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Crack Seal Project In White Rock Begins Monday

COUNTY News:

  • Crack Seal Project in White Rock on Rover Boulevard, Grand Canyon Drive and Bryce Avenue starts 8:30 a,m. Monday

GM Emulsion will start crack sealing Monday, Sept. 16 beginning on Rover Boulevard at N.M. 4 and continue toward Grand Canyon Drive. They will continue down Grand Canyon Drive starting at N.M. 4 to Meadow Lane. They also will work on Bryce Avenue, starting at Rover Boulevard to Meadow Lane.

Crews will work 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Weather permitting, work should be completed by Sept. 30. 

The contractor will set up a flagging operation allowing traffic to flow. The


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NCRTD Garners Fourth Award For Excellence In Financial Reporting

NCRTD News:

The North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Fiscal Year 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada.

This marks the third of the GFOA’s top national awards that have been bestowed upon the NCRTD this year and follows the Distinguished Budget Award for the FY 2019 Annual Budget and the award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting (PAFR).

This makes the District


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Posts From The Road: Palms To Pines

Mountain Views: The Palms to Pines Byway leaves streets lined with palm trees in the Palm Springs area to the dry desert landscape when  crossing the mountains. The first signs of fall were spotted at a mountain stop as cottonwood trees along a stream begin to show their autumn colors. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com
 
Idyllwild: The village of Idyllwild, Calif. sits on the western slopes of the San Jacinto Mountains and is surrounded by ponderosa pines at an elevation of 5,413 feet. The peaks in the area rise to almost 11,000 feet in  elevation. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

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Cone Zone: Week Of Sept. 9, 2019

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Diamond Dr Paving – San Ildefonso roundabout milling/paving may begin later this week

Residents and businesses along Diamond Drive can expect to see and hear activities related to road construction as Star Paving crews continue the asphalt milling and paving operations daily. Drivers are asked to be cautious when making turns out of side streets adjacent to the work zone, the contractor may be limiting access for left turns out of side streets.


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State Police Issue Some 1,700 Citations, Handled 37 Crashes, 11 Arrests In Labor Day C.A.R.E. Operation

NMSP News:

During the Labor Day holiday, the New Mexico State Police participated in the Combined Accident Reduction Effort (C.A.R.E.) operation across roadways within the state.

The goal of the traffic initiative is that a strong law enforcement presence will have a direct effect on the driving behaviors of motorists during the holiday weekend, reduce the number of crashes, and increase motorist safety.

NMSP provided an increased patrol presence during this initiative on roadways throughout all State Police districts. Because of the increased volume of traffic during the holiday, NMSP


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Cone Zone: Week Of Sept. 2, 2019

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The Public Works/Traffic Division provides the latest updates on the following projects:

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Diamond Drive Paving:

Star Paving continues milling and paving operations after the Labor Day holiday this week. Motorists will continue to see daily lane drops for milling and paving operations in each direction as work advances toward the golf course. Residents and businesses along Diamond Drive in this area can expect to see and hear activities related to road construction. Drivers are asked to be cautious when making turns out of side


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Traffic Alert: Trinity Closure At DP Road Has Ended

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Star Paving announced at 2:45 p.m. today that the Trinity Drive closure at DP Road that has been in place the last two weeks to install infrastructure has ended.

The eastbound lane has been returned to the former detour we had before the closure; motorists can take Trinity Drive to 4th Street, then after a full stop, turn right onto N.M. 502 to leave Los Alamos.

No need for motorists to detour off Trinity Drive over to Central Avenue via 15th Street or Knecht for those leaving work this afternoon.


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NMDOT Making Key Investments In Recreational Trails

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SANTA FE The New Mexico Department of Transportation announced Wednesday, 25 communities across the state will receive approximately $32.2 million in federal funding for 37 transportation and recreational trails projects.
 
When leveraged with local dollars and in-kind services, the 37 projects selected from 70 applicants, represent more than $41 million in transportation and recreational investment over the next four years. 
 
The awards range from an $80,000 project in Los Alamos County to install flashing speed signs at all county schools, to

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