Travel

Fog Seal Project Start Date Changed To Oct. 28

COUNTY News:
 
Due to upcoming weather concerns Thursday, Oct. 24, the fog seal project in White Rock has been changed to Thursday, Oct. 28 and Friday Oct. 29.
 
GM Emulsion will start fog sealing beginning on Rover Boulevard starting at N.M. 4 and continue toward Grand Canyon Drive.
 
Crews 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 Friday, Oct. 29.
 
The contractor will

Tags:

County: Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons Installed At Los Alamos Golf Course Crosswalk

The newly installed Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFB) on Diamond Drive at the Golf Course Crosswalk. Courtesy/LAC

COUNTY News:

Traffic & Streets Division crews have completed the installation of the Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFB) on Diamond Drive at the Golf Course Crosswalk.

The RRFBs are push button activated amber LEDs that supplement the warning signs at the crosswalk. They use an irregular flash pattern that is similar to emergency flashers on police vehicles. This flash pattern has shown to elicit a greater response from drivers than traditional flashers.


Tags:

Posts From The Road: Shades Of Gold

A Mixed Bag: An assortment of color and hues are seen on a hillsidenear Carbondale, Colo., showing aspens in various stages of transformation from summer to winter. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Getting Close: The base of a group of aspen trees near Breckenridge, Colo., shines with gold leaves on the trees and many gold leaves cover the ground. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

 

By GARY WARREN
Photographer
Formerly of Los Alamos
 
For those of us who live in the Rocky Mountain West, the changing color of aspen leaves is a sure sign that summer is fading and fall is upon us.

Tags:

More Detail On Giant LANL Rotor

A truck convoy transporting a giant rotor headed out today from Los Alamos National Laboratory and is shown here this morning passing the ‘Y’ on N.M. 4 near White Rock. Photo/Copyright 2019 by Leigh House
 
By LEIGH HOUSE
Los Alamos
 
The rotor (spinning part) of a very large motor-generator was found to need repairs at a specialized repair site in Virginia.
 
The first part of this trip to repair it will be by truck that will take it to a rail station. Because it is so large and so heavy, it required a special truck assembly to move it. The truck took up two lanes of NM Highway 4 as it travelled.

Tags:

NMDOT Announces New Safety Corridor N.M. 128

NMDOT News:
 
HOBBS Safety is the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s number one priority and NMDOT has announced the designation of a new safety corridor on N.M. 128 from mile marker 5 to mile marker 50 near the New Mexico/Texas State Line.
 
Safety is the Department’s top priority. Motorists will notice increased law enforcement presence from New Mexico State Police, Eddy and Lea County Sheriff offices.
 
“The NMDOT is committed to making this road safer. The safety corridor program provides improved signage, funding for law enforcement overtime, and gives the local

Tags:

Rotary Of Los Alamos Exchanges Banner With France

Attorney Phil Dabney, president of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos, recently presented Youth Exchange student Gabriel Dufal of France with a trade banner from the Club. Dufal reciprocated with a banner from his sponsoring club in Lyon, France. Dufal arrived in Los Alamos in August and will attend Los Alamos High School through the school year. Photo by Linda Hull


Tags:

Cone Zone: Week Of Oct. 21, 2019

COUNTY News:

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

Traffic Alerts for Large Transports Next Week/ Expect Delays in these areas

Thursday Oct. 24: Barranca Mesa, Diamond Dr, Arkansas Ave, North Community:

Desert Wind Transport will be transporting a modular building from the Los Alamos Middle School down San Ildefonso Road to Diamond Drive to Arkansas and to Mountain Elementary on Thursday, Oct. 24. The move will occur starting at 10:30 a.m. and is anticipated to be finished by 11:30 p.m. LAPD will provide escort service as the modular will


Tags:

Traffic Alert: Giant Rotor Leaving LANL Now

A 460,000-pound rotor from Los Alamos National Laboratory is being transported out of town right now and is seen here exiting Pajarito Road and moving through the intersection at Grand Canyon Drive onto N.M. 4 in White Rock. Motorists are urged to slow down in this area. For complete route details click here. Courtesy/LAPD


Tags:

Triad’s Beierschmitt On Connecting Road Concept

Triad Deputy Director of Operations Kelly Beierschmitt discusses LANL idea of developing a connecting road from Albuquerque to Santa Fe during the Tuesday night Council work session. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com

After years of being on a shelf, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) officials have blown the dust off the idea of having a connecting road from Albuquerque to Santa Fe.

During a presentation Tuesday night to Los Alamos County Council, Triad National Security Deputy Director of Operations


Tags:

Fog Seal Project Date Changed To Thursday Oct. 24

COUNTY News:
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the fog seal project in White Rock has been changed to Thursday, Oct. 24.
 
A GM Emulsion crew will start fog sealing beginning on Rover Boulevard starting at N.M. 4, continue toward Grand Canyon Drive and down Grand Canyon Drive starting at N.M. 4 to Meadow Lane. The crew also will work on Bryce Avenue, starting at Rover Boulevard to Meadow Lane.
 
Crews will be working 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Weather permitting, work should be completed by Oct. 24.
 
The contractor will set up a flagging operation allowing traffic to flow.
 
The

Tags: