Press release: City ARRA project construction completed

The City of Portales received funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 for landscaping enhancements to medians located on the Roosevelt County Courthouse Square perimeter, at the intersection of Boston Street and US 70, and on US 70 between East Lime Street and South Roosevelt Road Q. The grant agreement with the New Mexico Department of Transportation was executed on March 15, 2010. SRS Construction, Inc. was hired as the contractor beginning construction on April 6, 2010 and finishing construction on June 15, 2010.

The project included construction for landscaping and median enhancements. Drought resistant and colorful plant life including Chinese Pistache trees were placed in the medians including stamped cementing. The Courthouse Square perimeter landscaping included boulders and rock beds.

For more information, please contact the City of Portales at 575-356-6662 ext. 1024.