NMDOT announces new traffic configuration on I-25 La Bajada project

Motorists can expect minor delays midday Friday

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Transportation is creating a new traffic configuration on I-25 at La Bajada this week to maintain two lanes of traffic in each direction during construction.

There will be a brief delay Friday, Aug. 19 between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. while contractors stripe the southbound lanes. Motorists can expect a 15–20-minute slowdown during this time. Northbound lanes will not be impacted.

The I-25 La Bajada Slope Mitigation Project is ongoing until Nov. 2024.