Local government agencies have laid out their requests for funding for various capital projects in their Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plans for 2024-28.

The projects include flood prevention, wastewater infrastructure, roads and more.

These local agencies will be asking the New Mexico Legislature for millions of dollars over the next several years for infrastructure improvements.

 

City of Belen

  • Wastewater treatment plant planning: $2 million
  • North interchange construction: $15 million; $500,000 to complete planning and design
  • City flood improvements; Eagle Park pond: $700,000
  • VRECC communication upgrades: $2 million
  • Road improvements: $8 million

 

Village of Bosque Farms

  • Wastewater treatment clarifier and sludge processing: $5 million
  • Arsenic removal system: $60,000
  • Fire and police station renovation: $20,000
  • Police station addition: $1.5 million
  • Road construction: $1.6 million

 

Village of Los Lunas

  • Interstate 25 interchange and bridge construction: $31.9 million
  • Central Railpark utility extension: $2.3 million
  • South transportation center station parking: $350,000
  • Parks and recreation activity vans: $120,000
  • New Mexico 6 (Main Street) sound barrier wall: $1.2 million

 

Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District

  • Bernalillo to Belen levee: $770,000
  • Socorro Main Canal north channel lining project: $8 million
  • Alameda/Loretta intersection project: $300,000
  • Traffic control devices security: $200,000
  • Albuquerque Main Canal lining project: $800,000

 

City of Rio Communities

  • Police department complex: $3,350,000
  • City Hall multi-purpose complex: $2,165,000
  • Parks and open space assessment plan: $2,550,000
  • Storm water and drainage infrastructure project: $4 million
  • Streetlights: $2,350,000

 

Town of Peralta

  • Peralta Fire Department: $5 million
  • Fire facilities: $400,000
  • Recreation/park improvements: $350,000
  • Traffic/roadway improvements: $500,000
  • Purchase of public works equipment: $150,000

 

Valencia County

  • New Jarales fire station: $2 million
  • Highland Meadows community/senior center: $750,000
  • Multi-use parks in Valencia County plan: $1 million
  • Valencia County flood protection plan: $1.5 million
  • Social economic plan flooding: $150,000

 

Valencia County Older Americans Program

  • Del Rio Senior Center construction renovations, Phase III: $850,000
  • Belen Senior Center outdoor COVID expansion: $250,000
  • Meadow Lake Center kitchen equipment: $200,000
  • Highland Meadows kitchen equipment: $150,000
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