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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-25 & University Ave, Mile Marker 1, Las Cruces 

La Calerita Construction, LLC (Contractor) will be continuing roadwork on I-25 and University. Crews are scheduled to complete work on the shoulder of southbound I-25 by Tuesday, Jan. 21.During this work southbound I-25 has the left lane closed and is reduced to one lane from south of University Ave. to south of Wells Street/Geothermal Drive. Scheduled through about Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, crews will construct a bridge pier. During this work, northbound I-25 will have the left lane closed and will be reduced to one lane from about 500 feet north of I-25/University Bridge to about 1,000 feet south of the Bridge.  Lasting through Tuesday, Jan. 21, crews will remove medians and pave detours (weather permitting) for construction on University Avenue between Triviz Drive and the northbound I-25 on-ramp. The left lane on University will be closed in each direction (east and west) during this work.  Regular work hours will be Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, traffic control will remain in place 24/7. Questions or concerns: Visit www.i25-university.com.

I-25, Mile Marker 103 to 140, Socorro 

JH Supply (Contractor) will continue replacing the guardrail and end treatments along I-25. Traffic can expect lane closures in the southbound driving lane as the contractor is performing these safety improvements. Overnight lanes closures can be expected at milepost 115. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Saturday. Construction is expected to be completed by spring 2020.  

I-25, Mile Marker 0 to 7, Las Cruces 

Bixby Electric (Contractor) will be completing installation of fiber for the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS). 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 January 2020.  

US Roadways:

US 70, Mile Marker 150, Las Cruces 

Hasse Contracting project is currently in suspension due to cold weather.   Contractor scheduled to resume next month. 

US 70 Main & Motel Drive, Lordsburg 

Mountain States Construction Co., INC. (Contractor) will continue pavement preservation along 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 January 24, 2020. 

US 60, Mile Marker 92 to 138, Socorro 

JH Supply (Contractor) will begin replacing signage along US 60. Traffic can expect shoulder work as needed.  Contractor’s hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. Construction is expected to be completed by spring 2020.  

State Roadways:

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 southbound lanes to allow full reconstruction of the northbound lanes. No left hand turns will be allowed. Avenida de Blanco will be closed for installation of a new gas line and storm drain system. Various side streets will be closed for the installation of new utilities. 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. Visit www.valleydrive.net

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

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. Russell Blvd intersection will continue to be closed. NM 273 will have two lanes open northbound and southbound beginning January 13th. 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 273 “McNutt Road” Mile Marker 0 - 3, Sunland Park 

Constructors, Inc. (Contractor) continues with roadway reconstruction, rehabilitation, signalization & lighting along NM 273 “McNutt Rd”. Racetrack road is closed for continued construction with a detour on Sunland Park Drive; public will have access to businesses throughout project. 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 spring 2020. 

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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