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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:

Traffic Update:
  • Information on traffic changes during construction projects.

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.

    • Residential Street Lighting
      • Routine maintenance (bulb and sensor issues) is performed by the Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM). All other maintenance is performed by the Traffic Section. Street Lighting issues should be reported to the City of Rio Rancho Department of Public Works Traffic Section (891-5016).

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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.