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Existing Traffic Conditions & Growth

Source of Traffic Data

Average Daily Traffic (ADT) and intersection turn counts were taken at key locations throughout the corridor  

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Future Traffic Growth Projections

The Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG) was reached out to in order to provide growth rates for Torrance County and Mountainair. The only data available was socioeconomic data that shows approximate growth of 100 persons by 2040. MRCOG recommendation was to hold forecast growth rates fairly flat. With those recommendations we used an annual growth rate of 0.06%. The tables to the right and below list current and projected traffic volumes along the US 60 corridor for current year of 2019, design year (2029) and horizon year (2040) conditions:

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