“3 Crosses Project” on track with 2018 deadline, says NMDOT

"3 Crosses Project" in Las Cruces

People say there’s a lot less traffic on a road that more than 30,000 drivers use daily in Las Cruces.

The “3 Crosses Project” is starting to look less congested since September

Adam Lucero of Las Cruces, who uses U.S. 70, says he's seen a major difference in the flow of traffic.

The road project focuses on roadway reconstruction for U.S. 70, North Main Street, Solano Drive, and 3 Crosses Avenue.

The project will cost around $7.4 million is expected to be completed by June 2018, according to the New Mexico Department of Transportation.

As of Thursday, 3 Crosses Avenue is on its new alinement and running on temporary traffic signals.

The eastbound lanes on U.S. 70/Main Street currently are under construction.

A public meeting is being held at 6 p.m. Thursday at NMDOT.

Anyone is invited to ask questions they may have on the construction project.

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