Transportation proves worrisome

Russell Anglin Whilst checking out the March of Dimes car show Saturday, I was reminded of the fascination we Americans have with our methods of transportation. Of course, when I think of travel, danger is the next word to enter my mind. I don’t think there has been a method of transportation I have taken […]

Second Street project begins

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun City officials, state transportation officials and State Rep. Dennis Roch were on hand Monday for the groundbreaking of the Second Street Project, which includes paving and new water lines. “With this project we begin to see, locally, the benefits of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act,” Roch said. “When […]

I-40 construction will cause speed to be reduced to 45mp

By QCS Staff The New Mexico Department of Transportation is reducing the speed limit to 45 mph on Interstate 40 west of Tucumcari because of paving work, according to a press release. The construction area is between the Paloma (Stuckey’s) and the Tucumcari West exit, the release said. There also will be lane closures on […]

Glenrio Visitor Center closed temporarily

By Q The New Mexico Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that the Glenrio Rest Area & Visitor Information Center

Road funds OKed for Quay County

By QCS Staff The New Mexico Transportation Commission announced Friday it had approved over $26 million on Thursday to assist local governments in road improvements, according to a DOT press release. In Quay County almost $850,000 was approved for county, school and municipal roads.The DOT’s District 4 Local Government Road Fund Breakdowns for Quay County […]

03-17-2007: Community Notes

City commission to attend groundbreaking Tucumcari’s City Commission will be attending a groundbreaking ceremony at the Glen Rio Visitors Center at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, followed by Department of Transportation (DOT) reception at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Pow Wow Restaruant and a state Transportation Commission meeting meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

Construction to begin on 1-40

Fisher Sand and Gravel of Albuquerque is the low bidder for the reconstruction of I-40 between Newkirk and Tucumcari, according to New Mexico Transportation Secretary Rhonda Faught. Construction will begin after the Department of Transportation finalizes the contract and completes a two month review process. This project is one of more than 40 transportation and […]