NMDOT Transportation Districts

District 1

Deming and surrounding area

District 2

Roswell and surrounding area

District 3

Albuquerque and surrounding area

District 4

Las Vegas and surrounding area

District 5

Santa Fe and surrounding area

District 6

Grants/Milan and surrounding area

The District One Engineer administers, coordinates, and generally supervises the direct work forces engaged in highway and bridge maintenance: and, directs project inspection of contractors’ work for compliance with plans, specifications, and contract documents. He assures compliance by department personnel, and contractors, with policies and procedures of the Federal Highway Administration on projects involving federal aid funds. He prepares preliminary maintenance programs for the district and directs their execution.

The District Engineer maintains liaison with directors and division heads of the General Office, with Federal Highway Administration officials, elected officials, numerous agencies and with the general public on all matters affecting the state highway system within Socorro, Catron, Grant, Sierra, Dona Ana, Luna, and Hidalgo counties.

Trent Doolittle, P.E., District One Engineer Office: 575-640-6807
Lugarda “Lulu” Lopez, Administrator Office: 575-313-3860
Ami Evans, Public Information Office: 575-640-5981

District One Office:
Physical/Mailing Address
2912 E. Pine St.
Deming, NM 88030
Switchboard,
575-494-3227
Toll Free: 1-800-444-0745

The District Two Engineer is responsible for the management of all transportation activities including maintenance and construction of the highways in District Two. The District Engineer provides the necessary personnel and materials required to manage the transportation system and ensure a safe working environment for employees.

Other functions of the District Engineer include: administering contract projects from design to construction, approve and control fiscal year budget and expenditures, HR management of employee benefits, training, and safety program, funding and coordination of highway and bridge repair projects performed by private contractors or district employees, work with the public and local government in providing safe highways for the motorist.

Francisco Sanchez, District Two Engineer Office: 575-840-3035
Irma Ramirez, Administrative Assistant Office: 575-840-3071

  • District 2 Office:
    Switchboard,
    575-840-3035
    Physical Address
    4505 West Second St.
    Roswell, NM 88201
  • Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 1457
    Roswell, NM 88202

District Three is located in Central New Mexico and encompasses Bernalillo, Valencia and portions of Sandoval counties. At the heart of the district, lie the crossroads of Interstates 25 and 40. Though small in geographical size, District Three serves a current population in excess of 650,000 and is projected to top a million by the year 2025.

The boundaries include Albuquerque the largest city in the state, and several of the fastest growing communities including Rio Rancho, Belen, Bosque Farms and Los Lunas. It also includes the largest Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG).

The Albuquerque Metropolitan Area is the primary employment center for the region with an estimated 350,000 jobs. Traffic within District Three is heavily influenced by employment commutes on corridors that link outside communities with the Metropolitan Albuquerque and Santa Fe job centers.

Justin Gibson, P.E., District Three Engineer

Hilma Chynoweth, District Three Transportation Commisioner: Hilma.Chynoweth@state.nm.us

Kimberly Gallegos, District Three Public Information Officer Office: 505-639-3576

  • Physical Address
    7500 Pan American Frwy NE.
    Albuquerque, NM 87109
  • Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 91750
    Albuquerque, NM 87109-1750

Switchboard: 505-934-0354
Toll Free Hotline: 1-800-841-1200
Road Conditions: 1-800-432-4269 or 511
www.nmroads.com

District Four is located in the northeastern quadrant of the state bordering Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado.  It covers over 22,300 square miles and is comprised of seven counties, twenty municipalities, sixteen patrols, five project offices, and two traveling crews.  District 4’s Headquarters is located in Las Vegas the largest municipality of the District.

This region is a gateway to travelers with numerous opportunities for outdoor excursions (boating, camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, skiing, sightseeing and swimming) that makes District 4 very attractive to both in state and out-of-state visitors. Numerous State and National Parks and a large number of events put on by towns and communities District wide are contributors to our regions popularity.

The terrain and weather varies considerably with elevation ranges from just above 4,000 feet in the plains to mountain passes 9,000 feet and mountain peaks at about 11,000 feet.  You can see the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains to the west, Mesa and Hill Country in between and the Great Plains to the east and southeast. Weather and road conditions can vary within District 4 as the terrain and elevation is very diverse.

Fun Facts

  • The first and only surviving Carnegie Library in New Mexico is located in Las Vegas.
  • The World Shovel Race Championships take place every winter at Angel Fire Resort
  • DAV Vietnam Memorial in Angel Fire is the nation’s first memorial to soldiers who served in Vietnam.
  • Blue Hole, an 81-foot deep natural artesian spring in Santa Rosa.
  • Standing on the crest of 8,182-foot Capulin Volcano in Union County, you can see five states: New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado and Kansas.
  • Clayton Lake State Park known for more than 500; 100-million-year-old dinosaur footprints have been identified and preserved at Clayton Lake State Park.
  • Raton is the hometown of Dr. Paul Modrich, 2015 Nobel Laureate for Chemistry
  • The world’s largest camping facility is Philmont Scout Ranch is located southwest of Cimarron.
  • Tucumcari’s Tee Pee Curios is the last curio store on Route 66 between Albuquerque and Amarillo.

James M. Gallegos, P.E., District Four Engineer Office: 505-660-3541

Travis Martinez, Public Information Officer Office: 505-617-5900

Physical Address
28 Industrial Drive, Las Vegas, NM 87701

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 10, Las Vegas, NM 87701

Main Office
(505)718-2073
Toll Free: 1-800-234-7520

The District Five Engineer is responsible for the proper management of the day to day operations within the District. The District Engineer oversees a staff responsible for: roadway construction, roadway maintenance, engineering support, technical support, traffic operations, bridge maintenance, safety operations, equipment management, administration operations, quality management and public relations.

Paul Brasher, P.E., District Five Engineer
Office: 505-469-2194

Physical Address

7315 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87502

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 4127
Santa Fe, NM 87502

Switchboard,
505-795-0533

The District Six Engineer is responsible for all Highway and Transportation Department functions within the District, which includes Cibola, McKinley, portions of Sandoval, San Juan, Rio Arriba, Valencia, Socorro and the majority of Catron Counties. The New Mexico Department of Transportation is responsible for maintenance, construction, and traffic operations for the State Transportation System. The Department also administers various programs, which provide technical and funding assistance to Local Government Entities and Tribes within the District.

Larry Maynard, P.E. District Six Engineer Office:  505-980-2657
Jenny Gallegos, Administrative Assistant Office:  505-285-3206

  • Physical Address
    1919 Pinon Drive
    Milan, NM 87021
  • Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 2160
    Milan, NM 87021
  • Switchboard,
    505-285-3200
    Toll Free: 1-800-361-3596
District 1

Deming and surrounding area

The District One Engineer administers, coordinates, and generally supervises the direct work forces engaged in highway and bridge maintenance: and, directs project inspection of contractors’ work for compliance with plans, specifications, and contract documents. He assures compliance by department personnel, and contractors, with policies and procedures of the Federal Highway Administration on projects involving federal aid funds. He prepares preliminary maintenance programs for the district and directs their execution.

The District Engineer maintains liaison with directors and division heads of the General Office, with Federal Highway Administration officials, elected officials, numerous agencies and with the general public on all matters affecting the state highway system within Socorro, Catron, Grant, Sierra, Dona Ana, Luna, and Hidalgo counties.

Trent Doolittle, P.E., District One Engineer Office: 575-640-6807
Lugarda “Lulu” Lopez, Administrator Office: 575-313-3860
Ami Evans, Public Information Office: 575-640-5981

District One Office:
Physical/Mailing Address
2912 E. Pine St.
Deming, NM 88030
Switchboard,
575-494-3227
Toll Free: 1-800-444-0745

District 2

Roswell and surrounding area

The District Two Engineer is responsible for the management of all transportation activities including maintenance and construction of the highways in District Two. The District Engineer provides the necessary personnel and materials required to manage the transportation system and ensure a safe working environment for employees.

Other functions of the District Engineer include: administering contract projects from design to construction, approve and control fiscal year budget and expenditures, HR management of employee benefits, training, and safety program, funding and coordination of highway and bridge repair projects performed by private contractors or district employees, work with the public and local government in providing safe highways for the motorist.

Francisco Sanchez, District Two Engineer Office: 575-840-3035
Irma Ramirez, Administrative Assistant Office: 575-840-3071

  • District 2 Office:
    Switchboard,
    575-840-3035
    Physical Address
    4505 West Second St.
    Roswell, NM 88201
  • Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 1457
    Roswell, NM 88202
District 3

Albuquerque and surrounding area

District Three is located in Central New Mexico and encompasses Bernalillo, Valencia and portions of Sandoval counties. At the heart of the district, lie the crossroads of Interstates 25 and 40. Though small in geographical size, District Three serves a current population in excess of 650,000 and is projected to top a million by the year 2025.

The boundaries include Albuquerque the largest city in the state, and several of the fastest growing communities including Rio Rancho, Belen, Bosque Farms and Los Lunas. It also includes the largest Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG).

The Albuquerque Metropolitan Area is the primary employment center for the region with an estimated 350,000 jobs. Traffic within District Three is heavily influenced by employment commutes on corridors that link outside communities with the Metropolitan Albuquerque and Santa Fe job centers.

Justin Gibson, P.E., District Three Engineer

Hilma Chynoweth, District Three Transportation Commisioner: Hilma.Chynoweth@state.nm.us

Kimberly Gallegos, District Three Public Information Officer Office: 505-639-3576

  • Physical Address
    7500 Pan American Frwy NE.
    Albuquerque, NM 87109
  • Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 91750
    Albuquerque, NM 87109-1750

Switchboard: 505-934-0354
Toll Free Hotline: 1-800-841-1200
Road Conditions: 1-800-432-4269 or 511
www.nmroads.com

District 4

Las Vegas and surrounding area

District 4 is located in the northeastern quadrant of the state bordering Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado.  It covers over 22,300 square miles and is comprised of seven counties, twenty municipalities, sixteen patrols, five project offices, and two traveling crews.  District 4’s Headquarters is located in Las Vegas the largest municipality of the District.

This region is a gateway to travelers with numerous opportunities for outdoor excursions (boating, camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, skiing, sightseeing and swimming) that makes District 4 very attractive to both in state and out-of-state visitors. Numerous State and National Parks and a large number of events put on by towns and communities District wide are contributors to our regions popularity.

The terrain and weather varies considerably with elevation ranges from just above 4,000 feet in the plains to mountain passes 9,000 feet and mountain peaks at about 11,000 feet.  You can see the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains to the west, Mesa and Hill Country in between and the Great Plains to the east and southeast. Weather and road conditions can vary within District 4 as the terrain and elevation is very diverse.

Fun Facts

  • The first and only surviving Carnegie Library in New Mexico is located in Las Vegas.
  • The World Shovel Race Championships take place every winter at Angel Fire Resort
  • DAV Vietnam Memorial in Angel Fire is the nation’s first memorial to soldiers who served in Vietnam.
  • Blue Hole, an 81-foot deep natural artesian spring in Santa Rosa.
  • Standing on the crest of 8,182-foot Capulin Volcano in Union County, you can see five states: New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado and Kansas.
  • Clayton Lake State Park known for more than 500; 100-million-year-old dinosaur footprints have been identified and preserved at Clayton Lake State Park.
  • Raton is the hometown of Dr. Paul Modrich, 2015 Nobel Laureate for Chemistry
  • The world’s largest camping facility is Philmont Scout Ranch is located southwest of Cimarron.
  • Tucumcari’s Tee Pee Curios is the last curio store on Route 66 between Albuquerque and Amarillo.

James M. Gallegos, P.E., District Four Engineer Office: 505-660-3541

Travis Martinez, Public Information Officer Office: 505-617-5900

Physical Address
28 Industrial Drive, Las Vegas, NM 87701

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 10, Las Vegas, NM 87701

Main Office
(505)718-2073
Toll Free: 1-800-234-7520

District 5

Santa Fe and surrounding area

The District Five Engineer is responsible for the proper management of the day to day operations within the District. The District Engineer oversees a staff responsible for: roadway construction, roadway maintenance, engineering support, technical support, traffic operations, bridge maintenance, safety operations, equipment management, administration operations, quality management and public relations.

Paul Brasher, P.E., District Five Engineer
Office: 505-469-2194

Physical Address

7315 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87502

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 4127
Santa Fe, NM 87502

Switchboard,
505-795-0533

District 6

Grants/Milan and surrounding area

The District Six Engineer is responsible for all Highway and Transportation Department functions within the District, which includes Cibola, McKinley, portions of Sandoval, San Juan, Rio Arriba, Valencia, Socorro and the majority of Catron Counties. The New Mexico Department of Transportation is responsible for maintenance, construction, and traffic operations for the State Transportation System. The Department also administers various programs, which provide technical and funding assistance to Local Government Entities and Tribes within the District.

Larry Maynard, P.E. District Six Engineer Office:  505-980-2657
Jenny Gallegos, Administrative Assistant Office:  505-285-3206

  • Physical Address
    1919 Pinon Drive
    Milan, NM 87021
  • Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 2160
    Milan, NM 87021
  • Switchboard,
    505-285-3200
    Toll Free: 1-800-361-3596