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  • NDOT issues Mount Charleston Travel Advisory
    2012-12-27 Damon Hodge (702) 385-6509 NDOT issues Mount Charleston Travel Advisory LAS VEGAS – Due to high traffic volumes at Mount Charleston and an ongoing construction project by the U.S. Forest Service on State Route 158 (Deer Creek), the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is issuing a trav
  • NDOT Enacts New Year’s-Related Restrictions, Closures
    2012-12-26 Damon Hodge (702) 385-6509 NDOT Enacts New Year’s-Related Restrictions, Closures LAS VEGAS – Upwards of 300,000 people are expected to celebrate New Year’s in Las Vegas, with many of them bringing it in on the Las Vegas Strip. To help make the event safe, the Nevada Department of Transportat
  • U.S. Forest Service Re-Opens SR 158
    2012-12-24 Ranya Botros (702) 385-6504 U.S. Forest Service Re-Opens SR 158 Las Vegas – The U.S. Forest Service has re-opened SR 158.  Motorists may now access Mount Charleston via SR 158.  On Thursday, Dec. 27, SR 158 will be closed for the continuation of paving, grading and other construction adjacen
  • NDOT to Close U.S. 95 On-Ramp, Lane for Repair Project
    2012-12-20 Damon Hodge (702) 385-6509 NDOT to Close U.S. 95 On-Ramp, Lane for Repair Project LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Department of Transportation is will close the Casino Center on-ramp to northbound U.S. 95 and the No. 3 lane (far right lane) on northbound U.S. 95 between Las Vegas Boulevard and the I-
  • U.S. Forest Service to Close SR158 until Christmas Day
    2012-12-18 Damon Hodge (702) 385-6509 U.S. Forest Service to Close SR158 until Christmas Day LAS VEGAS – Effective immediately, the Nevada Department of Transportation will allow the U.S. Forest Service to close State Route 158 (Deer Creek Road) until Christmas day. The closure is necessary to ensure p
  • Ramp, Lanes to Close on U.S. 95 for Barrier Rail Repair
    2012-12-06 Damon Hodge (702) 385-6509 Ramp, Lanes to Close on U.S. 95 for Barrier Rail Repair LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Department of Transportation will initiate nighttime lane closures throughout the week on southbound U.S. 95 between Eastern Avenue and Charleston Boulevard to repair damaged barrier rai
  • NDOT to Close Lanes on I-15 for Graffiti Removal Project
    2012-12-06 Damon Hodge (702) 385-6509 NDOT to Close Lanes on I-15 for Graffiti Removal Project LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Department of Transportation will close three southbound lanes on I-15 from Charleston Boulevard to Spring Mountain Road in order to remove graffiti from an overhead sign just before Sp
  • Winter Parking Restrictions in Effect at Mount Charleston
    2012-11-29 Damon Hodge (702) 385-6509 Winter Parking Restrictions in Effect at Mount Charleston LAS VEGAS – In advance of the winter travel season at Mount Charleston, the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will implement parking restrictions from December 2012 through March 2013. The restricti
  • Roadside Political Signs Need to be Removed by Dec. 6
    2012-11-29 Damon Hodge (702) 385-6509 Roadside Political Signs Need to be Removed by Dec. 6 LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Department of Transportation is reminding politicians, political candidates and property owners that all political signs posted near state roads need to be removed by Dec. 6. Per state law
  • Lane Restrictions in Effect on I-15 near Primm
    2012-10-30 Damon Hodge (702) 385-6509 Lane Restrictions in Effect on I-15 near Primm LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Department of Transportation has implemented daytime lane restrictions on northbound I-15 as part of its repaving project from the Nevada/California state line to the Sloan Interchange. The dayti
  • Mount Charleston Lane Restrictions in Effect This Week
    2012-11-19 Damon Hodge (702) 385-6509 Mount Charleston Lane Restrictions in Effect This Week LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Department of Transportation will implement road restrictions at Mount Charleston to facilitate several projects on State Route 158 (SR158). NDOT will conduct blasting operations for an e
  • Moana Lane Diverging Diamond Interchange Readies To Open with Twitter Countdown
    2012-11-19 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 Moana Lane Diverging Diamond Interchange Readies To Open with Twitter Countdown As construction of Nevada’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) at Interstate 580 and Moana Lane nears completion by Thanksgiving Day, the Nevada Department of Transportation and p
  • Mt. Charleston Lane Restrictions in Effect This Weekend
    2012-11-15 Damon Hodge (702) 385-6509 Mt. Charleston Lane Restrictions in Effect This Weekend LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Department of Transportation will implement road restrictions at Mount Charleston to facilitate several projects on State Route 158 (SR158). NDOT will conduct blasting operations for an
  • LV Blvd Lanes to be Restricted for Drilling Project
    2012-11-13 Damon Hodge (702) 385-6509 LV Blvd Lanes to be Restricted for Drilling Project LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Department of Transportation will implement northbound and southbound lane restrictions on Las Vegas Boulevard for a drilling project Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 14-16. The project area str
  • NDOT Director Susan Martinovich Named White House Champion of Change
    2012-07-30 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 NDOT Director Susan Martinovich Named White House Champion of Change On Tuesday, July 31, 2012, the White House will honor leaders who have devoted their time and efforts to helping their communities reach new heights through transportation innovation. Transportatio
  • NDOT Director Honored at Contractors’ Luncheon
    2012-10-24 Damon Hodge (702) 385-6509 NDOT Director Honored at Contractors’ Luncheon LAS VEGAS – Rudy Malfabon, director of the Nevada Department of Transportation, received the J.A. Tiberti Spirit Award during the Las Vegas chapter of the Associated General Contractors and the Nevada Contractors Assoc
  • NDOT Safety Engineer Jaime Tuddao Receives AASHTO President's Award for Traffic Safety
    2012-10-31 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 NDOT Safety Engineer Jaime Tuddao Receives AASHTO President's Award for Traffic Safety The state of Nevada and the Nevada Department of Transportation were recently recognized for life-saving traffic safety initiatives.          NDOT Senior Safety Engineer Jaime
  • NV Traffic Deaths Rise in First Half of 2012
    2012-07-09 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 NV Traffic Deaths Rise in First Half of 2012  The Nevada Departments of Public Safety and Transportation are reminding motorists to always drive safely after Nevada traffic deaths rose in the first half of 2012 compared to the same time last year.      Preliminar
  • NDOT Receives Recognition for Innovative Road Projects
    2012-03-27 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 NDOT Receives Recognition for Innovative Road Projects The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has been named “Transportation Owner of the Year” in the southwest U.S. by Engineering News-Record/Southwest magazine for innovative construction of state road proj
  • Northbound 395 Project (Reno) Named West's Best Ahead-of-Schedule Road Project
    2012-07-11 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 Northbound 395 Project (Reno) Named West's Best Ahead-of-Schedule Road Project The Nevada Department of Transportation’s Northbound 395 Improvement Project, recently completed five months ahead of schedule on Reno’s busiest freeway, has been recognized with an Ameri
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