Las Cruces: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District One office has a Maintenance Project that will impact traffic on NM-15 from mile marker 0-1 in the Silver city area. Crew members will be applying a chip seal application in order to extend the longevity of the roadway, which is scheduled for Wednesday October 4th from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm. Traffic control will be established throughout the work zone alerting motorist of a lane closure and reduction in speed.
In Las Cruces La Calerita Construction has begun their overnight closure for a portion of NM-28/Avenida de Mesilla. This closure must be in place as the contractor removes the I-10 eastbound overpass. The closure will be from 6:00 pm until 5:00 am on Tuesday October 3rd and on Wednesday October 4th. Motorists will have full access to Avenida de Mesilla during the day.
Detours will remain from Lakeside Drive to Hickory Loop during the overnight closures, and on I-10 located at University (exit 142), and Motel Blvd (exit 139).
Updates on road projects and traffic alerts will be posted on the Department’s web site www.NMroads.com, and can be retrieved by calling 511 in New Mexico or 1-800-432-4269 out of state.