Utilities

The Utilities Section mission is to uphold agreements, policies and forms utilized by the NMDOT to oversee and accommodate utilities on highway right of ways.

Richard Pena, State Utility Engineer
505-670-9515
Richard.Pena@state.nm.us

Vacant, Utility Section Manager

Location:
1120 Cerrillos Rd. Rm 207/208
Santa Fe, NM 87504

District 1

Freddie Chavez, Acting Utility Coordinator
505-469-9913
Freddie.Chavez@state.nm.us

District 2

Bobby Salazar, Acting Utility Coordinator
505-469-8423
Bobby.Salazar@state.nm.us

District 3

Bobby Salazar, Utility Coordinator
505-469-8423
Bobby.Salazar@state.nm.us

District 4

Curtis Salazar, Acting Utility Coordinator
505-629-9296
Curtis.Salazar@state.nm.us

District 5

Curtis Salazar, Utility Coordinator
505-629-9296
Curtis.Salazar@state.nm.us

District 6

Freddie Chavez, Utility Coordinator 
505-469-9913
Freddie.Chavez@state.nm.us

State-wide Tribal / Local Gov’t Utility Coordinator

Michael E Martinez, Tribal / Local Gov’t Utility Coordinator
505-490-2617
michael.e.martinez@state.nm.us

Related Links

  • NMDOT Permits
  • Utility Coordination – NMDOT engineers along with other NMDOT employees to identify utilities within highway project boundaries and coordinate necessary transferring of these facilities to facilitate highway construction affairs.
  • Subsurface Engineering (SUE) – an engineering system that identifies and evaluates any risks associated with underground utilities throughout the development of highway engineering.
  • Buy America –