El Paso County Commissioner Pct. 1

Montwood Drive Construction Update


On Montwood Drive:

The contractor has finished compacting road for subgrade from Windrock to Zanzibar, and are currently placing the base course in preparation for paving activities.

On Windrock:

The contractor has finished compacting the parkway sub-grade and finished pouring colored concrete from Montwood to Buckwood.

They are also currently cutting the roadway sub-grade in preparation for paving activities at a later date.


On Montwood Drive:

Workers are currently pouring box culvert floors, tops and walls between Trinidad and Honolulu, and then back filling the trenches for the box culverts once they have been given enough time to cure properly.

At Wedgewood contractors have installed a new 8” water main line and a new hydrant.

On Windrock:

The contractor has finished installing the wheel chair ramps for the sidewalks.


Posted detours remain in place along Montwood Drive between McRae and Yarbrough. Eastbound and westbound traffic will continue travelling in the lanes south of the median.

*Information provided by City of El Paso: Engineering and Construction Management Department