Road closures spreading across southeast New Mexico

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – Road closures are stacking up across the southeast part of New Mexico as more snow accumulates.

As of 8:30 pm Saturday, the following roads in that part of the state are closed:

  • I-40 Westbound from the state line to Santa Rosa
  • US 54 from mile marker 225 to 241 and mile marker 205 to 224
  • NM 20 from Fort Sumner to mile marker 0
  • US 60 from Vaughn to mile marker 381
  • US 70 from Ruidoso to Elida including through Roswell
  • US 380 from Roswell nearly to the state line
  • US 285 from Carlsbad to mile marker 1
  • US 82 from mile marker 0 to mile marker 171 Lovington
  • NM 206 from mile marker 46 Milnesand to mile marker 83
  • NM 267 from Portales to mile marker 32

Difficult driving conditions are expected on roads that have not yet been shut down as more snow is expected overnight. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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