Cell tower built in community near Gallup

New Mexico News

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Cell phone service for a community on the Navajo Nation will be improved. Construction is complete on a new cell tower in Pinedale, about 15 miles east of Gallup.

Tribal leaders say the area has struggled with reliable cell and internet service for many years. The project received $32 million from the CARES Act. The Navajo Nation says as of Oct. 9, it has allocated all of the $714 million it received in federal coronavirus relief.

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