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Data Management Bureau

The Data Management Bureau is part of the Asset Management & Planning Division, and provides planning and engineering data to NMDOT staff, FHWA, government, businesses, and the public. The Data Management Bureau oversees the Traffic Monitoring Program and the Roadway Inventory Program.


Traffic Monitoring Program

NMDOT relies on accurate and quality traffic data to support its planning, engineering and operation activities. Traffic Monitoring is responsible for programming, collecting, analyzing and reporting traffic monitoring data for FHWA’s Functional Classes 1 thru 6 urban in New Mexico. We are also participating in a pilot project to estimate Functional Classes 6 rural and 7. NMDOT collects traffic data internally, by contract, and in partnership with local entities in New Mexico. The Traffic Monitoring Program is responsible for ensuring all traffic counts collected and shared with NMDOT meet our quality standards. Traffic monitoring data includes vehicle volume, vehicle classification, vehicle speed and vehicle weight. Data is collected using manual counts, portable counters (road tube and radar) and permanent counters (Continuous Count Stations (CCS) and Weigh-in Motion (WIM) stations).

The following Products & Services are managed, maintained and updated by the Traffic Monitoring section:

  • Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
  • Annual Average Daily Truck Traffic (AADTT)
  • Future AADT
  • Annual Adjustment Factors
  • Annual Comparisons by Functional Classification
  • Axle Correction Factors
  • Daily Vehicle Miles Traveled Reports
  • FHWA Vehicle Classification Scheme F Report
  • Hourly Percentage by Vehicle Type
  • K&D Factors
  • Seasonal Adjustment Factors

Please submit all traffic count inquiries to: Traffic.Monitoring@state.nm.us

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Sean Noonen, Manager
Mobile: 505-490-7202
Sean.Noonen3@state.nm.us


Roadway Inventory Program

The Roadway Inventory Program maintains road inventory database, produces HPMS report.

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John Baker, Roadway Inventory Program Manager / HPMS Coordinator
Office: 505-827-5523
JohnJ.Baker@state.nm.us