Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Tips on getting to opera safely and soundly.(Final)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

SANTA FE -- With major road construction on U.S. 84/285, the New Mexico State Highway and Transportation Department, the U.S. 84/285 project team and the Santa Fe Opera are taking steps to help motorists enter and exit the opera safely during the 2003 season, which opens Friday, June 27.

Construction is under way from the N.M. 599 exit north of Santa Fe to south of Pojoaque.

Before performances, a message board on northbound U.S. 84/285 will remind through traffic to stay in the right lane so that opera traffic may use the left lane to enter the Santa Fe Opera. Following performances, a message board on southbound U.S. 84/285 will direct through traffic to use the left lane so opera traffic may use the right lane to exit and go south. …

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