Transportation

U.S. Highway 180 collapses after flooding damages roadway

85 Views  Â SILVER CITY, N.M. — U.S. Highway 180 remains closed after flooding caused part of the roadway to collapse. According to the New Mexico Department of Transportation, the roadway outside of a bridge on U.S. 180 was undermined when extreme flooding went through the area. The collapse happened on Wednesday.

Highway 180 north of Silver City remains closed

108 Views  Â SILVER CITY – US 180 is closed in both directions at milepost 92. All traffic will be turned around back to Silver City (milepost 100) or Cliff (milepost 84). The New Mexico Department of Transportation is on site and has evaluated the structure on US 180. It has been

Woman opened fire at Dallas airport, police say

113 Views  Â (NEXSTAR) – A shooter at Dallas Love Field Airport caused panic and a police response Monday morning. It started when a 37-year-old woman was dropped off near the Southwest ticket counter at 10:59 a.m., Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia said in a news briefing after noon.

Officials: Rain falls over area affected by Black fire

102 Views  Â 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.

New Mexico is the most dangerous state for pedestrians

124 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Governor’s Highway Safety Association has once again ranked New Mexico as the deadliest state for pedestrians. In 2021 the rate of pedestrian deaths in our state was 4.77 per 100,000.

Company tests high-altitude airship over New Mexico desert

253 Views  Â 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

265 Views  Â (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

354 Views  Â 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?

328 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