Las Cruces Traffic and Road Conditions

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Las Cruces Traffic Alerts

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: 2017-01-19 08:11:19.256
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 285 from mile marker 11 to mile marker 20
Description: Road construction will be ongoing between mm 11-20 - south of Loving, with an 11 FOOT WIDTH RESTRICTION. Wide and Oversized loads should seek an alternate route. During construction traffic will be reduced to one lane with Pilot Car operations. Work will begin at mm 11 moving north towards Loving. Please observe and obey all posted traffic signs, reduce speed limit signs and watch for Personnel and Equipment in the construction zone. Construction is expected to last until April 2017. Contractor contact, Constructors Inc, Jon Franklin 575-706-7310 NMDOT contact, Willie McCray Jr, Project Manager 575-626-9882
Post Date: 2016-12-07 14:04:17.0
Update Date: 2017-01-12 09:03:44.0
Expiration Date: 2017-04-04 01:00:00.0
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: 2016-12-26 13:31:18.0
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: 2017-01-19 07:09:48.0
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: 2016-12-27 08:12:08.0
Update Date: 2017-01-20 08:46:42.937
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: NM 528 at High Resort Boulevard SE; left turn bay from NM 528 onto High Resort is closed.
Description: Construction of a westbound lane on high resort between NM 528 to Broadmoor Boulevard. through May 31, 2017; 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. weekdays. Contractor: Franklins Earthmoving. Detour in Place.
Post Date: Tue Nov 15 11:47:58 MST 2016
Update Date: 2017-01-19 16:06:55.0
Expiration Date: Wed Mar 01 01:00:00 MST 2017
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: 2017-01-20 08:46:42.937
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: Interstate 40 eastbound at mile marker 170 (CARNUEL)
Description: Jan 3- Jan 24, rom 9 PM to 5 AM on I-40 Eastbound between Milepost 170 and 171 various lane closures for bridgework. NIGHT WORK ONLY. Motorists reduce speed and watch for crews in the area. Expect lane closures.
Post Date: 2016-12-29 08:55:26.0
Update Date: 2017-01-13 11:16:55.0
Expiration Date: 2017-01-25 01:00:00.0
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: 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: Conditions exist throughout area.
Description: Rain and snow mix with possible ice accumulation. Roadways are reported as mostly wet wtih snow accumulation on sides. Drivers should use caution particularly on rural roadways : NM 14, NM 337, NM 333, NM 217 and NM 536.
Post Date: Thu Jan 19 20:59:16 MST 2017
Update Date: 2017-01-20 07:14:52.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 209 southbound from mile marker 1 to mile marker 3, right lane closed.
Description: NMDOT will be performing milling operations on the Southbound lane of NM 209 from mm 1.4 to mm 2.4 (N Prince St). Motorists should expect lane closures from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please use caution, reduce speed and watch for all personnel and equipment in the area. NMDOT contact is Lorenzo Ortiz (575) 291-5029.
Post Date: Thu Jan 19 08:31:40 MST 2017
Update Date: 2017-01-20 08:27:37.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 200 from mile marker 3 to mile marker 8
Description: Road construction will be ongoing between mm 3.2 - 3.4 and 8.3 - 8.4. The intent of the project is to add intersection lighting and permanent markings at the junctions of NM 200 & Canal Street and NM 200 & US 62/180. There will be ongoing work on the shoulder during this Construction. Please observe and obey all posted traffic signs, reduce speed limit signs and watch for Personnel and Equipment in the construction zone. Construction is expected to last until April 2017. Contractor contact, RT Electric, Joe Sanwick, 575-202-9252 NMDOT contact, Willie McCray Jr, Project Manager 575-626-9882 Contractor contact, RT Electric, Joe Sanwick, 575-202-9252 NMDOT contact, Willie McCray Jr, Project Manager 575-626-9882
Post Date: 2017-01-12 09:55:06.0
Update Date: 2017-01-12 10:19:22.0
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: 2017-01-20 08:46:42.937
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: 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: 2017-01-20 08:46:42.937
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: US 64 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 287 to mile marker 294
Description: (Cimarron Canyon) Roads may be icy in spots. Event will be updated as condition changes.
Post Date: Sat Dec 03 11:04:09 MST 2016
Update Date: 2017-01-17 07:32:24.0
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: 2017-01-19 07:10:11.0
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: 2017-01-20 08:46:42.937
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 15 at mile marker 42
Description: NM 15 from mile post 42 (Cliff Dwellings) running water over took roadway, NMDOT has closed this area until roadway can be repaired repaired, the Cliff Dwellings will remain closed at this time. Roadway repairs expected to start on 1/5/2017.
Post Date: Fri Dec 23 09:18:22 MST 2016
Update Date: 2017-01-19 07:09:56.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 96 northbound and southbound from mile marker 0 to mile marker 8
Description: Difficult driving conditions on NM 96, mile marker 0-9 (US 550 at Cuba to Regina) Road is icy with light snow. Visibility is clear. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: Fri Jan 20 05:12:59 MST 2017
Update Date: 2017-01-20 08:21:33.0
Expiration Date: Sat Jan 21 07:34:00 MST 2017
Title: New Mexico 12 northbound and southbound from mile marker 0 Rancho Grande Estates to mile marker 36
Description: Difficult driving condition on NM 12 Mile Marker 0 to 36 (from Jct. 180/NM 12 to Apache National Forest) Road is icy in spots, Visibility is poor. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all traffic signs. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2017-01-20 04:30:26.0
Update Date: 2017-01-20 04:30:26.0
Expiration Date: Sat Jan 21 04:30:07 MST 2017
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: 2017-01-20 08:46:42.937
Expiration Date: unknown
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