Northeastern Nevada Construction Report
Thank you for your interest in NDOT's northeastern Nevada
construction projects (greater Elko/Ely/Winnemucca area).
I-80 Carlin Tunnels Project
Approximately $26 million project to
improve nearly two miles of I-80 through Carlin Canyon, including roadbed
reconstruction, tunnel enhancements and new light-emitting diode tunnel
lighting, as well as retrofitting eight bridges and enhanced intelligent
transportation systems such as traffic cameras and ice warning system.
Detours established through adjacent old highway U.S. 40. Project scheduled
to continue through fall 2014 (with winter construction shut down Nov. 2013-spring 2014).
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.
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 traffic cross-overs.
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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including major road construction updates.
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