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D1- SR 160 - The next blasting along State Route 160 near Mt. Potosi Road is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 11. The highway will be closed at 12:45 p.m. Please expect delays of up to two hours.
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Maintenance and Asset Management

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NDOT's Maintenance and Asset Management division has an essential function and responsibility within NDOT to assist the agency in meeting its overall mission, core values and goals. The mission of this group is to support the maintenance districts to assure that the Department-maintained highway system is maintained to as high a level as possible consistent with work plans, policies, program objectives, budget, and available resources. 

Highway maintenance is defined as the preservation of roadway facilities in a safe and useable condition. NDOT’s maintenance work, exclusive of architectural services, are categorized into three areas:  

  1. Routine maintenance—work needed on a daily basis to repair damage to the highway system and perform operational activities which keep the traveling public moving in a safe and efficient manner. Examples are crack filling, striping, concrete repair, and culvert cleaning.
  2. Capital improvement—work that will slow down the deterioration or extend the life of the highway system. Examples are chip seal, cold in-place recycle, microsurfacing, bridge maintenance, slope flattening, and guardrail installation.
  3. Emergency activities—work needed due to accidents and natural disasters to stabilize and remediate travel ways and damaged structures. Examples are snow removal, traffic incident cleanup, flood damage repair and guardrail repair.

map_Asphalt Zone-Maintenance District MapTo better maintain the expansive territory of Nevada, NDOT is divided into the following six Maintenance Sub Districts:

  • District 1 – Las Vegas Sub District
  • District 1 – Tonopah Sub District
  • District 2 – Reno/Carson City Sub District
  • District 3 – Elko Sub District
  • District 3 – Ely Sub District
  • District 3 – Winnemucca Sub District

Contract Maintenance

NDOT maintenance may be performed by Department employees, by Contract or by other governmental agencies authorized by Department. The Department’s approach to highway maintenance has evolved to include more contracted maintenance over the years. NDOT will continue to work with industry partners to provide cost effective maintenance solutions. For more information regarding NDOT contract maintenance, see Contract Maintenance on Nevada Highway 2011 brochure.

Transportation Asset Management Plan (TAMP)

In addition to satisfying a Federal requirement known as Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, or MAP-21, this TAMP serves as an important communication and accountability tool that will guide NDOT’s investments over the next 10 years. The TAMP summarizes the pavement, bridge and ITS assets that NDOT maintains, providing information about the number and condition of these assets. Click here to view the TAMP.

District Open Term Contract Program

maintenanceThe Liquid Asphalt O.T.C. Project Cost Calculator is provided for use by NDOT District personnel and asphalt suppliers to ascertain the projected costs of asphalt used in maintenance projects.  It is also used by the asphalt suppliers to calculate any fuel or asphalt escalation added to a project due to fluctuations in diesel and asphalt prices when invoicing.  

Contact Information

Nevada Highway_smallNevada Department of Transportation
Maintenance and Asset Management Division

1263 S. Stewart Street
Carson City, NV 89712
Main Telephone: (775) 888-7487
Fax: (775) 888-7106


  • Anita Bush, P.E., C.P.M. - Chief Maintenance and Asset Management Engineer
  • Mylinh Lidder, P.E., C.P.M. - Assistant Chief Maintenance and Asset Management Engineer
  • Dave Partee, P.E.  - Principal Asset Management Engineer 
  • Ross Baker, P.E. - Architecture Section Manager    
  • Christopher Joncas - Emergency Operations Manager
  • Bill Walter - Maintenance Management System Manager

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