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District 1

Trent Doolittle, P.E.
District Engineer

2912 E. Pine St.
Deming, NM 88030
Telephone: 575-544-6530
Toll Free: 800-444-0745
Fax: 575-546-0272

NM 136 Pete V Dominici Hwy, Santa Teresa, Roadway and Bridge Reconstruction (MP 0.448 to 9.168)

CN-E100081, 82, 83

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with FNF Construction, INC. (Contractor) continues with roadway reconstruction, roadway rehabilitation, bridge rehabilitation, signalization & lighting along NM 136 the Pete V Dominici Intl. Hwy. Traffic will encounter lane closures as well as detours with an 11’ width restriction in effect throughout the project. Both the southbound and northbound lanes are limited to a single lane in each direction from Strauss Rd. to Binational Ave. Due to lane closures travel into the port may be more congested. Contractor’s hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday; lane closures and traffic control shall remain in place 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

NMDOT - District One
Benito Trevino, Project Manager

Cost - $47.6 million

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.


Project Manager:
Ryan Tafoya, Project Manager

Project Start Date: Summer 2017

Location: Dona Ana County

I-10 Bridge & Roadway Rehabilitation (MP 91.5 to MP 94.5)

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.  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. 

Project Manager:

Brian Torres
District One Office
(575) 640-0338

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.

US 70 Wildlife Study Questionnaire - PDF
Overall Study Area - PDF
Study Area 1 - PDF
Study Area 2 - PDF
Study Area 3 - PDF
Study Area 4 - PDF

US-70/N. Main St. Phase I

Marron and Associates, Inc.,
7511 4th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107

US 70 N. Main, Solano, 3 Crosses and Spitz Intersection Project
Las Cruces, NM

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
Ryan Tafoya
Office: (575) 525-7300

Project Awardee - AUI Inc.

US 70/North Main Roadway Improvements Study
Las Cruces, New Mexico

CN LC00270

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.