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District 1

Trent Doolittle, P.E.
District Engineer

2912 E. Pine St.
Deming, NM 88030
Telephone: 575-494-3227
Toll Free: 800-444-0745
Fax: 575-546-0272

NM 136 Pete V Dominici Hwy, Santa Teresa, Roadway and Bridge Reconstruction (MP 0.448 to 9.168)
CN-E100081, 82, 83

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with FNF Construction, INC. (Contractor) continues with roadway reconstruction, roadway rehabilitation, bridge rehabilitation, and signalization & lighting along NM 136, Pete V Domenici Intl. Hwy. Traffic will have an 11’ width restriction with no shoulders.  Traffic from milepost 5.25 (north of Airport Rd.) to 9.379(NM/TX Stateline) will have only one lane open in both northbound and southbound directions through the intersection of NM 136. Starting December 2, 2019 Russell Blvd intersection will be closed with the exception of the right in and out turnouts open. Contractor’s hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday, lane closures and traffic control shall remain in place 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

NMDOT - District One

Andrew Gonzales, Project Manager

Cost - $47.6 million

Valley Drive Project LC00160R

AUI, Inc. (Contractor) is currently performing roadway reconstruction, utility replacements and lighting/signalization improvements on Valley Drive. Currently there is (1) active zone of construction on Valley Drive from Amador to Avenida de Mesilla. All traffic on Valley Drive will be placed in the northbound lanes to allow full reconstruction of the southbound lanes. No left hand turns will be allowed. Sequoia will be close for utility work. Brown will be closed at nighttime for waterline installation. Contractor’s hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday; lane closures and traffic control shall remain in place 24 hours a day 7 days a week. 

For updated information go to: New Mexico Department of Transportation at www.nmroads.com or www.valleydrive.net

Project Manager:
Ryan Tafoya, Project Manager

Contractor: AUI, Inc.

Project Start Date: June 2018

Location: Dona Ana County

I-25 Buisness Loop Improvement Project (Williamsburg/T or C)

The New Mexico Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, is in the project design phase and is receiveing input from the public. Proposed improvements include new intersection configurations along Date Street (at the intersections with NM 181, New School Rd., and Smith Ave.) to improve safety and create a multimodal transportation facility addressing speeding and sight distance concerns, providing connectivity for pedestrians and bicyclists, and upgrading drainage facilities. Your attendance and input is important to helping the team finalize the project design. All interested parties are invited to attend.


Harold Love

SWCA Enviromental Consultants    
5647 Jefferson Street NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109 or jhyre@swca.com

Please give us your feedback!  Follow the link  below to take a 2 minute survey.

NM 273 McNutt Road (MP 0.8 to 3.10)

Constructors, Inc. (Contractor) continues with roadway reconstruction, rehabilitation, signalization & lighting along NM 273 “McNutt Rd”. Racetrack road is now closed for continued construction; Sunland Park Drive at McNutt is now open; public will have access to businesses throughout project. Nighttime operations are now in effect in order to minimize impacts to business. The contractor’s hours of operation will be from 6:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Construction is expected to be completed by winter 2019.

NMDOT Project Manager:

Andrew Gonzales, Project Manager

Constructors, Inc.

Project Cost:

University Avenue Corridor Study - Phase B (CN LC00290)
The New Mexico Department of Transportation is conducting an open house to collect input on the preferred alternative design for roadway and drainage improvements for the University Ave Corridor Study. The Study evaluated the transportation needs to enhance the existing two-lane roadway from Avenida de Mesilla to S. Main Street. The corridor is highly used by pedestrians and bicycles with access to Zia Middle School, local neighborhoods and as a gateway to connect to the Town of Mesilla, City of Las Cruces and New Mexico State University.

Bohannan Huston

Melanie Bishop
7500 Jefferson St. NE
Albuquerque, NM 877109

US 70, Bridge and Roadway Rehabilitation Project (MP 150)
CN LC00300

Hasse Contracting will continue with bridge preservation construction on US 70. Expect various single and double lane closures on US 70 eastbound and westbound from milepost 150 to 150.915 as well as ramp closures. Please continue to use caution as roadways and ramps are closed for your protection. Bataan Memorial west to westbound US 70 is currently closed as well as the I-25 northbound ramp. Ramps are expected to be reopened by the end of next week. Please continue to respect traffic control devices, detours are available and follow construction signage for your safety. Construction is expected to be completed by February 2020. 

Project Manager:
Ryan Tafoya NMDOT (575) 418-7891

Hasse Contracting 

Project Cost: $4.6 Million

Main Street & Motel Drive Pavement Preservation Project, Lordsburg

Mountain States Construction Co., INC. (Contractor) will continue pavement preservation along Motel Drive from the Flying J Truck Stop to the Loves Truck Stop, approximately 4 miles. As well as on Main Street from the Motel Drive Intersection (US 70) to end of State Maintenance route approximately 1.9 miles. Lane closures will be in effect on both routes with an 11’ width restriction. No parking will be allowed along the roadway during construction. Hours of operation will be from 6:30 am to 5:00 pm, daily this includes weekend work. Construction is expected to be completed by winter 2019.  

Project Manager:
Leandro Montoya III

Project Map

I-25/University Interchange Project

New Mexico Department of Transportation will begin construction January 2, 2020. The project consist of work on Interstate 25, University Avenue, and both North/South Triviz Drive. The proposed improvements are intended to address potential deficiencies associated with the aging University Avenue bridge over I-25, capacity on the I-25 Southbound off ramp, congestion and weaving between the I-25/University Interchange and the University/Triviz Drive intersection, as well as safety, system connectivity, and changes due to economic development in the surrounding area. For more information regarding this project please follow the project website link below.


Project Manager:
Ryan Tafoya

Design Team:

Bohannan Huston
7500 Jefferson St. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109


La Calerita Construction, LLC
Las Cruces, NM