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Date Published: 2012-10-05

Contact: Damon Hodge

Phone: (702) 385-6509

Title: Repair Work on Drain Structure to Require Lane Closure on Tropicana Avenue

Story Text:

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Department of Transportation will close the right westbound lane on Tropicana Avenue between Paradise Road and Koval Lane from 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7 all the way through 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, to repair a drainage structure in its right-of-way. Three lanes in the westbound direction will remain open throughout the duration of this repair project.

A recent fire and last month’s torrential rains damaged pipes and other the infrastructure in the drainage channel. NDOT will excavate and remove part of the roadway in order to rebuild the infrastructure. The drainage channel belongs to Clark County. NDOT and the county will pay for the project, which is expected to cost approximately $134,000.

NDOT strives to provide current information about construction schedules and highway and roadway restrictions and closures. Unscheduled restrictions and closures may occur and weather can impact work schedules. For the latest information on Nevada highway conditions, call 5-1-1 or log on to Nevada 5-1-1/NV Roads.

About NDOT

Established in 1917, the Nevada Department of Transportation is responsible for the planning, construction, operation and maintenance of 5,400 miles of highway and more than 1,000 bridges comprising the state highway system. NDOT’s mission is to provide a better transportation system for Nevada through unified and dedicated efforts. NDOT is divided into three districts (Las Vegas, Reno and Elko) which oversee transportation activities within their local areas. Headquarters is in Carson City.

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