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NMDOT Weekly Traffic Report for week of October 18, 2018 to October 26, 2018

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.

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

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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.

    City of Las Cruces:

    traffic cone laying down Arroyo 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 up Brownlee Ave

    From Second Street to Third Street will be closed to through traffic. Access to residents will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed, follow the posted detour routes around the construction zone, and should proceed with caution.



    traffic cone laying down Church Street

    From Bowman Avenue to Griggs Street will have one lane closured to traffic. Access to businesses will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed, follow the posted detour routes around the construction zone, and should proceed with caution.

    traffic cone standing up Fourth Street

    From Picacho Avenue to W Hadley Avenue will be closured to through traffic. Access to businesses and residents will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed, follow the posted detour routes around the construction zone, and should proceed with caution.

    traffic cone laying down Harrelson Street

    From Union Avenue to W Conway Avenue will be closured to through traffic. Access to businesses and residents will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed, follow the posted detour routes around the construction zone, and should proceed with caution.

    traffic cone standing up Second Street

    From Picacho Avenue to W Hadley Avenue will be closured to through traffic. Access to businesses will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed, follow the posted detour routes around the construction zone, and should proceed with caution.

    traffic cone laying down Miranda Street

    From Parker Avenue to Palmer Avenue will be closured to through traffic. Access to businesses and residents will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed, follow the posted detour routes around the construction zone, and should proceed with caution.

    traffic cone standing up Water Street

    From Bowman Avenue to Griggs Street will have the west lane closured to traffic. Access to businesses will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed, follow the posted detour routes around the construction zone, and should proceed with caution.

    traffic cone laying down Las Cruces Avenue

    From Church Street to Water Street will closed to through traffic. Access to businesses will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed, follow the posted detour routes around the construction zone, and should proceed with caution.

    traffic cone standing up Roadrunner Parkway

    From Bataan Memorial West to Sunridge Drive will be closured to through traffic. Access to residents will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed, follow the posted detour routes around the construction zone, and should proceed with caution.

    traffic cone laying down NM 188 Valley Drive/ NM 28 Avenida de Mesilla, Las Cruces

    AUI, Inc. (Contractor) is currently performing roadway reconstruction, utility replacements and lighting/signalization improvements on Valley Drive. Currently the active zone of construction is on Valley Drive from Picacho to Amador. Traffic is currently split and work is being completed within the median areas. Starting on July 5th, 2018 all traffic will be pushed to the northbound lanes with alternating lane closures as the go. Construction will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 PM, 5 days a week. Access to businesses will be maintained at all times.



    Around the Area

    traffic cone laying down Alert:

    NM 152, Mile Marker 21 to 39, Kingston

    Starting July 16th until July 18th a maintenance operation project to perform chip seal on NM 152 (Black Range). During this time NM 152 will be CLOSED at milepost 21 (approximately 5 miles east of San Lorenzo) and milepost 39 (Kingston) from 8:00 am until 7:00 pm, reopening nightly. Traffic is expected to detour daily during these times. As always, emergency personal responding in the area can call District Staff for access.

    El Paso Projects – Go 10/Border West Expressway

    Closures are posted on the TxDOT website:http://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/media-center/local-news/el-paso.html

    Chip Sealing Operations:

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will be performing “Chip Sealing” with Brooming and Fog Sealing operations in Sierra Co. Speed limit will be reduced, traffic will encounter no center stripe and there will be loose gravel on roadway. Traffic will encounter lane drops with pilot car and flagging operations.

    Roadways affected will be:

    NM 52 from mile post 0 to 5, Cuchillo

    NM 51 from mile post 5 to 16, Engle

    NM 177 from mile post 0 to .8, Elephant Butte

    NM 195 “Lakeshore Rd” from mile post 0 to 2, Elephant Butte

    Interstates:

    traffic cone standing upI-10, Mile Marker 133 to 164, Las Cruces to Texas State Line Las Cruces Barricade (Traffic Control) along with Apache Construction (Contractor) will be performing guardrail replacement along Interstate 10 in Dona Ana Co starting at mile post 133 headed east to Texas State line. Traffic will encounter lane closures intermittingly with eastbound and westbound exits closed off to all traffic as needed. Construction hours will be Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm and is expected to be completed by June 2019.


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

    Mountain States Constructors, Inc. (Contractor) is continuing with bridge replacement and roadway reconstruction on Interstate 25 in Socorro Co. Traffic is being diverted from northbound driving lanes to southbound driving lanes to begin the next phase of the project. A 12’ width restriction will be in effect throughout the project. Hours of operation will be from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Construction is expected to be completed by winter 2018.

    traffic cone standing upI-10, Mile Marker 2.5 to 22, Lordsburg

    MWI, Inc. (Contractor) will continue installation of the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS). Traffic can expect intermittent lane closures with median and shoulder work in the area from milepost 14 to 16. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Thursday. Construction is expected to be completed by fall 2018.


    traffic cone laying down I-10, eastbound Mile Marker 15 to 20, Lordsburg

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation will have intermittent personnel and equipment on the roadway for repairs needed on the eastbound lane. Traffic will encounter lane closures with reduced speed limits. Construction will be Tuesday through Thursday from 8:00 am till 4:00 pm.

    traffic cone standing up I-10, Mile Marker 85.5, Deming

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation will have intermittent personnel and equipment on the roadway for bridge deck repairs. Traffic will encounter lane closures on both eastbound and westbound lanes. Speed limits will be reduced to 55 mph, closures and traffic control shall remain in place 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Construction hours will be Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm and is expected to be completed by September 2018.

    US Roadways:

    traffic cone standing up US 60, Mile Marker 103 to 117, Magdalena

    Cutler Repaving (Contractor) will be repaving the existing surface along US 60. A 12 foot width restriction will be in place. Traffic will encounter a pilot car and flagging operation starting at milepost 103 to 117. Construction hours will be Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm and is expected to be completed by November 2018.

    traffic cone laying down US 70, Mile Marker 169 to 172, Las Cruces

    Villalobos Construction (Contractor) will be replacing the metal guardrail in Dona Ana County. Traffic will encounter intermittent lane closures on the driving (right) lanes with a reduced speed limit. Construction hours will be Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm and is expected to be completed by October 2018.

    State Roadways:

    traffic cone standing up NM 90, Mile Marker 0 to 22.6, Lordsburg to Silver City

    Brasier Asphalt (Contractor) will be beginning roadway reconstruction along NM 90, an 11” width restriction will be in effect. Traffic will encounter lane drops with pilot car and flagging operations. Speed limits will be reduced to 45 mph at times. Hours of operation will be Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.

    traffic cone laying down NM 188 Valley Drive/ NM 28 Avenida de Mesilla, Las Cruces

    AUI, Inc. (Contractor) is currently performing roadway reconstruction, utility replacements and lighting/signalization improvements on Valley Drive. The current construction phase finds the work zone on Valley Drive from Picacho to Amador. Traffic is currently pushed into the northbound lanes as the southbound lanes are closed for construction. Construction will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 PM, 5 days a week. Currently, access to west Hadley from Valley will be closed.

    traffic cone standing up NM 15 “Pinos Altos”, Mile Marker 0 to 1.21, Silver City

    TLC Construction (Contractor) will be reconstructing the roadway, installing curb and gutter, sidewalk and bike lanes. NM 15 from HWY 180 to the 32nd street interchange will have one-way traffic only. Pine Road is closed to through traffic at Pine/PA Road intersection while the contractor is reconstructing the intersection. Detours will be in place and traffic is asked to reduce speed and use caution and seek an alternate route if possible. Contractor's hours of operation will be from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; closures and traffic control shall remain in place 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Construction is scheduled to be completed by spring of 2019.

    traffic cone laying down NM 136 “Pete V Domenici Hwy”, Mile Marker 0.448 to 9.168, Santa Teresa

    FNF Construction, INC. (Contractor) continues with roadway reconstruction, roadway rehabilitation, bridge rehabilitation, signalization & lighting along NM 136, Pete V Domenici Intl. Hwy. Traffic will encounter lane closures as well as detours with an 11’ width restriction in effect throughout the project, traffic will be moved to the southbound lanes in areas. Outside of the work zone traffic will still have double lanes in both directions with occasional lane closures for shoulder work. This will continue for approximately 60 to 90 days. In addition we will only have 2’ outside shoulder going southbound through the bridge section. Contractor’s hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday; lane closures and traffic control shall remain in place 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

    traffic cone standing up NM 498 “Racetrack Drive” Mile Marker 0.600 to 0.900, Sunland Park

    Hasse Contracting Co., Inc. (Contractor) will continue with bridge replacement and roadway reconstruction. NM 498 is closed from Doniphan Drive to Futurity Drive; detour is in place on Sunland Park Drive. Construction is scheduled to be completed by spring 2019.

    traffic cone laying down NM 273 “McNutt Road” Mile Marker 0 - 3, Sunland Park

    Constructors, Inc. (Contractor) continues with roadway reconstruction, rehabilitation, signalization & lighting along NM 273 “McNutt Rd”. Traffic is being diverted from southbound driving lanes to northbound driving lanes with a single lane of travel in each direction. Motorists are asked to reduce speed and follow all temporary construction signing. The contractor’s hours of operation will be from 6:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Construction is expected to be completed by fall 2019.

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

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

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