At first glance, it might appear that Girard Blvd. is having its skinny bike lane fixed, but that job is, at least for now, not the reason for the lane closure northbound.
Girard Looking South, 11.5.17
While the infamous skinny lane is now covered in a thin layer of construction-related dirt, the work at present looks to be exclusively improved curbs and driveways along this northbound stretch. Looking through the online schematics for this section from the Girard Complete Streets Project website, I don’t see any mention of curb/driveway work, but, then again, I’m not very adept at looking through such schematics.
We’ll see if the removal of that layer of construction dirt is lifted along with the skinny lane striping. If anyone from Albuquerque Department of Municipal Development wants to chime in with further details and time frames, please do.
Girard at Constitution, 11.5.17
Meanwhile, in a manner of speaking ala A.R.T. construction, one might construe the entire northbound lane of Girard as de facto bike lane, a spacious, if thin layer of dirt covered, thirteen or so feet. At least for a while.