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N.M. 502 (Trinity Drive) Road Closure: Monday Aug. 19

on August 16, 2019 - 3:42pm



  • Los Alamos Roadway Reconstruction Project

Santa Fe – New Mexico Department of Transportation District Five and Star Paving Company continue roadway reconstruction on N.M. 502 from mile post 1.257 to mile post 2.053 in Los Alamos.

Starting Monday Aug. 19 - N.M. 502 (Trinity Drive) will be CLOSED between DP Road and Central Avenue.

The closure will be in effect 24 hours a day for the next two weeks. The closure is necessary to facilitate the crossing of the following utilities:

  • 8” water line;
  • 10” sewer line;
  • 4” gas line;
  • 12” water line; and
  • electrical and communication conduits.

Traffic will be detoured during this time.


  • Eastbound traffic will be detoured to 15th Street onto Central Avenue and back on N.M. 502. Local traffic only between 15th Street and DP Road; and
  • Westbound traffic will continue to be detoured onto Central Avenue to Knecht Street and back onto Central Avenue.  

Detour signs will be in place to guide the traffic through the detours. The work is planned to be completed by Aug. 31; weather permitting. 

Traffic Advisories and updates on this project will be posted on the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s road conditions website,

The NMDOT would like to thank mororists for their patience during this roadway improvement project.