Amazon building sortation center on the West Side

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Amazon is expanding its footprint in Bernalillo County.

In addition to its delivery center, Amazon is building a 270-thousand square foot sortation center off I-40 and Atrisco Vista.

County Commissioner Debbie O’Malley said the sortation center will bring 1,000 new jobs to the area.

"The minimum is $15 an hour," she said, referring to what workers will earn.

The sortation center is scheduled t reopen in 2021.