SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will begin bridge rehabilitation work Monday on I-25, mile maker 286.50 at the Seton Village Bridge.
The bridge rehabilitation work will consist of lifting the bridge 7” to meet the minimum interstate Federal guidelines. This will include sandblasting metal beams and railing, re-painting metal beams and railing and rehabilitating the bridge deck with a new epoxy overlay.
Starting Monday, May 18, the I-25 northbound lanes will be reduced to one lane 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and reduced lanes will be in effect until May 22. There will be construction activity on the northbound and southbound shoulders and center median. Motorists are advised to use caution and watch for workers in the area. This bridge rehabilitation project is a scheduled to be completed mid-July, 2015; weather permitting.
NMDOT thanks the public for their patience during this bridge improvement project.
The Federal Highway Administration and the NMDOT have partnered to fund the improvements. The project amount is $1,073,830. AUI, Inc. of Albuquerque is the contractor for this project.
Drivers are urged to proceed with caution through the work zone, observe traffic control signs and reduce speed to the posted limit. Updates on this project will be posted on the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s road advisory website www.nmroads.com.