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09/10/21 - State Transportation Commission Meeting in Gallup Sept. 30 - Opportunity for in-person public comment


SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) is holding a State Transportation Commission (STC) Meeting in District Six in Gallup on Thursday, Sept. 30 at 9 a.m. at the McKinley County Courthouse located at 207 West Hill St. Read more...

09/02/21 - NMDOT District Two, Jal Virtual Public Meeting N.M. 31-128 Alignment Study and Design-Build Project


JAL – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, are in the project development stage for the NM 31-128 roadway project along NM 31 from US 285 to US 62 and along NM 128 from NM 31 to the NM/TX state line in Eddy and Lea counties. Jal community members are encouraged to register for the virtual event and join the discussion, provide comments, and ask questions of the project team. Read more...

08/30/21 - Get some safely this Labor Day weekend - NMDOT invites New Mexicans to ‘Take a Ride on Us’


SANTA FE – As New Mexicans participate in Labor Day weekend activities involving alcohol, the New Mexico Department of Transportation and its partners are promoting a program to get people living in the Bernalillo County metro area home safely. NMDOT is partnering with Bernalillo County, the city of Albuquerque, Cumulus radio stations and Uber to support the “Take a Ride on Us” program designed to combat drunk driving. Read more...

08/27/21 - NMDOT District Two Celebrates Completion of U.S. 82 Corridor Improvements between Artesia and Maljamar in Eddy County


ARTESIA - The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two announced the completion of the U.S. 82 corridor construction project between Artesia and Maljamar in Eddy County. Read more...

08/18/21 - NMDOT District Two, Virtual Public Meeting N.M. 31-128 Alignment Study and Design-Build Project


CARLSBAD – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, is in the project development stage for the NM 31-128 Roadway Project along NM 31 from US 285 to US 62 and along NM 128 from NM 31 to the NM/TX state line in Eddy and Lea counties. Community members are encouraged to register for the virtual event and join the discussion, provide comments, and ask questions of the project team. Read more...

08/12/21 - NMDOT adopts Pedestrian Safety Action Plan


SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) is pleased to announce the adoption of the New Mexico Pedestrian Safety Action Plan. The plan provides concrete action items for the department and its partners to focus on over the next five years to reduce the number of pedestrian-involved serious injuries and fatalities in New Mexico. Read more...

08/06/21 - NMDOT District Two back to school traffic safety reminders


ROSWELL – As students across Southeastern New Mexico begin the school year, the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two wants to remind motorists and pedestrians to think about traffic laws when in or near a school zone. By following the law, New Mexico children can reach school safely, and drivers can avoid costly fines and tickets. Read more...

08/06/21 - NMDOT announces major reconstruction in downtown Carrizozo


CARRIZOZO – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two will begin a $8.5 million reconstruction project on U.S. 54 (Main Street) in downtown Carrizozo. The 2-mile construction project will address various road conditions including deterioration of existing asphalt, drainage, curb and gutter as well as sidewalk improvements. Read more...

08/06/21 - U.S. 82 Tunnel Inspection Otero County


Alamogordo, N.M. – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will inspect the tunnel on U.S. 82 near Cloudcroft, Wednesday, August 4th. Inspection work will cause intermittent interruptions to traffic flow between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Read more...

08/06/21 - NMDOT announces major reconstruction in downtown Lovington


LOVINGTON – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two will begin a $21 million reconstruction project on U.S. 82 (Main Street) in downtown Lovington. The 1-mile construction project will address various road conditions including deterioration of existing asphalt, drainage, curb and sidewalks improvements. Read more...

07/02/21 - The NMDOT and local law enforcement agencies remind drivers Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over


SANTA FE – This Independence Day, the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) and statewide law enforcement agencies are participating in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over impaired driving awareness campaign. In support of the law enforcement community’s dedication to protecting the lives of residents in their communities, law enforcement agencies will be working together during the holiday weekend to take drunk drivers off the roads. Read more...

07/02/21 - State Transportation Commission Meeting in Las Cruces July 15 Opportunity for in-person public comment


SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) is holding a State Transportation Commission (STC) Meeting in District One in Las Cruces on Thursday, July 15 at 9 a.m. at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, located at 4100 Dripping Springs Rd. Read more...

06/28/21 - NMDOT Unveils New ENDWI Campaign


ENDWI Campaign - The New Mexico Department of Transportation’s Traffic Safety Division (NMDOT-TSD) is releasing a new, summer ENDWI campaign capitalizing on the iconic good versus bad behaviors. This concept created by local advertising agency RK Venture takes a serious topic and uses a healthy dose of humor to convey good versus bad choices through a personified angel and devil who share a space in an ‘Afterlife Office.’ The campaign will include television, radio, billboard, digital advertising, and social media promotions. Read more...

06/11/21 - Guidelines for Safe & Responsible Travel In New Mexico


If traveling to New Mexico is on the horizon for you, we invite you to take a moment to review some helpful guidelines when visiting New Mexico. For more information on the status of COVID-19 in New Mexico, please visit the New Mexico Department of Health. Read more...

06/04/21 - Secure your load, prevent roadside litter, save lives


SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) recognizes June 6 as “Secure Your Load Day,” a traffic safety campaign that encourages drivers to properly secure their loads to prevent roadway litter and crashes. Read more...

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