Cone Zone: Week of Oct. 21


Public Works Projects:

For more information about the projects listed below, please e-mail, call 662-8150, or visit the “Projects” link at Please slow down and use caution as you travel through these construction areas.

Drainage Improvements:

A short term small drainage improvement project will start Thursday, Oct. 24. Myrtle at 9th Street will be closed for the installation of a drainage grate across the full width of Myrtle at 9th. Detours will be posted. Myrtle will reopen by end of day Tuesday, Oct. 29.

Eastern Area 2 Concrete, Paving & Utility Project – Phase 2:

All driveway aprons will open by the end of next week. Expect intermittent flagging operations for manhole adjustments. Punchlist items and cleanup continues throughout the project area.

Non-County Projects of Significance:

Smith’s Marketplace construction will continue through opening day in May 2014. Expect significant truck traffic and delays on NM502 and Trinity Drive.

Note: Trinity Drive between DP Road and Knecht will be closed each evening to all traffic from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and traffic will be detoured to Central Avenue. The closure is to allow Smith’s to complete upgrades to County utilities. This work will continue through mid-November. Please remember that businesses will retain their normal hours and have alternate access from Central Avenue.

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 – sign up to receive news about projects that are of interest to you.

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