DOT To Hold Virtual Public Involvement Meeting Dec. 14 On Alignment Study Of US 84/285

DOT will hold a virtual meeting Dec. 14 to discuss the alignment study for NM 68 and US 84/285. Map Courtesy DOT


The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, invites you to attend the virtual public involvement meeting for the N.M. 68 and U.S. 84/285 Alignment Study. The U.S. 84/285 portion of the study lies within the City of Española and begins just north of Upper San Pedro Road and extends to the east abutment of the Rio Grande River Bridge.  The NM 68 portion of the study begins at the intersection of US84/285, progresses north through Española, and ends just north of Po’Pay Avenue on the Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo.

Purpose: During this public meeting, the study team will present the recommended improvement alternatives for the corridor, which may include intersection configurations, improved access and drainage, and other upgrades. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation where attendees can share their input on the proposed improvements.

When: Wednesday, Dec. 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

How to participate: To join the meeting via phone, please use the following dial-in: 1-855-962-1037. To join online, the live stream will play automatically at the designated meeting time on the following project website: You may also leave comments and/or questions on the project website until Jan. 14, 2023. To request a translator, hard copies of the presentation, or ADA accommodations for the meeting, please contact SWCA Environmental Consultants at least one week before the meeting at (505) 431-2678.