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. 
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.
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.

Saratoga Drive:


Saratoga Drive will be closed from Vera Cruz Road to Obregon Road for work on the box culvert and roadway drainage around the Lomitas Negras Arroyo. This work is being completed Salls Brothers Construction for the Southern Sandoval Arroyo Flood Control Authority (SSCAFCA). For questions please contact SSCAFCA at (505) 892-5266. Work will be from May 28, 2019 - August 2, 2019.
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 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.
  • Effective May 15, 2019: Traffic has transitioned from the south side to the north side of the newly constructed Southern Boulevard between NM 528 and Pinetree Road. The roadway lane configuration remains similar with one lane in each direction (east and west) and a left turn lane. Please pay attention to traffic control devices and signing to maneuver through the configuration.
  • Notification:Trevino Drive will be closed at Southern Boulevard from June 3, 2019 - June 10, 2019 for paving operations.  Please follow detour signs.
  • Notification: Country Club Drive will be closed at Southern Boulevard from June 10, 2019 - June 17, 2019 for paving operations. Please follow detour signs.
Water Main Breaks:
  • Please click on the title for more details.
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