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08/17/18 - Comments Sought On State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP)
Santa Fe, NM – The public is invited to comment on the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s 4th Amendment to the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). The program will serve as a four year plan for the state’s federal aid highway program. Read more...

08/15/18 - N.M. 48 Bridge Work Begins In Lincoln County
Lincoln County – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will invest $2 million to replace the N.M. 48 bridge at mile marker 17 near Capitan. Read more...

08/14/18 - Interstate 10 (Mile Post 133 to 164) Las Cruces, NM to Texas State Line
Las Cruces: The New Mexico Department of Transportation District One office (NMDOT) has posted an alert for Monday August 27, 2018: Read more...

08/13/18 - 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. Read more...

08/10/18 - District One Traffic Report August 12 to 19th
In all construction zones, motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, as well as continue to be cautious of heavy equipment and construction personnel in the area. Read more...

08/08/18 - NM 356 (Mile post 0 to 1) Bayard, NM
Bayard: The New Mexico Department of Transportation District One office (NMDOT) has posted an alert for Monday August 13, 2018: Read more...

08/08/18 - NM 356 (Mile post 0 to 5) Bayard, NM
Bayard: The New Mexico Department of Transportation District One office (NMDOT) has posted an alert for Thursday August 9, 2018: Read more...

08/07/18 - School Zone Traffic Safety Reminders
Motorists are asked to watch for children when school is underway. When crossing an intersection it is advised to look in both directions. The NMDOT wants to encourage all to observe school zones. Read more...

08/07/18 - NM 15 Pinos Altos Rd Control Number: 1100810 Public Information Meeting Silver City, NM
Silver City: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with TLC Company (Contractor) will be holding a public involvement meeting to discuss the improvement project of NM 15 Pinos Altos Road Reconstruction Project. Read more...

08/07/18 - Repair work to Prince Street (U.S. 70) Overpass to begin
Clovis – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will invest $2.5 million in repairs to the Prince Street (U.S. 70) Overpass in Clovis. Repairs will upgrade some of the bridge’s critical components to ensure that it can continue to carry heavy loads over it. Read more...

08/06/18 - NMDOT post I-10 Dust Mitigation for Public Viewing
Road Forks/New Mexico (NM) 80 Interchange on Interstate 10 (I-10), within and adjacent to the Lordsburg Playa, west of Lordsburg, in Hidalgo County, New Mexico on lands managed by the U.S. Department of Interior (USDI) Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Read more...

08/06/18 - Interstate 10 (Mile post 85.5) Deming, NM
The New Mexico Department of Transportation will have maintainers on the roadway for bridge deck repairs. Traffic will encounter lane closures on both eastbound and westbound lanes. Speed limits will be reduced to 55 mph, closures and traffic control shall remain in place 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, as well as continue to be cautious of heavy equipment and construction personnel in the area. Construction hours will be Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm and is expected to be completed by September 2018. Read more...

08/03/18 - Santa Fe – Guadalupe Bridge Closed US 84/285 (St. Francis Drive)
Santa Fe - The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) continues bridge rehabilitation work on Guadalupe Bridge from milepost 1.380 to milepost 1.640 north of Santa Fe. Read more...

08/02/18 - US 70 (MP 169.852 to 172.649) Las Cruces, NM
The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Villalobos Construction (Contractor) will be replacing the metal guardrail in Dona Ana County. Traffic will encounter lane closures on the driving (right) lanes with a reduced speed limit. Construction hours will be Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm and is expected to be completed by October 2018. Read more...

08/01/18 - I-25 Lane Closures - St. Francis Drive (Exit 282) Bridge Rehabilitation Work
Santa Fe - The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) continues bridge rehabilitation work on I-25 at mile marker 282 just before the St. Francis Drive (Exit 282) in Santa Fe. Read more...

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