White Sands Missile Range

US 70 Roadblock


LAS CRUCES – The New Mexico Department of Transportation District One office (NMDOT) along with White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) have posted an alert for Friday, November 18, 2022.


US 70 will be blocked two times, once at 6:40 a.m. and again at 7:55 a.m. for approximately one hour each, lifting at 8:55 a.m. These blocks will be located at ‘BLUE Block’ (2 miles east of the access road – Mile Marker 172) and at ‘BROWN Block’ (Mile Marker 192). Each block will last approximately 1 hour. Nike Avenue will also be impacted by this block; however, the Las Cruces Gate and Owen Road will remain open.


All roadblocks are subject to change without notice, please call WSMR at 575-678-2222 for updates or go to New Mexico Department of Transportation: or call 511.


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