NMDOT Road Construction Projects
Trent Doolittle, P.E.
2912 E. Pine St.
Deming, NM 88030
Toll Free: 800-444-0745
The NMDOT along with La Calerita Construction, LLC, (Contractor) will perform Roadway & Drainage Improvements on NM 159 with expected completion fall of 2017. The only traffic that will be able to go through NM 159 will be the Mogollon residence and supplies for the Mogollon residence during the week. La Calerita will be working Monday through Saturday until winter weather conditions exist. NM 159 will be open for the weekend.
Valley Drive Project
The New Mexico Deparment of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Molzen Corbin announce the planning of the Valley Drive Project on NM 188 (Valley Drive) from NM 28 (Avenue de Mesilla) to US 70 (Picacho Avenue) and Avenue de Mesilla from Valley Drive to Hickory Drive. The project will include improvements to the roadway with Safety, Access Control, Driveway Access, ADA improvments, Bicycle Accommodations, Signals, Geotechnical and Drainage.
Ryan Tafoya, Project Manager
Project Start Date: Summer 2017
Location: Dona Ana County
The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with La Calerita Construction (Contractor) continues with bridge rehabilitation and roadway reconstruction operations on Interstate 10 (I-10) in Luna County. Interstate traffic will continue to encounter a detour while work is being performed. All interstate traffic will be detoured off the eastbound lane and onto the westbound lane encountering temporary wall barrier along the detour beginning on April 10, 2017. An 11’ width lane restriction is in effect. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, as well as continue to be cautious of personnel in the area. Construction is expected to be completed by summer 2017.
**** Lanes will be switching to the westbound lanes on April 10th, watch for upcoming changes****
District One Office
Project Cost: $4 Million
US 70 Wildlife Crossing Study
The New Mexico Department of Transportation is conducting a Wildlife Crossing Feasibility Study for eight miles of US Highway 70 (US 70) in the San Augustine Pass area from milepost (MP) 162 to MP 170. The purpose of the study is to gain an understanding of wildlife movement through the study area, and to develop ways to facilitate wildlife movement while reducing the potential for animal‐vehicle collisions.
Marron and Associates, Inc.,
7511 4th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107
The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with AUI, Inc. (Contractor) will be performing roadway Reconstruction, Lighting and Signalization operations on US 70 / Solano Dr. / 3 Crosses Ave. / N Main St. Intersection in Dona Ana Co. Construction will begin Monday, April 10, 2017 and is expected to be completed by summer 2018. Traffic will encounter detours as well as lane drops at times. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area. Construction will be from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday thru Friday.
NMDOT Project Manager
Office: (575) 525-7300
Erick Garcia, Project Manager - AUI Inc.
The New Mexico Department of Transportation is conducting a study for the US 70/North Main roadway in Las Cruces from milepost (MP) 149.23 to MP 150.85. The purpose of this study is to develop and evaluate alternatives that would improve the roadway, and accommodate anticipated growth and future travel demands. Alternatives will consider the physical condition of the existing facility, land use analysis, growth trends, traffic conditions, roadway capacity, transit and multi-modal facilities, pedestrian and bicycle accommodations, drainage, environmental, and safety factors.