NEW MEXICO (KRQE) - The latest information on road closures, open shelters and other weather related resources.
Rio Chama flooding (Thursday Sept. 19):
- Sandbags provided by Rio Arriba County available at the Rio Chama Chevron station in anticipation of additional flooding.
- County working to reopen roads.
- Red Cross Shelter at the Beatrice Martinez Senior Center,735 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Parkway, Española.
Red Cross Shelters Open (as of Wednesday Sept. 18):
- Beatrice Martinez Senior Center,735 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Parkway, Española. Opened today for residents displaced by Rio Chama flooding.
- Crownpoint High School, 1 Eagle Drive in Crownpoint, open for residents still unable to return to their homes.
Other Red Cross Assistance:
- A Red Cross shelter trailer is in Cloudcroft, N.M., should supplies and resources be needed.
- The Red Cross is distributing water bottles, clean-up kits and shovels throughout the state.
Current Road Closures listed by the N.M. Department of Transportation as of noon Thursday Sept. 19. Additional local closures may be in place:
- NM 1 south of I-25 NM 107 exit about 35 miles south of Socorro closed mile markers 21-22. Seek alternate route.
- NM 13 in Chaves County mile markers 0-35 closed for ongoing bridge-replacement project. Use US 82 or US 285 as alternate route.
- NM 51 miles markers 3-7 between Elephant Butte Lake and Engle reduced to one lane by flood damage. Pilot car in operations 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Road closed 7 p.m.-7 a.m. Road repairs underway with construction zone.
- NM 52 mile markers 49-52 closed north of Winston in Sierra County due to road damage. Detour in place.
- NM 159 in Catron County miles markers 10-25 through Mogollon closed due to washouts and flood debris.
- NM 174 in Catron County mile markers 1-4 east of Glenwood closed due to flooding and rising water
- NM 211 in Grant County mile markers 3-4 near Gila closed due to high water rising.
- Check KRQE Traffic Map & NMRoads for updated road closures
Other notable closures:
- Santa Clara Clinic will be closed for at least a week.
- School & Government Office Closings and Delays
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