Federal Approval of Santa Rosa-Laguna Shortcut

This article documents the New Mexico State Highway Commission requesting the U. S. Bureau of Public Roads to designate the Santa Rosa and Laguna cut-offs as federal aid highways. The article points out the role of the Central Avenue bridge across the Rio Grande as a key part of the cut-off decision.

Document Type: Newspaper Article
Historical Event: Major Transportation Facilities
Sub Event: Route 66
Origin: Albuquerque Journal
Date: July 15, 1931
Author: Not Cited
Permission: Public Domain
Contributor: Roger Zimmerman
Albuquerque Historical Society

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