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09/17/18 - U.S. 84/285 Pojoaque Bridge & Ramp Closures - September 17th
Santa Fe - The New Mexico Department of Transportation continues pavement preservation work on U.S. 84/285 at mile marker 181.00 in Pojoaque near Cities of Gold Casino. On Monday, September 17th - U.S. 84/285 Pojoaque Bridge will be CLOSED & the U.S. 84/285 off-ramp to NM 502 will be CLOSED from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Traffic will be detoured to Cities of Gold Road. Motorists can expect delays during this time. Drivers are urged to watch for workers in the area, observe traffic control signs and reduce speed to the posted speed limit. Updates on this project will be posted on the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s road advisory website, http://nmroads.com/.

09/13/18 - I-25 / St. Francis Drive Interchange Ramp Closures (Exit 282) Nighttime Work – September 12
Wednesday Night - September 12th - I-25 / St. Francis Drive (Exit 282A) I-25 south off ramp to St. Francis Drive will be CLOSED from 8:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. - St. Francis Drive south on ramp to I-25 north towards Las Vegas, NM will be CLOSED from 8:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Thursday Night - September 13th - St. Francis Drive north on ramp to I-25 towards Las Vegas, NM will be CLOSED from 8:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Read more...

09/13/18 - White Sands Missile Range/Highway 380 Road Block Socorro/San Antonio, NM
Socorro/San Antonio: The New Mexico Department of Transportation District One office (NMDOT) along with White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) has posted an alert for Friday September 14, 2018 for HWY 380. Read more...

MM/dd/yyyy - White Sands Missile Range/Highway 70 Road Block Las Cruces, NM
Las Cruces: The New Mexico Department of Transportation District One office (NMDOT) along with White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) has posted an alert for Thursday September 13, 2018 for US 70 at and will last approximately one hour. Read more...

09/13/18 - Railroad Crossing Work NM 248 Near Eunice
Eunice – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two, in partnership with Southwestern Railroad, will begin routine railroad crossing maintenance work on NM 248 near Eunice. During work, NM 248 will be closed to through-traffic at the railroad crossing. A detour will be posted and directional detour signs will be placed for access to nearby roads. The project is expected to be complete by the end of the week, weather permitting.

09/13/18 - S. Valley Drive/ Avenida de Mesilla Intersection Project LC00160 Public Information Meeting Las Cruces, NM
Las Cruces: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with AUI INC. (Contractor) will be holding a public involvement meeting to discuss the improvement project of S. Valley Drive (NM 188)/Avenida de Mesilla (NM 28) Intersection Project. When: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Tuesday September 18, 2018 Where: New Mexico Department of Transportation Solano Complex 750 N Solano Dr. (Use north gate entrance) Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001 Purpose: To provide project information regarding construction, detailing information, project specifications, and will answer questions regarding the timeline of the project. The public is encouraged to ask questions and provide comments and to address any concerns they may have as it relates to this project.

09/04/18 - U.S. 64 Lane Closures To Begin September 5th - Bloomfield
Santa Fe–The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will begin a drive pad installation, and roadway alignment on U.S. 64 from mile marker 62.790 to 63.954 in Bloomfield. Starting Tuesday, September 5, 2018 – U.S. 64 westbound lanes and eastbound lanes will have one lane closures and shoulder activity Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. North 4th Street will be CLOSED at the Jct. of U.S. 64 for roadway alignment. Motorists will be detoured. This project is scheduled to be completed October 2018; weather permitting.

09/04/18 - District One Traffic Report for week of September 2nd to 9th, 2018
PLEASE NOTE: Conditions are subject to change without notice. Double fines for speeding in work zones may be in effect. For more information log onto www.nmroads.com or call 511. Read more...

09/04/18 - NM 14 – South of Santa Fe To Lone Butte Pavement Preservation Work To Begin September 4th
Santa Fe - The New Mexico Department of Transportation will begin pavement preservation work on NM 14 from mile marker 36.400 to mile marker 44.900 south of Santa Fe from the Allsups Convenience Store to Lone Butte. Starting Tuesday, September 4th – NM 14 northbound and southbound lanes will be reduced to one lane. Motorists can expect delays Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. There will be a pilot car and flagger guiding traffic through the work zone. This project is scheduled to be completed September 14; weather permitting. There is a 10’ width restriction. Brasier Asphalt Albuquerque, New Mexico is the contractor for the project. Motorists are reminded to use caution, keep a safe distance between workers and their equipment, and dedicate your full attention to the roadway while driving through the work zone.

09/04/18 - NM 356 (Mile post 0 to 5) Bayard, NM
Cutler Repaving (Contractor) will be repaving the existing surface along NM 356 “Central Ave”. Traffic will encounter a pilot car and flagging operation. Tuesday September 4th the intersection of NM356/NM152 will be temporarily closed till noon. Message boards will be in place warning drivers of detour. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area. Construction hours will be Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm and is expected to be completed by October 2018. Read more...

08/29/18 - U.S. 84 Abiquiu Dam To Echo Canyon Pavement Preservation Work To Begin August 30th
Santa Fe - The New Mexico Department of Transportation will begin pavement preservation work on U.S. 84 from mile marker 221.00 to mile marker 235.00 north of Espanola from the top of Abiquiu Dam to Echo Canyon. Starting Thursday, August 30th – U.S. 84 northbound and southbound lanes will be reduced to one lane. Motorists can expect delays Monday thru Saturday from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. There will be a pilot car and flagger guiding traffic through the work zone.

08/20/18 - District One Traffic Report for the week of August 19th to 26th
PLEASE NOTE: Conditions are subject to change without notice. Double fines for speeding in work zones may be in effect. For more information log onto www.nmroads.com or call 511. Read more...

08/20/18 - NM 152 Roadway Closure (MP 21 to MP 39) Kingston, NM
The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will have crews on the roadway on August 27th for a maintenance operation project to fog seal on NM 152 (Black Range). During this time NM 152 will be CLOSED at milepost 21 (approximately 5 miles east of San Lorenzo) and milepost 39 (Kingston) from 8:00 am until 7:00 pm, reopening nightly. Traffic is expected to detour daily during these times. As always, emergency personal responding in the area can call District Staff for access. Read more...

08/20/18 - NM 90 (MP 0 to 22.6) Lordsburg, NM
Braiser Asphalt (Contractor) will be beginning roadway reconstruction along NM 90, an 11” width restriction will be in effect. Traffic will encounter lane drops with pilot car and flagging operations. Speed limits will be reduced to 45 mph at times. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel and equipment in the area. Hours of operation will be Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.

08/20/18 - US 84/285 Pavement Preservation Work – Buffalo Thunder Northbound Lane Closures To Begin August 20
The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will begin pavement preservation work on US 84/285 at milepost 178.00 (Buffalo Thunder) to 182.00 (CR 109 just north of Nambe). The contractor will be milling the existing asphalt and then follow with a heater scarification overlay process. Read more...

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