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NMDOT Weekly Traffic Report for week of Jan 12 - Jan 19, 2016

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 laying down Bex Court

From Bex Street to 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 standing up Bex Street

From Farney Lane to Desert Rose Court 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 Desert Rose Court

From Bex Street to 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 standing up Farney Lane

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



traffic cone laying down Nemesh Drive

From Mohegan Trail to Mages Street will be closed to through traffic. Access to residents will be maintained at all times. Motorists will be asked to decrease speed near the construction zone and should proceed with caution.


traffic cone standing up Utah Avenue

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


Las Cruces - Gas Department

traffic cone laying downOld NM292

NM 292 Gas diagram

Construction and Maintenance is going to start on a gas project on NM292 between Motel Blvd and Hadley Ave. This project will replace existing 2 inch ABS plastic gas line with standard 4 inch MDPE gas line. The gas crew is going to start on January 11, 2017. The project should take about two months for completion.

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 down El Paso Projects – Go 10/Border West Expressway

I-10 West

Overnight

Sunday, Jan. 15 through Tuesday, Jan. 17, 9 p.m. each night to 6 a.m. each morning

    Detour: Motorists on I-10 West will exit at Sunland Park Drive (Exit 13) and re-enter I-10 just prior to Sunland Park Drive.

    Daytime

    Monday, Jan.16 through Friday, Jan. 20 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day

      I-10 Both Directions

      Overnight

      Monday, Jan. 16 through Thursday, Jan. 19

      9 p.m. each night to 6 a.m. each morning

      • The left lane on I-10 Westbound will be closed between the Sunland Park Overpass and the North Mesa Underpass.

      • I-10 Eastbound will be completely closed at the North Mesa Exit Ramp (Exit 11).

      Detour: Motorists on I-10 East will exit at North Mesa Street (Exit 11), take Doniphan Drive (SH 20) to Sunland Park Drive, and will be able to re-enter I-10 at Sunland Park Drive. NOTE: Doniphan Drive (SH 20) does not provide access to I-10 nor to US 85 after Sunland Park Drive. Please follow the detour route.

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

      El Paso Projects – Go 10/Border West Expressway

      I-10 East

      Daytime

      Monday, Jan. 9 through Friday, Jan. 12

      9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day

        Crews will be conducting structural bridge work.

        I-10 at Mesa

        Overnight

        Sunday, Jan. 8 through Thursday, Jan. 12

        9 p.m. each night to 6 a.m. each morning

        • I-10 Westbound will be completely closed between the North Mesa Exit Ramp (Exit 11) and the North Mesa Entrance Ramp. Detour: Traffic will exit at North Mesa Street (Exit 11) and re-enter I-10 Westbound immediately at the next entrance ramp.

        • I-10 Eastbound will have the left lane closed between the North Mesa Exit Ramp (Exit 11) and the North Mesa Entrance Ramp.

        Crews will be continuing structural work on the I-10 Overpass at North Mesa Street (SH 20).

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


        traffic cone standing up I-25 Mile Marker 100 for Bridge Repairs, T or C

        The New Mexico Department of Transportation and Hasse Contractors (Contractor) will be performing joint repair work. I-25 at MP 100 Bridge (Red Rock) at mile post 111 and at mile post 112 will have various lane closures for bridge deck and joint repairs as well as rip rap placement. NM 1 at mile post 22.9 will have a flag man operation as crews work on rip rap on the embankments and have the bridge to “no where” closed to through traffic. Please use caution in this area when workers are present. Construction operation hours will be from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Please use caution in this area when workers are present.


        traffic cone laying down I-10 Deming – Mile Marker 91.7 to 94.5

        The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with La Calerita Construction (Contractor) will be performing bridge rehabilitation and roadway reconstruction operations to Interstate 10 (I-10) in Luna County; Construction is expected to be completed by summer 2017. Interstate traffic will encounter a detour while work is being performed and all interstate traffic is detoured off the westbound lane and will be sharing the eastbound lane, barrier wall is in use. An 11’ width lane restriction is in effect. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area.



        traffic cone standing up NM 26 MP 0.0 to 25.0, Deming

        The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Mountain States Constructors (Contractor) will be performing roadway reconstruction operations to NM 26 in Luna County, Construction is expected to be completed by Spring 2017. A 12’ width lane restriction is in effect. Traffic will encounter a pilot car operation while work is being performed. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, and be cautious of personnel in the area.



        traffic cone laying down NM 28, Mile Marker 19.5 –Bridge Reconstruction, San Miguel

        The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with AUI Inc. (Contractor) will begin work on a bridge replacement on NM 28 at milepost 19.5 (at Avenida Del Panteon). Construction is expected to last through February 2017. Traffic will encounter a pilot car operation while work is being performed. 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 186, Mile Marker 0.7 –Bridge Reconstruction, Anthony

        The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with AUI Inc. (Contractor) will begin work on a bridge replacement on NM 186 at milepost 0.7 (W Ohara Rd) beginning on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. Construction at this location is expected to last through spring 2017. During this time period, NM 186 at this location will be completely CLOSED to traffic at all times. Through traffic along NM 186 is advised to be on alert and look for detour signs which will be posted throughout the area to guide traffic around the road closure.

        traffic cone laying down NM 159 Mogollon – Mile Marker 8 to 10

        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 residence and supplies for the Mogollon residence during the week. La Calerita will be working Monday through Saturday until winter weather conditions exist. NM 159 will be open for the weekend.

        traffic cone standing upUS 60 Mile Marker 136, Socorro

        The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with FNF Construction (Contractor) will be reconstructing the bridge US 60, mile marker 136. FNF will be back in the area but should not affect travel on US 60.

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