El Paso County Commissioner Pct. 1

Montwood Drive Construction Update: August 14, 2014



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.



On Montwood:

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.


On Montwood:

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.