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Title: US 64 from mile marker 187 to mile marker 223 Tres Piedras
Description: US 64 from Tierra Amarilla to Tres Piedras -ROAD CLOSED - Due to Severe Winter Weather Conditions. Event will be updated as condition changes.
Post Date: Wed Dec 21 16:18:40 MST 2016
Update Date: 2017-01-24 08:46:53.761
Expiration Date: unknown
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: 2017-01-23 07:42:10.241
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: 2017-01-24 09:06:20.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Eastbound right lane CLOSED from Mark Road to Dayflower off of US 70/380 (W 2nd St.)
Description: Motorists please be advised that Berrendo Water is replacing water lines in the right-of-way. Motorists should expect a right lane closure. Please reduce speed, use caution and watch for all personnel and equipment in the area.
Post Date: Tue Dec 27 08:12:08 MST 2016
Update Date: 2017-01-24 08:36:23.95
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 344 from mile marker 0 Edgewood to mile marker 17
Description: NM 344 -Road is wet with slushy areas. Crews are working. Please drive with caution and reduce speed. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: Tue Jan 24 08:22:21 MST 2017
Update Date: 2017-01-24 11:32:43.0
Expiration Date: Wed Jan 25 11:31:48 MST 2017
Title: Interstate 40 westbound at mile marker 63 Prewitt Interchange /NM 412
Description: Crash Westbound lane closed on I-40, mile marker 63 (Prewitt Interchange/NM 412) due to a rollover. Expect delays. Watch for emergency response personnel and vehicles. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: Tue Jan 24 08:17:06 MST 2017
Update Date: 2017-01-24 08:26:15.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 64 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 2 to mile marker 3 Beclabito
Description: New Mexico Department of Transportation will begin road work construction on US 64 from mile marker 2.80 to mile marker 3.80 near Beclabito northwest of Shiprock. This roadway improvement project will include the installation of two new school bus stops. No Traffic Impacts: This project is scheduled for completion in mid-January of 2017; weather permitting. Old Castle SW Group of Farmington, New Mexico is the contractor for this project.
Post Date: 2016-09-06 17:00:52.0
Update Date: 2017-01-19 08:49:19.22
Expiration Date: 2017-02-01 01:00:00.0
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: 2017-01-24 08:36:23.95
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: 2017-01-19 08:11:19.256
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: 2017-01-19 08:49:19.22
Expiration Date: 2017-05-01 01:00:00.0
Title: Interstate 10 westbound at mile marker 164 Anthony
Description: Anthony Vistor Center closed at this time, rest area still open.
Post Date: Thu Sep 22 14:53:42 MDT 2016
Update Date: 2017-01-24 09:21:00.0
Expiration Date: unknown
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: 2016-09-22 09:14:13.0
Update Date: 2017-01-09 15:12:36.0
Expiration Date: 2017-05-01 01:00:00.0
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: 2017-01-24 08:36:23.95
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: 2017-01-19 07:45:19.445
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: NM 528 at Rio Grand Boulevard intersection intermittent lane closures east and westbound
Description: Jan. 2-Feb. 2, 2017 from 8 a.m. 6 p.m. daily for roadwork. Contractor: Albuquerque Asphalt. Watch for detour signs in place.
Post Date: Thu Jan 05 14:43:46 MST 2017
Update Date: 2017-01-23 15:32:54.0
Expiration Date: Sat Feb 04 01:00:00 MST 2017
Title: New Mexico 529 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 0 to mile marker 22
Description: Roadway Rehabilitation and Reconstruction is underway on NM 529 from MP 0.000 to MP 22.165. The Speed Limit is reduced to 55 MPH within the project's 22.165 miles. The Speed Limit is reduced within the Work Zone to 35 MPH with an 11 FOOT WIDTH RESTRICTION. Oversized and Wide Loads should seek an alternate route. This Project is 400 working days. Expected completion date is NOVEMBER 2017. Contractor: James Hamilton Construction Superintendent, James Fields 575-313-4328. NMDOT Contact, Patrick Lopez 575-393-1722
Post Date: 2016-03-03 08:54:40.0
Update Date: 2017-01-19 07:45:19.445
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: 2017-01-24 08:36:23.95
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 434 northbound and southbound from mile marker 22 to mile marker 26 Black Lake
Description: During winter months shady side of the roads may be snowpacked and icy. This event will remain in effect until Spring 2017.
Post Date: 2016-12-18 14:13:38.0
Update Date: 2017-01-17 05:01:50.922
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) beginning on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. 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: 2017-01-23 08:23:03.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 612 northbound and southbound from mile marker 5 to mile marker 13
Description: Difficult driving conditions on NM 612, mile marker 0-13 (from I-40 at Thoreau to Bluewater Lake). Road is snow packed and icy. Visibility is poor due to heavy snowfall. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: Mon Jan 23 19:56:43 MST 2017
Update Date: 2017-01-24 06:18:12.931
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 456 from mile marker 24 to mile marker 25
Description: Speed is reduced to 20 mph -- please use caution in area.
Post Date: 2016-08-22 10:12:39.0
Update Date: 2016-12-23 09:28:15.0
Expiration Date: 2017-01-27 01:00:00.0
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: 2017-01-24 08:36:23.95
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: 2017-01-19 08:11:19.256
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: East Tucumcari Blvd to 3600 Block
Description: (Tucumcari) Truck will be turning off and onto Rt 66 at 3600 block. Event will be ongoing until January 30,2017
Post Date: 2016-09-16 09:19:52.0
Update Date: 2016-12-23 09:28:24.0
Expiration Date: 2017-02-01 01:00:00.0
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: 2017-01-24 08:36:23.95
Expiration Date: unknown
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