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50-Mile Loop: 2018 Construction Update

Project to connect the existing Piedras Marcadas Park Trail to the Paseo del Norte Trail.

The City of Albuquerque, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration and the New Mexico Department of Transportation, has contracted with Star Paving Company to construct Segment 8 of the 50-Mile Activity Loop, which is Albuquerque's 50-mile multi-use trail and bikeway path.

Traffic Information

The contractor will be providing traffic control for the duration of the project. Please slow down and be prepared to the changing traffic patterns.

Purpose & Need for the Project

The 50-Mile Activity Loop benefits quality of life and health and wellness for locals with opportunities for economic development, tourism and possible events, such as a 50-mile or Century ride and charity walks. The 50-Mile Activity Loop is 94 percent complete.

Project Description

This project will complete Segment 8 of the 50-Mile Activity Loop, from Coors and Eagle Ranch to the Paseo del Norte trail.

Proposed improvements: trail, intersection improvements, signing & striping. Multi-use trail crossing at Coors Boulevard and Eagle Ranch Road. The project will connect the existing Piedras Marcadas Park Trail to the Paseo del Norte Trail.

Project Funding and Schedule

The project is federally funded. Construction is scheduled from April to August of 2018, with completion of fall 2018.

More Information

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