COUNTY NEWS RELEASE
Road Construction Update: Week of May 30, 2022
Link to online Newsletter: https://conta.cc/3NBB5z2
Public Works Projects:
The projects listed in this section are being managed by County Public Works staff through contractors. For more information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, call (505)662-8150, or visit the “Projects/Public Works” link at http://www.losalamosnm.us. 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.
Sherwood Blvd and Aztec Ave
Star Paving Company will continue road and drainage improvements on Sherwood Blvd between Piedra Loop and Aztec Ave. Crews will not be working on Monday, May 30 in observation of Memorial Day.
Sherwood will be closed to through traffic at the intersection of Aztec Ave. Residents on Sherwood will be required to enter and exit via Grand Canyon Dr. This closure is necessary to facilitate installation of new storm drainpipe.
Traffic devices and detour signs are in place to help motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians navigate around the work zone.
Vehicular access is limited to those who reside in the immediate work area and mail delivery, emergency services, trash, and recycling collection. For the safety of the traveling public, residents are asked not to remove or relocate traffic control devices, signs, and barricades. Area residents who may have special access needs are asked to contact the Public Works Department.
Closure of Sherwood from Grand Canyon to Aztec for this first phase of work is scheduled through the end of June, while closure for the next phase of roadwork from Piedra Loop to Grand Canyon is scheduled for August 2022.
Bixby Electric is working along Sherwood Blvd installing a conduit for new streetlights. Work schedules are subject to change pending weather conditions and any material shipping delays. Work Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Please call or email the Public Works Department at (505) 662-8150 or email@example.com with questions or concerns.
Cumbres del Norte
The Cumbres del Norte project will begin Wednesday, May 25 and include the removal operations of curbs and gutters, sidewalks, and drive pads from the intersection of Camino Redondo and San Ildefonso heading south for approximately 1000 feet. Expect contractor personnel and equipment within the area.
Traffic & Streets Projects:
The projects listed in this section are being managed by County Traffic & Streets Division staff. Please slow down and use caution within the construction work zones. Call Daniel Blea, Acting Traffic and Streets Manager for concerns, 505-663-8206.
Crews will continue striping roads in White Rock and Los Alamos. Vehicle and pedestrian traffic are urged to maintain a safe distance from the striping equipment to prevent getting their property from sprayed with paint.
Sidewalk Replacements on Navajo Rd
Streets crews will be replacing sidewalks on Navajo Rd beginning Tuesday, May 31 until complete. Work will commence each day at 8:00 a.m. and finish by 3:30 p.m. Sidewalks will be closed. Detours for pedestrian traffic will be in place. Please follow all traffic devices.
Sidewalk Replacements on Loma del Escolar near Barranca Elementary
Streets crews will be replacing sidewalks in front of Barranca Elementary School beginning Tuesday, May 31 until complete. Work will commence each day at 8:00 a.m. and finish by 3:30 p.m. Sidewalks will be closed. Detours for pedestrian traffic will be in place. Please follow all traffic devices.
ADA Ramp Repairs at the Intersection of 20th St and Central Ave
Streets crews will be extending the truncated dome to the ADA ramp at the southwest corner of the intersection of 20th St and Central Ave beginning June 3 until complete. Work will commence each day at 8:00 a.m. and finish by 3:30 p.m. There will be a temporary shoulder and sidewalk closure. Crews will have detour signs set for pedestrian traffic.
The following road construction updates are posted below in the interest of keeping residents informed but are being managed or conducted by others. Please obey all traffic devices and slowdown in work zones.
LANL: Temporary road at TA-53
Starting Friday, May 27, the entrance and exit to TA-53 will change. Drivers will need to use the new road instead of the old entrance until June 1.
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