WSMR warns of roadblocks along HWY 70
POSTED: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 9:50am
UPDATED: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 9:57am
LAS CRUCES, NM — Officials at White Sands Missle Range will be conducting a series of short, intermittent roadblocks along U.S. Highway 70 from Tuesday, November 12, 2013 through Friday, November 15, 2013 from 5 am to 5 pm.
Several military vehicles will be moving across the highway at different parts of the day as part of the ongoing Network Integration Evaluation being conducted at WSMR. The roadblocks are to allow the slow moving military vehicles access across the highway and ensure the safety of the motoring public. The military convoys will cross the highway near the Small Missile Range gate, near mile marker 174.
In an effort to relieve commuter traffic back-up, the vehicle movement will not happened between 7 am and 8 am and between 3 pm and 4 pm during these days. Motorists are asked to travel through this area with caution.