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Continental Divide Traffic Alerts
Title: New Mexico 174 from mile marker 1 to Glenwood at mile marker 4
Description: The NMDOT has CLOSED a portion of NM174 due to flooding and rising water. This area will reopen once it is deemed safe for the traveling public. Please proceed with caution.BS
Post Date: Tue Sep 10 13:17:01 MDT 2013
Update Date: Sat Oct 12 05:11:34 MDT 2013
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 84 northbound and southbound at mile marker 163
Description: US 84/ 285 - St. Francis Drive from Cerrilos Road to Hicox Road. Starting October 3 through October 11 Pavement Preservation work. Motorists can expect a double lane closures and delays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. Drivers are asked to watch for construction personnel, and observe temporary construction signing and reduce speed to the posted speed limits
Post Date: Thu Oct 03 10:44:16 MDT 2013
Update Date: Fri Oct 11 06:52:03 MDT 2013
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 40 southbound and westbound, 1.6 miles West of REST AREA exit at mile marker 251
Description: Anton Chico Rest Area Closed due to Septic Issues
Post Date: 2013-07-07 19:19:39.947
Update Date: 2013-09-12 08:02:04.897
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 64 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 305 to mile marker 296
Description: Roadwork, paving, guardrail installation, and signing
Post Date: 2013-07-22 14:54:06.81
Update Date: 2013-09-19 14:31:35.123
Expiration Date: 2013-11-01 12:00:00.0
Title: US 70 at Alamogordo
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. (dm)
Post Date: Mon Aug 20 08:41:59 MDT 2012
Update Date: Thu Oct 10 14:01:25 MDT 2013
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 252 eastbound and westbound, 0.7 miles North of House at mile marker 23
Description: Drive with extreme caution, reduce speed in this area. Water is still running across this roadway.
Post Date: 2013-09-16 14:16:57.84
Update Date: 2013-09-16 14:16:57.84
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 82 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 0 to mile marker 16
Description: New signage project. The Contractor will be working Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Motorists should watch for equipment and personnel in the workzone and adhere to all construction signage. Traffic may be reduced to one lane with pilot car at random times throughout the work day. Expect delays up to 15 minutes. Contacts: Jerry Hickman, NMDOT Project Manager- 575-585-2090 or 575-626-0804, Vince DeMenno, Superintendent- 505-280-9039, Contractor.
Post Date: Fri Sep 27 15:31:46 MDT 2013
Update Date: Thu Oct 10 14:01:25 MDT 2013
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 40 westbound at mile marker 170
Description: • Ongoing through Friday 10/18 (Qualcon) – I_40 westbound at mile marker 169.35 (Carnuel Overpass) will have a full off ramp closure for bridge maintenance. Seek alternate route
Post Date: Fri Oct 11 15:57:19 MDT 2013
Update Date: Fri Oct 11 15:57:19 MDT 2013
Expiration Date: Sat Oct 19 00:00:00 MDT 2013


For official NM traffic info visit: New Mexico DOT Traffic Site

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