Please slow down and use caution within the construction work zones. Please note the below information is based on a schedule provided by the contractors and may change due to weather or other delays.
The public is welcome to attend any of the Public Works weekly project meetings; contact the Public Works Department at 505.662.8150 for meeting information.
Children are attracted by activity and heavy equipment. For safety reasons, please keep children away from the construction area since they cannot always be seen by workers concentrating on their jobs.
Public Works Projects:
Trinity and DP Road ― County Street Crews will be paving the intersection of Trinity Drive and DP the week of Oct. 31 .
Quemazon Subdivision ― GM Emulsion will be crack sealing within the Quemazon Subdivision the week of Oct. 31.
Striping Parking Lots ― Accu-strip will be striping all parking lots county wide the week of Oct. 31 through Nov. 11.
Canyon Rim Trail ― Construction of the Canyon Rim Trail continues on both canyon edges and south of DP Road. Additional retaining walls are being constructed behind East Park Pool and Crosswords Church. Installation of safety rail will begin on the south side of the trail. The project area between Fire Station 6 and Smith’s Marketplace remains closed to the public.
Central Avenue Phase 2 Improvements Project ― Central Avenue is now fully open to two-way traffic throughout the project area. However, landscape work, signing and striping, along with other punch list work will be ongoing throughout the week. Drivers should be aware of workers in the area. Intermittent flagging operations may be in
On Tuesday, November 1, starting at 1:00 p.m., crews are scheduled to begin placement of the County branding logo at the intersection of 15th Street and Central Avenue. Motorists can expect a flagging operation. Left turn movements at the intersection will be restricted. This work is weather dependent. Placement of the logo was delayed from last week so crews could prepare the surface area.
Message boards are positioned throughout town to provide additional information. Motorists and pedestrians are asked to follow detours, reduce speed, and use caution within the work zone. County and Contractor personnel are available to answer questions regarding the Central Avenue Project, 10-11 a.m. every Monday in Room 200 of the County Municipal Building (1000 Central Avenue).
Western Area Phase 4 Improvements Project ― Crews will continue landscaping and completing punch list items on the 40th/41st Street Loop north of Sandia Drive and 41st Street/45th Street Loop south of Sandia Drive.
Minor paving and concrete work will continue on the 41st Street/45th Street Loop near the Sandia intersection.
Residents are required to remove all vehicles on the roadway and find alternate parking during work hours. Access to residences as well as services such as mail delivery, emergency services, trash and recycling collection will be maintained.
Construction updates are posted at www.losalamosnm.us 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!