UPDATE: The New Mexico Department of Transportation District 1 office, with Mountain States Constructors Inc., are hosting an in-person meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5 at Dona Ana Community College, Gadsden location, Room 140 and 141, on the NM 404 widening project.

The project, which will make improvements from Anthony to Chaparral, began Monday.

This meeting is a chance for the public to learn more about the project, which is designed improve safety and provide easier passage through the area.

ORIGINAL: EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Motorists can expect deals along New Mexico Highway 404 from Anthony to Chaparral, starting Monday, Dec. 5.

The road will be reconstructed and widened. Lighting will also be added.

Drivers can expect various daytime closures on both westbound and eastbound lanes. The contractor’s hours will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

The project will cost $39.8 million and is expected to take a year to complete, weather permitting.