Cone zone 3-17-19

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The following information includes road construction projects expected to take place in the county in the next week. The information is provided by Los Alamos County.

NM502 Roundabout and road reconstruction:
New Mexico Department of Transportation and Star Paving Company will begin roadway reconstruction on NM 502 from mile post 1.257 to mile post 2.053 in Los Alamos.  The contractor will begin construction and preparation for detour paving.

Starting this week: NM 502 will be reduced to one lane in each direction.  Motorists can expect minor delays from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and short duration temporary closures during non-peak hours at the east end of the project in the existing two-lane section of the roadway using flagging operation.   
Traffic Advisories and updates on this project will be posted on the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s road conditions website nmroads.com.

Diamond Drive asphalt repair (Public Works/Traffic Division):
Work is suspended for the next two weeks; the contractor is not available. Watch for an update in future Cone Zone reports.

Barranca Road: Possible road disruption (CableCom):
CableCom may be working this week to replace overhead cable lines from the North Side of Barranca Road toward the South side of the road at 202 El Viento. Expect a flagging operation between 8 a.m.-4 p.m.