Ruidoso Traffic and Road Conditions

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Ruidoso Traffic Alerts

Title: New Mexico 126 eastbound and westbound at mile marker 25
Description: Beginning March 7-31, 2017, NM 126 will be closed to through traffic on weekdays (M-F) at mile marker 25 (7 Springs Hatchery) due to utility work. No detour, please seek alternate route during weekdays. Roadway will be opened on weekends. . Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: Wed Feb 22 16:09:25 MST 2017
Update Date: 2017-03-28 08:13:13.889
Expiration Date: Sat Apr 01 01:00:00 MDT 2017
Title: US 491 northbound and southbound from mile marker 15 to mile marker 42
Description: Speed reduced to 35 mph on US 491 from mile marker 15-42 (from Twin Lakes to Naschitti). Road construction project is not impacting traffic, however speed is reduced for turnouts and traffic ingress/egress on and off of US 491. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2016-12-21 07:40:06.0
Update Date: 2017-03-28 08:13:13.889
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Allison Road Closure
Description: Allison Road (City of Gallup) will be closed from West Maloney Avenue to Warehouse Drive beginning 2/15/17 until August, 2017 due to roadwork. Please follow detour signs. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2017-02-15 12:35:08.0
Update Date: 2017-03-28 08:13:13.889
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 63 northbound and southbound from mile marker 19 Tererro to mile marker 24 Grass Mountain Summer Home Area
Description: (Terrero to end of state maintenance) During winter months shady side of the roads may be snow packed and icy. This event will remain in effect until Spring 2017.
Post Date: 2016-11-29 18:39:08.0
Update Date: 2017-03-23 15:04:20.554
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 434 northbound and southbound from mile marker 26 Black Lake to mile marker 36
Description: (Angel Fire to Black Lake) Roads are wet. Flurries may be reducing visibility. As temperatures drop, roads may become icy. Crew is out plowing and placing salt and cinders. Please stay 70' behind plow. Please drive with caution and reduce speed. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2017-03-28 21:35:23.0
Update Date: 2017-03-28 23:28:24.808
Expiration Date: Wed Mar 29 21:35:17 MDT 2017
Title: New Mexico 38 from mile marker 0 Questa to mile marker 12 Red River
Description: NM 38 - Red River - Road is snow packed and icy. Please drive with caution and reduce speed and stau back 50 feet from snow plows. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: Tue Mar 28 20:15:56 MDT 2017
Update Date: 2017-03-28 21:27:50.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 72 from mile marker 8 Yankee to mile marker 36
Description: (Yankee Canyon to Folsom) impassable during inclement weather. Please seek alternative route. Event will be update as condition changes.
Post Date: 2017-03-28 17:11:10.0
Update Date: 2017-03-28 17:11:10.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 380 eastbound and westbound 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: 2014-12-02 15:01:56.003
Update Date: 2017-03-28 08:04:03.975
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 40 westbound at mile marker 10, right lane closed.
Description: Single Lane Closure on I-40 WB @ MM 10 due to construction. Expect heavy delays in this area until further notice. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. This event with be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2016-12-29 12:54:42.0
Update Date: 2017-03-28 08:13:13.889
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 395 at mile marker 0
Description: Motorists please be advised that the bridge on NM 395 at mm 0 (Intersection of US 70/380 between Hondo and Tinnie) has a 4 ton weight limit and speed limit has been reduced to 15 MPH until repairs are made.
Post Date: 2016-12-08 10:10:11.0
Update Date: 2017-03-28 08:04:03.975
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 18 southbound from mile marker 22 to mile marker 32 Eunice
Description: Road Construction is underway on NM 18 between Mile Marker 22 to Mile Marker 31.8 ( Junction NM 176). A 10 1/2 FOOT WIDTH RESTRICTION will be in effect. At MP 21.84 on NM 18 Northbound traffic is being shifted to Southbound lane, Southbound lane is 2-way traffic for 9 miles, then traffic will be shifted back to the Northbound lane. At MP 31.8 on NM 18 Southbound traffic is being shifted to the Northbound lane through the intersection of NM 18 / NM 176, then back to the Southbound lanes. NM 18 Southbound is 2-way traffic which will not have Passing Zones, Posted Speed limit is 45 MPH. Please be cautious when arriving at intersection. The intersection of NM 18/ NM 176 is a 4-way stop. Please be Alert. All Oversized and Wide Loads should seek an alternate route. Motorist can expect one lane of traffic in each direction with some congestion and possible delays. Use of an alternate route is suggested. Speed limit is reduced to 35 MPH within the work zone. This project is 300 working days and completion is expected in September 2017. Contractor Contact: Pops Ramsey (Mountain States Constructors Inc.) 505-205-0533. NMDOT Contact: Patrick Lopez (CET-A) 575-393-1722.
Post Date: 2016-10-06 07:00:16.0
Update Date: 2017-03-24 08:55:09.403
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 529 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 0 to mile marker 22
Description: Roadway Rehabilitation and Reconstruction is underway on NM 529 from MP 0.000 to MP 22.165. The Speed Limit is reduced to 55 MPH within the project's 22.165 miles. The Speed Limit is reduced within the Work Zone to 35 MPH with an 11 FOOT WIDTH RESTRICTION. Oversized and Wide Loads should seek an alternate route. This Project is 400 working days. Expected completion date is NOVEMBER 2017. Contractor: James Hamilton Construction Superintendent, James Fields 575-313-4328. NMDOT Contact, Patrick Lopez 575-393-1722
Post Date: Thu Mar 03 08:54:40 MST 2016
Update Date: 2017-03-24 08:55:09.403
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: 2017-03-28 08:04:03.975
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 124 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 7 to mile marker 11 San Fidel
Description: Commercial trucks prohibited on NM 124 due low clearance
Post Date: 2017-03-25 21:57:34.0
Update Date: 2017-03-25 21:57:34.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: Interstate 40 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 95 to mile marker 98
Description: Lane closure, Westbound and Eastbound passing lanes are closed on I-40, mile marker 96-98 (West of Sky City Casino to West of McCarty's Interchange) due to construction. Please drive with caution and yield to all traffic control.
Post Date: 2017-03-25 21:43:16.0
Update Date: 2017-03-28 08:13:13.889
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 64 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 287 to mile marker 294
Description: (Cimarron Canyon) Roads are subject to being icy in spots during winter months. Please drive with caution. Event will be updated as condition changes.
Post Date: Sat Dec 03 11:04:09 MST 2016
Update Date: 2017-03-23 15:00:31.636
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 118 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 4 to mile marker 5 Manuelito
Description: NM 118 is closed in both directions from mile marker 4-5 (Manuelito) due to damage to the roadway and falling rocks and debris. Please use I-40 as an alternate route. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2017-02-27 11:15:37.0
Update Date: 2017-03-28 08:13:13.889
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 273 at mile marker 1
Description: The Texas Department of Transportation has closed McNutt Road at the Rio Grande in Anapra/Sunland Park until further notice due to the Loop 375 construction project. Please follow detour signs to Racetrack Drive then onto Doniphan Drive.
Post Date: Mon Nov 16 08:13:18 MST 2015
Update Date: 2017-03-28 07:05:54.42
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 70 eastbound and westbound at mile marker 185
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: 2017-03-24 08:10:16.669
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 380 at mile marker 107 Hondo
Description: Trucks over 65 foot are prohibited on US 380 between Hondo and Carrizozo. This is a PERMANENT ALERT.
Post Date: 2017-02-17 08:17:49.0
Update Date: 2017-03-28 08:04:03.975
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 380 eastbound and westbound 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: 2017-03-28 08:04:03.975
Expiration Date: unknown
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