Posted on Sep 05, 2023

Lanes shut down on I-40 eastbound at Big I due to accident

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - A crash was slowing down traffic for drivers in Albuquerque during Tuesday morning's rush hour, the New Mexico Department of Transportation said.

In an advisory on NMRoads at 6:40 a.m., the DOT said the accident happened on Interstate 40 eastbound at the Big I. The left lane and both the right and left shoulders were closed at mile marker 159.

Motorists were advised to expect delays and use caution when traveling through the area.