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Continental Divide Traffic Alerts
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. (dm)
Post Date: Wed May 21 12:45:32 MDT 2014
Update Date: 2015-01-26 09:46:21.552
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 72 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 0 to mile marker 36
Description: SEASONAL CLOSURE: NM 72 from mile post 0 to mile post 36 (Raton to Folsom), winter seasonal road closure. Gates will be locked during the winter months. Please find an alternative route.
Post Date: Wed Jan 21 08:27:55 MST 2015
Update Date: 2015-01-27 10:39:00.072
Expiration Date: Wed Apr 01 12:00:00 MDT 2015
Title: US 82 from mile marker 16 Cloudcroft to mile marker 35 Mayhill
Description: Roads are wet. Light snowfall in Cloudcroft. Motorist are advised to reduce speed and to proceed with caution. Crew is out salt and cindering.
Post Date: Sat Jan 31 10:05:52 MST 2015
Update Date: 2015-01-31 10:06:58.834
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 10 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 151 (MESQUITE) to mile marker 155 (VADO)
Description: The NMDOT with El Terrero Construction has the west and eastbound ramps at Mesquite open. The Vado west and eastbound on and off ramps are CLOSED. Motorists may access the Mesquite or Anthony exits and utilize the frontage roads. Traffic control is posted alerting motorists to reduce speed throughout the work zone as heavy equipment and workers are present. Proceed with caution.
Post Date: Mon Apr 07 09:13:13 MDT 2014
Update Date: 2015-01-30 15:04:24.377
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 4 northbound and southbound from mile marker 12 to mile marker 46
Description: FAIR DRIVING CONDITIONS on NM 4, mile marker 12-46 (from South of Jemez Springs to Los Alamos County Line). Road is wet. Visibility is good. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: Fri Jan 30 23:33:57 MST 2015
Update Date: 2015-02-01 06:38:41.996
Expiration Date: Mon Feb 02 00:53:00 MST 2015
Title: New Mexico 47 northbound and southbound at mile marker 4
Description: Monday 2/2 from 4 am to 9 pm (Road Safe Traffic Systems) N_M 47 both directions at mile marker 4.5 (just north of U_S 60 at the railroad crossing) will be closed for railroad crossing repair. Detour posted using N_M 3_04 and U_S 60.
Post Date: 2015-01-30 15:16:04.561
Update Date: 2015-01-30 15:16:04.561
Expiration Date: Mon Feb 02 21:00:00 MST 2015
Title: New Mexico 152 from mile marker 22 to mile marker 37
Description: NM 152 from mile post 22-37 (San Lorenzo to Kingston) roadway is closed due to snow packed and icy conditions, intermittent snow is causing limited visibility. Please seek alternate route.
Post Date: 2015-01-30 10:20:54.894
Update Date: 2015-01-31 10:45:24.886
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Conditions exist throughout area.
Description: Roads are wet. Light fog in area. Motorist are advised to proceed with caution.
Post Date: Fri Jan 30 06:49:07 MST 2015
Update Date: 2015-01-31 15:11:30.879
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 460 from mile marker 1 to mile marker 3
Description: In Anthony, NM the NMDOT and Smith and Aguirre are working on installing a storm culvert drain pipe under NM 460 from Miller Street to Landers Drive. The contractor will construct a pond beside the Community Development Center, along with mill and inlay from New Mexico/Texas state line to O'Harra Road/NM 460. The project will also have new ADA compliant features such as sidewalks with landing and turnouts along NM 460.
Post Date: Fri Oct 10 15:58:06 MDT 2014
Update Date: 2015-01-30 15:04:24.377
Expiration Date: unknown

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

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