County Utility Begins On La Paloma And La Vista Monday


Electric line crews with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities, will replace an underground electric primary cable in the intersection of La Paloma and La Vista Drives in White Rock next week. Work is scheduled to occur Monday, June 14 through Friday, June 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Traffic impacts will be minimal.

Crews will be working in the southeast shoulder of the intersection with traffic barricades around the construction zone.  Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flagging operation at times. Residents in the area can expect typical construction-related noise associated with excavation equipment. No power interruption is anticipated.

Drivers are urged to observe the speed limit and traffic control signs.  Questions or concerns may be directed to the DPU through the Customer Care Center, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 505 662 8333 or

The Department of Public Utilities (DPU) operates the county-owned electric, gas, water & wastewater systems under the jurisdiction of the Board of Public Utilities. The Board meets in Council Chambers at 1000 Central Ave., Los Alamos, NM every third Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. During the COVID-19 public health emergency meetings are conducted virtually. DPU is funded by rates paid for electric, gas, water and wastewater services and auxiliary fees, and has provided the community with these services for more than 50 years. | 505.662.8333 |