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.
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
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 - December 2019.  During construction the speed limit will be reduced to 30 mph.
  • Effective November 2019: As the project enters its final stages, there will be intermittent intersection and lane closures and lane shifts in order for crews to construct the top mat of asphalt and stripe. 

Unser Boulevard Median:

City crews will be landscaping the median on Unser Boulevard between Cabezon Boulevard and Commercial Drive from December 16, 2019 - December 20, 2019.  While work is taking place, the inside lanes of Unser Boulevard, in both directions, will be closed daily between 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Water Main Breaks:
  • Please click on the title for more details.
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