road construction

New study of I-40 between Arizona and Albuquerque details major issues

107 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Miles of crumbling roads, dangerously short on-ramps, and high rates of crashes—a new study suggests those problems and more along I-40 between Arizona and Albuquerque; and there’s no easy fix. State officials offered their recommendations on what to do with the 150-mile stretch.

Sinkhole shuts down Main Street bridge in Los Lunas

316 Views  Â LOS LUNAS, N.M. – A major street in Los Lunas shut down Saturday night and stayed closed throughout Sunday.  Two people fell into a hole, and it made commutes difficult, especially on a busy day like Mother’s Day.

NM 152 roadway closure

367 Views  Â The New Mexico Department of Transportation has closed the Geronimo Scenic Byway due to a potential roadway failure. Large cracks in the asphalt were found and could lead to further road deterioration.

Are New Mexico bridges safe?

716 Views  Â 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

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

623 Views  Â 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