Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Eldorado-Area Work to Begin.(Final)

Byline: Lloyd Jojola Journal Staff Writer

The first wave of improvements aimed at transforming the Juan Tabo and Montgomery intersection area into a more walkable "activity center" will begin this week.

A ground-breaking for the city's Eldorado Crossing project took place Thursday.

City Councilor Greg Payne said area merchants, residents, Eldorado High School representatives and others began meeting to discuss how to improve the intersection area more than two years ago.

"It came out of the city's 'centers and corridors' concept, where we revitalize or redesign different parts of town to make them a little more pedestrian-friendly and stimulate economic activities in those areas," Payne said. …

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