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Date Published: 2010-05-20

Contact: Meg Ragonese

Phone: (775) 888-7172

Title: Limited Reno Area Freeway/Underpass Closures this Sunday

Story Text:

Various U.S. 395 and Interstate 80 bridges and underpasses in Reno will be closed periodically Sunday, May 23, 2010, for routine, biennial bridge inspection.

The following ramp and lane closures will be in place at various times between 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. to allow for bridge inspection:

I-80 East to U.S. 395 South Ramp- Ramp closed. Motorists advised to detour to U.S. 395 north to Oddie Boulevard and onto U.S. 395 south.

Kietzke Lane Underpass Below U.S. 395 near spaghetti bowl- Single lane closures on Kietzke Lane only. Traffic not impacted on U.S. 395.

East Fourth Street Underpass Below U.S. 395 - Single lane closures on surface street only. Traffic not impacted on U.S. 395.

Motorists are advised to use alternate routes. Message boards will be placed to further advise motorists of the lane closures.

The routine inspections are part of an aggressive bridge inspection and rehabilitation program that has helped lead Nevada bridges to be continually named among the nation’s best by Better Roads magazine.