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Traffic Report for week of January 9 to 16, 2022

In all construction zones, 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. PLEASE NOTE: Conditions are subject to change without notice. Double fines for speeding in work zones may be in effect.

White Sands Missile Range Notification

For information regarding closures, you may call WSMR at 678-1178 or 678-2222 for updates. 

Interstates:

I-10, Mile Marker 116 to 139, Las Cruces

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District One will begin Fog Sealing I-10 from milepost 116 towards Las Cruces. Drivers can expect lane closures beginning at milepost 116 (NM 549) to milepost 139 (Motel Blvd/ NM 292). Once the eastbound lanes have been completed, crews will begin moving to the westbound lanes.  One lane of traffic will remain open, off and on ramps will close temporarily.  Speed limits will be reduced.

I-25, Mile Marker 74 to 75, Williamsburg

Terracon Consultants will begin collecting soil samples on the on-off ramps at exit 75, Williamsburg, and on South Broadway Street for the upcoming bridge replacement project. Traffic can expect reduced speeds and shoulder work in the area. Construction is expected to begin on Jan. 11, 2022, at 9:00 am and be completed by Jan. 12, 2022, by 5:00 pm.

I-25 & University Ave, Mile Marker 1, Las Cruces LC000250

La Calerita Construction, LLC (Contractor) project is now substantially complete. The contractor will continue to work on a list of final required construction activities. Expect intermittent shoulder and lane closures as needed. Regular work hours are Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.- 5 p.m., Questions, comments, or concerns: visit www.i25-university.com.

I-25, Mile Marker 34 to 39, RinconCN1101021

Mountain States Constructors, Inc. (Contractor) will be continuing a roadway reconstruction project on I-25 north of Las Cruces. Contractor is currently switching traffic into the northbound lanes, one lane will be open in both the northbound and southbound lanes for the movement of the concrete barrier wall. The Rincon, exit 35, northbound on-off ramps are now open, southbound exit on-off ramps will be closed in the next week, follow detour signage.  Hours of operation will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Traffic control will remain in place 24/7.

I-10, Mile Marker 21 to 23, Lordsburg

AUI, Inc. (Contractor) is currently working on the bridge on the eastbound lanes. Traffic is currently rerouted to the eastbound I-10 lanes as the contractor begins construction of the westbound I-10 bridge. Detour signs will be in place to direct traffic towards alternate routes. Daily hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Traffic control will remain in place 24/7.

I-10, Mile Marker 24.9 to 35, LordsburgCN1101600

Mountain States Construction, Inc. (Contractor) will be continuing a pavement preservation project on I-10 from milepost from milepost 24.9 (Lordsburg East) to milepost 35. Drivers can expect overnight lane closures on both the eastbound and westbound lanes as needed. A 14-foot width restriction is in place. Contractor’s hours of operation will be from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Construction is expected to be completed spring of 2022.

US Roadways:

US 70, Mile Marker 166-168, Las Cruces/San Augustine Pass

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will be performing roadway repairs due to flooding on US 70 from milepost 170 to 168. Lane closures will be in place on the eastbound and westbound passing lanes as needed, speed limits will be reduced to 45 mph. Closures will be in place Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 pm until Jan. 30, 2022.

State Roadways:

NM 273 Mile Marker 2, Sunland Park

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will be performing roadway repairs on NM 273 “McNutt Road” at milepost 2. The driving right lane is expected to be closed through May 2022. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and be cautious of personnel and equipment in the area.

NM 404 and I-10 Bridge Replacement, Anthony E100202

AUI, Inc. (Contractor) is continuing with roadwork and replacement of the NM 404 Bridge over I-10 at milepost 162, Anthony exit. The newly build bridge has been completed and traffic has been shifted north. Demolition of the old bridge over I-10 is expected to continue from Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, until Thursday, Jan. 14, 2022. During this time, I-10 will be closed to all traffic below the bridge between the hours of 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. East and westbound traffic will utilize the on and off-ramps during demolition and there will be a detour route in place.  Please follow detour signage in the area, expect delays. Traffic is open to one lane in each direction. Daily contractor hours of operation are from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Traffic control will remain in place 24/7.

NM 187 “El Camino Real”, Mile Marker 23.5, Caballo

NM 187 milepost 23.5 (Greenhorn Arroyo) crews will have an intermittent flagging operation in place for roadway repairs. Motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and be cautious of personnel and equipment in the area. This closure will be in place Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, to Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, for 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily.

NM 187 “El Camino Real”, Mile Marker 16.93 to 31.1, Arrey-Caballo CN1101370

FNF Construction, Inc. (Contractor) has finalized bridge construction located in Arrey and Caballo. All diversions have been removed and NM 187 is open to the traffic. Contractor will continue to be in the area to finalize project construction. Contractor’s hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday.

City of Las Cruces Projects:

Peachtree Hills Road

Due to storm drain upgrades as part of new residential development, Peachtree Hills Road between Sonoma Ranch Boulevard and Metro Park Street will be closed while Renegade Construction, LLC places concrete box culverts. A detour will be in place throughout the duration of the construction and traffic will be guided through Sirocco Avenue and Metro Park Street. 

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

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