Walking Albuquerque More Safely Would be Enchanting
Photo-essay Update on Work Along 2nd Street to Valle de Oro NWR
In case you haven’t had the chance or don’t often make it down to the new and exciting Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge happenings along 2nd St. in the deep South Valley, here’s a look at the goings-on. The multi-million dollar project already pleasantly reflects the kind of amenities befitting your federal dollars in action.
Here’s the stretch of 2nd Street from Rio Bravo Blvd (NM-500) running south to Valle de Oro. We’ve shown in red the multi-use path segment already in place, via County dollars, from Prosperity Avenue to the South Diversion Channel:
One associated feature of the project is AMAFCA’s work in providing a lovely flood control acequia along the road, multi-use path, and drain running south toward the Wildlife Refuge. Looking closely, you’ll see that the multi-use path could use some physical separation from 2nd Street, and that might be still in the offing: