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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 159 Mogollon, Roadway and Drainage Improvements (MP 8 to MP 10)


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.

NMDOT - District One
Gabriel Garcia, Project Manager

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 05B4 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 NMDOT along with La Calerita (Contractor) will be performing bridge and roadway rehabilitation operations to Interstate 10 (I-10) in Luna County. Construction will begin Friday, October 7, 2016 and is expected to be completed by late summer 2017.  Interstate traffic will encounter a single lane drop at times. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area. The closure will be in affect from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

Project Manager:

Brian Torres
District One Office
(575) 544-6561

Project Cost: $4 Million

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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 Assoc 05B4 iates, Inc.,
7511 4th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107

NM 28 (El Camino Real) Bridge (MP 19.467)
San Miguel, NM