New Mexico

Wilson Middle School Renovation/Addition

The Albuquerque Public Schools retained Huitt-Zollars to expand and update the existing 60-year-old main building at Wilson Middle School. This project upgraded and expanded the classrooms, the administration suite, and the associated support spaces which include student restrooms, teacher's lounge, custodial, and storage rooms. Existing classrooms were enlarged to meet PSFA standards for middle schools. Student restrooms were also upgraded to comply with accessibility requirements. Interior finishes are durable and easily maintained, typical for school environments.

Cabezon Wastewater Treatment Plant Reservoir and Booster Station

Huitt-Zollars is providing construction design and management services for a new 3 MG concrete reservoir and new 6 MGD water reuse system booster station located at the Cabezon Wastewater Treatment Plant #6. The construction of the 3 MG reuse storage tank includes a concrete foundation, inlet piping, outlet piping, overflow and drain lines, and special coatings for protection.

La Barranca Sanitary Sewer Main

Huitt-Zollars provided design engineering for a sanitary sewer main running from Wastewater Treatment #3, up the La Barranca Arroyo, to Paseo Gateway master plan area with a future connection to the City Center. The effort included coordination with the Army Corp of Engineers, New Mexico Department of Transportation, and SSCAFCA.

Uptown Transfer Center

Huitt-Zollars provided design and construction phase services for the Uptown Transfer Center, located in a large retail and commercial area of Albuquerque known as Uptown. The project serves as a route and neighborhood collector. The project not only provides the opportunity for mixed-use transit-oriented development, but also has begun to form a pedestrian-friendly circulation system, connecting the existing retail and office developments in the area.

Municipally Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) Program

Huitt-Zollars currently provides services for the NMDOT Drainage Section for Phase 1 and Phase II MS4s, including: revising SWMPs to comply with EPA permit requirements; attending meetings with MS4 co-permittees; attending meetings with NMED and other agencies; revising the NPDES Manual as required by EPA permit language, including Low Impact/Green Infrastructure (LID/GI) measures; participating in LID/GI meetings with stakeholders, and finishing tasks assigned to the NMDOT; participating in Storm Water Quality team (SWQT) meetings for public outreach; keeping updated with EPA correspondenc

Western Hills Drive and Nicklaus Drive Reconstruction

Huitt-Zollars provided preliminary and final design plans and construction documents for 15,000 LF of water and roadway improvements. The existing water main was removed and replaced for the entire length of roadway. Residential service lines to existing water meters were removed and replaced, connecting to the new water main. Huitt-Zollars distributed more than 300 public information flyers and conducted a public meeting to discuss the project with residents and field questions regarding the proposed improvements.

Southern Boulevard Reconstruction

The project purpose involved eliminating cut-through traffic traveling to and from three significant destinations within an area of approximately 1.02 miles. The project improves motoring safety along the Southern Boulevard corridor between Juan Tabo and Eubank Boulevards by addressing speeding, illegal U-turns, heavy congestion during peak periods, and parking in the median. The project involved shifting the eastbound lane of Southern Boulevard north, reducing the median to 34 feet, and the addition of three signalized intersections. Depressing the medians provided curb openings that provi

Wellspring Avenue

Huitt-Zollars completed the design of a four-lane collector road which connects to two major arterials, Unser Boulevard and Westside Boulevard, and serves as entry for the new Presbyterian Hospital. The road right-of-way contains water, sewer, and storm drain piping sized to serve approximately 145 acres of commercial, office, and institutional land use, and to provide access to a proposed 1,000,000-SF Lifestyle Center.