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Date Published: 2014-05-07

Contact: Damon Hodge

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Title: Meeting to Cover Current, Upcoming U.S. 95 Improvements

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LAS VEGAS - The Nevada Department of Transportation will a host meeting on Wednesday, May 14, on Phase 3A of the U.S. 95 Northwest Corridor Improvements Project (US 95 NW). The US 95 NW project will increase capacity, alleviate congestion and improve freeway connections for regional connectivity. The meeting will run from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. There will be a brief presentation at 5:30 p.m., followed by a short comment and question-and-answer period from the audience. The public is invited to attend.

Purpose of the Meeting: NDOT, in partnership with the City of Las Vegas and Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTCSNV), and in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), will provide information on Phase 3A of the U.S. 95 Northwest Corridor Improvements Project. Scheduled to begin construction in spring 2015, this freeway project will provide immediate operational benefits by building two of the major traffic movements through the U.S. 95 and Clark County 215 (CC-215) Northern Beltway Interchange, including the construction of the northbound U.S. 95 to eastbound CC-215 ramp and a westbound CC-215 to southbound U.S. 95 ramp. The project will also include landscape and aesthetic enhancements. At the meeting, NDOT representatives will also provide updates on Phase 2A of the US 95 NW project, which is currently under construction. Phase 2A stretches from Ann Road to Durango Drive. Improvements include widening U.S. 95 to three general purpose lanes and one High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane in each direction, auxiliary lanes in each direction and aesthetic improvements. In addition, representatives on hand will provide information on other related projects in the area.

WHO:      NDOT, FHWA, City of Las Vegas, RTC

WHAT:    Public information meeting on Phase 3A of the US 95 NW Project

WHEN:    Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 4-7 p.m. Presentation at 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Centennial Hills Active Adult Center Multipurpose Room. 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, Las Vegas, NV. 89131

Project Benefits: The US 95 NW project will increase capacity in the corridor, alleviate congestion and improve freeway connections for regional connectivity.

How to Participate: The public information meeting will run from 4-7 p.m. There will be a brief presentation at 5:30 p.m. about the project, followed by a short comment and question-and-answer period from the audience. Conducted as an open house, the meeting will provide the public an opportunity to view displays and ask questions of project representatives. Comments on U.S. 95 NW Phase 3A may be submitted for public record at the meeting in writing on a comment sheet or verbally to a court reporter. Written or emailed comments will be accepted through 5 p.m., Friday, May 30, 2014. Email comments to info@dot.state.nv.us with a reference to US 95 NW Phase 3A in the subject line. Those interested may also mail written comments to the contact person below, Jenica Keller.

Contact: For more information, visit www.us95nw.com or contact Jenica Keller, P.E., NDOT Senior Project Manager, 1263 S. Stewart St., Carson City, Nev., 89712. Phone: 775-888-7321, email: jkeller2@dot.state.nv.us.

Important Note: Reasonable efforts will be made to assist and accommodate physically handicapped persons desirous of attending 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, NDOT Public Hearings Officer, at 775-888-7171or email jmaxey@dot.state.nv.us.