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.
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.

Rainbow Pond and Downstream Channel:


This project is managed by the Southern Sandoval Arroyo Flood Control Authority (SSCAFCA).
  • Vancouver Road between Arkansas Street and Atlantic Road will be closed to all traffic from October 18, 2018 - November 30, 2018.
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.
  • October 1, 2018 - October 26, 2018: Utility work will begin between NM 528 and Rosarito Road.  The outside lanes on both westbound and eastbound sides will be closed to traffic.  The inside turn lane will be open for motorists to make turns.  Construction Map  PDF.
  • November 12 - November 16, 2018:  Pinetree Road at Southern Bouelvard will be closed to allow for the installation of a storm drain pipe.  During this time Pinetree Road can be accessed via Oakmount Drive.
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 Main Breaks:
  • Please click on the title for more details.
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