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Date Published: 2013-08-27

Contact: Damon Hodge

Phone: (702) 385-6509

Title: NDOT Reopens SR157 to All Traffic; Repairs From Flooding Continue

Story Text:

LAS VEGAS - The Nevada Department of Transportation has reopened State Route 157 for Mount Charleston to all traffic. Please be aware that construction will continue in the area of Mile Post 18 through Thursday and delays are expected during this time. When driving on State Route 157 please use caution due to the additional construction equipment and personnel in the area. The public can still access Mount Charleston by using SR156 if delays want to be avoided.

NDOT strives to provide current information about construction schedules and highway and roadway restrictions and closures. Unscheduled restrictions and closures may occur and weather can impact work schedules. For the latest information on Nevada highway conditions, call 5-1-1 or log on to Nevada 511. For information on NDOT projects, log on to the Projects and Programs link. You can also follow the department on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

About NDOT

Established in 1917, the Nevada Department of Transportation is responsible for the planning, construction, operation and maintenance of 5,400 miles of highway and more than 1,000 bridges comprising the state highway NDOT's Websitesystem. NDOT's mission is to provide a better transportation system for Nevada through unified and dedicated efforts. The department is divided into three districts. The districts are responsible for supervising all state transportation activities within their local areas. NDOT's headquarters is located in Carson City; district offices are in Las Vegas, Reno and Elko. NDOT is overseen by a seven-member directors' board and run by senior staff. Visit  for more information.