Current Road Work

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.
Current Projects:
Click on the link above to view all current projects that are in design, right-of-way acquisition, construction, or those by other Government Agencies that are occurring within Rio Rancho City Limits.

Broadmoor Boulevard: 

Work for Broadmoor Boulevard will be September 2020 – January 2021, typically from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, and weekends and evening hours as needed. Construction includes the extension of Broadmoor Boulevard from the intersection Champion Avenue north to the new Senior Center and the addition of a right turn lane from eastbound Paseo del Volcan to southbound Broadmoor Boulevard.
Lincoln Avenue Phase II Project:
Work for the Lincoln Avenue Phase II Project will be April 2020 - Winter 2020, typically from 7:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m, Monday - Friday, and weekends and evening hours as needed.
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.
NM 550 Phase 2 Project:
Work for the NM 550 Phase 2 Project will begin October 28, 2019 - June 2021.  This project is managed by the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT).  For more information on the project, please click the title above or go to
Unser Boulevard Phase 1 Rehabilitation Project
Work for the G.O. Bond Unser Boulevard Rehabilitation Project between Abrazo Road and Southern Boulevard will begin August 31, 2020 and continue through November 2020. Construction will be from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, and weekends and evening hours as needed. Business and residential entrances will be open at all times.
    • Roadway Asphalt Mill and Inlay will take place during October 2020.
    • Permanent Striping of the roadway will take place during November 2020.
    • NOTICE: On November 1, 2020 the intersection of Southern Boulevard and Unser Boulevard will be closed for reconstruction between 4:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Please see the detours below.
Water Main Breaks:
  • Please click on the title for more details.
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