SHIPROCK — The New Mexico Department of Transportation is holding public meetings at the Beclabito and Shiprock Chapter Houses today.
    The Beclabito meeting is at 2 p.m., and the Shiprock meeting is at 5 p.m.
    The department invites the general public to comment on local road conditions and safety. It also will report on the most recent road safety audits conducted on U.S. Highway 64 near Shiprock High School and Beclabito Chapter House and store access route.
    The department is seeking comment and suggestions on how to improve these roadways.
    For more information, contact Larry Ute Joe, senior planner for the Navajo Division of Transportation, at 505-368-1536 or