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Title: US 70 eastbound and westbound at mile marker 185
Description: White Sands Missile Range periodically has missile firings over US 70 and/or US 380. During the firings the road or roads will be temporarily closed. Please call 575-678-1178 for daily information on possible closure dates and times for firings. This is a permanent alert and will not be updated regularly.
Post Date: 2014-05-21 12:45:32.757
Update Date: 2016-04-29 11:56:03.482
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 10 from mile marker 140 Mesilla (NM 28/MESILLA) to mile marker 143 Tortugas
Description: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with La Calerita Construction (Contractor) continues with work at the I-10/Ramp E Bridge and the I-10/Union Avenue Bridge in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The first phase (westbound lanes) construction has been completed and the second phase (eastbound lanes) construction is underway. The westbound traffic is reduced to one lane and is currently using the westbound driving lane. The Eastbound traffic is reduced to one lane and detoured through the westbound passing lane during construction of the east bound bridges. All westbound ramps will remain open during this construction phase. During construction of this phase: The eastbound Conway off ramp will remain open to traffic. The eastbound Conway on ramp will be closed. Construction of Ramp E Bridge will continue. Eastbound access to I-10 at Valley Drive and University Avenue is closed. Watch for equipment working on Union Avenue and I-10. Speed restrictions remain in effect through the I-10 construction zone. Please obey the traffic signs and drive safely.
Post Date: Wed Aug 12 09:38:37 MDT 2015
Update Date: 2016-04-29 15:19:31.219
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 25 at mile marker 79 (T OR C NORTH)
Description: Lane Closure - TorC at exit 79 Business Loop 25 Due to road damage at mile post 2.1 on Business Loop 25 the passing left lane is closed to traffic for 1000 ft. Please reduce speed and use extreme caution.
Post Date: 2016-01-06 19:45:29.0
Update Date: 2016-04-29 07:06:04.854
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 176 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 0 to mile marker 10
Description: WIDTH RESTRICTION OF 10 FT. MAX. CURRENT LANES 9Ft 6 Inches EXPECT LONG DELAYS. Recommend Detour via NM08. The project consists of Roadway Rehabilitation, Shoulder Work, Fencing and Permanent Signing. Construction began Aug. 5, 2015. The project is for 280 Calendar Days ending in APRIL 2016. Please adhere to the Construction Signing and watch out for workers. Traffic will be slowed down to 55 MPH and 35 MPH throughout the work zones. Speeding fines will be enforced. James Hamilton Construction Superintendent, James Fields 575-313-4328 . NMDOT Project Manager, Donna Gililland 575-626-4857.
Post Date: 2015-01-13 15:21:35.787
Update Date: 2016-04-29 10:09:26.926
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 380 eastbound and westbound at mile marker 43
Description: White Sands Missile Range periodically has missile firings over US 70 and/or US 380. During the firings the road or roads will be temporarily closed. Please call 575-678-1178 for daily information on possible closure dates and times for firings. This is a permanent alert and will not be updated regularly.
Post Date: 2014-12-02 15:01:56.003
Update Date: 2016-04-29 11:56:03.482
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 529 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 22 to mile marker 31
Description: Roadway reconstruction is underway, with shoulder widening and extending of pipe structures. Motorists can expect delays due to lane closures with pilot car operations. Expected completion date is May 2016. Motorists should adhere to the posted speed limits and proceed with caution throughout the workzones. There are double fines within the workzones on this project. Paving operations are still ongoing, alternative route is advised. NMDOT Project Manager - Donna Gililland 575-626-4857; Fisher Sand and Gravel Superintendent Felipe Tenerio 505-249-5138.
Post Date: 2015-07-09 08:29:50.0
Update Date: 2016-04-29 10:09:26.926
Expiration Date: 2016-06-02 01:00:00.0
Title: New Mexico 529 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 0 to mile marker 22
Description: Roadway Rehabilitation and Roadway Reconstruction is to begin April 8th 2016 on NM529 from MP 0.000 to MP 22.165 for 22.165 miles. This Project is 400 working days. Expected completion date is NOVEMBER 2017. James Hamilton Construction Superintendent, James Fields 575-313-4328. Project Manager, Donna Gililland 575-626-4857
Post Date: 2016-03-03 08:54:40.0
Update Date: 2016-04-29 10:09:26.926
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 82 at mile marker 16 Cloudcroft
Description: US 82 between Cloudcroft and Alamogordo descends 5,000 feet in 16 miles! STEEP GRADES, NUMEROUS TIGHT TURNS AND ONE TUNNEL. Trucks without retarder brakes and/or longer than 65 feet in length are PROHIBITED on this section of US 82. Consider using an alternate route - US 62/180 or US 70. This is a permanent alert. (lc).
Post Date: Sun Oct 25 15:29:32 MDT 2015
Update Date: 2016-04-29 11:56:03.482
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 25 northbound at mile marker 85
Description: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Hasse Contracting Inc. (Contractor) will currently be working along I-25 near milepost 85 just North of T or C, New Mexico. Traffic in the northbound direction will be reduced to one lane, as work will be performed in the passing lane. Northbound traffic entering I-25 from NM 195 is advised to use caution as work will be taking place just after the on-ramp.
Post Date: 2016-01-25 10:29:35.0
Update Date: 2016-04-29 15:19:31.219
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 6563 from mile marker 5 to mile marker 14
Description: NMDOT crew will be performing pothole patching operations on NM 6563 MM 8.5 Sunspot (Cloudcroft area.) Motorists should expect a one lane closure with flaggers and minimal delays. Please watch for personnel and equipment in the area. Please reduce speed, and obey all signage.
Post Date: 2016-05-02 08:15:23.0
Update Date: 2016-05-02 08:15:23.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 159 from mile marker 12 to mile marker 23
Description: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will be closing New Mexico Highway 159 for the winter from mile post 12.3 to mile post 22.6, beginning Friday, November 20, 2015.
Post Date: Fri May 23 11:19:34 MDT 2014
Update Date: 2016-04-29 07:06:04.854
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: NM 528 southbound right turn bay closed at Southern Boulevard
Description: April 18-May 20 2016 between 7 a.m. 5 p.m. Contractor: TLC Plumbing and Utility for utility work.
Post Date: Fri Apr 15 09:15:22 MDT 2016
Update Date: 2016-04-29 09:17:05.0
Expiration Date: Sat May 21 01:00:00 MDT 2016
Title: Interstate 10 at mile marker 85 (DEMING EAST)
Description: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Hasse Contracting (Contractor) beginning Sunday, March 13th will be sealing the deck on Bridge 6820 Pine Street Exit, mile marker 85 in Deming, New Mexico, with flagging operations. Contractor will also be working on I-10 east bound passing lane, mile marker 85.62 with a lane closure until noon. Contractor will then work on east bound driving lane. If work is not completed on March 13th, beginning Monday, March 14th, there will be a flagging operation on the Pine Street, exit mile marker 85. There will also be a lane closure on I-10 east bound passing lane at mile marker 85.62 until noon then begin on east bound driving lane. Beginning Tuesday, March 15th, Contractor will have a lane closure on I-10, west bound passing lane at mile marker 85.62 until noon then begin work on west bound driving lane.
Post Date: 2016-03-11 13:38:18.0
Update Date: 2016-04-29 15:19:31.219
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 285 from mile marker 1 to mile marker 15
Description: The speed limit on U.S. 285 from mile post 0 to mile post 15, from the New Mexico/Texas state line to Loving has been reduced from 65 mph to 55 mph.
Post Date: 2016-02-05 09:07:10.0
Update Date: 2016-04-29 11:56:03.482
Expiration Date: unknown
For official NM traffic info visit: New Mexico DOT Traffic Site

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