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Title: US 491 northbound and southbound from mile marker 15 to mile marker 42
Description: Speed reduced to 35 mph on US 491 from mile marker 15-42 (from Twin Lakes to Naschitti). Road construction project is not impacting traffic, however speed is reduced for turnouts and traffic ingress/egress on and off of US 491. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2016-12-21 07:40:06.0
Update Date: 2017-02-17 08:58:31.357
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 40 westbound at mile marker 10, right lane closed.
Description: Single Lane Closure on I-40 WB @ MM 10 due to construction. Expect heavy delays in this area until further notice. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. This event with be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2016-12-29 12:54:42.0
Update Date: 2017-02-17 08:58:31.357
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 84 northbound and southbound at mile marker 163
Description: US 84/285 - St. Francis Drive, just north of the Cerrillos Road Intersection- Acequia Trail Underpass @ St. Francis Drive The City of Santa Fes Contractor - Vital Consulting Group, Inc. has completed drilling operations for the support piles on St. Francis Drive. The next phase of construction will require the removal of large areas of pavement through the project area to install support beams for the underground structure. In the best interest of public safety during the winter months at the citys busiest intersection, the pavement removal and support beam installation will be temporarily suspended. Starting November 23rd the project will commence winter-suspension until spring 2017. Access to businesses, residences and the city trails will remain open and all temporary traffic control will be removed during this period. The winter suspension is expected to be lifted in early April 2017. Proect is scheduled for completion in spring 2017. Contact: Leroy N. Pacheco PE Telephone: (505)955-6853 lnpacheco@ci.santa-fe.nm.us
Post Date: 2016-09-22 16:54:15.0
Update Date: 2017-02-15 13:39:02.872
Expiration Date: 2017-05-01 01:00:00.0
Title: New Mexico 72 from mile marker 8 Yankee to mile marker 36
Description: Seasonal weather closure -- during winter month the road is closed - closure is in effect until Spring 2017
Post Date: Thu Sep 22 09:14:13 MDT 2016
Update Date: 2017-02-07 13:15:40.0
Expiration Date: Mon May 01 01:00:00 MDT 2017
Title: New Mexico 395 at mile marker 0
Description: Motorists please be advised that the bridge on NM 395 at mm 0 (Intersection of US 70/380 between Hondo and Tinnie) has a 4 ton weight limit and speed limit has been reduced to 15 MPH until repairs are made.
Post Date: 2016-12-08 10:10:11.0
Update Date: 2017-02-17 08:11:43.026
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 518 from mile marker 32 Cleveland to mile marker 42
Description: (Cleveland to Holman Hill) Roads are wet from mile marker 40 to mile 44. Strong wind blowing snow across roadway. Please use caution and road may become icy as temperatures drop. Roads have salt and cinders. Please reduce speed and use caution in area. Event will be updated as condition changes.
Post Date: Sun Feb 19 18:11:29 MST 2017
Update Date: 2017-02-19 22:55:51.0
Expiration Date: Mon Feb 20 22:55:07 MST 2017
Title: New Mexico 211 at mile marker 3
Description: NM 211 at mile post 3.2 (Bear Creek) water is running across roadway leaving debris. Detour is in place, if roadway is flooded do not cross and seek an alternate route. NMDOT will notify as conditions change.
Post Date: Sun Jan 15 10:34:04 MST 2017
Update Date: 2017-02-17 09:38:45.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 475 from mile marker 6 to mile marker 15
Description: NM 475 - Santa Fe Ski Basin Road - Roads is snow packed and icy. Road is salted and cindered. Please use extreme caution, reduce speed and be prepared as roads may have black ice temperature drops. Event will be updated as condition changes.
Post Date: Sun Feb 12 18:19:34 MST 2017
Update Date: 2017-02-19 18:17:01.218
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 186 at mile marker 1
Description: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with AUI Inc. (Contractor) will begin work on a bridge replacement on NM 186 at milepost 0.7 (W Ohara Rd) . Construction at this location is expected to last through spring 2017. During this time period, NM 186 at this location will be completely CLOSED to traffic at all times. Through traffic along NM 186 is advised to be on alert and look for detour signs which will be posted throughout the area to guide traffic around the road closure.
Post Date: Mon Dec 26 17:31:39 MST 2016
Update Date: 2017-02-17 09:38:48.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 40 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 46 to mile marker 48 Continental Divide
Description: East and Westbound I-40 reduced to one lane from mile marker 46-48 (Continental Divide) with a 12 ft. width restriction in force, due to roadwork. Speed reduced to 55 mph through the work zone. All work will be performed from 6:30am-7pm daily. Expect minor delays. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2016-03-18 08:16:59.0
Update Date: 2017-02-17 08:58:31.357
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 380 at mile marker 107 Hondo
Description: Trucks over 65 foot are prohibited on US 380 between Hondo and Carrizozo. This is a PERMANENT ALERT.
Post Date: 2017-02-17 08:17:49.0
Update Date: 2017-02-17 08:17:49.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 380 eastbound and westbound at mile marker 66 Carrizozo
Description: Trucks over 65 foot are prohibited on US 380 between Carrizozo and Hondo. This is a PERMANENT ALERT.
Post Date: 2017-01-06 12:52:40.0
Update Date: 2017-02-17 08:11:43.026
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 159 from mile marker 8 to mile marker 10
Description: The NMDOT along with La Calerita Construction, LLC, (Contractor) will perform Roadway & Drainage Improvements on NM 159 with expected completion fall of 2017. The only traffic that will be able to go through NM 159 will be the Mogollon residence and supplies for the Mogollon residence during the week. La Calerita will be working Monday through Saturday until winter weather conditions exist. NM 159 will be open for the weekend.
Post Date: Fri Aug 05 13:29:00 MDT 2016
Update Date: 2017-02-17 09:39:01.0
Expiration Date: unknown
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