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Portales 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: 2015-01-26 09:46:21.552
Expiration Date: Sat Jan 31 12:00:00 MST 2015
Title: US 62 northbound and southbound at mile marker 21, -Select Lane- 2 lanes closed.
Description: NMDOT crews will be performing mainteance in the median at mm 21.3 On US 62/180 south of White City through Friday, January 30, 2015 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Both inside lanes will be closed to traffic at this location until work is completed. The outside lanes will remain open to traffic. NMDOT Supv Richard Marquez 575-840-9796
Post Date: Wed Jan 14 08:37:25 MST 2015
Update Date: 2015-01-26 08:03:47.894
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 285 from mile marker 1 to mile marker 204 Vaughn
Description: Road striping operations on US 285 from mile post 204 (Vaughn) to mp 0.0 (State-Line) are under suspension until April 2015. NMDOT Contact: Gabriel Ortega, PM - 575-626-2899 or Contractor San Bar Construction Superintendent Frank Sanchez - 505 280-6802.
Post Date: Thu Dec 04 11:03:01 MST 2014
Update Date: 2015-01-15 09:52:15.639
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: 2015-01-26 07:47:04.956
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 10 eastbound at mile marker 113
Description: I-10 eastbound at mile post 113 both lanes are closed at this time due to a single vehicle accident. Please reduce speed and use extreme caution. State police is on scene expect delays.
Post Date: 2015-01-26 15:13:46.765
Update Date: 2015-01-26 15:13:46.765
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 40 westbound at mile marker 234 Fying C Ranch (FLYING C) - TEST
Description: TEST
Post Date: Mon Jan 26 07:48:41 MST 2015
Update Date: 2015-01-26 08:09:44.404
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: 2015-01-26 15:00:57.65
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

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