US Highway 550 construction continues

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A road construction project that was supposed to be completed last fall still isn’t finished and it could still be months before it is.

The project to widen U.S. Highway 550 in Bernalillo and revamp the freeway interchange is suppose to clear up the congestion in the area

The Department of Transportation says crews will be doing corrective work through the end of next week but final paving may not be done until May.

The contractor in charge of the construction will face a penalty for the delay, but the amount hasn’t been determined yet. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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