Note: This news release adds information about intersection closures for overnight work on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, and Wednesday, May 31, 2023.
The intersection at University Avenue and El Paseo Road will be intermittently closed at various times for approximately one hour from Tuesday, May 30, 2023, to Friday, June 2, 2023.
Also, the intersection will be closed to traffic for overnight work from 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2023, to 6 a.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2023, and, again, from 7 p.m. Wednesday May 31, 2023, to 6 a.m. Thursday, June 1, 2023.
The periodic intersection closures will affect northbound and southbound traffic on El Paseo Road. Eastbound and westbound traffic on University Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction.
A detour will be in place to direct traffic around the work zone during the closures. Access to residences and businesses will be maintained during the closures. Motorists are urged to slow down and follow all posted signs in the construction zone.
The work will be on RoadRUNNER Transit Route 4. Bus stops 19 and 20 will be closed during this time.
"A" Mountain Construction will be installing new asphalt through the intersection as part of the University Avenue Waterline and Mill/Overlay project. This work will be done in City Council District 2.
For information, call the Public Works Department/Construction Management at 575/528-3098. The TTY number is 575/541-2182.