Santa Fe–Today, the New Mexico Department of Transportation announced that maintenance crews and office staff volunteers will be out in full force conducting litter pickup along the I-25 corridor from mile marker 263.20 (La Bajada) to mile marker 282.00 (St. Francis Drive Exit in Santa Fe).
Starting Thursday, April 19 – Saturday, April 21, motorists are advised to watch for maintenance crews and volunteers conducting litter pickup on I-25 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – weather permitting.
“We are dedicating the next three days to litter pickup on I-25 to provide for cleaner and safer roadsides, said Anthony Lujan, Deputy of Operations. You will see many NMDOT employees wearing bright reflective green safety vests over the next few days picking up trash along the Right-Of-Way, as we work to keep New Mexico roadsides beautiful.”
There will be lots of activity and additional truck traffic collecting the trash bags, motorists are advised to use caution and watch for workers in the area.
Drivers are urged to proceed with caution, watch for maintenance personnel in the area; observe message boards and reduce speed to the posted limit. Updates on this work will be posted on the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s road advisory website www.nmroads.com