Placitas Traffic and Road Conditions

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Placitas Traffic Alerts

Title: New Mexico 456 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 0 Folsom to mile marker 58
Description: Seasonal closure due to harsh winter conditions often experienced in areas throughout northeast New Mexico. All closing and opening dates are subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Post Date: Wed Nov 22 12:59:56 MST 2017
Update Date: 2018-02-13 07:47:42.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 380 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.
Post Date: 2017-05-17 14:04:16.0
Update Date: 2018-02-20 09:14:43.68
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 60 from mile marker 380 to mile marker 386
Description: Roadway Rehabilitation, Signalization, and ITS Project on US 60/84 from MP 380.400 to MP 385.500. Shoulder work is taking place with traffic reduced to one lane in some areas. Please follow all post construction signs. Also please be aware of personal and equipment working in the work zone. Speeding Fines Double in Construction Zone signs are posted. The Expected Completion date is July 2018. K. Barnett & Sons: Bryce Kidd Superintendent (575)762-4407. NMDOT: Chris Pacheco Project Manager (575) 840-8853.
Post Date: Wed Feb 07 13:15:03 MST 2018
Update Date: 2018-02-14 08:54:07.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 498 at mile marker 0
Description: Hasse Contracting Co., Inc. (Contractor) will begin bridge replacement and roadway reconstruction. NM 498 will be closed during construction. All traffic will be detoured to Sunland Park Drive, Futurity Drive and NM 273 (McNutt Road). Hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. Construction is scheduled to be completed by summer 2018.
Post Date: 2017-10-31 07:53:39.0
Update Date: 2018-02-16 06:47:08.923
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 12 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 36 to mile marker 74 Datil
Description: Difficult driving conditions on NM 12, mile marker 36-74 (from East of Aragon to Datil). Road is snow packed and icy. 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: 2018-02-20 10:08:58.0
Update Date: 2018-02-20 10:08:58.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 176 from mile marker 10 to mile marker 20
Description: NMDOT crews will begin hand patching maintenance on NM 176 from mm 10 to mm 20 (Lea). Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures with traffic control. Please use caution, reduce speed and watch for all personnel and equipment in the area. NMDOT contact is Freddie Ragain (575) 626-7894.
Post Date: 2018-02-20 08:46:58.0
Update Date: 2018-02-20 09:14:43.68
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 40 eastbound at mile marker 16 GALLUP WEST Interchange
Description: Crash on eastbound I-40, mile marker 15 (West Gallup has the left lane closed. 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: 2018-02-20 07:31:45.0
Update Date: 2018-02-20 07:31:45.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 64 at mile marker 242
Description: US 64 - Taos Rio Grande Gorge Rest Area - CLOSED - Rest Area is closed due to NO water. The well is being repaired.
Post Date: 2018-02-13 16:53:04.0
Update Date: 2018-02-13 16:53:04.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 41 from mile marker 46 to mile marker 55
Description: Roadwork - NM 41 Clark Hill to Galisteo - Roadway reconstruction for 9.322 miles on NM 41. This project is on winter suspension as of December 22nd. There are no traffic impacts at this time. The contractor will resume construction in spring of 2018. This project is scheduled to be completed November of 2018; weather permitting.
Post Date: 2017-11-09 08:44:22.0
Update Date: 2018-02-13 14:46:01.282
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 40 eastbound and westbound at mile marker 79 (NM 605/MILAN)
Description: East and westbound I-40 at mile marker 79 (Milan) will be reduced to one lane in each direction beginning August 1, 2017 due to bridge work. Speed will be reduced to 55mph through the work zone. All work will be performed weekdays from 7am to 5:30pm. This project is expected to be complete in February, 2018.
Post Date: 2017-08-03 15:13:15.0
Update Date: 2018-02-19 08:19:15.718
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: 2018-02-20 09:14:43.68
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 124 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 0 to mile marker 8
Description: CMV's and other high profile vehilces are PROHIBITED on NM 124 from mile marker 0-8 (from Exit 96 at McCartys to Exit 89 at Skyway) due to low 13' clearance of concrete box culvert and no turn-around space. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2017-03-25 21:55:09.0
Update Date: 2018-02-19 08:19:15.718
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: NM 24 from mile marker 42 to mile marker 43.
Description: Construction Closure NMDOT Bridge Crew will be constructing a low water crossing on NM 24 south of Dunken at mm 42.9 beginning Monday, January 29, 2018. Construction will close both driving lanes and is expected to be complete February 28, 2018. Detours will be in place on the shoulders at this location for traffic to pass around the closure. Motorists should reduce their speed, obey all posted signs and watch for Personnel and Equipment in this area. NMDOT Contact Danny Davis 575-626-7867.
Post Date: 2018-01-29 08:07:05.0
Update Date: 2018-02-20 09:14:43.68
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 18 northbound from mile marker 7 to mile marker 9 Jal, right lane closed.
Description: Motorists please be advised that the Northbound right lane of NM 18 from mm 7.7 to mm 8.5 (Jal) will be CLOSED as contractors replace water lines. Please use caution, reduce speed and watch for all personnel and equipment in the area.
Post Date: 2018-01-22 10:14:16.0
Update Date: 2018-02-20 09:14:43.68
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 537 from mile marker 30 to mile marker 55
Description: NM 537 - Dulce - Roads are wet with slushy spots. As temperatures drop roads may become icy. Crews have salted and sanded.
Post Date: Mon Feb 19 06:49:34 MST 2018
Update Date: 2018-02-20 13:34:20.0
Expiration Date: Thu Feb 22 01:31:00 MST 2018
Title: US 70 at mile marker 184.
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: 2018-02-20 09:14:43.68
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 498 at mile marker 0
Description: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Hasse Contracting Co., Inc. (Contractor) will begin structure preservation for the Rio Grande Bridge. NM 498 will be closed from McNutt to Futurity Drive; detour is in place on Sunland Park Drive. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, use extreme caution, and be cautious of equipment and personnel in the area. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm Monday to Thursday. Construction is scheduled to be completed by summer 2018.
Post Date: Fri Oct 20 13:04:26 MDT 2017
Update Date: 2018-02-16 06:47:08.923
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 380 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: 2018-02-20 09:14:43.68
Expiration Date: unknown
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