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Date Published: 2013-09-16

Contact: Damon Hodge

Phone: (702) 385-6509

Title: Project NEON Topic of Neighborhood Public Meetings on Wednesday, Sept. 18

Story Text:

LAS VEGAS - The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), in partnership with the City of Las Vegas and in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), is hosting two public meetings on Wednesday, Sept. 18 on Project NEON. Updates will be provided on the project and the public will have the chance to provide comments. Project NEON will improve traffic by separating mainstream freeway traffic from local traffic, enhance safety by making freeway entrance and exits easily accessible and will increase mobility and improve access to downtown Las Vegas. The project extends 3.7 miles along I-15 from Sahara to the U.S. 95/I-15 Interchange and will consist of a High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) connector between U.S. 95 and I-15, direct HOV access ramps at Wall Street, reconstruction of the Charleston Boulevard Interchange and Grand Central Parkway connector over Charleston Boulevard. Project NEON is essential to the progression of Las Vegas transportation and quality of life.

Important Neighborhood Meeting That Will Impact You: NDOT, the City of Las Vegas and the FHWA strongly urges you to attend this neighborhood meeting to get important information about Project NEON and how it will affect You   and Your   neighborhood.

Why You Should Attend: As an impacted property owner or tenant, you could qualify for acquisition/relocation benefits. Attend this very important meeting to find out what your rights are, what benefits are available to you and how the acquisition/relocation process works.

When and Where: For your convenience, two meetings have been scheduled as follows:

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

9 a.m. - Noon

Regional Transportation Commission

600 S. Grand Central Parkway

Room 296

Las Vegas, NV 89106

Presentation at 9:30 a.m.

 

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

5:30 - 8 p.m.

UNLV School of Dental Medicine

1700 W. Charleston Blvd.

Building A, Auditorium, East Entrance

Las Vegas, NV 89102

Presentation at 6 p.m.

You are invited to attend either the morning public information meeting from 9 a.m. to noon or   the evening public information meeting from 5:30 to 8 p.m. There will be a brief project presentation explaining the acquisition/relocation process at the beginning of each meeting, followed by a short open-comment period. Before and after the presentation, the meeting will be conducted as an open house to provide you with an opportunity to discuss the acquisition/ relocation process with project representatives.

Your Voice Matters: Your comments may be submitted for the public record in writing at the meeting or verbally to a court reporter, who will be available throughout the meeting. In addition to any comments received at the meeting, written or email comments will be accepted through Friday, October 4, 2013. Please email your comments to: info@dot.state.nv.us with a reference to this project in the subject line. You may also mail your comments to the contact below.

Contact: For more information on Project NEON - P3:

Website: www.ndotprojectneon.com  

English Hotline: (702) 486-0486

Spanish Hotline: (702) 384-1694

Email: projectteam@ndotprojectneon.com  

Note: Reasonable efforts will be made to assist and accommodate persons with disabilities desiring to attend the meeting. Requests for auxiliary aids or services to assist individuals with disabilities or limited English proficiency should be made with as much advance notice as possible to Julie Maxey, Nevada Department of Transportation, Public Hearings Officer, at 775.888.7171 or via email at jmaxey@dot.state.nv.us.