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62nd Transportation Engineering Conference
Join Us at the 62nd Transportation Engineering Conference, Las Cruces, NM

Join Us at the 62nd Transportation Engineering Conference, Las Cruces, NM

Canyon Rim Trail Project - Phase II
8 - 9:30 am, Thursday, April 20, 2017, Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 East University Avenue, Las Cruces, NM
This session describes the process and importance of a multi-mode transportation system for Los Alamos County. The development of the Canyon Rim Trail provides pedestrians, bicyclists, and residents with an attractive option for transportation and recreation. This trail system helps balance the city’s multi-modal transportation network by comfortably accommodating users to have a safe and efficient route from the Trinity Site Development to downtown Los Alamos, as well as other industries south of the airport. The trail is ADA complaint with scenic overlooks and accessible for emergency vehicles. The mountainous terrain and undeveloped site made ADA compliance a major concern and issue during the design and construction. 
  • Conrad Ley, PE, Project Engineer, Wilson & Company
  • Eric Martinez, PE, County Engineer, Los Alamos County
  • Michael Zamora, Project Manager, Star Paving Construction


Meet Our Presenter

Conrad Ley, PE, has worked on various transportation projects, which includes construction inspection, utility coordination, roadway design, traffic control design, signing and striping, NPDES plans, and cost estimates. He works closely with clients to understand project goals and community needs. He was the Project Manager for the Canyon Rim project.

Things You’ll Learn

  • ADA compliance on shared use paths
  • Demonstrate innovative practices of construction
  • Use of Federal Money for a local entity