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.
Lincoln Avenue Phase II Project:
Work for the Lincoln Avenue Phase II Project will be April 2020 - August 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.
Southern Boulevard Improvement Project
Work for the Southern Boulevard Improvement Project will begin June 29, 2020 - August 2020, from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, and weekends and evening hours as needed.
  • Phase I: (June 2020 – August 2020), Work Days/Work Hours: Mon – Fri, 7am-5pm
    • Phase I-A: Southern Blvd Full Depth Pavement Repair & Crack Sealing from Golf Course Rd to Nicklaus Dr (Approximately 2 weeks).
    • Phase I-B: Southern Blvd Full Depth Pavement Repair & Crack Sealing from Nicklaus Dr to Western Hills Dr (Approximately 2 weeks).
    • Phase I-C: Southern Blvd Full Depth Pavement Repair & Crack Sealing from Western Hills Dr to Unser Blvd (Approximately 2 weeks).
  • Phase II: (August 2020 – September 2020), Work Days/Work Hours: Mon – Fri, 7am-7am (24 hrs/day and Occasional Weekend Operations)
    • Phase II-A: Westbound Southern Blvd Full Depth Pavement Repair from Golf Course Rd to 25th St (Approximately 1 week).
    • Phase II-B: Westbound Southern Blvd Full Depth Pavement Repair from 25th St to Unser Blvd (Approximately 1 week).
    • Phase II-C: Eastbound Southern Blvd Full Depth Pavement Repair from Golf Course Rd to 25th St (Approximately 1 week).
    • Phase II-D: Eastbound Southern Blvd Full Depth Pavement Repair from 25th St to Unser Blvd (Approximately 1 week).
Water Main Breaks:
  • Please click on the title for more details.
Westside Boulevard:
Work for the Westside Boulevard construction will begin February 26, 2020 - August 2020 from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, and weekends and evening hours as needed. During this time, Westside Boulevard from Unser Boulevard to 10th Street will be closed.
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