Portales Traffic and Road Conditions

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Portales Traffic Alerts

Title: New Mexico 370 from mile marker 0 Clayton to mile marker 47
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 12:55:37 MST 2017
Update Date: 2018-02-13 07:47:18.0
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: 2018-02-19 09:31:05.464
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: Interstate 25 from mile marker 290 (US 285) to mile marker 302
Description: Roads are snow packed and icy in spots. Visibility is limited due to light snow.
Post Date: 2018-02-20 05:51:56.0
Update Date: 2018-02-20 05:51:56.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 40 eastbound at mile marker 16 GALLUP WEST Interchange
Description: Crash on Eastbound I-40, mile marker 15.9 (West Gallup). Traffic reduced to one lane. Watch for emergency response personnel and vehicles. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2018-02-20 05:34:21.0
Update Date: 2018-02-20 05:34:21.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 48 from mile marker 0 to mile marker 13 Bonito
Description: NM 48 mm 0 - 13 (Sudderth/Mechem ) Ruidoso - Roads are wet. Flurries may be reducing visibility. NMDOT is monitoring the roads.
Post Date: 2018-02-20 04:35:59.0
Update Date: 2018-02-20 04:35:59.0
Expiration Date: Wed Feb 21 04:35:33 MST 2018
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: 2018-02-19 09:31:05.464
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: 2018-02-19 09:31:05.464
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: 2018-02-19 09:31:05.464
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 84 from mile marker 282 to mile marker 287
Description: US 84 - Chama - Road is snow packed and icy. Poor Visibility due to snow.. Crews are out salting and plowing. Stay behind snow plows 70 feet.
Post Date: 2018-02-19 22:25:18.0
Update Date: 2018-02-20 03:31:17.764
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 290 northbound and southbound at mile marker 2
Description: NM 290 will be reduced to one lane in both directions at mile marker 2 (just north of NM 4) due to bridge work. Flag personnel will guide traffic through the work zone. All work will be performed Monday through Friday, 7:30am-3:30pm. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2018-02-19 09:17:14.0
Update Date: 2018-02-19 09:17:14.0
Expiration Date: Fri Feb 23 15:30:00 MST 2018
Title: Conditions exist throughout Cibola county.
Description: High wind warming in Cibola, McKinley and Catron Counties. All high profile vehicles be aware of dangerous cross winds. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2018-02-19 08:11:49.0
Update Date: 2018-02-19 08:11:49.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 70 at mile marker 149
Description: AUI, Inc. (Contractor) is currently performing roadway Reconstruction, Lighting and Signalization operations on US 70 / Solano Dr. / 3 Crosses Ave. / N Main St. 3 Crosses Street. Traffic is switched onto the eastbound lanes of Main Street as the westbound lanes are closed for construction. Three Crosses is in its new configuration with all active traffic in the westbound lanes. Spitz/Solano has all traffic in the northbound bound lanes as the southbound lanes are closed for construction. Construction will be from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, 5 days a week, and is scheduled to be completed by spring 2018.
Post Date: Mon Apr 10 07:26:50 MDT 2017
Update Date: 2018-02-19 07:39:53.0
Expiration Date: unknown
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: 2018-02-19 09:31:05.464
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: 2018-02-19 09:31:05.464
Expiration Date: unknown
For official NM traffic info visit: New Mexico DOT Traffic Site

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