The New Mexico Department of Transportation will be assisting the US Forest Service with traffic control as seeding and mulching projects begin in the area of the 2013 Silver Fire.  NM 152 from mile marker 22 through 39 will be closed beginning tomorrow, July 23rd beginning at 6 am, through August 5th at 6 pm as heavy equipment and aerial seeding take place.  The public is advised to find an alternate route.

Traffic updates are available by visiting the NMDOT website at, or by calling 511 in the state of New Mexico.