Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Trail Winds Past Big I Work.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: Patrick Armijo Journal Staff Writer

Detour Keeps Bikes, Runners on the Move

Big I construction teams have opened a one-mile detour of the Paseo del Nordeste Recreational Trail, running along the storm water diversion channels near the interstates.

While bicyclists, rollerbladers and runners appreciate efforts to keep the trail open during Big I reconstruction, the detour got mixed reviews from trail users Friday.

"The section along University probably won't be passable when it rains. There's already a lot of mud there from the rain last night, and when it pours the mud looks like it's really going to come down from the slope next to it," said Terry Tombaugh. …

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