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04/18/16 - I-25 / NM 14 (Cerrillos Road) Diverging Diamond Interchange I-25 Northbound & Southbound Night Closures To Begin April 20
Santa Fe–The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) continues construction on the I-25/NM14 (Cerrillos Road) Diverging Diamond Interchange from mile marker 276 to mile marker 278. The contractor will be working on sign structure removals. On Wednesday, April 20 - 21, 2016, the I-25 northbound lanes will be CLOSED from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the following morning. I-25 northbound traffic will be detoured to the NM 599 interchange to NM 14 to access northbound I-25. On Friday, April 22, 2016, the I-25 southbound lanes will be CLOSED from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the following morning. I-25 southbound traffic will be detoured to the US 84/285 (Exit 282) to northbound St. Francis onto westbound Cordova Road and then onto southbound Cerrillos Road to access southbound I-25. Read more...

04/13/16 - Remaining Bridgework on I-40 from Big I to Carlisle Scheduled to be Completed this Weekend; Weather Permitting
Albuquerque, NM—The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Three is scheduled to complete the bridge preservation work, weather permitting, located on I-40 just east of the Big I (over the diversion channels). Work is scheduled from Friday, April 15, at 9 p.m. through Monday, April 18, at 5 a.m. The three westbound right lanes and three eastbound left lanes on I-40 will be closed for approximately one mile at milepost 159 to 160 from the Big I to Carlisle Boulevard. Traffic heading westbound on I-40 may still use the far left lanes, and eastbound traffic will be able to use the far right lanes, however; motorists should expect delays in this area. The speed limit in the work zone will be reduced to 55 mph. Read more...

04/11/16 - Closures for I-25/Missorui Avenue Project
Las Cruces: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with FNF Construction (Contractor) will have a FULL ROAD CLOSURE on Missouri Avenue on Tuesday, April 12th and Wednesday, April 13th between the hours of 8:00 pm to 6:00 am. Detours will be posted. Read more...

04/08/16 - Bob Cat Bridge Rehabilitation - North of Santa Fe Construction Update
Santa Fe–The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) resumes bridge rehabilitation work at Bob Cat road over I-25 Bridge at mile maker 288.300 after being on winter suspension. The bridge rehabilitation will include a concrete deck overlay, repair of concrete structures, roadway rehabilitation, cold milling with overlay and metal guardrail installation. Read more...

04/06/16 - Closures for I-25/Missouri Avenue Project
Las Cruces: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with FNF Construction (Contractor) will have a FULL ROAD CLOSURE on Missouri Avenue on Thursday, April 7th between the hours of 8:00 pm to 6:00 am. Detours will be posted. Read more...

04/06/16 - US 84/285 Northbound Lane Closures - Tesuque
Santa Fe –The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will be completing maintenance repairs on the concrete wall barrier median on US 84/285 at mile marker 174 on the northbound lanes. This location is approximately one mile south of Camel Rock. Read more...

04/05/16 - Bridgework Continues on I-40 Eastbound Near Carlisle Through Weekend of April 8-11
Albuquerque, NM—The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Three will continue preservation work on the bridge located on I-40 just east of the Big I (over the diversion channels) between Friday, April 8, at 9 p.m. through Monday, April 11, at 5 a.m. The four right lanes on eastbound I-40 will be closed for approximately one mile at milepost 159 to 160 from the Big I to Carlisle Boulevard. Traffic heading eastbound on I-40 may still use the two left lanes, however; motorists should expect delays in this area. The speed limit in the work zone will be reduced to 55 mph. Read more...

04/04/16 - I-25/NM 14 (Cerrillos Road) Diverging Diamond Interchange Night Closures Scheduled April 4-17, 2016
The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) continues construction on the I-25/NM14 (Cerrillos Road) Diverging Diamond Interchange. NM 14 (Cerrillos Road) night closures are scheduled for April 4-17, 2016 from 9:00 p.m. each night to 6:00 a.m. the following morning. NM 14 (Cerrillos Road) will be CLOSED from Beckner Road to Rancho Viejo. Read more...

03/31/16 - Closures for I-25/Missouri Avenue Project
Las Cruces: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with FNF Construction (Contractor) will have a FULL ROAD CLOSURE, beginning Friday, April 1st through Friday, April 8th, on Don Roser Southbound lane just south of the Missouri Avenue/Don Roser Intersection. The Don Roser Northbound lane will not be affected. FNF will be removing and replacing a section of a retaining wall on Don Roser. Read more...

03/31/16 - Bridgework to Close four Lanes on I-40 westbound near Carlisle through Weekend
Albuquerque, NM—The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Three will begin bridgework on Friday, April 1, at 9 p.m. through Monday, April 4, at 5 a.m. on I-40 west of Carlisle Boulevard (over the diversion channels). The four left lanes on I- 40 westbound only will be closed for approximately one mile at milepost 159 to 160 (Carlisle to approaching the Big I). Traffic on I-40 will be reduced to two right lanes. The Carlisle westbound on–ramp to I-40 will also be closed during that timeframe. Digital message boards will be activated informing motorists of closure. NMDOT recommends use of alternate routes to ease congestion. Read more...

03/31/16 - I-10 Corridor, Mile Marker 146.00 to 164.45 (Texas State Line) Mill and Inlay Project
I-10 – Mile Markers 146.00 to 164.45 (Texas State Line) The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Mountain States Constructors, Inc. (Contractor) will be performing pavement rehabilitation operations along the I-10 corridor between Las Cruces and the Texas State Line. The Contractor will be completing milling & inlay operations in the eastbound direction and operations will begin westbound beginning Friday, April 1st at 6:00 pm. In order to avoid delays for motorists, the Contractor’s working hours will be approximately 6:00 pm to 6:00 am nightly. Read more...

03/22/16 - NMDOT Unveils Powerful New TV Ads to End DWI
Santa Fe, NM – Today, the New Mexico Department of Transportation unveiled two powerful TV ads to fight drunk driving. The new ads, part of the “Things I’ve Seen” campaign, feature an EMT telling her story about coming face-to-face with the horrors of DWI. Read more...

03/22/16 - Closures on I-10, East of Tucson Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Interstate 10 closures on March 22, 2016, in Arizona east of Tucson. Motorists traveling on westbound I-10 toward Tucson will be required to take a 67-mile detour for an eight-hour period to allow crews to set girders on a bridge replacement project. Read more...

03/22/16 - Updates for Closures for I-25/Missouri Avenue Project
Las Cruces: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with FNF Construction (Contractor) continues work along I-25 between Lohman Avenue (exit 3) and University Avenue (exit 1), along with the city roadway enhancements of Missouri Avenue and intersections of Triviz Drive and Don Roser Drive. Read more...

03/21/16 - I-10 Corridor, Mile Marker 146.00 to 164.45 (Texas State Line) Mill and Inlay Project
I-10 – Mile Markers 146.00 to 164.45 (Texas State Line) The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Mountain States Constructors, Inc. (Contractor) will be performing pavement rehabilitation operations along the I-10 corridor between Las Cruces and the Texas State Line. The Contractor will resume working on milling and inlaying operations in the eastbound direction beginning Monday, March 21st at 6:00 pm. In order to avoid delays for motorists, the Contractor’s working hours (traveling eastbound) will be approximately 6:00 pm to 6:00 am Sunday night through Friday morning. The Vado Exit (Exit 155) on and off ramps will be intermittently closed March 21st for paving operations. I-10 will be reduced to a single lane during operations and motorists are advised to use caution and reduce speed while nearing and passing through the work zone. Read more...

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