Hazard Tree Mitigation/Removal along Sunspot Highway

  • The Lincoln National Forest’s Sacramento Ranger District in partnership with NM Dept. of Transportation will be conducting a hazard tree mitigation project from Oct. 6th – 31st along the SUNSPOT HIGHWAY (NM State Hwy 6563), between Cloudcroft and Sunspot.
  • This project will allow for the removal of dead and dying trees which pose a threat to public safety.
  • Crews will be working on site between 8:30 am and 2:30 pm Monday through Friday, during this period (Oct. 6th – Oct 31st).
  • There are no closures in place, however, travelers should expect brief delays.
  • For more project information, please contact Ron Riise, ariise@fs.fed.us or call 575-682-2551.