Inspectors OK bridge on U.S. 54 at Logan

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun State bridge inspectors gave the bridge on U.S. 54 near Logan passing marks on Thursday after spending several hours examining its structure. The bridge is one of four steel-truss bridges in New Mexico that was ordered by Gov. Bill Richardson to undergo a comprehensive inspection last week. Richardon’s order […]

‘No Action’ not an option for Sands-Dorsey

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A report from a construction engineer indicates that the century-old Sands-Dorsey building is “a very real safety hazard in its current condition.” However, the report recommends that “the main facade and structural perimeter walls be stabilized and preserved.” Sections of the report, prepared by Sonya Cooper, a construction engineer […]

Local fire crews fight grass fires

By Kevin Wilson: QCS Interim Managing Editor Local fire departments spent most of Thursday afternoon fighting a pair of grass fires, with one burning approximately 1,800 acres but causing no injuries or major structural damage. Units were dispatched shortly after 1 p.m. about five miles south of Tucumcari near state highway 209. A grass fire […]