Cone Zone: Week Of July 6


Road Construction Update: July 6:

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

Note: the below information is based on a schedule provided by the contractors and may change due to weather or other delays.

Western Area Improvements Phase 3:

Work on 43rd Street (south) will begin Tuesday, July 7. Crews will be trenching and installing water lines. Work on 44th Street continues. Intermittent flagging operations should be expected 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. during work hours.

Work on 42nd Street (north) and Sandia will occur 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 8. Crews will pipe-burst and pull a sewer main at Sandia and then north on to 42nd Street. Increased flagging operations can be expected on Sandia between 41st and 45th Streets. Through traffic will be routed on the 41st/45th Street loop. Access will be maintained to all residential traffic on 42nd, 43rd and 44th Streets off of Sandia. 

Weather permitting, crews will begin paving 42nd Street (south) Thursday, July 9 and access will be restricted 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Flagging operations along Sandia Drive will be in effect for construction equipment access. Residents are asked to park on the north side (west bound lane) of Sandia Drive during work hours. Please be cautious when walking near the construction zone. Crew members will be available to escort residents through the work zone. Upon completion of the work and favorable weather, 42nd Street (south) is scheduled to reopen to traffic Friday, July 10.

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 also are available via newsletter subscription on the same page.

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