But Charlie Trujillo , deputy secretary of planning and design for New Mexico Highway and Transportation Department , said rerouting N.M. 50 around the site is low on the department's to-do list
said a 1996 study showed that such a project would cost more than $12 million , which means it would likely cost a lot more today.
It is not a priority issue for us , Trujillo
said.It is not something we believe meets the transportation needs of the state.Considering our lack of resources , we just can't see bumping this to the top..
Congress established Glorieta National Battlefield in 1990 and added it to the Pecos National Historical Park.It is one of 38 Civil War battlefields in the National Park System and one of only three such battlefields west of the Mississippi.