If there is no speed limit posted on residential street, the speed limit is 30 miles per hour. As per City of Las Cruces Code of Ordinances, Section 27-12-6-1.2.
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We reserve City Hall conference rooms for governmental entities/officials, and community or service groups providing voluntary services to governmental entities. Conference rooms may not be used for:
Priority is given to groups conducting official City business and groups wishing to use the building during normal business hours.
Requests for reservations outside normal business hours may be denied based solely on availability of staff to monitor use of the conference room. Requests must made at least two working days prior to scheduled date. For complete details or for reservations, email Facilities Request.
We review and approve concrete and rock wall mortar mix designs. The Project Development Section of Public Works approves asphalt mix designs. They can be reached at 575-528-3135.
Contact our main office at 575-541-2505 to discuss the petition process for the traffic calming program and the program qualifications. As funding may be limited, petitions are considered on a first come first served basis.
For all utility breaks within the City's right-of-way, contact the Utility Department's Central Dispatch at 575-526-0500.
The City of Las Cruces has a Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program that may include installation of speed tables which are more effective than speed humps. The program is directed at neighborhood streets. Check the ‘City of Las Cruces traffic calming policy and devices” for more information. You may also call the main office at 575-541-2505.
Many studies show that stop signs are not an effective measure for reducing midblock speeds. The overuse of stop signs may cause drives to respond carelessly to the stop signs. By Federal, States and Local laws "stop signs should not be used for speed control” Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
All city streets are scheduled to be swept regularly. If you would like to request debris clean up or if you have any questions about the schedule, please call 575-541-2595.
Marked crosswalks are usually at signalized intersections and in school zones where there are higher volumes of pedestrians. However, unmarked crosswalks occur at any street intersection and drivers must yield to pedestrians by law.
You may call Street Management at 575-541-2595 for assistance in requesting maintenance.
Street Management actively clears roads after storm events. All roads will be cleared with priority given to major roadways. If a street needs cleaning, call 575-541- 2595.
City ponds are maintained on a routine schedule.
To report the issue, go to our Request Repair link.
Report the issue on our Request Repair link.