Records Custodian – New Mexico Department of Transportation

Records Custodian – New Mexico Department of Transportation
1350 Alta Vista, South Building 5
Santa Fe, NM 87501


Web site: NM DOT Records Custodian

Institution Type: Government agency


Description: NM DOT’s Records Custodian has microfilm copies of all the original project files, dating from the 1920s to the present, for contracted road and highway construction in New Mexico. Each file contains design elements, environmental assessments, bid letting information, correspondence between contractors and the State Highway Department/DOT, change orders, right-of-way documentation indicating land purchases, and the final “as-built” plan sets.

Regions Covered: Route 66 in New Mexico

Type of Materials: Highway plans and associated documentation

Time Periods: 20th and 21st centuries


Facility Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm; please see website for information on how to request access to files, and to set up an appointment.

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