New Mexico State Road 556

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State Road 556 marker

State Road 556
Tramway Blvd
Route information
Maintained by NMDOT
Length: 15.7 mi[1] (25.3 km)
Major junctions
South end: New Mexico 333.svgUS 66 (NM historic).svg NM 333 in Albuquerque, NM

I-40.svg I-40 in Albuquerque, NM
New Mexico 423.svg NM 423 in Albuquerque, NM

I-25.svg I-25 in Albuquerque, NM
North end:

New Mexico 313.svg NM 313 and

New Mexico 47.svg NM 47 in Albuquerque, NM
Highway system
NM 555 NM 557
NM 556/Tramway Boulevard southbound
at Montgomery Boulevard in Albuquerque

New Mexico State Road 556 is a 15.7 mi (25.3 km) long state highway entirely within Bernalillo County, New Mexico. For most of its length, NM-556 is signed as Tramway Boulevard in Albuquerque, paralleling the Sandia Mountains. The highway's southern terminus is at an intersection with New Mexico State Road 333, or Central Avenue. The highway then moves north intersecting with Interstate 40. The highway is a divided four-lane road until its intersection with Tramway Road. After that, the highway narrows to two lanes and takes a westerly turn to intersect with Interstate 25. The highway's northern terminus is at an intersection with New Mexico State Road 313 and New Mexico State Road 47.


  1. ^ "NMDOT State Routes". New Mexico Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2008-05-15.