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Project Overview

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is making safety and roadway improvements to the East Tropicana Avenue corridor, from Maryland Parkway to Boulder Highway. The project’s scope includes:

  • Milling and paving the road surface
  • Adding a “pavement-wearing course” to the road surface
  • Constructing new median islands
  • Reconstructing pedestrian facilities to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.

Project Benefits

The project limits are shown on the map below: Tropicana Avenue from Maryland Parkway to
Boulder Highway.

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Project Benefits

The goal of this project is to improve safety and connectivity for all road users. Specifically, the project is anticipated to deliver the following benefits:

  • Enhance safety by reconfiguring median islands to increase lane widths and reduce crashes resulting from left turns at minor cross streets
  • Reconstruct pedestrian facilities (i.e., portions of sidewalks, curbs ramps, and driveways)
    Resurface existing roadway
  • Replace traffic signal camera detection systems with ground detection loops to reduce traffic delays
  • Install fiver-optic cable throughout the corridor to link traffic signals and improve signal phasing to reduce delays
  • Update street light fixtures with LED bulbs


Construction start: Mid-2019
Construction completion: Early 2021

Traffic Impacts

The project will include nighttime and daytime lane restrictions, sidewalk and driveway closures, and outside lane closures. Please stay in touch via this website and the project hotline for construction updates.



Kyle Kubovchik, Public Involvement

Project Hotline

(702) 899-3939

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