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  • Public Invited to Provide Feedback on Statewide Transportation Program
    2015-07-31 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 Public Invited to Provide Feedback on Statewide Transportation Program      CARSON CITY, Nev. - The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is inviting the public to comment on planned transportation projects and improvements outlined in the Transportation Sys
  • NDOT Constructs New Sidewalks Near Five Washoe County Schools
    2015-07-28 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 NDOT Constructs New Sidwalks Near Five Washoe County Schools The Nevada Department of Transportation has completed a project to construct sidewalks and pedestrian crosswalks at five elementary schools in Washoe County. An approximate total of 2,800 feet of
  • U.S. Highway 95 Lane Restrictions in Northwest Las Vegas July 20-24
    2015-07-20 Tony Illia (702) 385-6509 U.S. Highway 95 Lane Restrictions in Northwest Las Vegas July 20-24
  • Interstate-515 Lane Restrictions in Henderson July 19-20
    2015-07-17 Tony Illia (702) 385-6509 Interstate-515 Lane Restrictions in Henderson July 19-20 HENDERSON, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) announces that two travel lanes in each direction will be closed along Interstate-515 between Galleria Drive and Russell Road in Henderson from
  • South Carson Street/U.S. 50 Nighttime Lane Closures For Carson City Freeway Project
    2015-06-16 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 South Carson Street/U.S. 50 Nighttime Lane Closures For Carson City Freeway Project Nighttime lane closures will be in place over the coming week on South Carson Street and U.S. 50 near Spooner junction for the Nevada Department of Transportation's Carson City Freew
  • State Route 839 (Scheelite Mine Road East of Fallon) Closed Following Flash Flood Damage
    2015-07-15 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 State Route 839 (Scheelite Mine Road East of Fallon) Closed Following Flash Flood Damage The Nevada Department of Transportation has temporarily closed a portion of State Route 839 east of Fallon following roadway flooding and erosion. State Route 839, kn
  • Interstate-15 NB at Tropicana Avenue Lane Restrictions in Las Vegas July 18-19
    2015-07-13 Tony Illia (702) 385-6509 Interstate-15 NB at Tropicana Avenue Lane Restrictions in Las Vegas July 18-19 LAS VEGAS, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will be removing graffiti from the Tropicana Avenue overpass bridge at northbound Interstate-15 in Las Vegas from 8 p.m.,
  • SR 447 Near Gerlach Closed Due to Flooding
    2015-07-10 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 SR 447 Near Gerlach Closed Due to Flooding The Nevada Department of Transportation has temporarily closed a portion of State Route 447 south of Gerlach following roadway flooding and erosion. State Route 447 runs between Wadsworth and Gerlach to the east
  • SR 28 Eastbound Lanes to Be Reduced Entering Incline Village Gateway Roundabout
    2015-07-10 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 SR 28 Lanes to Be Reduced Entering Incline Village Gateway Roundabout The Nevada Department of Transportation will reduce State Route 28 eastbound entering the Incline Village Gateway Roundabout from two to one lane in an effort to further enhance traffic safety.
  • U.S. Highway 95 Paving Detours in Northwest Las Vegas through Mid-September
    2015-07-09 Tony Illia (702) 385-6509 U.S. Highway 95 Paving Detours in Northwest Las Vegas through Mid-September LAS VEGAS, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is performing paving upgrades along U.S. Highway 95 between Ann Road and Horse Drive in Las Vegas through mid-September. Det
  • SOUTHBOUND I-580 LANES TO BE RECONFIGURED
    2015-07-08 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 Southbound I-580 Lanes to Be Reconfigured Through Construction Zone in Reno Beginning the evening of July 9, southbound lanes of Interstate 580 south of the Reno spaghetti bowl will be shifted and the Villanova Drive/Plumb Lane off-ramp from the southbound interstate
  • State Route 165 Undergoes Upgrades July 13-20
    2015-07-07 Tony Illia (702) 385-6509 State Route 165 Undergoes Upgrades July 13-20 LAS VEGAS, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is upgrading the 11-mile-long State Route 165 or Nelson Road connecting the town of Nelson to U.S. Route 95 in Clark County. Chip seal pavement improveme
  • Searchlight Rest Stop Closure July 9-10
    2015-07-07 Tony Illia (702) 385-6509 Searchlight Rest Stop Closure July 9-10 SEARCHLIGHT, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will close the Searchlight Rest Stop along U.S. Highway 95 from 6 a.m., July 9 until 10 a.m., July 10, for minor water upgrades. “The facility’s plumbi
  • NDOT to Resurface Franktown Road July 7-8
    2015-07-06 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 NDOT to Resurface Franktown Road July 7-8 On July 7 and 8, the Nevada Department of Transportation will reseal the pavement surface of State Route 877/Franktown Road.      The entire length of Franktown Road will be microsurfaced. The improvements will help protect
  • NDOT Performing Nellis Boulevard Storm Water Improvements in Las Vegas through July 14
    2015-07-02 Tony Illia (702) 385-6509 NDOT Performing Nellis Boulevard Storm Water Improvements in Las Vegas through July 14 LAS VEGAS, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will be making storm water drainage improvements along Nellis Boulevard (State Route 612) between Gowan Road and
  • NDOT Announces Urgent Repairs to Replace Median Concrete Barrier on U.S. 395 Near Oddie Boulevard
    2015-07-01 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 NDOT Announces Urgent Repairs To Replace Median Concrete Barrier On U.S. 395 Near Oddie Boulevard The Nevada Department of Transportation will begin safety repairs next week to replace median concrete barrier rail on U.S. 395 near Oddie Boulevard in Reno. The barrie
  • Tropicana Avenue Pedestrian Bridges Undergo $26 Million Upgrade in Las Vegas
    2015-07-01 Tony Illia (702) 385-6509 Tropicana Avenue Pedestrian Bridges Undergo $26 Million Upgrade in Las Vegas   LAS VEGAS, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is performing a $26 million upgrade to the 21-year-old pedestrian bridges at Tropicana Avenue (State Route 593) and Las V
  • Heavy Traffic Expected During Fourth of July Weekend in Southern Nevada
    2015-06-30 Tony Illia (702) 385-6509 Heavy Traffic Expected During Fourth of July Weekend in Southern Nevada LAS VEGAS, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) anticipates heavy traffic during Fourth of July weekend in Las Vegas. An additional 330,000 visitors are expected in Southern N
  • NDOT Breaks Ground On Final Leg Of Carson City Freeway Project
    2015-06-15 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-3130 NDOT Breaks Ground On Final Leg Of Carson City Freeway Project CARSON CITY, Nev.  - The Nevada Department of Transportation will start construction on the final leg of the Carson City Freeway project on June 15.      The approximately $42 million project to be c
  • NDOT Project Will Enhance Roadside Drainage on U.S. 50 in South Carson City
    2015-06-23 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 NDOT Project Will Enhance Roadside Drainage on U.S. 50 in South Carson City   A Nevada Department of Transportation project on U.S. 50 in south Carson City will enhance storm drainage to help preserve water quality and reduce erosion.      The project will rep
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