New Mexico Roads - NM 181/old US 85
NM 181, former US 85
The first photo is the beginning of the route SB from I-25. See how all of the destinations are to the left? That's because to the right is a dead end, seen in the second photo. Years ago, perhaps before, but perhaps after the old road was closed to the north, NM 181 was rerouted to turn and end at I-25 instead of continuing along former US 85 with no connection. However, these route signs haven't caught up.
Not much on the road but scenery, heading south.
Continue south on old US 85 to Truth or Consequences
Continue north on old US 85 to NM 1
Onto I-25 and modern US 85
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