More lane, ramp closures expected near Albuquerque interchange

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Drivers can expect more lane and ramp closures over the weekend near the Big I.

Crews spent last weekend fixing up one of the bridges on I-40 and will be out there again.

Work is scheduled to begin Friday, and the Carlisle on-ramp to west-bound I-40 will be closed.

The work will start Friday at 9 p.m. and end Monday at 5 a.m.

Weekend lane and ramp closures:

          *July 15, at 9 p.m. to July 18 at 5 a.m. (Friday to Monday)
Carlisle on-ramp to westbound I-40 closed.

          I-40 westbound  bridge over University Boulevard (leading to NB I-25 on ramp) various lanes closed.

          I-40 westbound off-ramp to I-25 northbound on-ramp closed.

          I-25 northbound over Menaul Boulevard various lanes closed.

As a separate project, NMDOT and Meridian Contracting, Inc. has scheduled bridge repair work as follows:      

          *July 15 at 10 p.m. to July 16 at 9 p.m. Unless crews complete work early

I-40 eastbound over Central Ave. two lanes will be closed. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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