Roadblock scheduled Wednesday, Jan. 17

Roadblock scheduled Wednesday, January 17, 2023:

Highway 70 is scheduled to be blocked one time on Wednesday, 17 January 2024. This block is scheduled to start at 5:45 a.m., and it will last approximately one hour.  The roadblock will be located at BLUE Block (2 miles east of the access road - mile marker 172) and BROWN Block (located at mile marker 192).  San Augustin Pass, Las Cruces Gate, and Nike Avenue are NOT affected by this block.

Please be advised all blocks are subject to change without notice.

For more roadblock information, call 575-678-2222, or for the latest record update, call 575-678-1178. Or call NMDOT at 511.

Guidance in case of medical emergencies during a roadblock or gate closure:

If someone is stopped during a roadblock or gate closure and feel they are experiencing a medical emergency, they should drive to the front of the roadblock or gate and tell the on-side police officer or gate guard they are having a medical emergency. The police officer or gate guard will then contact the Range Control Office to determine how to proceed from there.


Submitted by:
Darrin Haslem
Range Control