County: Cone Zone For Week Of June 27

Road Construction Update: Week of June 27, 2022
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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, 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.

Sherwood Blvd and Aztec Ave

Sherwood Blvd. will be closed to through traffic at the intersection of Aztec Ave. and Grand Canyon Drive. Residents on Sherwood Blvd will be required to enter and exit Sherwood Blvd either from Aztec Ave or Grand Canyon Dr depending on the daily position of the movable work zone. 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 safety of the traveling public, residents are asked not to or 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 Blvd from Grand Canyon Drive to Aztec for this first phase of work is scheduled through the end of June, while closure for the next phase of roadwork from Longview Drive to Aztec Ave is scheduled for July 2022 and the final phase will be Piedra Loop to Grand Canyon is scheduled for August 2022.

Bixby Electric is working along Sherwood Blvd installing a new conduit for streetlights for Sherwood Blvd. at the intersection. 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.

Cumbres del Norte

Star Paving crews continue removal operations of curbs and gutters, sidewalks, and drive pads from the intersection of Camino Redondo/San Ildefonso heading south for approximately 2,000 feet. Star Paving will be forming and placing sidewalk, curb & gutter, and drive pads though out the described removal area. Expect contractor personnel and equipment within the area. Please use caution while traveling through the project work zone.

Traffic & Streets Division 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.

Countywide Striping

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.

Asphalt Patch Work on Orange Street

Streets crews will be patching sections of asphalt on Orange Street beginning Monday, June 27th and should be finished by Tuesday, June 28th. Work will commence each day at 8:00 a.m. and finish by 3:30 p.m. A flagging operation will be in place. Please follow all traffic devices.

Non-County Projects:

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.

West Road

Posts and cables are being installed along West Road. Traffic will be reduced to one lane during the day. Traffic signals indicating the one-lane closure will start about 500 feet northeast of Omega Road and extend about 500 feet west of the reservoir entrance. Obey the temporary traffic signals and watch for workers. The work is expected to be completed in early July.

Bikini Atoll

Crews are working near the entrance to the Receiving and Distribution Center at TA03-0030. Expect some delays on Bikini Atoll from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., through mid-August.