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Ruidoso Traffic Alerts
Title: New Mexico 547 northbound from mile marker 0 to mile marker 1
Description: Northbound NM 547 (1st Street, City of Grants) is reduced to one lane due to road work. 10 foot width restriction in place. 2 right lanes closed from Intersection of NM 547/Santa Fe Ave to north of High Street. 2 left lanes closed from north of High Street to south of Washington Ave. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. Anticipated completion date is May 31, 2013. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: Tue Dec 18 11:42:15 MST 2012
Update Date: Fri Oct 11 16:09:43 MDT 2013
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 40 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 155 to mile marker 154
Description: • Monday 10/14 through Monday 11/4 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm each weekday (Lee Landscapes) – I_40 between Coors and Unser (mile marker 155 to 154) will have activity in the median with trucks entering and leaving the work zone. Use caution and reduce your speed.
Post Date: Thu Oct 03 13:07:02 MDT 2013
Update Date: Fri Oct 11 15:54:39 MDT 2013
Expiration Date: Tue Nov 05 00:00:00 MST 2013
Title: Interstate 40 southbound and westbound, 1.6 miles West of REST AREA exit at mile marker 251
Description: Anton Chico Rest Area Closed due to Septic Issues
Post Date: 2013-07-07 19:19:39.947
Update Date: 2013-09-12 08:02:04.897
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 64 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 305 to mile marker 296
Description: Roadwork, paving, guardrail installation, and signing
Post Date: 2013-07-22 14:54:06.81
Update Date: 2013-09-19 14:31:35.123
Expiration Date: 2013-11-01 12:00:00.0
Title: US 82 at 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 PROHIBITED on this section of US 82. Consider using an alternative route – US 62/180 or US70 This is a permanent alert. (dm)
Post Date: Mon Aug 20 08:38:52 MDT 2012
Update Date: Thu Oct 10 14:01:25 MDT 2013
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 252 eastbound and westbound, 0.7 miles North of House at mile marker 23
Description: Drive with extreme caution, reduce speed in this area. Water is still running across this roadway.
Post Date: 2013-09-16 14:16:57.84
Update Date: 2013-09-16 14:16:57.84
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 40 westbound at mile marker 170
Description: • Ongoing through Friday 10/18 (Qualcon) – I_40 westbound at mile marker 169.35 (Carnuel Overpass) will have a full off ramp closure for bridge maintenance. Seek alternate route
Post Date: Fri Oct 11 15:57:19 MDT 2013
Update Date: Fri Oct 11 15:57:19 MDT 2013
Expiration Date: Sat Oct 19 00:00:00 MDT 2013
Title: New Mexico 159 from 3.1 miles East of Mogollon at mile marker 10 to 34.3 miles East of Mogollon at mile marker 25
Description: NM-159 is CLOSED in Mogollon due to flooding and debris along the roadway. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area until the roadway can be opened. Please seek an alternate route and proceed with caution.BS
Post Date: Fri Jul 05 10:21:13 MDT 2013
Update Date: Sat Oct 12 05:11:34 MDT 2013
Expiration Date: unknown


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