Albuquerque Rapid Transit construction continues Monday

City releases construction plans for Albuquerque Rapid Transit project

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Construction for the Albuquerque Rapid Transit is set to pick back up Monday and continue throughout the construction corridor along Central Avenue from Coors Boulevard to Louisiana Boulevard.

During this time, at least one lane of traffic will remain open in each direction during the entire construction period.

The construction plan is as follows:

West Central

  • Coors & Central intersection – median removal. One eastbound left lane and one westbound left lane will be closed and one will be open.
  • Yucca to 52nd Street westbound – westbound right lane closed.
  • 47th to 40th Street – median removal. Eastbound and westbound left lanes closed. One lane will remain open in each direction.

Old Town area

  • West of Tingley Drive to New York – median removal. Westbound and eastbound left lanes closed. One westbound lane remains open, two eastbound lanes remain open.
  • New York to Clayton – median removal. Eastbound and westbound left lanes closed. Two lanes eastbound and westbound remain open.

Downtown

  • 6th Street between Copper & Gold northbound – North and southbound right lanes closed. One north and southbound lane remains open.
  • Copper between 5th & 6th Streets westbound – East and westbound right lanes closed. One east and westbound lane remains open.
  • East Downtown: Broadway to High Street – median removal. Eastbound left lane and westbound left lane closed.

UNM/Nob Hill Areas

  • Cedar to University westbound – Westbound right lane will be closed. One westbound lane remains open and two eastbound lanes remain open.
  • Stanford to Girard – median removal. Eastbound and westbound left lane closed. Two eastbound and two westbound lanes remain open.
  • Wellesley to Carlisle – median removal. Eastbound and westbound left lane closed. One eastbound and one westbound lane remain open.
  • Washington to Monroe – median removal. Eastbound and westbound left lane closed. One eastbound and one westbound lane remain open.
  • University & Central intersection northwest corner – Traffic shift to accommodate work. Intersection will be open, but expect delays.
  • Monroe to San Mateo – median removal. Eastbound and westbound left lane closed. Two eastbound and two westbound lanes remain open.
  • San Mateo to Alvarado westbound – Westbound right lane closed. Two westbound lanes and three eastbound lanes remain open.
  • San Pedro to Louisiana westbound – Westbound right lane closed. Two westbound lanes and three eastbound lanes remain open.

The Utility Work Schedule is as follows:

West Central

  • Central from Sunset to Atrisco. East & westbound left lane closed. One eastbound and one westbound lane remain open.

Old Town Area

  • Rancho Seco/Lomas & Central westbound side of Central. Westbound right lane on Central closed. Northbound right lane closed on Rancho Seco. One southbound lane remains open. One westbound lane and two eastbound lanes remain open.

Downtown

  • Central from Laguna to 10th Street south side of Central. Eastbound right two lanes closed. One eastbound and two westbound lanes remain open.

International District

  • Central from Alvarado to Cardenas south side of Central. Eastbound right lane closed. Two eastbound lanes and three westbound lanes remain open.
  • Central at Cagua intersection south side of Central. Eastbound right lane closed. Two eastbound lanes and three westbound lanes remain open.

People interested in meeting with Bradbury Stamm to discuss specific construction issues and details should join them at “Coffee with the Contractor” from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Thursday, November 3 at Donut Mart, 1916 Central Ave. SE.


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