Highway in Union County open after ice caused road closures

Highway in Union County open after ice caused road closures
Highway 64/87 in Union County was closed Wednesday night through Thursday morning due to slick and icy conditions (Source: Union County Sheriff's Office)

UNION COUNTY, NM (KFDA) - Highway 64/87 in Union County is now open.

The highway was closed Wednesday evening due to slick and icy conditions.

UPDATED: 03/13/19 @ 6:47 PM Highway 64/87 is now CLOSED. Highway is closed beginning at mm 350 to Clayton. Little to no visibility, snow packed & icy roadways. Photo credit to Deputy Grice

Posted by Union County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Drivers are asked to continue to use caution in the area, specifically around mile markers 380 and 395.

High winds continue to be a factor in today’s travel conditions.

UPDATED: 03/14/19 @ 9:58 AM Highway 64/87 is now OPEN! Please use extreme caution around mile markers 380 & 395. Those areas remain slick and icy. High winds still remain a huge factor. Safe travels to all!

Posted by Union County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, March 14, 2019

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