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.
Abrazo Road:
Work for the Abrazo Road Project from Unser Boulevard to Chessman Drive will be from January 2019 - July 2019, and typically from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, and weekends and evening hours as needed.  Please click on the title above for more information on the project.
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.
Industrial Park Loop:
Work for the Industrial Park Loop Water Line Project from NM 528 to Mile Marker 9.5 on NM 528 will be from February 2019 - June 2019, and typically from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, and weekends and evening hours as needed.  Please click on the title above for more information on the project. 
  • Notification: Part of Northern Boulevard near NM 528 and Don Julio between NM 528 and Albino Road will be closed from March 28, 2019 - April 26, 2019.  Please follow the detour signs.
  • Notification: Residents located east of NM 528 between Northern Boulevard and Idalia Road, as well as, residents west of NM 528 near Northern Boulevard, Saratoga Drive, Kim Road, Pasilla Road, and Idalia Road will experience no water service or low water pressure from 9:00 p.m. on April 25, 2019 through 5:00 a.m. on April 26, 2019.  This is to test the utility infrastructure as part of the above project.
Meadowlark Lane:
Work for the Meadowlark Lane Project from NM 528 to City Limits will be from January 2019 - July 2019, and typically from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, and weekends and evening hours as needed.  Please click on the title above for more information on the project.
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.

Northern Boulevard:


There will be Fiber Optic Cable upgrades on Northern Boulevard.  These upgrades are being done by ADB Companies.
  • Northern Boulevard from Broadmoor Boulevard to Walpi Court will have a lne drop and shoulder work on the eastbound lane from April 8, 2019 - April 19, 2018.
  • Northern Boulevard from Moccasin Drive to Walpi Court will have road closures on both the westbound and eastbound outside lanes from April 15, 2019 - April 19, 2019.
Rockaway Boulevard:
Work for the Rockaway Boulevard Project from Northern Boulevard to NM 528 will be from January 2019 - July 2019, and typically from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, and weekends and evening hours as needed.  Please click on the title above for more information on the project.
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.
  • Effective November 11, 2018, the construction activities are along the north side of Southern Boulevard. The traffic has been shifted to the south side of the roadway with one eastbound lane, one center lane, and one westbound lane open to traffic.
  • Effective December 3, 2018, the existing traffic signal at 3900 Southern Boulevard will be turned off.  This means that traffic traveling on Southern Boulevard at that intersection will be a free flow.  Traffic entering Southern Boulevard at that intersection will have a STOP condition.
  • Notification: Country Club Dr. will be closed at Southern Blvd due to utility installations from 4/15/19 to 4/29/19. Please follow detour signs and use Pinetree Rd.

Unser Boulevard:


There will be Fiber Optic Cable upgrades on Unser Boulevard.  These upgrades are being done by ADB Companies.
  • Unser Boulevard from Southern Boulevard to Cabezon Boulevard will have a lane drop on the outside southbound lane from April 9, 2019 - April 20, 2019.
Water Main Breaks:
  • Please click on the title for more details.
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