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Ruidoso Traffic Alerts
Title: US 60, 5 miles East of Fort Sumner at mile marker 332
Description: Construction has ceased until Spring 2014 on access improvements for the De Baca County Waste Transfer Station on US 60 east of Ft. Sumner. Contractor: Robert E. Rivera Construction Inc. 575-472-3891
Post Date: 2013-09-24 11:02:10.27
Update Date: 2014-07-31 08:51:00.734
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 68 northbound and southbound, 22.7 miles West of Taos at mile marker 27
Description: NM 68 - Taos - Motorists are being alerted to rockslide in the Taos Canyon at mile marker 27. Drivers should proceed with caution in this area. Travel is discouraged during heavy rainfall in this area.
Post Date: 2014-07-31 18:18:54.141
Update Date: 2014-07-31 18:18:54.141
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 118 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 29 to mile marker 33
Description: NM 118 is closed in both directions from mile marker 29.8 - 33 (from Jct. NM 566 to Exit 33 at McGaffey) due to flooding. Use I-40 as an alternate route. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2014-07-31 15:24:57.392
Update Date: 2014-07-31 15:24:57.392
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 550 eastbound and westbound at mile marker 1
Description: • Monday 7/28 through Wednesday 12/17 (RMCI/Town of Bernalillo)– U_S 5_50 both direction at Don Tomas (Bernalillo) will have various lane closures at night and daytime shoulder work for intersection improvements.
Post Date: 2014-07-24 17:03:46.536
Update Date: 2014-07-24 17:03:46.536
Expiration Date: Thu Dec 18 00:00:00 MST 2014
Title: US 70 southbound from mile marker 247 to mile marker 243
Description: NMDOT crews will be chip sealing on US 70 southbound from mile marker 247 to mile marker 243 beginning Monday, July 28, 2014 through Thursday, July 31, 2014, weather permitting. Motorists can expect one lane closures with flaggers and pilot cars and short delays and are advised to watch for personnel and equipment in the area and obey all construction signage. NMDOT Supervisor Richard Marquez 575-840-9796.
Post Date: Thu Jul 24 15:34:39 MDT 2014
Update Date: 2014-07-31 08:52:08.553
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Conditions exist throughout Dona Ana county.
Description: The NMDOT has personnel out clearing various routes along Bataan Memorial east and westbound, the Frontage Roads between Vado and Las Cruces and all secondary state routes. Please reduce speed and proceed with caution.
Post Date: Fri Aug 01 07:28:56 MDT 2014
Update Date: 2014-08-01 07:38:24.177
Expiration Date: unknown

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

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