infrastructure

Are New Mexico bridges safe?

124 Views  Â 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

Navajo Nation to consider another round of hardship assistance checks

41 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Navajo Nation members can possibly expect another round of hardship checks in the coming weeks. The Navajo Nation received a little more than $2 billion from the American Rescue Plan Act earlier this year. A large portion of that money has been set aside for key

Albuquerque’s changing landscape threatens key balloon landing zones

46 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Since the first gathering of 13 balloons in 1972 to the hundreds planning to participate in this year’s event, the Balloon Fiesta has grown tremendously over the years. But so has Albuquerque, meaning there are substantially fewer places for the world-famous balloons to land.

Gov. Lujan Grisham signs emergency declaration for Roswell

98 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency for the City of Roswell. Last Wednesday, she had signed similar orders for Lincoln and Chaves counties following severe flooding.