Pictures:  New Mexico - Interstate 40 Eastbound

Total Mileage In State: 373 miles
Eastern End: At Texas state line
Western End: At Arizona state line
Mileage Covered in Pictures: 373 miles
Counties Covered in Pictures: Quay, Guadalupe, Torrance, Santa Fe, Bernalillo, Cibola, McKinley
Major Junctions in Pictures: I-25, in Albuquerque, NM (Exits 159B, 159C)
Main Towns/Cities in Pictures: Tucumcari, Santa Rosa, Moriarty, Albuquerque, Grants, Gallup
"Welcome to New Mexico" sign as Interstate 40 enters the Land of Enchantment from Arizona.
Take any of the next 4 exits to get to Gallup.
Interstate 40 East at Exit 16:  Business Loop I-40 / NM 118 - W Gallup
Interstate 40 East at Exit 20:  US 491 / NM 602 - Shiprock / Zuni
Interstate 40 East at Exit 22:  Miyamura Dr / Montoya Blvd
Interstate 40 East shield sign located near mile marker 22.
Interstate 40 East at Exit 26:  Business Loop I-40 / NM 118 - E Gallup
Interstate 40 East at Exit 33:  NM 400 - McGaffey
Interstate 40 East at Exit 36:  Iyanbito
Interstate 40 East at Exit 39:  Refinery
Interstate 40 East at Exit 44:  Coolidge
Interstate 40 East approaching Exit 47 - 1 mile. This sign lets you know that you can see Historic Route 66 at Exit 47.
Interstate 40 East at Exit 47:  Continental Divide
Interstate 40 East at Exit 53:  NM 612 / NM 371 - Thoreau
Interstate 40 East at Exit 63:  NM 412 - Prewitt
Interstate 40 East at Exit 72:  Bluewater Village
Interstate 40 East at Exit 81A:  NM 53 South - San Rafael
Interstate 40 East at Exit 81B:  Business Loop I-40 - Grants
Interstate 40 East at Exit 85:  Business Loop I-40 / NM 547 - Grants / Mt Taylor
Interstate 40 East at Exit 89:  Quemado
Interstate 40 East at Exit 96:  McCartys / Acoma / Sky City
Interstate 40 East at Exit 100:  San Fidel
Interstate 40 East at Exit 104:  Cubero / Budville / Seama
Interstate 40 East at Exit 108:  Casa Blanca / Paraje. There is a big casino at this exit.
Interstate 40 East at the Scenic View turnout, near mile marker 113.
Interstate 40 East at Exit 114:  NM 124 - Laguna
Interstate 40 East:  Road view from near mile marker 115.
Interstate 40 East at Exit 117:  Mesita
Interstate 40 East at Exit 126:  NM 6 - Los Lunas
Mileage sign near mile marker 127. It's 30 miles to Albuquerque, 146 miles to Santa Rosa, and Tucumcari is 205 miles ahead on I-40.
Interstate 40 East at Exit 131:  To'hajiilee
Interstate 40 East:  Road view from near mile marker 139.
Interstate 40 East at Exit 140:  Rio Puerco
Interstate 40 East at Exit 149:  Paseo Del Volcan / Central Ave. Albuquerque lies just ahead.
Interstate 40 East at Exit 153:  98th Street / Arroyo Vista Blvd
Interstate 40 East at Exit 154:  NM 345 - Unser Blvd
Interstate 40 East at Exit 155:  Coors Blvd
Interstate 40 East at Exit 157A:  Rio Grande Blvd
Interstate 40 East at Exit 157B:  12th St
Interstate 40 East at Exit 158:  8th St / 6th St
Interstate 40 East at Exit 159C:  Interstate 25 North - Santa Fe, Exit 159B:  Interstate 25 South - Las Cruces
Interstate 40 East at Exit 160:  Carlisle Blvd
Interstate 40 East at Exit 161:  San Mateo Blvd
Interstate 40 East at Exit 162:  Louisiana Blvd
Interstate 40 East at Exit 164:  Wyoming Blvd
Interstate 40 East at Exit 165:  Eubank Blvd
Interstate 40 East at Exit 166:  Juan Tabo Blvd
Interstate 40 East at Exit 167:  NM 556 - Tramway Blvd
Interstate 40 East at Exit 175:  NM 14 / NM 337 / NM 333 - Cedar Crest / Tijeras
Interstate 40 East at Exit 178:  Zuzax
Interstate 40 East at Exit 181:  NM 217 - Sedillo
Interstate 40 East at Exit 187:  NM 344 - Edgewood
Sign listing the distances to the 3 exits for Moriarty, located near mile marker 193.
Interstate 40 East at Exit 194:  Business Loop I-40 - Moriarty West / Route 66
Interstate 40 East at Exit 196:  NM 41 - Howard Cavasos Blvd
Interstate 40 East at Exit 197:  Business Loop I-40 - Moriarty East / Route 66
Interstate 40 East at Exit 208:  Wagon Wheel
Interstate 40 East at Exit 218:  US 285 - Vaughn / Santa Fe
Interstate 40 East at Exit 230:  NM 3 - Encino / Villanueva
Billboard located near mile marker 232 for Flying C Ranch, a tourist travel center at Exit 234. This one is advertising Black Hills Gold.
Another billboard for Flying C Ranch. This time they are advertising fireworks.
This one is advertising Mexican imports.
And this one is advertising New Mexico souvenirs. As you can probably tell, there are quite a few of these billboards, all located right in a row along I-40.
This one is advertising handcrafted pottery.
Interstate 40 East at Exit 256:  US 84 North - Las Vegas. That's Las Vegas, NM by the way.
Interstate 40 East at Exit 263:  San Ignacio
Interstate 40 East at Exit 267:  Colonias
Taking any of the next 3 exits will get you to Santa Rosa.
Interstate 40 East at Exit 273:  Business Loop I-40 - Santa Rosa. I'm not sure why they omitted the exit number on this sign.
Interstate 40 East at Exit 275:  Santa Rosa
Interstate 40 East at Exit 277:  US 84 - Fort Sumner
Interstate 40 East at Exit 291:  Cuervo
Interstate 40 East at Exit 300:  NM 129 - Newkirk
Interstate 40 East at Exit 321:  Palomas
Interstate 40 East at Exit 329:  Business Loop I-40 / US 54 East / Historic Route 66 - Historical Route 66
Interstate 40 East at Exit 331:  Camino del Coronado
Interstate 40 East at Exit 332:  NM 209 / NM 104 - 1st Street
Interstate 40 East at Exit 333:  US 54 East - Mountain Road
Interstate 40 East at Exit 335:  Business Loop I-40 East - Historical Route 66
Interstate 40 East at Exit 339:  NM 278
Interstate 40 East at Exit 343
Interstate 40 East at Exit 356:  Historic Route 66 / NM 469 - San Jon
Interstate 40 East at Exit 361:  Bard
Interstate 40 East at Exit 369:  NM 93 South / NM 392 North - Endee
Sign indicating that you are now leaving New Mexico and crossing into Texas.