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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 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 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) 544-6561

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.