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TRAFFIC ALERT: I-40 closed westbound at Tucumcari

The roadway is snow packed and icy, and there's poor visibility due to blowing snow. Motorists should seek an alternate route and accommodations.

The Associated Press

12/23/2011

TUCUMCARI, N.M. — The New Mexico Department of Transportation has closed Interstation 40 westbound from Tucumcari to the Torrance County line.

The roadway is snow packed and icy, and there's poor visibility due to blowing snow. Motorists should seek an alternate route and accommodations.

NM 102 is closed from mile marker 0 to mile marker 46 because snow drifts. Crews are plowing, salting, and cindering.

NM 120 is closed 8 miles East of Roy to Junction U.S. 56 because of snow packed and icy roadways with snow drifts. Crews are plowing, salting, and cindering.

US 64/87 is closed from Raton to Clayton because of snow and ice. Motorists are to seek an alternate route and accommodations.

NM 72 is closed from Raton to Folsom because of major snow drifts. Crews are plowing, salting, and cindering.

Drivers should reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs.

Kevin Jones of The Trucker staff can be reached for comment at kevinj@thetrucker.com.

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