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Placitas Traffic Alerts
Title: New Mexico 118 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 29 to mile marker 33 Wingate
Description: NM 118 is closed in both directions from mile marker 29-33 (from Jct. NM 566/NM 118 to west of Iyanbito) due to maintenance work. Please use Exit 26 for access west of NM 566 or Exit 36 for access at Iyanbito area. All work will be performed weekdays from 7am to 5:30pm ending on Friday, 10/31/14. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: Wed Oct 22 08:33:53 MDT 2014
Update Date: 2014-10-24 15:36:44.381
Expiration Date: Fri Oct 31 17:30:00 MDT 2014
Title: US 285 from mile marker 248 to mile marker 250
Description: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) began work on the U.S. 285/ I-40 interchange at Clines Corners on September 2, 2014. This improvement work includes the lengthening and realignment of the westbound exit ramp, the realignment of the westbound entrance ramp, and the lengthening of the eastbound on and off ramps on I-40. The U.S. 285 bridge over I-40 will be widened 24 feet to accommodate two lanes of traffic each way. The work on U.S. 285 from mile marker 248.84 to mile marker 250.46 includes the reconstruction and widening of the existing lanes to accommodate two lanes of traffic each way. Other work on the project includes new drainage structures, new curb and gutter, new signing and the installation of an intelligent transportation system. Traffic Impacts: Motorists can expect minor delays due to a flagging operation on U.S. 285 at mile marker 249, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be intermittent lane closures on I-40 eastbound and westbound lanes at Clines Corners. Drivers are urged to proceed with caution through the work zone, observe traffic control signs and reduce speed to the posted limit.
Post Date: 2014-09-17 15:09:04.397
Update Date: 2014-10-16 14:45:13.518
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 27 from mile marker 14 to mile marker 30 Hillsboro
Description: The NMDOT has posted an alert for NM 27 near Hillsboro alerting motorists of low water crossings. Please reduce speed and proceed with caution.
Post Date: Wed Sep 17 08:40:35 MDT 2014
Update Date: 2014-10-24 15:17:28.693
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 25 northbound and southbound from 1.2 miles West of CANONCITO exit at mile marker 293 to 0.1 miles West of CANONCITO exit at mile marker 294
Description: Santa Fe – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) began bridge replacement work on I-25 north of Santa Fe at Canoncito between mile markers 293 and 294 on April 7, 2014. The scope of the project includes bridge rehabilitation, roadway and ramp reconstruction, and pavement rehabilitation for 1.42 miles within Santa Fe County. Tom Griego is the NMDOT Project Engineer. AUI is the contractor for this project. Traffic Impacts: Starting May 21, the cross road under I-25 (Sleeping Dog Road) will be CLOSED. Local traffic and residents on the south side of I-25 will be detoured to the Valencia Exit 297 to access I-25 South. Local traffic and residents on the north side of I-25 (Old Las Vegas Highway) will be detoured to the Lamy Exit 290 to access I-25 northbound and southbound. The Sleeping Dog Road closure will be in effect until November 2014. -I-25 southbound traffic will be switched over to the northbound lanes. The northbound and southbound lanes will be reduced to one lane through the work zone. The lane closures will be in effect through June, 2014. -Motorists can expect minor delays. The posted speed limit is 55 mph through the work zone. There is a 12 foot width restriction in effect. NMDOT urges motorists to proceed through the work zone with caution, watch for construction personnel, observe traffic control signing and reduced speed to the posted speed limit.
Post Date: 2014-04-08 16:36:30.167
Update Date: 2014-10-16 14:45:13.518
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 550 eastbound and westbound at mile marker 1
Description: • Monday 7/28 through Wednesday 12/17 (RMCI/Town of Bernalillo)– U_S 5_50 both direction at Don Tomas (Bernalillo) will have various lane closures at night and daytime shoulder work for intersection improvements.
Post Date: Thu Jul 24 17:01:08 MDT 2014
Update Date: 2014-10-24 16:18:40.819
Expiration Date: Thu Dec 18 01:00:00 MST 2014
Title: New Mexico 549 from mile marker 23 to mile marker 25
Description: A portion of NM 549 is CLOSED due to roadway construction. 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: 2014-10-24 15:17:28.693
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 25, 3 miles North of US 285 exit at mile marker 288
Description: I-25 - Seaton Village- 10 TON WEIGHT LIMIT - There is a 10 ton weight limit restriction onver the bridge . Motorists are advised to observe weight limit restriction. This event will be in effect until further notice.
Post Date: 2014-08-22 18:57:47.213
Update Date: 2014-09-02 10:09:53.92
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 25 northbound and southbound from mile marker 115 (NM 107/MAGDALENA) to mile marker 131
Description: The NMDOT with Fisher Construction will continue with their paving operations where traffic will encounter lane and speed restrictions. Proceed with caution.
Post Date: Fri Aug 22 15:21:23 MDT 2014
Update Date: 2014-10-24 15:17:28.693
Expiration Date: unknown

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

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