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District 5

The District Five Engineer is responsible for the proper management of the day to day operations within the District. The District Engineer oversees a staff responsible for: roadway construction, roadway maintenance, engineering support, technical support, traffic operations, bridge maintenance, safety operations, equipment management, administration operations, quality management and public relations.

Paul Brasher, P.E., District Five Engineer  Office: 505-469-2194 or Email: Paul.Brasher@state.nm.us

Physical Address

7315 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87502

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 4127
Santa Fe, NM 87502


Business Management

The Business Manager oversees administrative and support operations within District Five.

Darren Casados, Business Manager Office: 505-699-8163 or Email:  Darren.casados@state.nm.us



The Construction Section is responsible for all new roadway projects ranging from rehabilitation, reconstruction, and/or upgrading.

Sally Reeves, P.E. Assistant District Engineer District Five Construction Offices Office: 505-467-9887or Email:  Sally.Reeves@state.nm.us


The Maintenance Section is responsible for maintaining all roadways within the District. This includes roadway rehabilitation, safety upgrades, fencing, vegetation/herbicide operations, signage and snow removal.

Kenneth Barnett, P.E. Assistant District Engineer District Five Maintenance Offices Office: 505-819-9260 or Email:   Kenneth.barnett@state.nm.us


The Engineering Support section oversees all operations within project design, technical support, traffic, and bridge.

David Quintana, P.E. Assistant District Engineer District Five Engineering Support Offices Office: 505-660-3654 or Email:   David.Quintana@state.nm.us