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  • October

    Three Trails Lead to Santa Fe … and Corps Projects

    Attendees at the All Trails Lead to Santa Fe Conference had the opportunity to visit one of the lesser-known projects in the Albuquerque District, Galisteo Dam. The conference was the first ever joint conference of three important trail associations and took place in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  • Agencies Collaborate to Save Culvert, Road and Money

    The 2012 monsoonal rain season brought runoff which carred debris, choking the culvert under Galisteo Dam's access road. Safety concerns prompted the District to save the road. However the necessary fix wasn’t going to be cheap, especially in this era of budget belt-tightening.
  • April

    Remnants of U.S.’s Oldest Highway Crosses Corps’ Galisteo Project

    Route 66 may have its kicks, but a dusty, mostly hidden and sporadic trail winding its way from Mexico City to Santa Fe, N.M. is still king, as the oldest of the Southwest highway systems. For 400 years, El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, the nation’s oldest and longest “highway,” was the only road into New Mexico and the Southwest, bringing thousands of settlers from Mexico and Spain into the region.