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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: 2017-03-24 07:17:08.396
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Allison Road Closure
Description: Allison Road (City of Gallup) will be closed from West Maloney Avenue to Warehouse Drive beginning 2/15/17 until August, 2017 due to roadwork. Please follow detour signs. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2017-02-15 12:35:08.0
Update Date: 2017-03-24 07:17:08.396
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 63 northbound and southbound from mile marker 19 Tererro to mile marker 24 Grass Mountain Summer Home Area
Description: (Terrero to end of state maintenance) During winter months shady side of the roads may be snow packed and icy. This event will remain in effect until Spring 2017.
Post Date: 2016-11-29 18:39:08.0
Update Date: 2017-03-23 15:04:20.554
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 159 from mile marker 12 to mile marker 22
Description: NM 159 lower gate at mile post 12.3 and the upper gate at mile post 22.6 will remain closed for the winter season.
Post Date: Tue Nov 29 10:46:39 MST 2016
Update Date: 2017-03-24 07:16:32.717
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.
Post Date: 2014-12-02 15:01:56.003
Update Date: 2017-03-24 08:10:16.669
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: 2017-03-24 07:17:08.396
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 518 northbound and southbound from mile marker 38 to mile marker 42
Description: (Holman to county line) Roads are snow packed and icy. Visibility is poor due to blizzard conditions. Zero visibility in areas. Please reduce speed and use extreme caution in area. Event will be updated as condition changes.
Post Date: Thu Mar 23 23:02:13 MDT 2017
Update Date: 2017-03-24 08:34:14.927
Expiration Date: unknown
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: 2017-03-24 08:10:16.669
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 18 southbound from mile marker 22 to mile marker 32 Eunice
Description: Road Construction is underway on NM 18 between Mile Marker 22 to Mile Marker 31.8 ( Junction NM 176). A 10 1/2 FOOT WIDTH RESTRICTION will be in effect. At MP 21.84 on NM 18 Northbound traffic is being shifted to Southbound lane, Southbound lane is 2-way traffic for 9 miles, then traffic will be shifted back to the Northbound lane. At MP 31.8 on NM 18 Southbound traffic is being shifted to the Northbound lane through the intersection of NM 18 / NM 176, then back to the Southbound lanes. NM 18 Southbound is 2-way traffic which will not have Passing Zones, Posted Speed limit is 45 MPH. Please be cautious when arriving at intersection. The intersection of NM 18/ NM 176 is a 4-way stop. Please be Alert. All Oversized and Wide Loads should seek an alternate route. Motorist can expect one lane of traffic in each direction with some congestion and possible delays. Use of an alternate route is suggested. Speed limit is reduced to 35 MPH within the work zone. This project is 300 working days and completion is expected in September 2017. Contractor Contact: Pops Ramsey (Mountain States Constructors Inc.) 505-205-0533. NMDOT Contact: Patrick Lopez (CET-A) 575-393-1722.
Post Date: 2016-10-06 07:00:16.0
Update Date: 2017-03-24 08:55:09.403
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 40 eastbound from mile marker 313 to mile marker 316
Description: (Montoya) passing lane is closed for guardrail operations. Please reduce speed and use caution in area. Event will be updated as location changes.
Post Date: Thu Mar 02 08:12:48 MST 2017
Update Date: 2017-03-23 14:59:50.0
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: 2015-10-25 15:29:32.0
Update Date: 2017-03-24 08:10:16.669
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 64 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 287 to mile marker 294
Description: (Cimarron Canyon) Roads are subject to being icy in spots during winter months. Please drive with caution. Event will be updated as condition changes.
Post Date: Sat Dec 03 11:04:09 MST 2016
Update Date: 2017-03-23 15:00:31.636
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 118 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 4 to mile marker 5 Manuelito
Description: NM 118 is closed in both directions from mile marker 4-5 (Manuelito) due to damage to the roadway and falling rocks and debris. Please use I-40 as an alternate route. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2017-02-27 11:15:37.0
Update Date: 2017-03-24 07:17:08.396
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 continue work on a bridge replacement on NM 186 at milepost 0.7 (W Ohara Rd). Work as this location is not expected to impact traffic; however workers will be present around the roadway at this location. Construction at this location is expected to last through March 2017. Operation hours will be from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Please use caution in this area when workers are present.
Post Date: Mon Dec 26 17:31:39 MST 2016
Update Date: 2017-03-24 07:16:32.717
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 25 northbound from mile marker 81 Engle to mile marker 89 (CUCHILLO)
Description: I-25 northbound from mile post 81 to the 89 driving lane (right) will be closed due to fog sealing on the shoulder. Speed limit will be reduced to 55 MPH. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and be cautious of personnel and equipment in the area. The closure will be lifted at approximately 3:00 pm.
Post Date: Mon Mar 20 07:29:40 MDT 2017
Update Date: 2017-03-24 07:16:32.717
Expiration Date: unknown
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.
Post Date: 2016-06-06 10:05:20.0
Update Date: 2017-03-24 08:10:16.669
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 40 westbound at mile marker 156 Rio Grande, right lane closed.
Description: Crash I-40 Eastbound at River Bridge. Has 1 Right lane closed. Use caution and reduce speed. Watch for emergency personnel.
Post Date: 2017-03-24 09:37:17.0
Update Date: 2017-03-24 09:37:17.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Conditions exist throughout area.
Description: Motorists please be advised that strong wind conditions exist in the Capitan area. Please watch for falling rocks and trees especially in the Little Bear Fire Scar area affecting NM 532 (Ski Run Rd) from mm 0 to mm 12. Please use caution and reduce speed.
Post Date: 2017-03-24 09:28:48.0
Update Date: 2017-03-24 09:28:48.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 150 from mile marker 7 to mile marker 14
Description: NM 150 - ROAD CLOSED TO TAOS SKI VALLEY - ROAD CLOSED DUE TO WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS. FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE UPDATED AS CONDITIONS CHANGE
Post Date: 2017-03-24 07:58:47.0
Update Date: 2017-03-24 07:58:47.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 25 from mile marker 264 (COCHITI/NM 16) to mile marker 281 Stanley
Description: I- 25 - Road is wet with slush on the shoulders.. Please drive with caution and reduce speed. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: Fri Mar 24 06:44:40 MDT 2017
Update Date: 2017-03-24 07:19:17.0
Expiration Date: Sat Mar 25 06:43:00 MDT 2017
Title: New Mexico 68 from mile marker 30 to mile marker 45
Description: NM 68 - Taos - Road is snow packed and icy. Road is salted and cindered. Please use extreme caution and reduce speed. Stay back from snow plows 50 feet. Event will be updated as condition changes.
Post Date: Fri Mar 24 06:22:40 MDT 2017
Update Date: 2017-03-24 06:27:06.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 456 eastbound and westbound at mile marker 24
Description: (Folsom-north) Speed is reduced to 20 mph and minor delays can be expected due to workers and equipment in the area. Please reduce speed and use caution in area. Event will be updated as condition changes.
Post Date: 2017-02-17 09:45:13.0
Update Date: 2017-03-23 15:04:20.554
Expiration Date: 2017-07-29 01:00:00.0
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: 2017-03-24 08:10:16.669
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: 2017-03-24 08:10:16.669
Expiration Date: unknown
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