August 2014 - Posts
Posted detours remain in place along Montwood Drive between McRae and Yarbrough. Eastbound and westbound traffic will continue traveling in the lanes south of the median.
The only exception to this detour will be for Westbound traffic traveling on Montwood between Wedgewood and Linum. Westbound traffic on Montwood will have to detour South onto Wedgewood and then North to McRae in order to reconnect with Montwood Drive.
This portion of Montwood is and will remain closed for approximately one week.
UTILITY AND SIDEWALK WORK
The contractor is currently pouring the culvert walls and tops on Montwood between Camwood and Linum.
The contractor for El Paso Water Utilities has removed an abandoned 20” water main on Montwood and between Wedgewood and Linum.
Workers have also finished pouring concrete for the sidewalks and wheel-chair ramps on Montwood between McRae and Honolulu.
Contractors are continuing to compact the subgrade on Montwood between McRae and Trinidad.
*Information provided by City of El Paso Engineering and Construction Management Department.
Commissioner Carlos Leon attended Blake’s LOTABURGER grand opening on Saturday, August 9, 2014. Blake’s LOTABURGER opened their 2nd El Paso location on Edgemere and Tierra Este.
Commissioner Leon presented Blake’s LOTABURGER with a Certificate of Appreciation and expressed the importance of local business, as it plays an essential role in making strong communities. Local businesses like Blake’s LOTABURGER also creates more job opportunities for our growing county, enriching the community and bringing families together.
Blake Chanslor opened his first LOTABURGER stand in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1952. Blake’s LOTABURGER have expanded throughout the state of New Mexico, and El Paso.
On Tuesday, August 5, 2014, Commissioner Leon attended the Sheriff’s Office 4th Annual National Night Out. This event raises awareness on local crime and provides an opportunity for constituents to engage with local law enforcement.
The National Night Out event had emergency vehicles on display from different agencies, health/safety awareness booths and activities for children.
National Night Out began in 1984 to promote an opportunity for neighborhoods to engage in crime prevention activities and police-community partnerships. The National Night Out Program is held on the first Tuesday in August.
On Montwood Drive:
Contractors have just recently completed pouring concrete for the roadway at the Montwood and McRae intersection.
From McRae to the first inlet at Fir St. the roadway has been processed and compacted in preparation for paving activities, which are soon to follow.
Contractors installed box culvert walls and tops at Montwood between Camwood and Linum.
On Montwood, workers are also continuing to trench and prepare the subgrade for additional box culverts.
The City’s contractor has installed temporary stop signs on Windrock, and has opened street to vehicular traffic.
UTILITY AND SIDEWALK WORK
Contractors are currently pouring sidewalk and wheel chair ramps on the Northern said of Montwood between Zanzibar and Windrock.
New curbs are also being installed on Montwood: on both sides of the road between McRae to Honolulu.
The contractor for the El Paso Water Utilities is continuing to remove an abandoned 20” water main on Montwood between Wedgewood and Windrock.
Posted detours remain in place along Montwood Drive between McRae and Yarbrough. Eastbound and westbound traffic will continue travelling in the lanes south of the median.
*Information provided by: City of El Paso Engineering and Construction Management Department