Jan. 6 Storm Closure Update

Updates about City services and closures related to the winter storm on Jan. 6.


Flights were delayed this morning but everything is now fully operational. Roads leading into the Sunport are open. 

Senior Affairs

Centers (Senior, Multigenerational, & Sports & Fitness) are currently open; lunch will be served and centers will close at 1 p.m.


County sites are closed; all other mealsites are open with the exception of Tijeras and Whispering Pines.

Home-delivered meals are currently being delivered; if a driver is unable to make it to a residence due to road conditions, a call will be made to inform the citizen and explain they should eat their frozen or shelf-stable meal.

Transportation routes are cancelled for anyone not picked up yet.

Family & Community Services 

Each of the four Health and Social Centers and all 22 Community Centers have been shut down at this time due to weather. All 22 Community Centers are currently on standby to reopen as warming centers if necessary.

Solid Waste

Trash and Recycling Collection has been cancelled today due to inclement weather. It has been pushed back to tomorrow, Saturday, Jan. 7.


The City of Albuquerque Transit Department/ABQ RIDE is still on normal operating hours for its fixed route and Sun Van bus service. However, expect delays in service on most routes due to icy and sometimes snow packed roads.

Cultural Services

The City of Albuquerque's cultural attractions are closed today.  This includes the ABQ BioPark's Zoo, Aquarium, Botanic Garden and Tingley Beach, Albuquerque Museum, Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum, all Public Libraries in the City and Bernalillo County, KiMo Theatre and South Broadway Cultural Center.  

Animal Welfare

All shelters are closed today. Intake and After Hours Reclaim are still available to the public.