Unser Phase 2 Reconstruction

Project Manager: Bill Ladd
Office Phone: (505) 891-5032
E-Mail: bladd@rrnm.gov
Contract Company: Albuquerque Asphalt Inc.
Cost: $4,539,627.98 
Stage: Construction
Schedule: January 2021 - September 2021
unser phase 2
Phase 2 includes the reconstruction of Unser Boulevard from Southern Boulevard to the City limits. The project includes full pavement replacement, upgrading the curb ramps to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and new pavement markings. Additive alternates include a new road section connecting Wellspring Avenue to Westside Boulevard that will serve as detour route during project work and a permanent improvement that enhances traffic flow/connectivity in the area once project work is completed. 

Throughout construction, Unser Boulevard and access to businesses will remain open at all times.

To view the anticipated traffic control maps, click here

Business Public Input Meeting


Below is the information for the Business Public Input Meeting that will occur every two weeks for half an hour.

  • Go To Meeting information:
    • Unser Boulevard Business Public Input Meeting 
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United States: +1 (872) 240-3412

Access Code: 259-911-637

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  • Time: 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Dates:
    • January 25, 2021
    • February 8, 2021
    • February 22, 2021
    • March 8, 2021
    • March 22, 2021
    • April 5, 2021
    • April 19, 2021
    • May 3, 2021
    • May 17, 2021
    • May 31, 2021
    • June 14, 2021
    • June 28, 2021
    • July 12, 2021
    • July 26, 2021
    • August 9, 2021
    • August 23, 2021
    • September 6, 2021
    • September 20, 2021

​Construction Schedule


Road work begins January 4, 2021 and continues through September 2021. Construction will be Monday-Friday and weekends and evening hours as needed. Business and residential entrances will be open at all times.
  • Sequence One: (January-February 2021), Work Days/Work Hours: Mon – Fri, 7am-5pm (Occasional Weekend Operations)
  • Work Performed
    19th St Detour – will be constructed from Westside Blvd to Vargas Rd
    Wellspring Ave Detour – Wellspring Ave will be extended to connect to Westside Blvd
    Unser Blvd – Reconstruction of the bike path from Wellspring Ave to Black Arroyo
    Unser Blvd – The existing median will be removed and detour paving will be placed to facilitate phases 2-5
    Unser Blvd - Mill and inlay asphalt from Wellspring Ave to the City Limits
    Unser Blvd/Wellspring Ave – Mill and inlay asphalt in the intersection

  • Sequence Two: (February-May 2021), Work Days/Work Hours: Mon – Fri, 7am-7am (Occasional Weekend Operations)
  • Work Performed from Southern Blvd to Westside Blvd – Northbound Traffic lanes
    Unser Blvd – Reconstruction of the bike path from Southern Blvd to Westside Blvd
    Unser Blvd – Replacement of curb and gutter, sidewalk, and valley gutter
    Unser Blvd – Full depth roadway replacement

  • Sequence Three: (May-July 2021), Work Days/Work Hours: Mon – Fri, 7am-7am (Occasional Weekend Operations)
  • Work Performed from Southern Blvd to Westside Blvd – Southbound Traffic Lanes
    Unser Blvd – Replacement of curb and gutter, sidewalk, and valley gutter
    Unser Blvd – Full depth roadway replacement 

  • Sequence Four: (July-August 2021), Work Days/Work Hours: Mon – Fri, 7am-7am (Occasional Weekend Operations)
  • Work Performed from Westside Blvd to Wellspring Ave – Southbound Traffic Lanes
    Unser Blvd – Replacement of curb and gutter, sidewalk, and valley gutter
    Unser Blvd – Full depth roadway replacement

  • Sequence Five: (August-September 2021), Work Days/Work Hours: Mon – Fri, 7am-7am (Occasional Weekend Operations)
  • Work Performed from Westside Blvd to Wellspring Ave – Northbound Traffic Lanes
    Unser Blvd – Reconstruction of the bike path from Westside Blvd to Wellspring Ave
    Unser Blvd – Replacement of curb and gutter, sidewalk, and valley gutter
    Unser Blvd – Full depth roadway replacement
    Unser Blvd – Placement of traffic signs and permanent traffic markings
This project is funded via 2020 G.O. Bond dollars. Thank you, Rio Rancho voters!
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