work will not disrupt any local electric service. Road closure and traffic detours will be assisted by the El Paso Police Department.

Road Closure Information

  • Montana Avenue will be completely closed in both directions between Lee Boulevard and Saul Kleinfeld Drive.
  • Westbound traffic will be reduced to one-lane beginning at Lee Trevino Drive.
  • Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one-lane beginning at McRae Boulevard.
  • Residential and business thru-traffic will maintain access along Montana Avenue and via Turner Road.

Detour Information

  • All east- and westbound traffic may use Edgemere Boulevard between Lee Blvd. and Saul Kleinfeld Dr.
  • Alternative access for residential and business thru-traffic may use Turner Rd.

Commuters are asked to respect construction barricades and be mindful of reduced speed limits.

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