Texas Department of Transportation

Texas Department of Transportation The TxDOT El Paso District covers Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis and Presidio counties.

Operating as usual

01/29/2021

TxDOT crews, contractors and consultants worked to extinguish a wildfire near our Van Horn Rest Area Project Thursday afternoon. Flames were ignited by a semi dragging a chain along I-10 east. Scenes show teamwork prevented additional damage to vegetation and the surrounding area. Our thanks to everyone who quickly went above and beyond construction call of duty!

01/26/2021

8 a.m. TRAFFIC UPDATE:
Transmountain NOW OPEN!
Drive carefully, icy conditions may exist.

6:20 a.m. UPDATE:🚨🚨🚨🚨The crash on IH-10 WB at Paisano may take some time to clear. Truck is on top of concrete traffic b...
01/26/2021

6:20 a.m. UPDATE:
🚨🚨🚨🚨
The crash on IH-10 WB at Paisano may take some time to clear. Truck is on top of concrete traffic barrier. Tow truck is already there but they need to empty the truck. Traffic down to one lane in the area. Seek alternate route.

5:50 a.m. UPDATE:
🚨All traffic control in place and Transmountain NOW CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
👷🏻‍♂️ TxDOT Crews are working on it and will reopen it as soon as possible. Plan alternate route.

5 a.m. TRAVEL ALERT‼️
❄️Snow accumulation at the top of LP-375 (Transmountian). Crews preparing to close Transmountain.
🚨 Truck rollover IH-10 WB at Paisano. HEROs assisting at the site. Currently 2 inside lanes closed.

❄️Make sure you drive to conditions if you need to be out in wintery weather. 👷🏻‍♂️Our crews pretreated roadways from An...
01/26/2021
Crews with TxDOT El Paso prep roadways ahead of expected winter weather conditions

❄️Make sure you drive to conditions if you need to be out in wintery weather.
👷🏻‍♂️Our crews pretreated roadways from Anthony to Sierra Blanca today, but you may still encounter slippery conditions.
🛣 Road conditions: drivetexas.org
⚠️ Latest forecast: US National Weather Service El Paso Texas

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Drivers expecting to travel on the roads within the next couple of days should make sure to plan ahead and check out road conditions.The Texas Department of Transporta…

❄️Make sure you drive to conditions if you need to be out in wintery weather. 👷🏻‍♂️Our crews pretreated roadways from An...
01/26/2021

❄️Make sure you drive to conditions if you need to be out in wintery weather.
👷🏻‍♂️Our crews pretreated roadways from Anthony to Sierra Blanca today, but you may still encounter slippery conditions.
🚘 Road conditions: drivetexas.org
📺 Safety tips:
https://www.ktsm.com/news/crews-with-txdot-el-paso-prep-roadways-ahead-of-expected-winter-weather-conditions/
⚠️ Latest forecast: 👇🏼

Accumulating snow expected across the mountains of South Central and Southwestern New Mexico, as well as the lowlands of the Southwest Deserts from about Deming westward. This will make for hazardous travel across some portions of the region. Even other areas could see flurries and light dusting of snow that could make for slick roadway conditions. Travel safely, and postpone travel if possible.

👷🏻‍♂️Our maintenance crews out of our West Area Office and East Area Office are getting ready just in case! 🛣They spent ...
01/23/2021

👷🏻‍♂️Our maintenance crews out of our West Area Office and East Area Office are getting ready just in case!
🛣They spent some time yesterday afternoon and this morning filling up our tankers with brine.
❄️💨💦Forecast: US National Weather Service El Paso Texas

9am UPDATE: 🛣 Scenes from Alpine. Brewster County line and daybreak on US 385. Pictures taken by our crew member Estevan...
01/20/2021

9am UPDATE:
🛣 Scenes from Alpine. Brewster County line and daybreak on US 385. Pictures taken by our crew member Estevan Benavidez.
👷🏻‍♂️ Our crews were out patrolling since midnight and are resuming normal operations, but will continue to monitor conditions.
🚘 You can always check roadways at drivetexas.org

5:30am REMINDER-Drive to conditions‼️❄️Alpine/Marathon: We did have a few patches of ice on US 67 from mm 914 to mm920. ...
01/20/2021

5:30am REMINDER-Drive to conditions‼️❄️Alpine/Marathon: We did have a few patches of ice on US 67 from mm 914 to mm920.
👷🏻‍♂️Crews patrolling, applying salt/sand where needed. 💦Marfa, Pine Springs, Ft. Davis, Van Horn seeing drizzle/light rain.
🚘Road conditions: www.drivetexas.org

Before you head out this morning, be aware of the potential for icy roads across the higher terrain from the Guadalupe to Davis Mountains, as well as around the I-10/I-20 Split. Freezing rain is expected to begin within the next hour or two (already ongoing at Guadalupe Pass), and roads that look wet could actually be icy. Allow extra time and be safe!

WINTER WEATHER ALERT‼️❄️💦💨Forecast for tonight is showing a mixture of light snow, freezing rain and fog for the eastern...
01/20/2021

WINTER WEATHER ALERT‼️
❄️💦💨Forecast for tonight is showing a mixture of light snow, freezing rain and fog for the eastern portion of our District with lows ranging from the high-20s to mid-30s.

👷🏻‍♂️Many of our crews will start patrolling at midnight and have already pretreated roadways and hot spots.

🚘🛣Drive to conditions, check drivetexas.org if you need to travel.

Dell City/Pine Springs: Crews have pretreated US-62/180 in Culberson County and hot spots in Hudspeth county.

Van Horn/Sierra Blanca: Crews have pretreated IH-10 from MM 88 to the IH-10/20 split.

Marfa/Ft. Davis: Crews have pretreated bridges and hot spots.

Alpine/Marathon: Crews have pretreated bridges and hot spots.

Icy conditions are expected to develop overnight along and south of Interstate 10/20 split, mainly across the Davis and Glass Mountains. A light glaze of ice on roadways may create hazardous travel conditions! Make sure to take it slow on your morning commute 🚗. #txwx

01/19/2021
El Paso Bike Hearing Reminder

TIME IS RUNNING OUT‼️
We partnered with El Paso MPO for virtual public hearing on transportation projects/programs/policies affecting bicycle use in El Paso and surrounding communities. 🚲🛣
It’s online through TOMORROW - Wednesday, January 20th! 💻
Go to www.txdot.gov, keyword El Paso Bike Hearing. 📲

01/16/2021
I-10 Connect

I-10 Connect

DRIVERS-EYE-VIEW: The new director ramp from WB I-10 to the Bridge of the Americas is NOW OPEN! Motorists taking the ramp MUST travel to Cd. Juárez, Mexico. This is the second new direct connector ramp to open as part of the I-10 Connect Project.

I-10 Connect
01/16/2021

I-10 Connect

🚨 ALERT 🚨 Motorists can now take the ramp from westbound I-10 to the Bridge of the Americas. All traffic that takes this exit must travel to Juárez. Turnarounds near the Bridge of the Americas have been closed.

Take note‼️👇🏼🚘🛣🙌🏼
01/15/2021

Take note‼️👇🏼🚘🛣🙌🏼

The new director ramp from westbound I-10 to BOTA is NOW OPEN at the Spaghetti Bowl! REMINDER: ALL traffic using the ramp must continue to Juárez, Mexico.

01/15/2021
Presidio Maintenance Section Roadwork

Workers in our Presidio Maintenance Crew have been busy improving the ride on multiple roadways in the area. Here's a look at some of their work in Presidio, Lajitas and Terlingua.

01/13/2021
I-10 Connect

I-10 Connect

La manera de cruzar a Cd. Juárez podría estar cambiando. El sábado 16 de enero, la nueva rampa desde I-10 en dirección oeste hacia el Puente Intl. de las Americas, abrirá en el Spaghetti Bowl. OJO: Todo el tráfico que use la rampa debe dirigirse solo a Cd. Juárez. Vea el video para obtener más información sobre los próximos cambios debido al Proyecto I-10 Connect.

01/13/2021
I-10 Connect

I-10 Connect

The way you get to Juárez could be changing. On Saturday, 1/16, the new director ramp from westbound I-10 to BOTA will open at the Spaghetti Bowl. Note: All traffic using the ramp must go to Juárez. Watch the video to learn more about the new changes happening around the I-10 Connect Project.

01/11/2021
Annual Bike Hearing Reminder

DON’T FORGET‼️We partnered with El Paso MPO for virtual public hearing on transportation projects/programs/policies affecting bicycle use in El Paso and surrounding communities. 🚲🛣
It’s online through Wednesday, January 20th! 💻
Go to www.txdot.gov, keyword El Paso Bike Hearing. 📲

As expected, winter weather is affecting many parts of Texas and New Mexico. ❄️💨💦Our crews did encounter light snow and ...
01/10/2021

As expected, winter weather is affecting many parts of Texas and New Mexico. ❄️💨💦
Our crews did encounter light snow and fog this morning, but the impact is greater outside our District. 👷🏻‍♂️
Watch for crews and check your road conditions at drivetexas.org or nmroads.com if you need to travel! 🚘🗺🛣

Texas Department of Transportation
01/08/2021

Texas Department of Transportation

Hello weekend and hello snow! Winter weather is forecast for parts of our state over the next few days. Remember to slow down, give trucks plenty of space, stay aware and check road conditions at drivetexas.org #EndTheStreakTX

Our crews are getting ready for another potential round of wintery weather! Pre-treating is underway! 🚙Make sure you pla...
01/07/2021

Our crews are getting ready for another potential round of wintery weather! Pre-treating is underway!

🚙Make sure you plan ahead if you need to travel by visiting drivetexas.org before starting your trip!

👷Van Horn/Sierra Blanca: Crews pre-treating IH-10 from MM 88 to MM186 (Will include the IH-10/20 split).
👷Marfa/Ft Davis: Crews pre-treating bridges and hot spots today and tomorrow.
👷Alpine/Marathon: Crews pre-treating bridges and hot spots today and tomorrow.
👷Dell City/Pine Springs: Crews will pre-treat US-62/180 from RM 116 to 148, NM state line, in Culberson County, and hot spots in Hudspeth County.

01/05/2021
Annual El Paso Bicycle Project Hearing Now Online!

We partnered with the El Paso Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) to offer a virtual public hearing on transportation projects, programs, and policies affecting bicycle use in El Paso and surrounding communities.
The hearing will be online Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at 5 p.m. MST - Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. MST.
To log in: www.txdot.gov, keyword search enter “El Paso Bike Hearing”

Applications are now available for the 2021 Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship Contest! This contest recognizes Texas hig...
01/04/2021

Applications are now available for the 2021 Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship Contest! This contest recognizes Texas high school seniors who are taking an active role in litter prevention in their school or community.
The contest will award a total of $9,000 in scholarships to three winners in May 2021.

More details: https://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/media-center/statewide-news/001-2021.html

Winter weather may have been fun for pets, but not so much for drivers. Make sure you check road conditions if you need ...
01/01/2021

Winter weather may have been fun for pets, but not so much for drivers. Make sure you check road conditions if you need to be out.

💻 drivetexas.org
☎️ 1-800-452-9292

These images from our Alpine crews are from New Year’s Eve.
👇🏼👷🏻‍♂️❄️📸 #TxDOTWx

The latest on the winter weather from the TxDOT El Paso District below. More at @txdotelp. 📲🚨Travel discouraged on I-10 ...
12/31/2020

The latest on the winter weather from the TxDOT El Paso District below. More at @txdotelp. 📲
🚨Travel discouraged on I-10 east of Fort Hancock. Follow @TxDOTOdessa .
❄️Road conditions: drivetexas.org, 1-800-452-9292
🚘Texas Roadside Assistance: 1-800-525-5555

10:30AM MST Update: I-10 westbound flowing, eastbound is moving slowly. Road open, pavement clear, crews patrolling - st...
12/31/2020

10:30AM MST Update: I-10 westbound flowing, eastbound is moving slowly. Road open, pavement clear, crews patrolling - still some sleeping drivers blocking some areas.

More updates: @txdotelp

7AM MST Update: 👷🏻‍♂️🛣🚨❄️
IH-10 WB traffic clear MM 184 to west. EB traffic queued MM 173. Brewster County 6 inches to foot+ snow. 67/90 still closed, crews working it. Trucks working US-90 Van Horn to Marfa. Crews plowing north starting on south end US -67.
Traffic moving slowly westbound. Crews still having to wake up truck drivers to get them moving. There are miles of stranded sleeping drivers. We had eastbound moving, but came to a halt due to ice. Crews working to address ice removal eastbound. See photos below.

1:50AM MST Update: IH-10 EB/WB MM 165 to 186 @TxDOT and @TxDPS working on moving vehicles, waking up drivers so plows ca...
12/30/2020

1:50AM MST Update:
IH-10 EB/WB MM 165 to 186 @TxDOT and @TxDPS working on moving vehicles, waking up drivers so plows can clear road. IH-10 EB starting to flow. IH-10 WB 1 lane open and flowing slowly. US 90 closed Marfa to Alpine. US 67 closed Marfa to Presidio.

11pm MST UPDATE:
Crews still clearing snow I-10 EB/WB near Kent. Backup decreased, traffic slow going. CLOSED: US 67 Marfa to Presidio, US 67/90 Marfa to Alpine.

TRAVEL DISCOURAGED.

Road Conditions: drivetexas.org
Roadside Assistance: 1-800-525-5555
TDEM Warming Stations:
The Van Horn Convention Center
1801 West Broadway
Van Horn, Texas

The Marfa High School Gym
400 W. Columbia Street
Marfa, Texas

9:30pm MST UPDATE:
US 67 is closed from Marfa to Presidio due to dangerous snow and ice conditions. Closed until further notice.
Black ice on US 90 between Marfa and Alpine.
TRAVEL DISCOURAGED.
I-10 near Kent, TxDOT crews continue to work on clearing snow from roadway east and westbound. Severe backup in each direction. Traffic is slow moving. Large trucks having trouble going uphill. Warming station set up in Van Horn Convention Center, 1801 West Broadway.
Texas Roadside Assistance: 1-800-525-5555

8pm MST update:

I-10 East at Kent, TX, Collision, FINAL, All Lanes Open, Weather Related Congestion and Backup.

@TDEM has now set up warming station at VH convention center.
@TxDPSWest

7pm MST UPDATE:
Our @TxDOT crews continue to plow both East and westbound. Multiple crews working, more on the way. Traffic is moving slowly, some trucks having trouble uphill.
Roadside Assistance
1-800-525-5555

4:50 pm MST Update:
CLOSURE UPDATE: I-10 East at Kent TX, Collision, Left Lane Now Open, Right Lane Remains Closed, Major Backup, Expect Delays, Clearing Time Until Further Notice. Plowing ahead of crash to clear snow.

ROAD CLOSURE/REMINDER:
I-10 eastbound closed before Kent, Exit 173 (MM 171-173). Multiple crashes. Snow in area. Expect delays.
REMINDER:
Heavy snowfall expected in I-10/1-20 split region. See camera shot from 4pm MST below and snapshot from drivetexas.org.
Road conditions: http://drivetexas.org

Heavy snow is forecasted for the IH 10/IH 20 split through Friday and our Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) across many parts ...
12/30/2020

Heavy snow is forecasted for the IH 10/IH 20 split through Friday and our Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) across many parts of the state are warning drivers. Winter weather creates unpredictable and dangerous driving conditions. TxDOT strongly advises you to stay off the roads. But if you must drive, please use extreme caution. See resources below.

TxDOT Safety Guide for Winter Travel:
https://ftp.txdot.gov/pub/txdot-info/safety/winter_guide.pdf

Snow and Ice Driving Tips:
https://www.txdot.gov/driver/weather/winter-travel.html

Texas Department of Transportation's cover photo
12/30/2020

Texas Department of Transportation's cover photo

Some areas of our District are expected to see low to heavy snowfall. ❄️ Watch for our crews, drive to conditions if you...
12/30/2020

Some areas of our District are expected to see low to heavy snowfall. ❄️
Watch for our crews, drive to conditions if you must travel. 👷🏻‍♂️
Road conditions: www.drivetexas.org
🚘🛣

Here's the current forecasted snowfall for the region covering Wednesday and Thursday for our impending winter storm.

***Storm Totals are subject to be tweaked pending newer guidance and trends. *** #txwx #nmwx

Preparations continue for our next storm system that is expected to impact our District. These are scenes from our Alpin...
12/29/2020

Preparations continue for our next storm system that is expected to impact our District. These are scenes from our Alpine maintenance yard where Transportation Tech Johnny Salcido uses a loader to mix salt and sand. Our trucks are ready to be put into action once winter weather arrives! Please watch for crews, drive to conditions. #TxDOTWx
Road conditions: www.drivetexas.org or call 1-800-452-9292

Don't forget about our upcoming bike hearing! We are partnering with the El Paso Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO...
12/29/2020

Don't forget about our upcoming bike hearing! We are partnering with the El Paso Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) to offer the virtual public hearing on transportation projects, programs, and policies affecting bicycle use in El Paso and surrounding communities. It goes live online Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at 5 p.m. MST and will remain available online for viewing through Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. MST.
Click on the link below for more details!
https://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/get-involved/about/hearings-meetings/el-paso/010421.html

Our crews are getting ready! Road conditions: www.drivetexas.orgVan Horn/Sierra Blanca: Crews are pre-treating IH-10 fro...
12/28/2020

Our crews are getting ready!
Road conditions: www.drivetexas.org

Van Horn/Sierra Blanca:
Crews are pre-treating IH-10 from MM 107 to MM186 (Will include the IH-10/20 split).

Marfa/Ft Davis:
Crews will pre-treat bridges and hot spots today and tomorrow.

Alpine/Marathon:
Crews will pre-treat major routes and hot spots today and tomorrow.

Dell City/Pine Springs:
Crews will pre-treat US-62/180 from RM 116 to 148, NM state line, in Culberson County today and tomorrow.

Presidio/Terlingua:
Crews will pre-treat US-67 through Shafter today and tomorrow. Crews will mobilize to assist Alpine and Marfa as needed starting Wednesday morning.

East Area: Crews will pre-treat IH-10 MM 78 to 107 today.

While most locations look to see little to no precip, a few areas look like they could receive a bit more snowfall than others Tues and Wed. Travelers on I-10 east of El Paso should monitor ours and US National Weather Service Midland Texas's forecast closely over the upcoming days. #nmwx #txwx

12/24/2020
I-10 Connect

First ramp now open! 🙌🏼🎥👇🏼

DRIVERS-EYE-VIEW: You can now connect directly from eastbound Loop 375 to Eastbound I-10 at the Spaghetti Bowl! This is the first new direct connector ramp to open as part of the I-10 Connect Project.

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13301 Gateway Blvd W
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