As of Monday morning, Nov. 11, 2019 the intersection of 12th Street and Menaul will be TOTALLY CLOSED for about 2 to 2 ½ months (through late January 2020) so that crews can relocate a 30-inch waterline.
The following traffic impacts will be in place during this closure:
- There will be NO northbound of southbound traffic allowed south of Matthew Avenue.
- Residents of La Poblana, Woodland, Phoenix, Cordova Road and Los Arboles Avenue will be able to access Menaul by heading west on Phoenix and south on 10th Street.
- There is a recommended detour route (see map below).
- Westbound Menaul will continue to be CLOSED from west of 12th Street to east of Los Tomases Drive. Traffic will be shifted south to the eastbound lanes, with one lane of traffic open in each direction (east and west). Motorists traveling in this area should expect delays.
Detour for closure of 12TH Street & Menaul:
Southbound traffic on 12th Street north of Candelaria can head west on Candelaria, then south on Rio Grande to access Indian School.
Or, can head east on Candelaria and south on 4th Street to access Menaul.
Southbound traffic on 12th Street north of Matthew can head west on Matthew, then south on Rio Grande to access Indian School.
Northbound traffic on 12th Street can head west on Indian School, then north on Rio Grande, then east on Candelaria, then south on 4th Street to access Menaul.
Eastbound and westbound traffic on Menaul east of 12th Street can use 4thStreet as a detour.
Eastbound and westbound traffic on Indian School west of 12th Street can use Rio Grande as a detour.
Local area residents can access Menaul via 10th Street.
PLEASE NOTE: Matthew Avenue is NOT a thru street between 12th Street and 4th Street.
Regular work hours will be Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-5 p.m., although crews may work different hours or weekends as needed.