About eight months of construction to improve the U.S. 550-Interstate 25 interchange in Bernalillo begins next week with two nights of lane closures on I-25.
On Monday night the northbound lanes will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., and the process repeats Tuesday night with the southbound lanes closed also from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
During the closures freeway traffic will be routed to the exit-entrance ramps leaving contractor crews free to work beneath the U.S. 550 overpass.
The $19 million project from I-25 to Camino del Pueblo in Bernalillo includes new access roads, turn restrictions, additional lanes and interchange signaling intended to offer some relief to commuter bottlenecks on the major connecting route to northern Rio Rancho.
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