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08/17/20 - On-line Public Information Meeting to Discuss U.S. 285 and N.M. 31 Proposed Intersection Improvement Study


CARLSBAD – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Eddy County are hosting a public information meeting to provide an update on the U.S. 285 and N.M. 31 proposed intersection improvement study. Members of the public are invited to attend the public information meeting, view the location study presentation, ask questions and provide feedback. Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, the public meeting will be held on-line. Read more...

08/11/20 - N.M. 128 Emergency Railroad Crossing Repair Work in Jal


JAL – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two, in partnership with Texas & New Mexico Railway (TXN) will begin repair work on the N.M. 128 railroad crossing in Jal on Wednesday, August 12th. Read more...

08/10/20 - NMDOT District Two Looking to Hire in Southeastern New Mexico


ROSWELL – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two is looking to fill essential worker positions in maintenance, construction, engineering, and business support in Southeastern New Mexico. Read more...

08/06/20 - Pavement Improvements Coming to U.S. 70 in Otero County


ALAMOGORDO – The NewMexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two will improve pavement on the U.S. 70 corridor in Otero County. The project includes pavement preservation from mile marker 212 to mile marker 213 near Alamogordo. Read more...

08/06/20 - Pavement Improvement Work on U.S. 82 in Chaves County


MAYHILL – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two will begin a pavement improvement project this August on U.S. 82 from the Chaves County line to mile marker 53. The project includes ten miles of pavement preservation work along the U.S. 82 corridor in Chaves County. Work is expected to be complete this fall, weather permitting. Read more...

08/03/20 - On-line Public Information Meeting to Discuss U.S. 285 and N.M. 31 Proposed Intersection Improvement Study


CARLSBAD – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Eddy County are hosting a public information meeting to provide an update on the U.S. 285 and N.M. 31 proposed intersection improvement study. Members of the public are invited to attend the public information meeting, view the location study presentation, ask questions and provide feedback. Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, the public meeting will be held on-line. Read more...

07/06/20 - New Mexico travel restrictions in effect


SANTA FE – The state of New Mexico is under a mandatory health advisory issued by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham to protect against the spread of COVID-19. Anyone crossing a border into the state must adhere to the New Mexico public health travel restrictions as outlined in Executive Order 2020-054, seen here, until further notice. Be aware: Businesses and law enforcement agencies are strictly enforcing the following restrictions for in and out of state travelers. Below you will find some frequently asked questions and answers. Read more...

07/02/20 - Improvement project on U.S. 285 begins this summer


LOVING – A four phase project to rebuild portions of U.S. 285 in Eddy County will begin August 3rd. The first two phases will take place between mile markers 0 to 7 and 16 to 18 along the U.S. 285 corridor for nearly $56 million. Read more...

06/26/20 - Summer 2020 ENDWI


The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) has launched a new anti-drunk driving campaign for summer. As New Mexicans are emerging responsibly from stay-at-home orders, NMDOT reminds us to also be responsible when behind the wheel. Read more...

06/26/20 - Safety Improvements Coming to U.S. 82 Tunnel


CLOUDCROFT – The New Mexico Department of Transportation District Two will add reflective paint and reflective tabs inside the U.S. 82 tunnel near Cloudcroft to improve safety. Read more...

05/22/20 - NMDOT hiring temporary workers in Southeast New Mexico


ROSWELL – The health crisis brought on by COVID-19 has resulted in the loss of many jobs. The New Mexico Department of Transportation wants to provide financial stability and an opportunity for leadership during this difficult time. Read more...

04/21/20 - Pavement Improvement Sign replacement work begins on Sunspot Highway (N.M. 6563) near Cloudcrofts Coming to Grand Avenue (U.S. 60) in Clovis


CLOUDCROFT – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will begin replacing aging signs and installing new specialty signs on the Sunspot highway (N.M. 6563) this month. The sign replacement project will take place on N.M. 6563 from mile marker 0 to mile marker 15 near the Sunspot Solar Observatory in Otero County. All work on this $123,000 investment is scheduled to be completed by late summer 2020. Read more...

04/17/20 - Work Zone Safety Awareness Week April 20-24th Chaves, Eddy, Lea, Lincoln, Otero, De Baca, Roosevelt, Curry, Torrance & Guadalupe Counties


ROSWELL – In recognition of National Work Zone Safety Week, the New Mexico Department of Transportation District Two wants to remind motorists in Southeastern New Mexico to use caution when traveling through work zones. This year National Work Zone Safety Week is being observed April 20-24, 2020. Read more...

03/03/20 - Pavement Improvements Coming to Grand Avenue (U.S. 60) in Clovis


CLOVIS – The New Mexico Department of Transportation District Two will improvement 1 mile of pavement along Grand Avenue (U.S. 60) in Clovis. The project includes 1 mile of pavement preservation work from mile marker 385 to mile marker 386, intersection improvements at Grand Avenue (U.S. 60) and 7th Street, and pedestrian safety improvements. Read more...

02/19/20 - N.M. 2 dedicated as “Mike Smith Highway”


DEXTER – A dedication ceremony was held Tuesday evening at Eastern New Mexico Fair Grounds dedicating N.M. 2 as the “Mike Smith Highway.” Representative Candy Ezzell, Chaves County Commissioner William Cavin, Municipality Representatives from Dexter, Hagerman, and Lake Arthur were all in favor of the name designation of the highway. Read more...

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