ALBUQUERQUE, 1-18-18– In order for AUI, the contractor on the I-25/Rio Bravo Interchange Project, to set bridge overhangs, eastbound Rio Bravo will be completely closed under I-25 from 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 19 and westbound Rio Bravo will be completely closed under I-25 from 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20.
Detour information for Jan. 19: Eastbound Rio Bravo traffic will be able to access southbound I-25 during the closure, and can detour north on Broadway to Gibson to access northbound I-25.
Detour information for Jan. 20: Westbound Rio Bravo traffic will be able to access northbound I-25 during the closure, and can detour north on University to Sunport to access southbound I-25.
Also on Friday, Jan. 19 from 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m., crews will reconfigure the roadway to shift northbound traffic on Broadway at Rio Bravo to the existing inside southbound lanes with a thru/left turn and a right turn on the existing right lane. Southbound traffic on Broadway at Rio Bravo will be shifted to the right with a shared thru/left turn lane and a right turn lane. Traffic on Broadway will be on the new alignment on Saturday morning, Jan. 20 at 5:30 a.m.
Speed limits are reduced in the construction zone. Drivers should follow all construction signage carefully and give themselves extra time to reach their destination, particularly as they get used to the new configuration on Broadway at Rio Bravo.
Construction on the Rio Bravo Interchange Project, which is designed to reduce congestion and improve traffic flow and safety, is in Phase 1, which is expected to last through March 2018. Construction on the entire project is expected to be completed in summer 2019.
More information is available by calling (505) 293-2000. Individuals can sign up for email updates at this website. All construction is weather permitting and subject to change without notice.