Valley Drive Project


Project Information During Construction

Valley Drive/ Avenida de Mesilla Intersection Project LC00160
Public Information Meeting

Las Cruces: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with AUI INC. (Contractor) want the City of Las Cruces to know the Department values your opinion.

To provide specific project information regarding construction, project specifications, and will answer questions regarding the timeline of the project. We want this project to meet your needs and provide the safest route to your destination. The public is encouraged to ask questions and provide comments and to address any concerns they may have as it relates to this project.

ADA: To request Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) related accommodations for this meeting, contact Ami Evans, Public Information Officer, NMDOT – District One at (575) 640-5981 at least two days before the meeting.

For information regarding this project contact Ryan Tafoya, NMDOT District One Project Manager at (575) 525-7313, ryan.tafoya@state.nm.us, or www.valleydrive.net. Media questions can be addressed to Trent Doolittle at trent.doolittle@state.nm.us

Current Traffic Flow Report for September 2019

NM 188 Valley Drive/ NM 28 Avenida de Mesilla, Las Cruces

Las Cruces: The New Mexico Department of Transportation District One office (NMDOT) has posted an updated alert as of September 13, 2019:

AUI, Inc. (Contractor) is currently performing roadway reconstruction, utility replacements and lighting/signalization improvements on Valley Drive and Avenida de Mesilla. Currently there is one (1) active zone of construction on Valley Drive from Amador to Avenida de Mesilla.

Traffic on Valley Drive will be placed in the northbound lanes to allow full reconstruction of the southbound lanes from Avenida de Mesilla to Amador. Left hand turns will only be allowed at signals, please follow detour signage along Valley Drive. Brown Road will have a detour in place, access will be provided at all times. Valley Drive to Aspen Road is closed, please utilize Sequoia Road as a detour.

The City of Las Cruces has plans in place to avoid gas outages, as it installs new lines near Brown Road.

Contractor's hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday; lane closures and traffic control shall remain in place 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

For updated information go to: New Mexico Department of Transportation at www.nmroads.com or www.valleydrive.net

Ami Evans, Public Information Officer for the New Mexico Department of Transportation District One at (575) 640-5981 (office) or ami.evans@state.nm.us.