Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Road Engineer Sees No Hope for Reviving Bridge.

Byline: Arley Sanchez Journal Staff Writer

Local Officials Ask About Alternatives

State Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn would be willing to meet with Valencia County officials to discuss transportation problems, but there appears to be little chance that the defunct bridge project can be revived, District 3 Engineer Steve Harris said.

Sen. Michael Sanchez, D-Belen, and Valencia County Commission Chairwoman Alicia Aguilar have both called for a meeting with Rahn to discuss Rahn's recent killing of the bridge project because of "lack of unified support from local governments."

Aguilar and Sanchez have questioned whether Rahn had the authority to cancel the project without legislative approval. …

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