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County Traffic Alert: Crack Sealing On North and South San Ildefonso Road And North Mesa Road Begins Wednesday

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County Public Works Traffic & Streets Division begins a pavement preservation project along North and South San Ildefonso Road and on North Mesa Road.

Work hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Work is anticipated to be completed by the end of April, weather permitting.

A flagging operation will be used to move vehicles safely through the work zone. Vehicle traffic is urged to slow down and obey all traffic control devices.

Los Alamos County Public Works is committed to the safety of the traveling public and thanks you in advance for your patience and cooperation


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Governor Issues Rules For Vehicle Sales During Pandemic

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham

STATE News:

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has authorized automobile sales by small dealers on an appointment basis utilizing strict social distancing practices during the COVID-19 Stay at Home Order.

Additionally, online/Internet sales by all licensed New Mexico motor vehicle dealers are allowed.

“This is great news for New Mexicans,” said Marc Powell, CEO of the New Mexico Independent Automobile Dealers Association. “New Mexico’s transportation system is built around the automobile. There are more than 1,000 small independent car dealers in every city and


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Posts From The Road: World Famous Crochet Museum

Exterior View: An exterior view of the side of this small rectangular building reveals the drive up window which was used when the building was a photo processing lab drop off. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Exterior Entrance: This view shows the entrance on the end of the tiny building. I don’t know why the croquet set sits outside but perhaps someone thought they were donating to a croquet museum, not a crochet museum! Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost/com

By GARY WARREN
Photographer
Formerly of Los Alamos

While we are all staying at home during the pandemic, the next few Posts From the


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Crosswalk Improvement Project On Alta Vista Between Cerrillos Road And St. Francis Begins Monday

NMDOT News:

SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Transportation would like to inform the traveling public that construction will begin Monday, April 6, on Alta Vista, between Cerrillos Road and St. Francis Road in Santa Fe.

Improvements include new pedestrian flashing beacons at the upgraded crosswalks along with ADA improvements.

Work is expected to be complete by May 30.

Visit www.nmroads.com for updates and alerts. All work is weather permitted.


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NCRTD To Temporarily Modify 11 Blue Bus Routes To Provide Essential Trips Only; Red River Route Suspended

RTD News:

While continuing to provide an essential service during the COVID-19 outbreak, the North Central Regional Transit District (RTD Blue Bus) has identified 11 of its 29 routes that will be modified beginning Wednesday, April 8 and one that will be suspended.

The changes are in addition to eight routes that were suspended or modified on March 25. All changes are temporary and will be in effect until further notice. Full details can be found at: www.RidetheBlueBus.com or by calling 866.206.0754, Ext. 2.

The 310 Red River route will be suspended until further notice.

These measures are being


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Classic Air Medical Prepared To Transport COVID-19 Patients

Classic Air Medical transporting a patient in one of three Isopod negative-pressure individual patient isolation unit the company has acquired. Screenshot/LADP

Classic Air Medical News:

Classic Air Medical in Los Alamos now has the ability to respond and transport COVID-19 patients.
The company has acquired three Isopods to safely transport COVID positive patients in its fixed wing aircraft.
These aircraft are located throughout the regions Classic Air Medical serves and have the ability to respond to Los Alamos with teams who have received specialty training. 
The Isopod is a negative-pressure

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Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Orders Expedited Permits For Trucks Delivering Relief Supplies To New Mexicans

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham

NMDOT News:

SANTA FE — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham issued an executive order Tuesday to facilitate the speedy transit of emergency relief goods across New Mexico.

Executive Order 2020-017 requires the New Mexico Department of Transportation to issue special permits to allow heavier-than-normal vehicles to traverse the state when their loads consist primarily of relief supplies. 

“The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted supply chains around the world, making it harder in some cases for New Mexicans to obtain the food, medicine and clothing they need,” Gov. Lujan


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Posts From The Road: Splendor Of Desert Blooms

Poppies & Lupines: Poppies and Lupines were making their presence know at Picacho Peak State Park a few miles northwest of Tucson. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Green & Yellow: A blanket of yellow blooms covers the ground as green hillsides rise up and show off their spring green. This colorful scene was at the Pioneer Living History Museum in north Phoenix. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

By GARY WARREN
Photographer
Formerly of Los Alamos

We love to visit and explore Arizona in the spring. While much of the mountain west is still covered in snow, the desert is alive and showing


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