December 28 Winter Storm Closure Updates

Updates about City of Albuquerque services delays and closures related to the winter storm on December 28.

Contact Information

  • For emergencies, call 911
  • For road conditions, call 511 or (800) 432-4269
  • For non-emergencies, call 311

This site will be updated as more information is available.

Last updated December 28 at 12:23 p.m.

City of Albuquerque

The City of Albuquerque and non-essential City services will be on a 2-hour delay with offices opening at 10:00 am on Friday, December 28, 2018 due to the winter storm.

Weather Information

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for the Albuquerque Metro Area from 6 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27 through 6 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 29.

Visit National Weather Service for the latest weather information.

Road Conditions

For the latest traffic information:

ABQ RIDE and Sun Van

Road conditions for the Albuquerque area may delay or interrupt some ABQ RIDE bus and Sun Van service through Saturday, December 29.

  • No Service east of Tramway TFN on Routes 5, 8, 13 12 & 6.
  • 11 - Detour south on Juan Tabo east on Copper back north on Chelwood to regular service.
  • 5 - Detour south on Tramway west Comanche north on Juan Tabo and west on Montgomery to regular route.
  • Central Ave buses - 1, 66, 777 won’t go to Winona & Tramway. Detour to Southwestern Skies, east to Singing Arrow back north to Dorado to regular route. 

For route schedules, call 311 or (505) 243-7433.


For information on flight delays or cancellations, visit:


APD’s Foothills Substation (12800 Lomas Blvd NE) will be closed today because of the weather. Police are also discouraging residents from driving in the Foothills Area Command, which is east of Eubank.

Residents should use the Northeast or Southeast substations, instead of the Foothills, to file a police report or conduct other business. Please call 911 in the case of an emergency.

  • Northeast Substation: 8201 Osuna NE
  • Southeast Substation: 800 Louisiana SE


All City pools will be operating on a 2-hour delay, and early bird and morning water aerobics classes are canceled.

For up-to-date information, call 311.

Solid Waste & Recycling Services

All Solid Waste and Recycling Services are on schedule.


Albuquerque Public Schools

Visit Albuquerque Public Schools for closure information.

University of New Mexico

For the University of New Mexico: