Transportation

Officials: Rain falls over area affected by Black fire

39 Views   On Saturday, officials reported that the Black fire was over 324,900 acres and 58 percent contained. According to Saturday’s update, rainfall amounts varied in the area affected by the fire. New Mexico Highway 152 has reopened at milepost 40 in Kingston and milepost 15 in San Lorenzo.

Company tests high-altitude airship over New Mexico desert

59 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A technology company that wants to bring broadband to more remote areas and monitor emissions from the oil and gas industry has launched one of its airships from the New Mexico desert. Tuesday’s liftoff by Sceye Inc. is the latest test of the company’s

Drug tests take over 10000 truckers off the road

123 Views   (Stacker/Nexstar Wire) – Delayed packages, bare grocery store shelves, and inflated prices have become the norm for American consumers over the past two years. While the COVID-19 pandemic has been the catalyst, there are other challenges causing supply chain issues, including a lack of truck drivers to transport goods

TSA extending travel mask mandate for two weeks

135 Views   The Biden administration will extend the federal mask mandate for all transportation networks through May 3, 15 days after it had been set to expire amid a new coronavirus surge fueled by the BA.2 variant.

Are New Mexico bridges safe?

131 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – If you live in Gallup you know County Road 43. It’s an unpaved shortcut locals use to avoid traffic congestion. Each day hundreds of motorists cross the Rio Puerco on a rickety aluminum structure known as bridge # 8085. However, if you knew the history

Recovery efforts continue after fatal Sandia Crest Road crash Wednesday

37 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Search and rescue crews returned Thursday to the scene of a fatal rollover crash on Sandia Crest Road. The Wednesday afternoon crash involved a vehicle that fell over 100 feet off the side of the road and down the mountain. One person was killed and one person

Survey shows New Mexico needs about $5B to fix roads

87 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico would need about $5 billion to fix roads in critical need of improvement according to the latest study by A National Transportation Research Nonprofit (TRIP). Every year the nonprofit looks at road and bridge conditions, congestion, and traffic fatalities and calculates the cost

NMDOT prepared to tackle winter storm

44 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — NMDOT is ready to combat the winter storm heading towards parts of New Mexico. They said they are fully staff and have plenty of supplies to clear out roadways.