Area road construction and closure information for this week:
• Curry County continues to patch potholes on roads throughout the county. Grading and renovation will start on Curry Road AI from Curry Road 12 and Curry Road 13 in Melrose this week.
• Beginning Tuesday, North Thornton Street will be closed between Llano Estacado and Wilhite Road (Curry Road K) for about two weeks, according to roadbuilders K. Barnett & Sons.
The road will be closed to all through traffic while crews install a water line.
Motorists will need to seek an alternate route.
State and Federal
• Constructors Inc. has suspended all work on First and Second streets in Portales due to cold weather conditions and will be resuming on March 4.