.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Airport Basin: 60-percent design phase approved

-A A +A
By Carol A. Clark

The Airport Basin project now moves into the 60-percent phase following a nearly unanimous vote by county councilors during a special meeting Thursday in Council Chambers.

Public Works Director Kyle Zimmerman walked council through the meeting.

Zimmerman explained the changes and cost savings that have occurred since council approved the 30-percent design phase May 1, 2007. At that time, council approved the addition of Value Engineering Services to the scope of the project, which has facilitated the identification of efficiencies and savings potential.

“Some of the major changes from the 30- to 60-percent design phase include reduced parking,” Zimmerman said, adding that they don’t need a space for every employee because many employees carpool.

Concrete curb and gutter removal from non-essential locations, retaining wall and slope protection reduction, site layout change to reduce amount of imported fill dirt, change to LED lighting and use of detention ponds are changes that have resulted in greater efficiency as well as project cost savings, he said.


If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content!

Renew Current or Past Subscription / Register for Online Subscription

If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Los Alamos Monitor, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.

Newspaper Acct. ID:
info
Street Address:
(exactly as it appears on the label)

If you are a subscriber and you do not know your account ID or don't have a copy of your newspaper available that shows the information on the address label you can click continue below to search for your account.

New Subscription/30 Day Free Trial Account

If you are new to the award winning Los Alamos Monitor and wish to get a subscription or simply gain access to our online content then please enter your ZIP code below and continue to setup your account.

ZIP Code:



Create a limited access account.
Register to participate in community forums, post on the community calendar, blog etc. This registration does not give you full access to read our award winning content, etc.

The Los Alamos Monitor | lacirculation@lamonitor.com | 505-662-4185
256 DP Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday