Cone Zone: Road Construction Week of July 21


For more information about the projects listed below, e-mail, call 505.662.8150, or visit the “Projects” link at Please slow down and use caution within the construction work zones.

Central Avenue Improvements Project:

Central Avenue continues to be fully closed 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. between 15th Street and 20th Street for night work.

During the daytime, Central Avenue between 15th and 20th will consist of one lane of westbound traffic. Eastbound Central traffic will be detoured to Deacon Street to 15th and back to eastbound Central. The detour was moved from Trinity Drive to Deacon to enhance traffic flow.

On-street parking on Central will be closed, please use alternate parking in the area.

The contractor plans on working a day and night crew in an effort to complete this section of the project within the first 60 days of the construction. When possible, use alternate business entrances including those along Deacon Street, 15th Street and 20th Street.

Pedestrian detour signs are posted, please use the detour and stay out of the work zone.

N.M. 502 / Trinity Storm Drain Improvements:

The two inside lanes just east of the Knecht intersection will remain closed while the contractor rebuilds the raised curb and gutter median. This will allow for only one lane in each direction through this area.

Western Area Improvements Phase 2:

45th Street off Trinity remains closed to through traffic; Weather permitting; Century Club Construction has scheduled paving operations for Tuesday, July 22. 46th Street off Trinity the contractor continues concrete work on drive pads and curb and gutter installations expect intermittent delays. Access to residences as well as services such as mail delivery, emergency services, trash and recycling collection will be maintained.

Sound Wall between Tewa Loop and Airport Road:

Expect shoulder work on the south side of East Drive; please find alternate parking for vehicles parked on the south side of East Drive.

Other Resources:

Construction updates are posted at each Friday explaining traffic control to be expected for the following week – link to News/The Cone Zone. Or, subscribe to The Cone Zone newsletter and receive automatic traffic updates via e-mail each week – just visit the “Newsletters” link on the home page and click on “The Cone Zone” subscribe box. Project updates are also available via newsletter subscription on the same page.