NMDOT receives more than $170 million from House Bill 2

SANTA FE – The signing of House Bill 2 allocates $172.5 million to the New Mexico Department of Transportation for agency initiatives and projects.

  • $10 million to plan, design, construct, renovate and equip electric vehicle charging stations statewide.
  • $10 million to plan, design, construct, renovate and equip upgrades to regional airports statewide.
  • $10 million for the Clean-up New Mexico Roadway Beautification program.
  • $142.5 million for acquisition of rights of way, planning, design, and construction of 9 projects around the state. Federal and other state funds will be matched.
    • The Interstate 40 corridor in McKinley and Cibola counties.
    • A new state road in Santa Teresa in Dona Ana County.
    • New Mexico Highway 128 from Carlsbad to Jal in Eddy and Lea Counties.
    • New Mexico Highway 180 in Grant County.
    • Bobby Foster Road to Mesa Del Sol in Bernalillo County.
    • Interstate 25 from Montgomery Boulevard to Comanche Road in Bernalillo County.
    • Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe County.
    • Pinon Hills Boulevard in San Juan County; and
    • New Mexico Highway 39 in Mosquero in Harding and San Miguel Counties.

“The department is grateful to the legislators for making the general appropriations and authorizing the NMDOT to expend millions of dollars to high priority initiatives like roadside litter, supporting environmental infrastructure, aviation economic development and attend to projects in various stages of design, construction or near completion, said Transportation Secretary Mike Sandoval.”

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