County Road Department

Clarence Rudiger, Supervisor

1243 State Hwy 338
Animas, NM 88020
575.548.2672 

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Mr. Rudiger is a lifelong resident of the area, with family roots in Hachita and Animas from 1938. He has worked for the Road Department for 21 years and has been the Supervisor for the past eight. A rancher in Hidalgo County, he has two sons (one in Animas and the other in Las Cruces).

County Roads

Hidalgo County is broken into three sections: A, B, and C, which involve 529.5 miles of county-maintained roads. 

The A Section has 49 roads, with a total of 181.9 miles.

The B Section has 13 roads and 23.9 miles.

The C Section has 125 roads, totaling 323.7 miles.

In  addition to Clarence Rudiger the department employs one other operator: Robert Talley.

Hidalgo County owns four blades, two loaders, one bulldozer, two dump trucks, and one equipment hauling truck and trailer.  At least some of this equipment runs most days of the year maintaining roads.


Rural Addressor

Dave Carbine

305 Pyramid St.
Lordsburg, NM 88045

575.542.8827
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The county addressor makes sure that all streets and roads in the county have place names, signs, and are entered according to 911 calling standards.

Notes from the Addressor:

Contact us if you see a road sign down or damaged. We will address the issue as quickly as possible.

Numbered signs for residences and businesses in the county are provided by the county free of charge. Contact the department to order yours.

The new federal mandate is that all street signs are reflective.

County Transfer Station

Tommy Dimas, Supervisor

150 Transfer Station Rd.
Lordsburg, NM 88045
575.542.9800

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Tommy Dimas has lived in Lordsburg for about 44 years, 15 of those working for Hidalgo County. He has a 32 year old son who lives in Las Vegas, Nevada.

NOTE: When taking trash to transfer stations: Garbage needs to be bagged; cardboard boxes broken down to keep cost of transporting down; and scrap metal cut to fit in trailer to be transported.  

 

Hours Of Operation:

Lordsburg

Monday - Friday  8 AM - 5 PM

Saturday 9 AM - 2 PM

Sunday Summer Hours (May-August) 1 PM - 4 PM

Tommy Dimas   575.542.9800   Cell 575.313.6723

Animas

Monday & Wednesday   10 AM - 5 PM

Saturday 8 AM - 2 PM

Cheryl Harris

Rodeo

Tuesday & Thursday  8 AM - 2 PM

Saturday 8 AM - Noon

Victor Somoza   575.557.2390

Cotton City

Tuesday & Thursday  9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Wayne Tow   575.548.2655

Virden

Monday & Wednesday  8 AM - Noon

Saturday  8 AM - Noon

Buddy & Sharlene Jensen  575.358.6604


Maintenance

Eddie Aguilera

305 Pyramid St.
Lordsburg, NM 88045 
575.542.9428