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Las Vegas Traffic Alerts
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 54 northbound and southbound from mile marker 9 to mile marker 10
Description: Ft. Bliss Military will be peridoically closing both lanes of traffic to allow military vehicles to cross US 54 between mm 9 and mm 10. Speed limits have been reduced to 35 mph between mm 9 and 10. Motorists should obey all posted signs and expect minimal delays. This will be in effect through January 31, 2015.
Post Date: Wed Jan 21 08:26:03 MST 2015
Update Date: 2015-01-21 08:30:23.604
Expiration Date: Sat Jan 31 12:00:00 MST 2015
Title: New Mexico 159 from mile marker 5 to mile marker 11
Description: NM 159 in Mogollon is icy in spots due to wet roads and low temperatures. Motorists are advised to reduce speed and to proceed with caution. Updates will be posted as conditions change.
Post Date: Wed Dec 17 13:44:24 MST 2014
Update Date: 2015-01-23 16:19:31.362
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: US 54 northbound and southbound from mile marker 72 La Luz to mile marker 73
Description: Roadway reconstruction going on between MP 72 and MP 73. There is a 10' width restriction through this construction zone, vehicles over this will need to seek alternative route. The speed limit in this area has been dropped to 45 MPH. The traveling public is asked to adhere to all construction signing and watch for construction personnel. If you have any questions or concerns please contact either Jerry Hickman NMDOT Project Manager @ 575-585-2090/575-626-0804 or Warren Dozier G. Sandoval Project Superintendent @ 575-442-5210.
Post Date: Mon Aug 26 16:29:32 MDT 2013
Update Date: 2015-01-22 09:03:33.184
Expiration Date: unknown
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: New Mexico 47 at mile marker 4
Description: Wednesday 1/28 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: 2015-01-23 14:16:30.884
Update Date: 2015-01-23 14:16:30.884
Expiration Date: Wed Jan 28 21:00:00 MST 2015
Title: Interstate 25 southbound at mile marker 224 (LEAD/COAL AVE.), right lane closed.
Description: Monday 1/26 from 9 pm to 5 am (J&H Supply) I_25 southbound at mile marker 224 (Lead/Coal) will have the right lane closed for overhead sign installation. The Coal onramp will be closed during this time. Detour: Use Broadway or University to access I_25.
Post Date: 2015-01-23 14:14:12.814
Update Date: 2015-01-23 14:14:12.814
Expiration Date: Tue Jan 27 05:00:00 MST 2015

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

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