Flooding impacts Valencia County residents; I-25 re-opened

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police sent out a Tweet Saturday morning saying that I-25 was back open after flooding.

The interstate had been closed since Friday night just after 7:30 p.m. at mile marker 190 southbound, south of Belen due to flooding. The closure had extended to mile marker 175 near Bernardo, where northbound I-25 was also shut down.

Valencia County Fire Chief Brian Culp also says several homes in the area have been impacted by the flooding.

A shelter has been set up at the Jarales Community Center. The chief says people and their pets are welcome, and they have cots available.

No injuries have been reported.

If anyone needs to call for a non-emergency matter, call the dispatch center at 866-2460.

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