I-10 closure forces Sun Metro to detour
POSTED: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 8:46am
UPDATED: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 8:48am
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — Due to the COMPLETE closure of Interstate-10, Sun Metro will be required to detour Routes 18, 42 and 59 beginning at 5 a.m. Sunday, June 22. This detour will be in effect until 6 a.m. Monday, June 23.
Along with the detoured routes; Routes 10, 14, 15 and 83 are expected to see MAJOR SERVICE DELAYS. Other Sun Metro routes traveling in and out of Central and Downtown El Paso are also expected to see some delays depending on traffic congestion.
Sun Metro staff will monitor the impacted areas and assist as necessary. Drivers will make courtesy stops a required.
Detours are subject to change due to traffic conditions.
Sun Metro strongly encourages the public to avoid traveling on Sunday, June 22, to help reduce traffic congestion. If traveling is necessary, the public is asked to please plan for delays and be courteous to Sun Metro buses and fellow commuters to help prevent unnecessary accidents and anxiety.
ROUTE 18 DETOUR
Buses traveling inbound, south on Mesa will continue along Mesa turning right onto Glory Road, left onto Oregon, right onto Franklin, left onto Santa Fe and enter the Downtown Transfer Center.
ROUTE 42 DETOUR
Buses traveling inbound, south on US-54 will turn right onto Loop 375/Border Highway, right onto Campbell, left onto Myrtle returning to the regular route.
ROUTE 59 DETOUR
Buses traveling inbound, west on I-10 will exit Piedras, turn left onto Piedras, right onto Paisano, left onto Oregon, right onto Fourth and enter the Downtown Transfer Center.
Buses traveling outbound, north on Santa Fe will turn right onto Franklin, enter 1-10 East returning to the regular route.
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