Route 4 Atomic City Transit Bus Stop Closures: #216 Diamond & Arkansas And #535 Arkansas & 41st  


Atomic City Transit is advising customers that Bus Stop #216 at Diamond Drive and Arkansas Avenue and Bus Stop #55 at Arkansas Avenue and 41st Street will be closed due to a construction detour.

Route 4 customers should use Bus Stop #216 at 35th Street and Diamond Drive.

The closure will remain until further notice.

An additional temporary stop has been added on the east side of 41st Street and Arkansas Street.

Direct questions to the Public Works Department at 505.661-RIDE (7433).

For specific route service schedules, click here.


On The Job In Los Alamos: Sealing Cracks In Asphalt

On the job in Los Alamos today crews are busy cleaning cracks in the asphalt on Canyon Road prior to applying sealant. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Morrie Pongratz

Crews apply sealant to cracks in the asphalt today on Canyon Road. Photo by Morrie Pongratz


ACT: Bus Stop #113 At Central & 4th To Be Removed


Atomic City Transit is advising customers that Bus Stop #113 on the north side of Central Avenue and 4th Street will be removed. 

The proximity of this bus stop to the new roundabout is close and could cause traffic delays.

The next Bus Stop is #114 on Central Avenue and 6th Street and is available for use. 

Direct questions to the Public Works Department at (505) 661-RIDE (7433).

For specific route service schedules, click here.


Luján Invites Secretary Buttigieg To SpaceShipTwo Launch

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, invited U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg to New Mexico for an upcoming launch of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo this summer.

In a letter to Buttigieg, Sen. Luján highlights how the burgeoning commercial space travel industry will benefit New Mexico and the nation.

“The expansion of commercial space exploration holds huge promise and benefits for our country. It will help support government-backed research


Environmental Sampling On DP Road Begins Today

N3B News:

DOE’s Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office and its contractor, N3B Los Alamos, are preparing for environmental sampling activities beginning today on the south side of DP Road.

In the coming weeks, the public should expect to see approximately 10-15 more vehicles per day, including semi-trucks and 10-wheeler/roll-off trucks. No road closures, delays or detours are expected.

Spotters or signalers with flags may facilitate safe vehicle entry or exit to the site. Operations will occur 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Sampling activities are expected to last


Posts From The Road: Oldest McDonald’s In America

Single Arch: A single arch stands 60-feet high on the corner of Florence and Lakewood in Downey, Calif. This early signage also features the first McDonald’s mascot Chef Speedee. Photo by Gary Warren/

Exterior: The exterior of this McDonald’s features mid-century architecture with windows in front for customers to walk up and place orders. A second building sits next to the original, which provides indoor dining and a small McDonald’s museum. Photo by Gary Warren/

Price Comparisons: A sign hangs above the ordering window, which compares prices and value


Traffic Alert: Pavement Preservation Work On Canyon Road


The Los Alamos County Traffic & Streets Division crews begin today, April 7, to conduct pavement preservation work along Canyon Road, from 15th Street to Diamond Drive, and Central Avenue from Oppenheimer to Canyon Road.  

This work is scheduled to continue through April  21. Work hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on days when the weather and temperature are favorable.

A flagging operation will be used and pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle traffic are urged to use caution while traveling through this work zone.

Direct questions County Streets Superintendent Scott Halder at 505.662.8113


Posts From The Road: The Back Road To Phoenix

Salt River Canyon: The rugged beauty of Salt River Canyon is breath taking as seen from one of several viewpoints along US Highway 60 in Arizona. This view shows a portion of the river hundreds of feet below in the canyon’s shadow about midway on the right side of the image. Photo by Gary Warren/

River View: While viewing the awesome landscape, this viewpoint allows a glimpse of the Salt River in the canyon below. The river is about midway near the right side of the image. Photo by Gary Warren/

Formerly of Los Alamos

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Cone Zone: Week Of April 5, 2021


The projects listed in this section are being managed by County Public Works staff through contractors.

For more information, email, call 505.662.8150, or visit the “Projects/Public Works” link at

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.  

Public Works Projects: 

Canyon Rim Trail Underpass 

AUI, Inc. of Albuquerque will continue work to construct the Canyon Rim Trail Underpass.