I-40 Traffic Alert

Construction near Route 66 Casino begins 11/29

The New Mexico Department of Transportation will begin a major 3-mile pavement preservation project on I-40 near the Route 66 Casino on Monday, Nov. 29. Work will include the Casino on and off ramps.

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Work zone crash claims the life of NMDOT employee

Work zone crash claims the life of NMDOT employee SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Transportation is grieving the death of a beloved employee. Mittie Runyan was killed in a work zone crash on US 285 on Monday, Dec. 6. She and her maintenance crew based in...

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Travel Information

Whether your destination is 2 miles or 200 miles: it’s important to know where you’re going and how to get there safely. Along the way you may decide to check out some new destinations and make a pit stop. This is where you can find the latest road conditions, road maps, travel destinations and rest stops. Remember to always buckle up, don’t drink and drive, obey the speed limit and enjoy the ride!

Business Support

Looking for information on doing business with NMDOT? Find everything you need to become a vendor or set up a purchasing order. We also provide the goods and services that fuel the important work our employees do.

Planning, Research, Multimodal & Safety

NMDOT is more than just roads – We are Aviation, Railroad and Ports. Additional activities and programs include research, active transportation (bicycle/pedestrian), traffic safety, transit and ports of entry. There are also links to data requests for traffic counts, functional classifications and crash data.

Projects

Learn about every major project taking place in the state. Attend public meetings. Sign up for project updates and real time traffic alerts when traveling through a project in a specific area.

Infrastructure

From concept to design and project delivery, this is where you will find a comprehensive array of professional services available to the transportation industry. Services encompass regional design centers, engineering support, plans, specifications and estimates, utilities, drainage design, traffic support and much more.

Districts & Highway Operations

Click here to find information on the six districts responsible for constructing and maintaining state roads. This is also where information on district operations is provided.

Popular Topics at NMDOT

Below you will find a few of our most popular topics. Click the “learn more” button at the bottom of the section you wish to explore.

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Road Conditions

Know before you go. Checking the road conditions before you hit the roads is imperative, especially during inclement weather. NMRoads can help you navigate the fastest and safest route to your destination.

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Current Construction Projects

The NMDOT works on hundreds of projects across the state. In this section you will find information about projects that are in various stages of development, including the study scoping, design, and construction phases.

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Transportation Services

From the Rail Runner to Park & Ride, NMDOT offers a wide range of multi modal transportation services to all New Mexicans.