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Are New Mexico bridges safe?

320 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – If you live in Gallup you know County Road 43. It’s an unpaved shortcut locals use to avoid traffic congestion. Each day hundreds of motorists cross the Rio Puerco on a rickety aluminum structure known as bridge # 8085. However, if you knew the history

Survey shows New Mexico needs about $5B to fix roads

229 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico would need about $5 billion to fix roads in critical need of improvement according to the latest study by A National Transportation Research Nonprofit (TRIP). Every year the nonprofit looks at road and bridge conditions, congestion, and traffic fatalities and calculates the cost