Northeastern Nevada Construction Report
Thank you for your interest in NDOT's northeastern Nevada
construction projects (greater Elko/Ely/Winnemucca area).
Elko Urban Improvement Project
Approximately $20 million project to mill and
repave the road surface in the following areas:
∙ State Route 225, Mountain City Highway, from Idaho
Street to Sundance Drive
∙ State Route 227,
Lamoille Highway, from Idaho Street to State Route 228
State Route 535, Idaho Street, from Interstate 80 at the 298 exit to State
Route 227/Fifth Street
Sidewalks, curb and
gutters will also be reconstructed at select locations, and a raised median
island will be installed on Mountain City Highway.
is expected to complete in 2015.
project web page
I-80 Carlin Tunnels Project
The approximately $26 million project
improved nearly two miles of I-80 through Carlin Canyon including roadbed
reconstruction, tunnel enhancements and new light-emitting diode tunnel
lighting. The project also included retrofitting eight bridges and enhanced intelligent
transportation systems such as traffic cameras and ice warning system.
project web page.
I-80 Emigrant Pass to Eureka/Elko County Line
Approximately $14 million project to overlay I-80 from Emigrant Pass
interchange to Eureka/Elko county line, including improved chain up areas and
I-80/SR 306 Beowawe interchange.
Project is largely complete, with
final paving scheduled for summer 2014.
I-80 Emigrant Pass to Dunphy
Approximately $14 million project to grind and rehabilitate the
roadway surface and retrofit three sets of bridges.
As seismic bridge
retrofits, roadway grinding and removal and replacement of concrete sections
and drainage and guardrail improvements take place, motorists can expect
reduced speeds, intermittent lane and shoulder closures, narrow lanes and
Project scheduled to continue through 2014.
I-80 Oasis to Pilot Peak
Finishing work on approximately $31 million project to
repave and improve I-80 from east of Oasis interchange to west of Pilot Peak
interchange using cold in-place recycling (recycling/incorporating old
pavement as part of new road surface), including retrofitting two bridges and
completion of wildlife safety crossing to help reduce vehicle-wildlife
collisions. Project is scheduled to complete in late 2013.
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