Today, we celebrated a great man that has provide services to the Ramah Navajo People for the past 2 ½ years. Mr. Joe Sanchez, P.E. has been our Ramah Navajo Department of Transportation Director/Engineer since BIA has transferred the old Roads Department Yard and the Transportation Program over to Ramah Navajo Chapter Office of Grants and Contracts in 2015.
Mr. Sanchez has upgraded various different equipment to improve the roadways for our community, he has also upgraded the road yard department with up to date technology and a new network infrastructure.
Overall, he has trained and taught our RNDOT crew and personnel important lessons on transportation. As we are saddened by this sudden change. We wish Mr. Sanchez the best in his endeavors and thank him for his services for our transportation department, our organization, and our community!
The RNDOT announced that road work will be 1.5 miles on BIA Rt. 122 during July 11-28, 2017 to repair pothole and damage road surface. Work hours are from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Motorist are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs and flaggers, use extreme caution and be cautious of personnel in the road repair area. Heavy Equipment will be used during the road repair.
Motorist patient during this work repair is appreciated. Any concerns please call RNDOT Office at (505) 775-3264 ask for Jonathan Henio, Rds. Foreman or Joe Sanchez, PE/Director.
Replacement of an existing cattle guard at North Access to BIA 195: The old cattle guard that was replaced was falling apart and had timbers installed for a foundation. The new cattle guard at an existing location has a new modern concrete foundation and modern steel crossing beams. The new cattle guard meets ACPA material properties and made in America criteria. BIA 195 is a School Bus Route.