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NMDOT Weekly Traffic Report for week of Sept. 22, 2017

Please see below for Traffic News around the area

PLEASE NOTE:

Conditions are subject to change without notice. Double fines for speeding in work zones are in effect. Traffic Updates can be heard by listening to:
HOT 103, 104 KGRT, Viva Vista 98.7, Magic 105, Zia Country 99.5, 101 GOLD and X 88.7or they can be viewed at KFOX traffic alerts.

City of Las Cruces

traffic cone standing upAmador Avenue

From Mesilla St. to Miranda St. will have lane closures to through traffic and a road closure for S. Melendres St. between W. Bowman Ave. and W. Amador Ave. Access to residents and businesses will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed through the construction zone and should proceed with caution.


traffic cone laying downArroyo Road

From Red Hawk Golf Road to Sonoma Ranch Blvd will be closed to through traffic. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed and follow detours around the construction zone.



traffic cone standing upBrown Road

From Valley Drive to Circle Drive will be closed to through traffic. Access to residents will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed through the construction zone and should proceed with caution.



traffic cone laying downCalle del Sol

From Brown Road to Avenido Blanco will be closed to through traffic. Access to residents will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed through the construction zone and should proceed with caution.


traffic cone standing upE. Cambridge Drive

From Main Street to end of cul-de-sac will be closed to through traffic. Access to residents will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed through the construction zone and should proceed with caution.

traffic cone laying downFarney Lane

From Turrentine Drive to Apollo Drive to El Paseo Road will be closed to through traffic. Access to residents will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed through the construction zone and should proceed with caution.


traffic cone standing upThree Crosses

From Alameda Blvd to Spitz Avenue will lane closures to through traffic. Access to residents will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed through the construction zone and should proceed with caution.


traffic cone laying downWater Street

From Bowman Avenue to Main Street will have intermittent lane closures. Access to businesses and residents will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed through the construction zone and should proceed with caution.


traffic cone standing upWater Street

Between Bowman Avenue to Lohman Avenue is open to through traffic.


traffic cone laying down US 70, Mile Marker 162 to 170, Organ Pass

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Mountain States Contractors, Inc. (Contractor) will be performing roadway rehabilitation operations and signalization on US 70 in Dona Ana Co. Construction is expected to be completed by summer 2017. Traffic will encounter lane drops at times with eastbound and westbound exits closed off to all traffic as needed. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, and be cautious of heavy equipment and construction personnel in the area. The closure will be in effect from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.

traffic cone standing up US 70/W Picacho, Mile Marker 147, Las Cruces

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) announces Highland Enterprises (Contractor) will be performing Roadway Rehabilitation operations on Hess Terrace. This construction work will require a lane drop on US 70/Picacho Ave westbound driving lane. Speed limit will be reduced to 35 mph in the construction zone. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area. Construction will be from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday thru Thursday September 21, 2017.


Around the Area

traffic cone standing up White Sands Missile Range Notification
For information regarding closures you may call WSMR at 678-1178 or 678-2222 for updates.

  • Traffic updates are posted on the NMDOT traffic advisory web-site at www.nmroads.com and can be retrieved through our automated system at 511 in New Mexico or 1-800432-4269 from any line.


traffic cone laying downI-10, Mile Marker 91.7 to 94.5, Deming

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with La Calerita Construction (Contractor) continues with bridge rehabilitation and roadway reconstruction operations on Interstate 10 (I-10) in Luna County. Interstate traffic will encounter intermittent lane closures while the remaining work is being performed. Both eastbound and westbound driving (right) lanes are open with passing (left) lanes closed. An 11’ width lane restriction is in effect. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, as well as continue to be cautious of heavy equipment and construction personnel in the area. Construction is expected to be completed by summer 2017.

traffic cone standing upI-25, Mile Marker 41 to 58.29, Hatch

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with FNF Construction, INC. (Contractor) continues with roadway rehabilitation operations along I-25 towards Rincon.

Thursday September 21st the Hatch Interchange, Exit 41 will experience closures due to on/off ramp paving.

  • I-25 southbound off ramp from 5:00 am to 9:00 am will be closed

  • I-25 southbound on ramp from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm will be closed

  • I-25 northbound off ramp from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm will be closed

  • I-25 northbound on ramp from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm will be closed

  • These closures will have detours in place using the Rincon exit mile post 36 or the Garfield exit mile post 51. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area. Hours of operation will be from 5:00 am to 7:00 pm.

traffic cone laying downI-25, Mile Marker 154 to 157.839, Lemitar

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Mountain States Constructors, Inc. (Contractor) will begin bridge replacement and roadway reconstruction on Interstate 25 in Socorro Co. Traffic will encounter lane drops with detours. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area. Hours of operation will be from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

traffic cone standing upI-25, Mile Marker 140 to 115, Socorro

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will be performing “Fog Sealing” operations on I-25 southbound lanes from mile post 140 (US380/San Antonio) to mile post 115 (NM 107/Magdalena) the passing and driving lanes will be closed intermittently. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution. Closure will approximately be lifted at 3:00 pm.

traffic cone laying downUS 70, N Main, Solano, 3 Crosses, Mile Markers 149.2 to 149.5, Las Cruces

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with AUI, Inc. (Contractor) is currently performing roadway Reconstruction, Lighting and Signalization operations on US 70 / Solano Dr. / 3 Crosses Ave. / N Main St. 3 Crosses Street.

  • September 19th ****Tentative****

Solano will be closed from Madrid to the N. Main intersection starting on 9/19/17. This closure is expected to last 24 hours. Traffic will be required to seek an alternate route. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area. Construction will be non-stop as required to complete the work.

  • September 21st

3 Crosses Street will be closed from Alameda to the N. Main intersection starting on 9/21/17. This closure is expected to last two (2) weeks. Traffic will be required to seek an alternate route. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area. Construction will be from 5:00 am to

traffic cone standing upUS 70, Mile Marker 162 to 170, Organ Pass

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Mountain States Contractors, Inc. (Contractor) will be performing roadway rehabilitation operations and signalization on US 70 in Dona Ana Co. Construction is expected to be completed by summer 2017. Traffic will encounter lane drops at times with eastbound and westbound exits closed off to all traffic as needed. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, and be cautious of heavy equipment and construction personnel in the area. The closure will be in effect from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.

traffic cone laying downUS 70/W Picacho, Mile Marker 147, Las Cruces

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) announces Highland Enterprises (Contractor) will be performing Roadway Rehabilitation operations on Hess Terrace. This construction work will require a lane drop on US 70/Picacho Ave westbound driving lane. Speed limit will be reduced to 35 mph in the construction zone. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area. Construction will be from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday thru Thursday September 21, 2017.

traffic cone standing upUS 180, Mile Marker 47.4 to 164.4, Cliff, Silver City, Deming

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with San Bar Construction (Contractor) will begin a signing and post replacement project along US 180, starting at the intersection of US 180 and NM 159 (Mogollon turn off) and will progress southbound along US 180. Traffic will encounter a flagging operation at times while work is being performed in areas with no shoulder. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, and be cautious of heavy equipment and construction personnel in the area. Hours of operation will be Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

traffic cone laying downNM 138 “Tortugas Drive”, Las Cruces

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Smith & Aguirre (Contractor) continues with the Roadway Reconstruction on NM 138. Traffic will encounter lane drops and possible flagging operations during working hours. 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 are from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, and 7:00 am to Noon on Saturday.

traffic cone standing upNM 320 “Thorpe Road”, Las Cruces

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Kimo Constructors, Inc. (Contractor) is continuing curb & gutter with sidewalk and drainage improvements on NM 320, Thorpe Road. Traffic could encounter possible flagging operations. 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, Monday through Friday.

traffic cone laying downNM 273 “McNutt Road”, Sunland Park

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Kiewit (Contractor) will begin roadway reconstruction and storm drain culvert installation operations on NM 273 McNutt Road. Traffic will encounter lane drops and possible flagging operations. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

traffic cone standing upNM 187 MP 33.91, Las Palomas

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will begin Concrete Box Culvert (CBC) repairs on NM 187. Traffic will encounter lane closures with temporary signal lights in place. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. Construction will be daily till all repairs are made, estimated timeline of 10 days for repairs.

traffic cone laying downNM 152 Mile Post 5 to 5.6, Hanover

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Freeport McMoRan Chino Mines (Contractor) will have daily closures on NM 152 for haul road blasting. Traffic will encounter a closure from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area.

traffic cone standing upNM 11 “Columbus Hwy”, Deming

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Braiser Asphalt (Contractor) will begin roadway reconstruction operations on NM 11 “Columbus Hwy” in Luna Co. Traffic will encounter lane drops with pilot car and flagging operations. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area. Hours of operation will be from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday with possible construction on Saturdays and Sundays.

traffic cone laying downNM 27 “CR-A027”, Nutt

NM 27 (CR – A027) from mile post 5-8 both lanes will be intermittently closed due to blade patching, flagging operation will be in place. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and be cautious of personnel and equipment in the area. The closure will be lifted daily at approximately 5:30 pm and will remain in effect till Friday.

traffic cone standing upNM 159, Mile Marker 8 to 10, Mogollon

The NMDOT along with La Calerita Construction, LLC, (Contractor) will perform Roadway & Drainage Improvements on NM 159 with expected completion fall of 2017. The only traffic that will be able to go through NM 159 will be the Mogollon residents and supplies for the Mogollon residents during the week. Construction operation hours will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Please use caution in this area when heavy equipment and construction workers are present. NM 159 will be CLOSED during construction hours.

traffic cone laying downChip Sealing – Las Cruces and Dona Ana County

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will be performing “Chip Sealing” operations in Dona Ana Co. Speed limit will be reduced, no center stripe and loose gravel on roadway, striping to begin in August. Traffic will encounter lane drops with pilot car and flagging operations. Motorists are advised to use caution and reduce speed while nearing and passing through the work zone being cautious of trucks turning and heavy equipment and construction workers in the area.

Roadways affected will be:

NM 158 “Lujan Hill Road” mile post 0 to 1

NM 320 “E Thorpe Road” mile post 0 to 2

NM 185 “N Valley Drive” mile post 12 to 19

For more information log onto www.nmroads.com or call 511.

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