AASHTO Journal » Motorists in New Mexico are paying more in costs related to road congestion each year than the state Department of Transportation says it needs in added funding to fix the infrastructure, according to a new report from the TRIP national research group. Meanwhile, it said the NMDOT has a nearly $384 million construction and maintenance budget in the 2018 fiscal year but estimates a $506 million shortfall to fund needed projects. Read the report here.