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05/18/16 - Weekend Bridgework Scheduled on San Pedro Bridge over I-40
Albuquerque, NM—The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Three and RAM Construction is scheduled to perform work on the San Pedro Bridge over I-40 beginning Friday, May 20, at 9 p.m. through Monday, May 23, at 5 a.m. resulting in a full closure of the bridge. Detours will be provided near the project area. Motorists should seek alternate route. Inclement weather could cause delays because of the curing process required for material to set. Read more...

05/17/16 - I-25 / NM 14 (Cerrillos Road) Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) I-25 Southbound Lane Closures – May 18
Santa Fe–The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) continues construction on the I-25/NM14 (Cerrillos Road) Diverging Diamond Interchange located south of Santa Fe. On Wednesday, May 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the I-25 southbound lanes will be reduced to one lane. FNF Construction Inc. will continue reconstruction work on the I-25 southbound lanes approaching Exit 278. Read more...

05/16/16 - Comments Sought On State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP)
Santa Fe - The public is invited to comment on the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s 5th amendment to the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). The program will serve as a four year plan for the state’s federal aid highway program. Read more...

05/15/16 - NMDOT Announces Upcoming Paving Operations US 64 Farmington to Bloomfield To Begin May 16
Santa Fe–The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) continues roadway reconstruction work on US 64 from mile maker 57.87 to mile marker 60.00 between Farmington and Bloomfield. Mountain States Constructor’s Inc. will begin paving operations. Starting May 16 – 31, 2016, traffic entering onto US 64 from the north side will be temporarily stopped until asphalt reaches adequate temperature for safe driving. Read more...

05/11/16 - I-40 Bridge Work East of Clines Corners – Night Closures To Begin May 11
Santa Fe–The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) continues bridge work on I-40 from mile marker 233.705 to mile marker 239.428 east of Clines Corners. The contractor, Mountain States Constructors Inc., will begin bridge demolition at the I-40/Flying C Ranch Bridge located on I-40 at mile marker 234. The night work for the first phase of bridge demolition and improvements are underway. Read more...

05/11/16 - Weekend Bridgework Scheduled on Carlisle Boulevard over I-40
Albuquerque, NM—The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Three and RAM Construction is scheduled to continue work on the Carlisle Bridges over I-40 and the diversion channel, on Friday, May 13 at 9 p.m. through Monday, May 16, at 5 a.m. Crews will work on the inside left lanes in north and southbound directions, motorists will be able to access the right lanes only in both directions. Last weekend crews completed work on the right lanes in both north and southbound directions. Motorists should expect delays in this area. Inclement weather could cause delays because of the curing process required for material to set. Read more...

05/10/16 - NMDOT Offers Safety Tips to Drivers and Cyclists During National Bicycle Month
Santa Fe, NM – With the spring weather and more opportunities to ride, the month of May offers the chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling during National Bicycle Month. Whether individuals ride to work or school, or use their bicycles to stay healthy, this month is used to celebrate the unique benefits of bicycling. However, both cyclists and motorists should keep in mind safety tips to protect all of the users of our roads. Read more...

05/09/16 - US 60, Mile Marker 136.025 to Mile Marker 136.427
Socorro, NM: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with FNF Construction (Contractor) will be reconstructing the bridge on US 60, mile marker 136.025 to mile marker 136.427, located in the eastern side of Socorro, New Mexico. There will be a detour beginning on at 6:00 pm, Monday, May 9th around the work and no wide loads over 12’ will be allowed. This work will be complete in October 2016. Read more...

05/04/16 - Lane Closure - NM 377, Mile Post 1.9
Deming, NM: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Hasse Construction (Contractor) on Thursday, May 5th will have a lane closure with flagging operations on NM 377, mile post 1.9 to seal the bridge decks. Read more...

05/04/16 - Bridgework Scheduled on Carlisle Boulevard over I-40
Albuquerque, NM—The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Three and RAM Construction is scheduled to perform work on the Carlisle Bridges over I-40 between Menaul Boulevard to the north of the interstate, and Indian School to the south beginning Friday, May 6, at 9 p.m. through Monday, May 9, at 5 a.m. (Weekends only) The two northbound right lanes on the Carlisle bridges will be closed followed by closure of the southbound lanes. Motorists should expect delays in this area. The scheduled work is expected to take place over the weekends of May 6, 13 and 20. Inclement weather could cause delays because of the curing process required for material to set. Read more...

05/03/16 - 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 the nights of Wednesday, May 4th and Thursday, May 5th between the hours of 8:00 pm to 6:00 am. Closure is due to removal of the temporary traffic signals, posts, and wiring. Will also be working on installing the permanent signal lighting system on Missouri Avenue at the intersections of Triviz Drive and Don Roser Drive. Read more...

05/02/16 - Sidewalk repair work along NM 48 (Sudderth Drive) in Ruidoso
Ruidoso - The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two will repair sidewalk at various locations along NM 48 (Sudderth Drive) in downtown Ruidoso. Drivers may encounter a single lane closure where work is being performed. Work will take approximately two weeks to complete, weather permitting. For up-to-date information on this project, go to the statewide road information website at: nmroads.com. Read more...

04/28/16 - I-40 Bridge Work East of Clines Corners
Santa Fe–The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) began bridge improvement work on I-40 from mile marker 233.705 to mile marker 239.428 east of Clines Corners. This construction project consists of bridge rehabilitation, ramp reconstruction and roadway rehabilitation. There are two bridges under construction; the I-40 Bridge (Exit 234) near the Flying “C” and the I-40 Bridge (Exit 239) at McKenzie. This project is scheduled to be completed summer of 2016. Read more...

04/27/16 - 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 the night of Friday, April 29th between the hours of 8:00 pm to 6:00 am. Closure is due to do final street striping. Detours will be posted. Read more...

04/25/16 - 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 the night of Monday, April 25th between the hours of 8:00 pm to 6:00 am. Closure is due to complete painting sides of bridge. Detours will be posted. Read more...

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