Geotechnical Testing At Barranca Mesa 3, Cumbres Del Norte And North Mesa Subdivisions Begins Monday



Los Alamos, New Mexico— A geotechnical contractor will be conducting field exploratory sampling on Wednesday, Feb. 26 through Friday, Feb. 28 at the following locations:

  • Camino Encantado and adjacent streets
  • Camino Redondo, Camino Medio, Cumbres Patio
  • Alamo, Capulin, Tsankewi, adjacent and nearby streets

Utility locate markings will be present on roads where sampling will be performed. Large trucks with a drilling apparatus will be utilized to obtain core samples of asphalt and subsurface soils for analysis. The results of the analysis will assist Public Works staff in determining future roadway and pavement preservation improvements.

Work hours will be 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Access to residents as well as services such as mail delivery, emergency services, trash and recycling collection will be maintained.

Questions/comments call the Public Works Department at 662-8150 or send an email to