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NMDOT Weekly Traffic Report for week of March 4,2018 to March 11, 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.

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.
      • White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) has posted an alert for Monday March 5, 2018 for US 70 at and will last approximately one hour. The roadblock is scheduled to be blocked at 12:10 pm for approximately 1 hour and should be lifted at 1:10 pm. This block will be will be located at Red Block (top of ST. Augustin Pass) and Yellow Block (White Sands National Monument). Nike Ave, LC Gate and Owen Road will also be affected.

    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 Clark Road

    From Valley Drive to Bruins Lane and Bencomo Lane to Clark 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 laying down Lavender Drive

    From Elks Drive to Rio Bravo Way 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 up Griggs Avenue

    From Main Street to Water Street is be 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 Second Street

    From Picacho Avenue to W Hadley Avenue will be 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 Valley View Avenue

    From Lavender Drive to 500 feet west 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 down W. Hadley Avenue

    From N Mesilla Street to North Reymond Street will have lanes closed to through traffic. 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

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

    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. Traffic is switched onto the eastbound lanes of Main Street as the westbound lanes are closed for construction. Three Crosses is in its new configuration with all active traffic in the eastbound lanes as traffic has been switched. Spitz/Solano has all traffic in the southbound bound lanes as the northbound lanes are closed for construction. Construction will be from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, 5 days a week, and is scheduled to be completed by spring 2018.



    Chip Sealing – Las Cruces and Dona Ana County:

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) has performed “Fog Sealing” operations in Dona Ana Co. Speed limit will be reduced, no center stripe and loose gravel on roadway, striping to be completed in January. Traffic will encounter lane drops with pilot car and flagging operations.


    Around the Area

    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


    Interstates:

    traffic cone standing upI-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. Interstate traffic is now detoured off of the northbound lane and onto the southbound lane encountering temporary wall barrier along the detour. 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 fall 2018.

    traffic cone laying down I-25/University Ave, Mile Marker 1, Las Cruces

    CobbFendley (Contractor) will have shoulder work posted on I-25 southbound at mile post 1. University Avenue intersection will have posted lane closures both eastbound and westbound lanes for utility maintenance. Speed limit will be reduced; hours of operation will be from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm with the closure lifted daily, expected completion by Friday February 23rd.

    traffic cone standing up I-10, Mile Marker 84 to 100, Deming

    FNF Construction, INC. (Contractor) will begin Roadway Rehabilitation along Interstate 10. Multiple lane closures will be in effect on both the westbound and eastbound lanes. 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 4:30 am to 7:00 pm. Construction is expected to be completed by fall 2018.


    US Roadways

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

    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. Traffic is switched onto the eastbound lanes of Main Street as the westbound lanes are closed for construction. Three Crosses is in its new configuration with all active traffic in the eastbound lanes as traffic has been switched. Spitz/Solano has all traffic in the southbound bound lanes as the northbound lanes are closed for construction. Construction will be from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, 5 days a week, and is scheduled to be completed by spring 2018.

    traffic cone standing upUS 70, Mile Marker 162.2, Organ/Las Cruces

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will be installing fencing on the westbound shoulder at mile post 162.2 (Old Organ Main St). Roadway access to Old Organ Main St from US 70 will be permanently closed due to safety concerns. Access onto US 70 will still be provided utilizing 1st Street or Dona Ana County Road D-87. Installation of the fence is scheduled to begin on Wednesday February 28th lasting approximately two days. Motorist 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.

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

    San Bar Construction (Contractor) continues with 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. Hours of operation will be Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. Construction is expected to be completed by spring 2018. The contractor has two crews on the project with one crew working south from Milepost 145 to Deming and one crew working in the Silver City area.


    State Roadways:

    traffic cone laying downNM 26 “Hatch Hwy”, Mile Marker 47 to 47.6, Hatch

    Villalobos Construction Company, Inc. (Contractor) will be performing Bridge Preservation operations to NM 26 (Rio Grande Bridge) in Dona Ana County. Traffic will encounter a mobile traffic light along with lane closures and flagging operations while work is being performed. Traffic Control closure will be in affect 24 hours a day till project is complete. Construction hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area.

    traffic cone standing upNM 136” Pete V Domenici Hwy”, Mile Marker 0.448 to 168, Santa Teresa

    FNF Construction, INC. (Contractor) continues with roadway reconstruction, roadway rehabilitation, bridge rehabilitation, signalization & lighting along NM 136 the Pete V Domenici Intl. Hwy. Traffic will encounter lane closures as well as detours with an 11’ width restriction in effect throughout the project. Both the southbound and northbound lanes are limited to a single lane in each direction from Strauss Rd. to Binational Ave. Due to lane closures travel into the port may be more congested. 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 laying downNM 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 will be closed from McNutt to Futurity Drive; detour is in place on Sunland Park Drive. The Contractor’s hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. Construction is scheduled to be completed by summer 2018.

    traffic cone standing upNM 498 “Racetrack Drive” Mile Marker 0.4, Sunland Park

    Hasse Contracting Co., Inc. (Contractor) will begin structure preservation for the Rio Grande Bridge. NM 498 will be closed from McNutt to Futurity Drive; detour is in place on Sunland Park Drive. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, use extreme caution, and be cautious of equipment and personnel in the area. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm Monday to Thursday. Construction is scheduled to be completed by summer 2018.

    traffic cone laying downNM 152 Mile Marker 5 to 6, Hanover

    James Hamilton Construction Co. (Contractor) will have lane closures for road work on NM 152 for the construction of the Bebo Arch Structure. Speed limit will be reduced to 20 MPH with a detour 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 6:30 am till 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Construction is scheduled to be complete by summer 2018.

    traffic cone standing upNM 478 Mile Marker 8.7, Vado

    Smith & Aguirre Construction (Contractor) will be replacing and repairing sewer/manhole covers. Traffic can expect shoulder work in the area of intersection NM 189. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. Construction is scheduled to be completed by March 18th.

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

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