Eastbound I-40 reopens in Albuquerque

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The New Mexico Emergency Operations Center is advising motorists that I-40 eastbound will be re-opened at 11 a.m. in Albuquerque.

 I-40 is still icy and snow-covered in Texas and into Oklahoma.  I-40 will be re-opened in phases in Texas; currently it is closed until further notice from Amarillo to the Oklahoma state line.

 Motorists are advised to seek southern alternate routes out of Albuquerque and Amarillo.  I-25 and U.S. 285 are open for traffic. Texas officials will divert traffic at Amarillo south onto US-287 to Dallas.  Motorists are advised to use caution.