Closure for HWY 70 and WSMR 03/05/20

White Sands Missile Range

US 70 Road Block

LAS CRUCES: The New Mexico Department of Transportation District One office (NMDOT) along with White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) has posted an alert for Thursday March 5, 2020.

US 70 is scheduled to be blocked at 6:40 a.m. and should last approximately one hour to be lifted by 7:40 a.m. This block will be located at Red Block (top of ST. Augustin Pass /mile marker 164) and Yellow Block (White Sands National Monument /mile marker 200). The Las Cruces Gate, Owen Road and Nike Ave will also be affected by this block.

All roadblocks are subject to change without notice, please call WSMR at 575-678-2221 for updates or go to New Mexico Department of Transportation: or call 511.