Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Montano To Stay 2 Lanes.

Byline: Olivier Uyttebrouck Journal Staff Writer

* City Council votes to finish West Side road projects before widening river crossing

The Montano Bridge will remain a two-lane corridor until the city makes "substantial progress" toward several major West Side road improvements, according to a measure Albuquerque councilors approved Monday.

The measure, approved 8-1, directs the city to move forward with millions of dollars in West Side projects, including completion of Unser NW to the Sandoval County line. The city then would consider widening Montano to four lanes.

Councilor Hess Yntema cast the lone vote against the measure, saying he opposed any bill that would lead to a four-lane Montano Bridge. …

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