I-10 to close for the third time for SPUR 1966 Project

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 9:01pm

Construction crews are closing a part of the freeway for a *third time.

All lanes of I-10 will be closed in *both directions. The closure is scheduled to begin at 5 a-m, Sunday.

Those going westbound will have to exit at the porfirio diaz exit ramp and re-enter at the schuster ramp.

Those going eastbound will have to exit at the sunland park exit ramp, continue along paisano drive on to the US 54 to re-enter I-10 east.

Construction crews will set deck panels and remove portions of the yandell bridge.

Local 4 Weekend first reported two workers were killed last month on mother's day just hours after the freeway was shut down for 1966 overpass.

Police say an 18-year-old fort bliss soldier somehow drove past several barriers and hit the men while they were working.

This latest freeway closure will reopen monday at 6 a-m.    


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