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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.

Habib Abi-Khalil, P.E., District Five Engineer (Acting) Office: 505-995-7710 


Physical Address
7315 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87502

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

Toll Free: 1-800-388-6630

Business Management

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

Brian Ainsworth, Business Manager Office: 505-995-7718 brian.ainsworth@state.nm.us


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

Paul Brasher, P.E. Assistant District Engineer District Five Construction Offices Office: 505-995-7712 Paul.Brasher@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.

David Martinez P.E., Assistant District Engineer-Maintenance Office:505-995-7714 david.j.martinez@state.nm.us


The Assistant District Engineer for engineering support oversees all operations within project design, technical support, traffic, and bridge.

Habib Abi-Khalil, P.E. Assistant District Engineer District Five Engineering Offices Office: 505-995-7930