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Roswell 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: 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: 2015-01-26 09:04:38.67
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 25 northbound and southbound from mile marker 293 to mile marker 294 (CANONCITO)
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. 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: Tthe cross road under I-25 (Sleeping Dog Road) and the I- 25 southbound ramp is CLOSED. This closure remains in effect until June 2015. 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. -All lanes are OPENED on the I-25 northbound and southbound lanes anes. Project anticipated to be completed July 2015; weather permitting. NMDOT urges motorists to proceed through the work zone with caution, watch for construction personnel.
Post Date: Tue Apr 08 16:36:30 MDT 2014
Update Date: 2015-01-16 09:14:01.077
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 25 southbound from mile marker 59 (CABALLO LAKE) to mile marker 60, right lane closed.
Description: I-25 southbound at mile post 59-60 the driving right lane is closed due to sign maintenance. Please reduce speed and use extreme caution.
Post Date: 2015-01-26 09:26:41.858
Update Date: 2015-01-26 09:26:41.858
Expiration Date: Mon Jan 26 15:00:00 MST 2015
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 09:04:38.67
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

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

Roswell weather and traffic updates by locals

  • michelle Schmid's report:

    Very bad driving conditions and still coming down

    Thu, Jan 22nd 07:27:28 AM MDT

  • marcy collins's report:

    just measured the snow at 5 am, there is 3.5 inches on the top of a flat surface that is not exposed to the winds.

    Thu, Jan 22nd 05:22:42 AM MDT

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