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Cookes Peak West Mine Safeguard Project – Phase I

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Cookes Peak West mine Safeguard Project


The Cookes Peak West Mine Safeguard Project – Phase I area is approximately 20 miles north of the town of Deming, in Luna County, New Mexico. The project area is on BLM land in Sections 14 and 23 of Township 20 South, Range 9 West (USGS 7.5’ Dwyer SE and OK Canyon Quadrangles).

This project involved the following work:

  • Construction of two horizontal bat gates at shafts;
  • Construction of a bat gate placed inside a corrugated steel pipe culvert at one adit;
  • Backfilling of one pit.
NEPA Public Meetings/Notices
Notice Type Date & Time Type of Meeting Attendance List
Public Notice February 18, 2014, 4:30-6:30 PM Public Meeting  
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Images of the Project

Administrative and Technical Questions and/or Comments
Administrative: Joann George @ 505.476.3430 or e-mail
Technical: Mike Tompson @ 505.476.3427 or e-mail


Completion of Contract

Year Completed: 2015
Project Engineer:
 Michael Tompson, P.E.
Project Manager: Randall Armijo/Erin Marynak