Public/Legal Notices

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) is proposing a new rule, 18.24.1 NMAC, Autonomous Vehicle Testing Rule

Approval of the initial rulemaking action for the proposed new rule was granted to NMDOT by the New Mexico State Transportation Commission on May 20, 2021, pursuant to Sections 9-15, 67-3-8 and 67-3-11, NMSA 1978. The legal authority authorizing this rulemaking is Section 66-7-12 and 66-7-13, NMSA 1978.

Summary of Full Text: Title 18, Chapter 24, Part 1, Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Testing introduces definitions that are specific to AV as established in the Society of Autonomous Engineers (SAE) Standard J-3016, the standard recognized by National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), the federal regulatory authority on AV operations. It also establishes the required information to be submitted to the New Mexico Department of Transportation prior to testing and operations of AVs on public roadways. It establishes the necessary content of a Police Interaction Plan that must be in place by an AV tester in the event of a crash involving the operations and/or testing of an AV on public roadways. It establishes the minimum liability coverage for AV operations and/or testing on public roadways.

Payments for Deposit

Per state statute [SS 6-10-3 NMSA 1978] state agencies must deposit any and all funds received within 24 hours of receipt.  The NMDOT Financial Control Bureau is the central location that should receive all payments for deposit. All payments for deposit to NMDOT must be mailed or walked into the address below. Payments must be submitted with a correspondence and/or other documentation supporting what the payment is for.

Address:
Attention Financial Control Room #130
NMDOT 1120 Cerrillos Rd., P.O. Box 1149
Santa Fe, NM 87504

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Repeal and Replacement of 17.4.2 NMAC

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT or the Department) gives notice of its proposed adoption of rulemaking to repeal and replace 17.4.2 NMAC, requirements for occupancy of state highway system right-ofway by utility facilities. The rules that may be adopted as the final rules in this proceeding may include all, part, or none of the language in the proposed rules issued by the Department.

Written initial comments shall be filed no later than March 26, 2021 and response comments shall be filed no later than April 9, 2021.

A public hearing will be held on April 23, 2021 at 1:00 p.m., which shall be accomplished through Zoom. Instructions on how to connect will be posted prior to the hearing.

For more information as to how to submit comments please contact:

Dean Serna, Utility Section Manager
505-795-1608

Public Notice: Conversion of Checks to Automated Clearing House (ACH)

PUBLIC NOTICE:CONVERSION OF CHECKS TO AUTOMATED CLEARING HOUSE (ACH)

The State of New Mexico’s fiscal agent contract was renewed on May 1, 2014 with Wells Fargo Fiscal Agent Banking Services.  The contract is administered by our oversight agency, the Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) and State Treasurer’s Office (STO). Read More…

Public Notice: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: 18.27.6 NMAC, Local Government Transportation Project Fund

Public Notice:Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: 18.27.6 NMAC, Local Government Transportation Project Fund

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) is proposing a new rule, 18.27.6 NMAC, Local Government Transportation Project Fund. Read More…


Public Notice: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Hearing: 18.27.5 NMAC, Contractor Prequalification Rule

Public Notice:Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Hearing: 18.27.5 NMAC, Contractor Prequalification Rule

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) is proposing to repeal and replace 18.27.5 NMAC, Contractor Prequalification Rule. Read More…


Fiscal Year 2020 Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Annual Reports

New Department of Transportation is seeking comments for the following Fiscal Year 2020 Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Annual Reports.

New Mexico Department of Transportation District 1

New Mexico Department of Transportation District 3

New Mexico Department of Transportation District 5

Comments concerning any of the above annual reports can be made to NMDOT.IDDE@STATE.NM.US no later than Monday, November 9, 2020

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Proposed New Rule, 18.11.10 NMAC

The Aviation Division of the New Mexico Department of Transportation (Aviation Division) is proposing a new rule, 18.11.10 NMAC, Rural Air Service Enhancement Grant Program.

Approval of the initial rulemaking action for the proposed new rule was granted to the Aviation Division by the New Mexico State Transportation Commission on May 20, 2021 pursuant to Sections 9-5-1, 67-3-8, 67-3-11, 67-1-13, 67-3-28 and 67-1-13 NMSA 1978. The legal authority authorizing this rulemaking is Section 64-1-13 NMSA 1978 and Senate Bill 133.