Area Road Construction — Sept. 8

Area road construction and closure information for this week:

City of Clovis

Norris Street project: Residents living in the Raintree Subdivision will need to use Woodlark Road to Llano Estacado Boulevard to exit and enter. Pedestrian traffic for Mesa Elementary should use the east alleyway adjacent to Norris Street. Accommodations will be made to safely cross the construction at the drainage channel.

The project is scheduled for completion in January 2014.

Should you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact Mr. Justin Howalt, City of Clovis Engineer, at (575) 769-2376 (extension 1828) or e-mail

Curry County

Curry County Road Department will be preparing Curry Road D from N.M. 523 to Curry Road 14 and Curry Road E from Curry Road 10 to N.M. 523 both for chip seal. Be aware of workers and heavy equipment in those areas.

Curry County Road Department is still shredding bar ditches around the county and patching pot holes. Observe all posted speed limits and use extreme caution around areas workers are present.

State and Federal

U.S. 70 project in Portales: Avenue B off of First Street will continue to be closed. Please expect some congestion in this area. Expect temporary closures when turning north off of First Street at Main Street, Avenue A, and Avenue B.

For up-to-date information on construction projects in New Mexico, go to the NMDOT road advisory website at, or dial 511. Constructions Inc. also will have updated information on this Facebook page: The Department asks that motorists use caution and obey posted speed limits in construction zones.

Anyone with questions or comments regarding this project may contact Richard Gonzales at the New Mexico Department of Transportation, (575) 356-0047, or John Guldemann, with Constructors, Inc. at (575) 356-9096.

— Staff reports

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