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.

Morning Star Rio Rancho Project:


Work for The Morning Star Rio Rancho Project will be 12:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. April 30, 2018 - Mary 4, 2018 for utility improvements.  Affected residents will be notified in advance.  Please note that 23rd Avenue and Golf Course will be closed, but there will be a detour to Yucca Street and 22nd Avenue for affected residents/motorists.
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.
US 550:
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.
Water Service Line Replacement Project:
Work for the Water Service Line Replacement Project Phase 6 will typically be from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, with minor service interruption.  Please see the below list for roads and dates.
  • Russell Court (April 9, 2018 - April 19, 2018)
  • Sundt Court (April 9, 2018 - April 19, 2018)
Water Main Breaks:
  • Please click on the title for more details.
Zaragoza Water Line Replacement Project:
Work for the Zaragoza Water Line Replacement Project will be typically from 7:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, with previous notification of service interruption.  Construction areas listed below will be closed to through traffic.
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