Las Cruces: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District One office and La Calerita Construction have made an adjustment to their scheduled closure for this weekend. The deck panels for the westbound bridge will be placed during overnight hours starting Friday May 2nd and is expected to be completed by Saturday May 3rd.
The overnight closures will now be from 10:00 pm until 10:00 am May 2nd and May 3rd. Detours will be posted alerting businesses, and local residents of alternate routes until the closures are lifted. This closure will only affect a short segment of Avenida de Mesilla, which is directly under the I-10 east/westbound bridge. All accesses to businesses and adjacent streets will remain open.
The following restrictions will remain for NM-28/Avenida de Mesilla between Hickory Drive and Lakeside Drive (mile marker 29.5 to 29.1), and on I-10 between University (exit 142) and Motel Blvd (exit 139). Please proceed with caution are reduce speed near and around each work zone.
Information from: NMDOT