US 54 Construction Starts this Month in Lincoln County

NMDOTCarrizozo – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two will start construction on 16 miles of US 54 in Lincoln County this week.
The $29 million project includes new roadway, crossovers, major structures, structure extensions and upgrades, earthwork, guardrail, wall barrier, permanent signing and striping, traffic control, bridge construction, and miscellaneous construction. 
The two-year project will include 16 miles of new roadway on US 54 between Carrizozo and Corona. The new roadway will make is safer for people traveling along this route.
In addition, construction is taking place on US 54 between Tularosa and Carrizozo. This $20 million project is scheduled for completion in 2015.
For up-to-date information on this project, go to the statewide road information website at: