NMDOT Announces Lane Closures Near Buffalo Thunder Starting Tuesday

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The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will begin pavement preservation remedial work on U.S. 84/285 at milepost 178.00 (Buffalo Thunder) to 182.00 (CR 109 just north of Nambe).  The contractor will be milling the existing asphalt and then follow with a heater scarification overlay process.

Starting Tuesday April 23 – U.S. 84/285 southbound lanes will have various lane closures and will be reduced to one lane.  Motorists can expect delays Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  There is an 11 feet width restriction.

This project is scheduled to be completed by the end of the day May 3, weather permitting.

Cutler Repaving, Inc. out of Kansas is the contractor for this project.

Drivers are urged to watch for workers in the area, observe traffic control signs and reduce speed to the posted speed limit.  Updates on this project will be posted on the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s road advisory website,http://nmroads.com/.