This page contains information on lane restrictions that may be present during road construction in the City of Rio Rancho. Information will be updated on this page as it becomes available. Motorists traveling within construction zones are urged to drive with caution and observe traffic control devices. Remember to always wear your seat belt and drive the speed limit.
Neighborhood Streets Improvement Project:
Work for the Neighborhood Streets Improvement Project will be typically from 7:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, and weekends and evening hours as needed. Please click on the project title for estimate starting dates for crack patching and crack sealing on specific roads.
Rainbow Pond and Downstream Channel:
This project is managed by the Southern Sandoval Arroyo Flood Control Authority (SSCAFCA).
Tulip Road between Arkansas Street and Rainbow Boulevard will be closed to all traffic from August 13, 2018 - November 30, 2018.
Vancouver Road between Arkansas Street and Atlantic Road will be closed to all traffic from October 18, 2018 - November 30, 2018.
Southern Boulevard Phase 1 Project:
Work for the Southern Boulevard Phase 1 Project from NM 528 to Golf Course Road will be from September 24, 2018 - September 24, 2019. During construction the speed limit will be reduced to 30 mph.
October 1, 2018 - October 22, 2018: Utility work will begin between NM 528 and Rosarito Road. The outside lanes on both westbound and eastbound sides will be closed to traffic. The inside turn lane will be open for motorists to make turns. Construction MapPDF.
Intersection Closure for Water Line crossing installation:
Southern Boulevard and Peachtree Road will be closed on October 16, 2018.
Southern Boulevard and Pinetree Road will be closed on October 17, 2018.
Unser Boulevard Restoration Project:
Work for the Unser Boulevard Restoration Project from Farol Road to Zapata Road will be from September 24, 2018 - October 2018. Follow all traffic detours.
This project is managed by the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT). Construction is from September 22, 2017 - October 2018, Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Construction Crews will begin gearing up for work daily at 6:00 a.m. - 6:30 a.m.
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