Non-essential City of Albuquerque services closed Tuesday

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Due to inclement weather conditions the City of Albuquerque has announced that city non-essential services and offices are closed on Tuesday, Oct. 27. In a Tweet, Mayor Tim Keller states that essential personnel are required to contact their department director or other appropriate supervisors in order to determine their work schedule.

As temperatures are freezing and snowfall has impacted the city, the mayor encourages residents to limit travel. The City of Albuquerque Municipal Development Department has 30 sanding and plowing trucks on the road in order to clear icy roads.

APS reports that campus activities and in-person classes are canceled on Tuesday and classes will be on a full remote learning day. UNM and CNM have also canceled all on-campus activities.

All Bernalillo County offices and courts are closed today as well. However, Bernalillo County voting locations are still open.

Residential and commercial trash and recycling pickup has been canceled on Tuesday. Additionally, the three Solid Waste Department Convenience Centers will be closed to the public. This means services will be delayed one day.

All ABQ Ride fixed routes and Sun Vans are now running with the exception of both ART routes 776 and 777 due to snow and ice on Central. ABQ Ride says that #790-ARTx service is running and is asking those who need to travel on Central to use Route #66.

Additional information can be found by contacting 311.

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