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06/25/18 - NM 90 (MP 0 to 22.6) Lordsburg, NM
Ami Evans, Public Information Officer for the New Mexico Department of Transportation District One at (575) 640-5981 (office) or ami.evans@state.nm.us. Read more...

06/25/18 - I-25/NM 14 (Cerrillos Road) DDI Interchange Nighttime Paving Operations To Begin – June 24
For more information, contact Rosanne Rodriguez, NMDOT District Five Public Information Officer at 505-205-4992 or by email at Rosanne.Rodriguez@state.nm.us. Read more...

06/22/18 - I-25 San Antonio to Jefferson Project
I-25 northbound & southbound at Exit 230 (San Mateo Blvd): ALERT---June 22nd (Friday) I-25 NB will be closed from 8 PM to 5 AM nightly. June 23rd (Saturday) I-25 SB will be closed from 8 PM to 7 AM nightly. June 25th (Monday) I-25 SB will be closed from 8 PM to 5 AM nightly. Detours shall be provided Read more...

06/22/18 - Governor Susana Martinez Announces New Ad to Combat DWI in New Mexico Also Announces 100 Days and Nights of Summer
Santa Fe, NM – Today, Governor Susana Martinez unveiled a new TV ad to fight DWI in New Mexico reminding New Mexicans that there is no excuse making it okay to get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol. The Governor also announced the start of 100 Days and Nights of Summer – an increase in law enforcement presence to crackdown on DWI and other dangerous driving habits on New Mexico’s roads and highways. Read more...

06/19/18 - Repair work to start on Portales Pedestrian Bridge over U.S. 70
Portales – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will begin repair work to the pedestrian bridge over U.S. 70 adjacent Eastern New Mexico University Portales. Read more...

06/19/18 - NM 511 Chip Seal Pavement Preservation Lane Closures To Begin June 19
Santa Fe - The New Mexico Department of Transportation will begin chip seal pavement preservation work on NM 511 from mile marker 18.20 to mile marker 32.3 north of Navajo Dam to the Colorado State Line. Read more...

06/15/18 - District One Traffic Report
PLEASE NOTE: Conditions are subject to change without notice. Double fines for speeding in work zones may be in effect. Read more...

06/14/18 - U.S. 62/180 Resurfacing Work in Lea County
Hobbs – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will invest $1.7 million to resurface approximately 7 miles of U.S. 62/180 near Hobbs in Lea County this summer. Read more...

06/14/18 - White Sands Missile Range/Highway 70 Road Block Las Cruces, NM
Las Cruces: The New Mexico Department of Transportation District One office (NMDOT) along with White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) has posted an alert for Monday June 18, 2018 for US 70 at and will last approximately one hour. Read more...

06/13/18 - PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETINGS regarding the NM 404/Interstate 10 Interchange
PURPOSE OF THE MEETING: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration are sponsoring these public meetings to present and discuss the NM 404/Interstate 10 Interchange. This interchange reconstruction project is part of the NM 404 Corridor which is located between Anthony and Chaparral, New Mexico. Residents, landowners, businesses, agency representatives, and all interested parties are encouraged to attend the public meetings and provide their comments, concerns, and suggestions. The project team is also seeking public input on bicycle, pedestrian, and equestrian issues as well as natural and cultural resources. Read more...

06/13/18 - S. Valley Drive/ Avenida de Mesilla Intersection Project LC00160 Public Information Meeting Las Cruces, NM
Las Cruces: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with AUI INC. (Contractor) will be holding a public involvement meeting to discuss the improvement project of S. Valley Drive (NM 188)/Avenida de Mesilla (NM 28) Intersection Project. When: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Wednesday June 20, 2018 Where: New Mexico Department of Transportation Solano Complex 750 N Solano Dr. (Use north gate entrance) Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001 Read more...

06/13/18 - Taos - NM 68 (Paseo de Pueblo Sur) to NM 518 Chamisa Road Closure To Begin July 13
Starting June 13, Chamisa Road will be CLOSED at the intersection of Paseo Del Pueblo Sur (NM68). Traffic can use Este Es Road and Salazar Road as alternate routes. Chamisa Road is scheduled to be closed until mid-July, 2018. NM 68 northbound and southbound lanes will be reduced to one lane Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Motorists can expect delays during this time. Read more...

06/13/18 - NM 15 Roadway Reconstruction (MP 0 to MP 1.21) Silver City, NM
TLC Construction (Contractor) will be continuing roadway reconstruction, installation of curb and gutter, sidewalk and bike lanes. NM 15 will be northbound traffic only from HWY 180 to the 32nd street interchange. Starting June 11th Ranch Club Road will be CLOSED from Pinos Altos Rd to Pine Loop. Detours will be in place and traffic is asked to reduce speed and use caution, seek an alternate route if possible. Contractor’s hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday; closures and traffic control shall remain in place 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Construction is scheduled to be completed by spring of 2019. Read more...

06/11/18 - NM 187 (MP 0 to 20) Hatch to T or C, NM
The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Wood Environmental & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. (Contractor) will be completing soil boring on NM 187 “El Camino Real” from Hatch to T or C. Traffic will encounter lane drops with pilot car and flagging operations. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel and equipment in the area. Hours of operation will be Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, ending on June 21st. Read more...

06/08/18 - Bridge Maintenance Work Scheduled NM 528 Alameda Blvd Eastbound & Westbound at Rio Grande MP 3.5
ALBUQUERQUE, June 8, 2018 - NM 528 (Alameda Blvd) eastbound & westbound at milepost 3.5: June 6th through June 11th & June 13th through June 18th, 2018 from 9 PM to 5 AM, NM 528 (Alameda Blvd) eastbound and westbound will have various lane restrictions nightly Monday through Thursday and will have continues lane restrictions 9 PM Friday thru Monday at 5 AM . Work is being performed for bridge maintenance. Read more...

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