Traffic Report for week of January 10th to 17th, 2021

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.

  • Traffic updates are posted on the NMDOT traffic advisory web-site at http://nmroads.com and can be retrieved through our automated system at 511 in New Mexico or 1-800-432-4269 from any line.

 

Interstates:

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

La Calerita Construction, LLC (Contractor) will have the following closure in place. On Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, crews are scheduled to reopen Triviz Drive between the University and Wisconsin intersection and close Triviz Drive from Arrowhead to University for about 3-4 weeks. Traffic will be detoured on East University to South Espina Street, then to Stewart Street. The right lane of Triviz Avenue is closed from Arrowhead to the University intersection though late January 2021.  Two left lanes of traffic are open.

 

The I-25 northbound loop ramp is closed for traffic safety. Both eastbound and westbound traffic on University Avenue can access northbound I-25 from the on-ramp at the traffic signal.

 

COMING LATER THIS MONTH:

The southbound I-25 off-ramp will be closed for two weeks, with traffic detoured to I-10 and back to University Avenue. Advance closure and detour information will be provided.

 

Traffic control will remain in place 24/7. Questions or concerns: visit www.i25-university.com.

 

I-25, Mile Marker 3 to 6, Las Cruces

Terracon Consultants, Inc. (Contractor) will be completing lane and shoulder work from Lohoman Ave. to Thorpe Rd. along I-25 in Dona Ana County. Traffic can expect lane closures in the northbound and southbound lanes and shoulders. Speed limits will be reduced to 55 mph. Hours of operation will be from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Construction is expected to be completed by January 22, 2021.

 

I-25, Mile Marker 105 to 115, north of T or C

Mountain States Construction, Inc. (Contractor) has begun paving I-25 on both northbound and southbound lanes from milepost 105 to 115.  Traffic can expect lane closures in the southbound passing lanes as the contractor is performing these roadway improvements. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Construction is expected to be completed by spring 2021.

 

I-25, Mile Marker 59 to 72, T or C

J-H Supply, Inc. (Contractor) will be replacing the guardrail and end treatments along I-25 in Sierra County. Traffic can expect lane closures in the northbound and southbound driving right lane and shoulder as the contractor is performing these safety improvements. Overnight lanes closures can be expected between milepost 59 and 64. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Construction is expected to be completed by spring 2021.

 

 

 

I-10, Mile Marker 19 to 24, Lordsburg 

Mountain States Construction, Inc. (Contractor) has begun a pavement preservation project through Lordsburg on I-10 for the westbound lanes and several on/off ramps.  Traffic can expect various daytime lane closures as well as overnight lane closures as needed. I-10 eastbound off ramp at exit 20B(Lordsburg West) and the eastbound on ramp at milepost 24(Lordsburg East) are CLOSED due to construction. The Lordsburg Visitor Center is currently closed. Contractor’s hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, traffic control will remain in place 24/7. Detour is in place. Construction is expected to be completed spring of 2021.

 

I-25, Business Loop, Socorro, CN 1101550R

Structures Inc., (Contractor) will be continuing with construction on the I-25 Business Loop in Socorro. The Socorro northbound off ramp exit 150 is now open, the northbound on ramp is currently closed for bridge deck repairs. Please follow construction detour signage. Use caution as the contractor will be placing rip rap on slope shoulders, lane closure will be in place as needed on I-25. Contractor’s hours of operation will be from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday to Friday.

 

I-10, Mile Marker 49, Deming AreaCN1100450

Kimo Constructors, Inc. (Contractor) will be continuing bridge replacement and roadway reconstruction on NM 146 “Hatchita Bridge” at I-10 milepost 49. The Bridge is CLOSED; detour will be in place on the frontage road, Separ exit 42 and frontage road, Quincy exit 55. I-10 eastbound passing lane is closed, westbound lanes are now open.  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.

 

US Roadways:

 

US 180, Mile Marker 120 to 123, Santa Clara

James Hamilton Construction Company (Contractor) has begun the installation of the pedestrian trail which includes lighting, signage and crosswalk. US 180 will have a lane closures on the eastbound and westbound right driving lanes with a reduced speed to 35 mph; traffic control will be in place for the safety of our construction workers. Starting on Wednesday December 9th Maple Street will be closed for the placement of curb, gutter and sidewalk. Contractor hours of operation will be Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. This project is estimated to be completed by winter 2020.

 

US 180, Mile Marker 115 to 120, Arenas Valley

Hasse Contracting Co., (Contractor) will have shoulder closures in effect on US 180 on both eastbound and westbound lanes for road repairs in Grant County. The speed limit will be reduced for the safety of the crew. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Project is expected to be completed by early 2021.

 

State Roadways:

NM 226, Mile Marker 1.50, Berino CN: 1101510

FNF Construction, Inc. (Contractor) will continue with box culvert replacement over the Three Saints Lateral Canal along NM 226 near Berino. During construction, NM 226 will be closed to traffic between mileposts 1.3 and 1.5.  Motorists wishing to cross NM 226 will need to seek an alternate route.  Hours of operation will be from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Traffic control will remain in place 24/7. This project is estimated to be complete by spring 2021.

 

NM 187 “El Camino Real”, Mile Marker 15.4 to 16.09, Arrey CN: 1101510

Hasse Contacting Company, Inc. (Contractor) has begun the replacement of Bridges located in Arrey. The first bridge is located at milepost 15.4 near the Caballo Dairy; the second bridge is located at milepost 16.09 near Agua Fria Road over the Montoya Arroyo. Both bridges have a detour shoo-fly at their locations; a 12 foot width restriction will be in place. 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.

 

Hatch Safety Improvement Project, NM 26 CN1101110

Hasse Contacting Company, Inc. (Contractor) is finalizing roadway improvement project along NM 26 in Hatch. Road Improvements will begin with the replacement and upgrade of sidewalk, curb and gutter and ramps to include ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) accommodations. Sidewalks will be detoured in areas for construction and the safety of the public. Contractor has also began paving along NM 26, watch for heavy equipment on roadway, reduce speeds, lane closures and flagging operations. Contractor hours will be Monday through Friday from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm daily.

 

Chip Seal Projects:

I-10 milepost 146 to 164 eastbound, Las Cruces

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will be performing “Fog Sealing” with Brooming operations in Dona Ana Co. south of Las Cruces.  Traffic can expect lane closures on westbound lanes from milepost 164(Texas Stateline) to 146 (Las Cruces) on the right driving lane and the shoulder, two lanes of traffic will remain open.  Speed limits will be reduced and no striping will be in place.

 

Las Cruces Projects – City of Las Cruces:

Tashiro Drive

Tashiro Drive is scheduled to undergo utilities and roadway reconstruction by Morrow Enterprises, Inc., as part of the City of Las Cruces Tashiro Drive Widening Project. Work will begin Monday, October 26, 2020, and the closure is estimated to last approximately 5 months in duration.  Work will take place between 7 a.m. and as late as 6 p.m. During construction, access to Tashiro Drive from North Valley Drive will not be permitted, signage and detours will be present directing traffic around the closure by way of West Picacho Avenue. Access to the Field of Dreams Facility and Baseball Complex will be available through Tashiro Drive via North Motel Boulevard.

 

Van Patten Avenue

Van Patten Avenue from N. Reymond St. to N. Alameda Blvd. is scheduled to undergo roadway and utility improvements by DuCross Construction, LLC as part of the City of Las Cruces Van Patten Avenue Reconstruction Project. Work will begin Monday, November 2, 2020, and the closure is estimated to last approximately 4 months in duration. During construction, access to Van Patten Avenue will not be permitted to through traffic. Access to businesses and residences will be maintained.  Sidewalks will be closed in areas for construction and for the safety of the public. Signage and detours will be present directing traffic around the work zone.

 

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