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Las Cruces 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: 2015-01-08 08:53:37.233
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 72 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 0 to mile marker 36
Description: 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: 2015-01-22 15:21:46.161
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 60 eastbound at mile marker 381
Description: The NMDOT is doing bridge deck rehabilitation work on the Cannon Air force Bridge on US 84 at MP 381.570 in Clovis. Work will consist of Concrete Deck Overlay and repairs of Structures. Work is expected to be Complete in April 2015 . For more information contact NMDOT Project Manager Patricio Garcia (575)626-9889 or Hasse Contracting Superintendent Travis Hasse (505)242-9226.
Post Date: Wed Oct 01 15:35:59 MDT 2014
Update Date: 2015-01-22 08:53:40.084
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 126 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 13 to mile marker 25
Description: DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS on NM 126, mile marker 13-25 (from east of Cuba to the Fish Hatchery). Road is snow packed and icy on dirt road. 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: Thu Jan 01 18:54:06 MST 2015
Update Date: 2015-01-23 15:27:48.333
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 518 northbound and southbound from mile marker 38 to mile marker 42
Description: Roads are wet with some icy spots.
Post Date: Sat Jan 24 17:57:18 MST 2015
Update Date: 2015-01-25 08:57:17.517
Expiration Date: Mon Jan 26 08:57:23 MST 2015
Title: New Mexico 549 from mile marker 23 to mile marker 25
Description: A portion of NM 549 east of Deming is CLOSED due to roadway construction. The contracotr is currently reconstruction the bridge along this route. The NMDOT has posted detours and traffic control alerting motorists of this workzone. Please proceed with caution.
Post Date: Mon Aug 25 11:35:04 MDT 2014
Update Date: 2015-01-23 16:19:31.362
Expiration Date: Mon Jun 01 00:00:00 MDT 2015
Title: New Mexico 159 from mile marker 12 to mile marker 23
Description: NM 159 near Mogollon from mile marker 12 - 23 is now CLOSED for the Winter. Safety measures have been placed in order to secure the area for the traveling public. Please avoid this route until conditions change in 2015.
Post Date: Fri May 23 11:19:34 MDT 2014
Update Date: 2015-01-23 16:19:31.362
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 40 eastbound at mile marker 182, right lane closed.
Description: Monday 1/26 through Thursday 1/29 from 9 am to 3 pm each day (MWI Inc.) I_40 eastbound at mile marker 182 (Mountain Valley Road overpass/Tijeras Canyon) will have the right lane closed for utility installation.
Post Date: 2015-01-23 14:15:01.242
Update Date: 2015-01-23 14:15:01.242
Expiration Date: Thu Jan 29 15:00:00 MST 2015

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

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