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Westside drivers ask for relief of major roadwork on I-10

Construction crews working on the GO 10 project.

I-10 eastbound between Resler Drive and Executive Boulevard is a well-known trouble spot for drivers.

Along with the typical traffic tie-ups in the area, commuters are experiencing added delays due to major construction.

Roadwork in this section of the interstate is just one part of the GO 10 project.

The Texas Department of Transportation recently responded to drivers anxiously awaiting completion of the construction.

“There are no separate completion dates assigned to any section of the GO 10 corridor. The section of I-10 between Sunland Park and Executive Center has a completion date of 2019 (same completion date for the entire GO 10 project); however, we can share some additional information about what’s coming next for that Sunland-Executive section,” said TxDOT officials.

However, the GO10 website offers some slight relief to drivers, stating this area of I-10 may be complete a year ahead of schedule by 2018.

The website states, “As you’ve probably noticed, the concrete pavement for the new CD lanes (collector-distributor lanes) is complete between Sunland and Executive Center. In early 2017, the plan is to move traffic over from the I-10 main lanes and onto the new CD lanes. This would then allow us to complete the center median portion of this section along with repairs to the main lanes. Completion of the inside lanes between Sunland and Executive is currently undetermined; but, expected in early 2018.”

Closures for the week of Nov. 7 through 11 include a complete shutdown on Nov. 10 at I-10 westbound at the Sunland Park exit ramp (Exit 13).

Traffic will be forced to exit at I-10 westbound at Sunland Park (Exit 13) and re-enter I-10 prior to the Sunland Park overpass.

Keep an eye out for the following closures and remember to check in with @KFOXTraffic and KFOX14 Traffic Anchor @KandoliteKFOX14 on Twitter for the latest.

Mesa daytime-

Monday, Nov. 7 through Friday, Nov. 11
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day
A right lane on North Mesa Street (State Highway 20) will be closed between Remcon Circle to Osborne Drive, which is in the direction traveling toward Doniphan Drive. Crews will be boring and potholing for utilities. This area will continue to be the focus of intense work for the next several months while crews transform the intersection, including the I-10 overpass.

I-10 east daytime

Monday, Nov. 7 through Friday, Nov. 11
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day
A left lane on I-10 eastbound will be closed between North Mesa Street (State Highway20) and Resler Drive. Crews will be drilling shafts in the area.

Overnight

Monday, Nov. 7
9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning
The Resler entrance ramp to I-10 eastbound will be closed. Motorists should use an alternate entrance ramp to I-10 eastbound, such as the Sunland Park entrance ramp or the North Mesa entrance ramp. Crews will be working on a reclaim waterline.


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