Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

City Board Rethinks Plans For Courthouse.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: Lloyd Jojola Journal Staff Writer

* Property owners appeal request to close alleys, street to public traffic

The city Development Review Board will rethink a request that includes the closure of some Downtown public alleys and a portion of a street as part of the construction of a new Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court building and parking garage.

The board in October approved a request by engineering firm Jeff Mortensen and Associates agents for the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court to close some public rights of way, including alleys and a portion of Slate NW, and a private easement to allow for the building of the new facilities. The courthouse will be between Lomas and Slate and Fourth and Fifth streets, while the parking structure will be built on property one block north. …

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