Cone Zone Updates

Cone Zone

Get all the latest updates for projects, road construction, and special events. Click on the project accordions below to see active projects. Click into the project to see how they are progressing and if they will impact you! Active projects will be updated weekly.

Capital Improvement Project Updates

Traffic and Streets Project Updates

Traffic & Streets Projects:

Los Alamos County Traffic & Streets Division staff manages the projects listed in this section. Please slow down and use caution within the construction work zones. Call Daniel Blea, Traffic and Streets Manager, for concerns 505-662-8112.  

ChamberFest 2024 Occurs Saturday, June 1

The Chamber of Commerce annual ChamberFest will be occurring Saturday, June 1 on Central Ave., between 15th and 20th streets. The road will be closed between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Detours will be in place. Watch for pedestrians, crews, and traffic control devices. For more information contact the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce, Ryn Herrmann, at 505-660-1191.

 

Vegetation Control Continues Countywide

Crews will continue vegetation control efforts countywide. Please watch for crews and equipment.

 

Asphalt Patching on 46th St., 47th St., and 48th St. off Yucca Street begins Tuesday, May 28

Weather permitting, crews will be patching asphalt at intersections off Yucca Street at 46th St., 47th St., and 48th St. A flagging operation will be in place as needed. Work will continue until completed. Construction hours are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily.

 

Guardrail Repairs Continue on Diamond Drive Tuesday, May 28

The Diamond Drive portion of this project was postponed due to weather and equipment issues.

Valley Fence Company, under contract with Los Alamos County Traffic and Streets will be repairing guardrails on Diamond Drive between Arkansas Ave. and Sandia Drive. 

The work will begin west of the Arkansas and Diamond intersection, the westbound right lane will be closed. Traffic will be diverted to the left lane. Bicycle and vehicle traffic will share the left lane. Pedestrian traffic along the work zone will be guided through the zone by crew members.

Weather permitting, this work will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28 and is anticipated to be completed by 4 p.m. The project may be delayed until later in the week if necessary.

For questions or concerns regarding this project, please contact Daniel Campos, Streets Superintendent at 505-500-7321.

 

Guardrail Repairs at Various Locations begin Tuesday, May 14

Valley Fence Company under contact with Los Alamos County Traffic and Streets will be repairing guardrails on Camp May Road, in several locations. There will be flagging operations in place. Most locations are on a curve or hillside. Drivers are encouraged to slow down and watch for traffic control crews and devices.

For questions or concerns regarding this project, please contact Daniel Campos, Streets Superintendent at 505-500-7321.

Utilities Project Updates

Utilities Projects: 

Los Alamos County Dept. of Public Utilities (DPU) staff manages the projects listed in this section. Please slow down and use caution within the construction work zones. Contact the Customer Care Center (505)662-8333, CustomerCare@lacnm.us, or visit ladpu.com/Projects.  

Non-County Project Updates and Road Impacts

Non-County Projects:

The following construction project are not funded by Los Alamos County. Updates are included to keep residents informed of potential traffic impacts. Questions should be directed to the parties identified within each description. Please obey all traffic devices and slow down in work zones. 


Concrete Work on 35th St. off Trinity Drive Continues

In association with Pavilion Construction, Cornerstone Contractors, as part of the scope of work associated with the Hills Apartment Complex and the realignment of 35th St. at Trinity Drive (NM-502), will continue installing sidewalks, curb and gutter, and other concrete work along 35th St. off Trinity Drive.

Work will continue through May 24, daily beginning at 7 a.m. and finishing by 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and weekends as needed.

Motorists and bicyclists are asked to share the road. Sidewalk closures are posted, and pedestrians are asked to follow the signage and are asked to not enter the work zone. Motorists are asked to follow the traffic control signs. Please use caution around construction activities.

All questions, concerns, or special access needs should be sent to Pavilion Construction at 469-907-6045, or contact Joseph Nevarez at 505-385-7746.


Omega Bridge Inspection June 8-9

Aerial view of the Omega bridge depicting pedestrian/bike paths on both approaches to that will be closed

LANL will execute the Omega Bridge inspection from June 8-9. Due to inspection methods, for everyone’s safety, LANL will need to close the multi-use pedestrian/bike path on the bridge.

Message boards will be placed on both approaches to the bridge to inform users that this path will be closed. The area highlighted in red will be closed from June 8-9 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pedestrians and bicyclists will need to seek alternate routes and/or modes of transportation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


NM4 and E. Jemez Road Project (NMDOT)

Update as of Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Crews are scheduled to complete the final activity on improvements to NM 4 and E. Jemez Road by installing OGFC (open-graded friction course) to both roadways for about three days, from  Tuesday, May 28 through Thursday, May 30, 2024.

OGFC is a thin, permeable layer of asphalt pavement that creates friction on the roadway to reduce vehicle slipping and/or sliding during wet weather.

During this work, there will be various lane closures in the project area.

Motorists are reminded to use extra caution in the construction zone, slow down, expect delays and allow extra time to reach their destinations in the morning and evening.

All construction is weather permitting and is subject to change without notice.