Taos Traffic and Road Conditions

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Taos Traffic Alerts

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: 2017-08-18 07:54:28.113
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: US 380 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: 2017-05-17 14:04:16.0
Update Date: 2017-08-18 08:21:53.292
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: 2017-08-18 07:54:28.113
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 564 northbound and southbound from mile marker 2 to mile marker 3
Description: Roadwork on NM 564, mile marker 2 - 3.3 Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions. Northbound lanes will be closed and traffic will be diverted onto the southbound lanes from Manor Drive to Boyd Street. Speed reduced to 35 mph through the work zone. All work will be performed Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 5:30pm. Project is anticipated to be completed by August 2017. Please drive with caution and reduce speed while travelling through this construction zone as vehicles and personnel are entering and exiting the work zone. This event will be updated as conditions change.
Post Date: 2017-04-12 12:57:04.0
Update Date: 2017-08-18 07:54:28.113
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: 2017-06-07 08:22:28.0
Update Date: 2017-08-18 08:21:53.292
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 602 northbound and southbound from mile marker 24 to mile marker 25
Description: Roadwork on NM 602, mile marker 24-25 (south of Gallup). Beginning April 17, 2017, work will include construction sign placement, clearing, bridge placement, and detouring. Project is anticipated to be completed by November 2017. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. This event will be updated as conditions change. For questions or concerns please contact NMDOT Project Manager Jeremy Madrid at (505)-722-4903
Post Date: 2017-03-28 13:06:26.0
Update Date: 2017-08-18 07:54:28.113
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 21 northbound and southbound from mile marker 4 to mile marker 5
Description: (Cimarron) shoulder work and culvert placement through April 20, 2018. Please reduce speed and look out for workers in area.
Post Date: Tue May 23 09:46:35 MDT 2017
Update Date: 2017-08-04 11:31:34.0
Expiration Date: Sat Apr 21 01:00:00 MDT 2018
Title: US 70 at mile marker 146
Description: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with RT Electric Inc. (Contractor) will begin Signalization, Lighting, ITS and Roadway Reconstruction along US/70 Picacho Ave and 17th street. A 12 width lane restriction is in effect. Traffic will encounter lane drops on both inside lanes. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, use extreme caution, and be cautious of heavy equipment and construction personnel in the area. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Post Date: Thu May 18 09:11:48 MDT 2017
Update Date: 2017-08-18 11:25:44.0
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 271 southbound and westbound from mile marker 3 to mile marker 23
Description: (Wagon Mound) Road is difficult to travel due to erosion (wash outs) in areas. Please avoid traveling on road if possible. Event will be updated as condition changes.
Post Date: Thu Aug 10 17:49:06 MDT 2017
Update Date: 2017-08-16 13:37:07.0
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: 2017-08-18 08:21:53.292
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 137 northbound from mile marker 1 to mile marker 2
Description: Motorists please be advised that NM 137 from mm 1 to mm 2 (north of the Texas State line) is down to one lane on the Northbound side. Please use caution, reduce speed and watch for all personnel and equipment in the area.
Post Date: Sat Jul 15 17:24:29 MDT 2017
Update Date: 2017-08-18 08:21:53.292
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: 2017-08-18 07:54:28.113
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 409 from mile marker 6 to mile marker 10
Description: Bottomless Lakes State Park Road NM 406 will be CLOSED to through Traffic starting Wednesday 8-16-2017 from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm from mm 6.7 (Lea Lake Recreation Area) to mm 10 (intersection to Lower Lake Road) for paving operations. The Entrance to the Lea Lake Recreation Area is OPEN. The Lower section of NM 406 is CLOSED to Traffic Monday through Saturday until work is completed. Expected completion is Wednesday 8-23-17, weather permitting. Contractor Brazier Asphalt. NMDOT Contact: Debbie Ysasi 575-291-5208.
Post Date: Mon Aug 14 11:14:23 MDT 2017
Update Date: 2017-08-18 08:44:44.0
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: 2017-08-18 08:21:53.292
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: 2017-08-18 08:21:53.292
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: 2017-08-18 08:21:53.292
Expiration Date: unknown
Title: New Mexico 498 at mile marker 0
Description: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with BNSF Railway announces the following road closure information for NM 498 "Racetrack Road" at the Doniphan Drive intersection. Construction is scheduled to begin Tuesday June 6th and will be completed June 7th by 5:00 pm. A detour has been put in place for the surrounding areas, motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, watch for construction personnel and use caution.
Post Date: 2017-06-02 10:41:06.0
Update Date: 2017-06-06 07:25:47.0
Expiration Date: unknown
For official NM traffic info visit: New Mexico DOT Traffic Site

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