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Missile Test to Cause Road Closures Near Las Cruces

Dec 3, 2019

An upcoming test scheduled for the morning of Dec. 9 will require the closure of three state highways.

Highway 380 from San Antonio to Carrizozo will be closed from 7:50 am to 9:50 am.

Highway 70 between San Augustine Pass and Alamogordo, and Highway 54 between the McGregor Range exit and Orogrande, will be blocked from 8 am to 9 am.

The roads will be blocked by White Sands Missile Range security personnel,
and the closure will include the railways along Highway 54.

Road closures are scheduled based on the testing plan, and are subject to
change without notice.

White Sands Missile Range, DoD's largest, fully-instrumented, open air
range,  provides America's Armed Forces, allies, partners, and defense
technology innovators with the world's premiere research, development, test,
evaluation, experimentation, and training facilities to ensure our nation's
defense readiness.