The contractor for the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities will begin phase 1 construction this week on Meadow Lane in White Rock.
A new underground primary electric line is being installed to improve reliability to the surrounding neighborhoods.
Beginning at the north end of the 600 block on Meadow Lane and extending to Grand Canyon Road, crews will trench along the east shoulder to install the new line. Two-way traffic on Meadow Lane will be maintained at all times.
Ingress and egress to all properties also will be maintained. The expected duration of construction activities for phase 1 is approximately 40 days. Crews will work 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. No interruption of electric services are anticipated.
Phase 2 work will require trenching across both traffic lanes of Meadow Lane. This work will be conducted in a manner to minimize the amount disruption. Some electric service interruptions may be required. Crews will provide 48 hours advance notice to affected properties.
Officials with the DPU remind motorists to drive with caution in the area.