New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

One-way bypasses on U.S. Hwy. 281 to open this week

 

August 5, 2019

Map illustrating traffic flow during phase I of construction on U.S. Highway 281 through New Rockford

Preparation work for the U.S. Highway 281 project is nearing completion. This past week crews have worked to build the bypass entrances on both the north and south sides of town along U.S. Hwy. 281 in preparation for Phase I, which involves a 2 inch asphalt overlay on the highway.

At a construction meeting on Thursday, Aug. 1, Border States Paving noted that the bypasses would be paved beginning as early as today (Aug. 5) and completed later this week.

The bypasses are expected to open on Thursday, Aug. 8. At that time all traffic will be diverted off U.S. Hwy. 281 and onto the one-way byp...



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