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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                  

September 16, 2020


White Sands Missile Range

US 70 Roadblock


LAS CRUCES- The New Mexico Department of Transportation District One office (NMDOT) along with White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) has posted an alert for Thursday September 17, 2020.


US 70 is scheduled to be blocked ONE time at 8:25 a.m. for approximately one hour. The block will be located at 'Blue Block' (2 miles east of the access road/mile marker 172) and 'Brown Block' (mile marker 192).  Nike Ave will be affected by this block. The Las Cruces Gate and Owen Road will remain open.


All roadblocks are subject to change without notice, please call WSMR at 575-678-2221 for updates or go to New Mexico Department of Transportation: or call 511.







Mobility for everyone




Ami R Evans


Public Information Officer

Management Analyst-A

2912 E Pine St

Deming, NM 88030

Cell: (575) 640-5981

For updated information on New Mexico Roadways, you can call 511 or access


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