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.
King Boulevard:
Work for the King Boulevard project will be November 2020 -  May 2021, typically from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m, Monday - Firday, and weekend and evening hours as needed.  Construction includes curb ramp upgrades, miscellaneous sidewalk and curb and gutter replacements, replacement of the pavement surface, replacement of the multi-use path, and pavement marking. The current striping configuration of the roadway will be maintained. The western limits of this project are Rainbow Blvd, and the eastern limits are Wilpett Rd intersection.
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 www.keepmoving550.com.
Unser Boulevard Phase 2 Rehabilitation Project
Work for the G.O. Bond Unser Boulevard Rehabilitation Project between Southern Bouelvard and City Limits will begin January 2021 and continue through September 2021. 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 time.  As part of construction, traffic signal changes, such as left turn signals, will occur and become permanent after construction.
  • Sequence One: (January-February 2021)
  • 19th St Detour – will be constructed from Westside Blvd to Vargas Rd
    Wellspring Ave Detour – Wellspring Ave will be extended to connect to Westside Blvd
    Unser Blvd – Reconstruction of the bike path from Wellspring Ave to Black Arroyo
    Unser Blvd – The existing median will be removed and detour paving will be placed to facilitate phases 2-5
    Unser Blvd - Mill and inlay asphalt from Wellspring Ave to the City Limits
    Unser Blvd/Wellspring Ave – Mill and inlay asphalt in the intersection

  • Sequence Two: (February-May 2021)
  • Work Performed from Southern Blvd to Westside Blvd – Northbound Traffic lanes
    Unser Blvd – Reconstruction of the bike path from Southern Blvd to Westside Blvd
    Unser Blvd – Replacement of curb and gutter, sidewalk, and valley gutter
    Unser Blvd – Full depth roadway replacement

  • Sequence Three: (May-July 2021)
  • Work Performed from Southern Blvd to Westside Blvd – Southbound Traffic Lanes
    Unser Blvd – Replacement of curb and gutter, sidewalk, and valley gutter
    Unser Blvd – Full depth roadway replacement 

  • Sequence Four: (July-August 2021)
  • Work Performed from Westside Blvd to Wellspring Ave – Southbound Traffic Lanes
    Unser Blvd – Replacement of curb and gutter, sidewalk, and valley gutter
    Unser Blvd – Full depth roadway replacement

  • Sequence Five: (August-September 2021)
  • Work Performed from Westside Blvd to Wellspring Ave – Northbound Traffic Lanes
    Unser Blvd – Reconstruction of the bike path from Westside Blvd to Wellspring Ave
    Unser Blvd – Replacement of curb and gutter, sidewalk, and valley gutter
    Unser Blvd – Full depth roadway replacement
    Unser Blvd – Placement of traffic signs and permanent traffic markings
Water Main Breaks:
  • Please click on the title for more details.
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