Cochiti Mine Safeguard Project

The Cochiti Mine Safeguard Project was located on private and public land approximately 10 miles northeast of Cochiti Lake in Sandoval County, New Mexico. The project involved backfilling six adits and three shafts as well as constructing bat gate structures at three additional mine openings. A cable net closure was also constructed and a fence was constructed around a glory hole.

The contractor was the Smith Construction Company of Albuquerque, NM.

Year Completed: 1999
Cost: $114,118.52
Project Engineer: John Kretzmann, P.E.
Project Manager: Raymond Rodarte

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