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Traffic Section
The Traffic Section focuses on two major areas: engineering and maintenance of traffic infrastructure. This section is responsible for the design oversight and maintenance of: traffic signals, street lighting, traffic signing, roadway markings, traffic counts, speed volume studies and transportation planning.

In addition to these areas, the Traffic Section also is responsible for Capital Improvement Projects Right of Way Use permitting and traffic control inspection.

Traffic Engineering:

Traffic Maintenance:
  • Maintains traffic signals, school flashers, street lights, street signs, and traffic markings.

  • PNM is responsible for unmetered (residential) lighting circuts within the City.  If you need to report a malfunctioning light please call (505) 891-5016.

Traffic Update:
  • Construction and traffic information will be posted here.  

Additional Information:
  • Paseo Del Volcan (NM 347), Pat D’Arco Highway (NM 528), and U.S. 550.
    • Striping and signing are maintained by the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT).
    • Street lighting and traffic signals are maintained by the Traffic Section.

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      Contact Us
      Leonard Rivera
      Traffic Section Manager

      3200 Civic Center Circle NE
      Rio Rancho, NM 87144

      Ph: 505-891-5016
      Fx: 505-891-5203

      Street Light and Traffic Signal Issues: 505-891-5016

      Traffic Signal Issues (after-hours and weekends): 505-896-7300

      Monday - Friday
      8 a.m. - 5 p.m.