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In all construction zones, motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, as well as continue to be cautious of heavy equipment and construction personnel in the area. 

White Sands Missile Range Notification

For information regarding closures you may call WSMR at 678-1178 or 678-2222 for updates.  

Traffic updates are posted on the NMDOT traffic advisory web-site at http://nmroads.com and can be retrieved through our automated system at 511 in New Mexico or 1-800-432-4269 from any line.

Interstates: 

I-10, Mile Marker 91.7 to 116.0, Deming 

Mountain States Construction Co., INC. (Contractor) will continue roadway rehabilitation along Interstate 10. Multiple lane closures will be in effect on both the westbound and eastbound lanes with an 11’ width restriction as they are performing safety improvements. Hours of operation will be from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Saturday. Construction is expected to be completed by fall 2019.  

I-25, Mile Marker 0 to 7, Las Cruces 

Bixby Electric (Contractor) will be completing installation of fiber for the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS). Lane closures and shoulder work will be in effect on both the northbound and southbound lanes. Hours of operation will be from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Construction is expected to be completed by November 2019.  

US Roadways:

US 70, Mile Marker 150, Las Cruces 

Hasse Contracting will continue with bridge preservation Construction on US 70. Expect various single and double lane closures on US 70 EB and WB from MP 150 to 150.915. Weekend bridge preservation and paving operations will begin, expect various single and double lane closures on US 70 and a ramp closure from Westbound US 70 to southbound I-25 and northbound I-25 throughout the weekend. Detours will be available please follow construction signing.  Construction is expected to be completed by February 2020.  

US 180, Mile Marker 52 to 56, Glenwood 

Mountain States Constructors Inc.  (Contractor) has completed paving. Construction signage will continue to be in place until striping is completed. 

US 70 Main & Motel Drive, Lordsburg 

Mountain States Construction Co., INC. (Contractor) will begin pavement preservation along Motel Drive from the Flying J Truck Stop to the Pilot 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, Monday through Friday. Construction is expected to be completed by winter 2019. 

State Roadways:

NM 320 “Thorpe Road”, Mile Marker 1, Dona Ana 

The New Mexico Department of Transportation will have employees and equipment on NM 320 “Thorpe Road” under the I-25 interchange at Dona Ana. Shoulder work will be in place as needed for erosion repairs. Construction is expected to be completed by December 20, 2019.

NM 188 Valley Drive/ NM 28 Avenida de Mesilla, Las Cruces

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. 

NM 136 “Pete V Domenici Hwy”, Mile Marker 0.448 to 9.168, Santa Teresa E100081,82,83 

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. 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. 

NM 498 “Racetrack Drive” Mile Marker 0.600 to 0.900, Sunland Park CN E100140 

Hasse Contracting Co., Inc. (Contractor) construction is currently preparing approach and departure sides of bridge for concrete placement. NM 498 is closed from Doniphan Drive to Futurity Drive; detour is in place on Sunland Park Drive. Construction is scheduled to be complete by December 2019.

NM 273 “McNutt Road” Mile Marker 0 - 3, Sunland Park E100160

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 fall 2019. 

Chip Seal Projects, Sierra Co:

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will be performing “Chip Sealing” and “Fog Sealing” with Brooming operations in Socorro Co.  Speed limit will be reduced, traffic will encounter no center stripe and there will be loose gravel on roadway. Traffic will encounter lane drops with pilot car and flagging operations.    

Roadways affected will be:

NM 1 from milepost 25 to 61, no center stripe and a reduced speed limit.

NM 525 milepost 0 to 4.5, Stallion Range, no center strip and reduced speed limit

NM 107 from milepost 0 to 8.1, no center strip and reduced speed limit.

Las Cruces Projects – City of Las Cruces:

Arroyo Road

From Red Hawk Golf Road to Sonoma Ranch Blvd will be closed to through traffic.  Motorists will be asked to decrease speed and follow detours around the construction zone.

Brownlee Avenue

From Fifth Street to Sixth Street will be open to residential traffic only.  Access to residents will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed, follow the posted detour routes around the construction zone, and should proceed with caution.

Sixth Street

From Hadley to Picacho will be open to residential traffic only.  Access to businesses will be maintained at all times.  Motorists will be asked to decrease speed, follow the posted detour routes around the construction zone, and should proceed with caution.

Jody Drive

From Richard Drive to Karen Drive will be open to residential traffic only.  Access to residents will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed, follow the posted detour routes around the construction zone, and should proceed with caution.

Terry Drive

From Richard Drive to Jody Drive will be open to residential traffic only.  Access to residents will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed, follow the posted detour routes around the construction zone, and should proceed with caution.

Court Avenue

From Miranda St. to Armijo St. will be open to residential traffic only.  Access to businesses and residences will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed, follow the posted detour routes around the construction zone, and should proceed with caution.

El Paso Projects – Go 10/Border West Expressway

Closures are posted on the TxDOT website: http://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/media-center/local-news/el-paso.html

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.

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