Solid Waste Management Department Begins Construction at Convenience Centers

Albuquerque New MexicoAlbuquerque, NM – The City’s Solid Waste Management Department will spend approximately $850,000 to renovate Albuquerque New Mexico solid wasteEagle Rock and Montessa Park Convenience Centers to extend both centers’ longevity and to improve the customer experience. Construction will begin this fall and winter and is expected to be complete this upcoming winter and spring, respectively.


The renovation will take place in four phases:

  • Phases I and II, Eagle Rock Convenience Center, October 3, 2016 through December 2016
  • Phases III and IV, Montessa Park Convenience Center, January 2017 through March 2017


“Under Mayor Berry’s leadership, the Solid Waste Management Department is reinvesting in key facilities to ensure the customer experience is the best it possibly can be and that the waste generated within city limits can be appropriately disposed of,” said John Soladay, Solid Waste Management Department Director.  “This project will extend the life of these key convenience centers.”

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Renovations are needed at these solid waste facilities to support the level of service they provide daily. The centers will remain open throughout construction, but delays are to be expected. Total construction duration is expected to be 180 days.


What Customers Need To Know:

  • Centers will remain open throughout construction, although at reduced capacity.
  • Expect delays within the Convenience Centers.
  • Please consider using other Convenience Centers as necessary.
  • Please read and follow all signage for the quickest visit.
  • No trailers will be allowed at Eagle Rock during Phase I construction. Please use Montessa Park instead.
  • No trailers will be allowed at Montessa Park during Phase IV construction.  Please use Eagle Rock instead.


The Solid Waste Management Department has awarded the contract to Weil Construction at a cost of $841,635.40.


For more information call 311, TTY 711, or visit www.cabq.gov/solidwaste

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