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  • Northbound U.S. 95 Durango Off-Ramp Closure May 3-6
    The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) announces that the northbound U.S. Highway 95 off-ramp at Durango Drive will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., May 3 through May 6.  
  • Pahrump S.R. 160 Traffic Restrictions on May 2
    PAHRUMP, NEV.–The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) reports there will be traffic restrictions along State Route 160 between State Route 372 and Boothill Road in Pahrump, Nye County, on Saturday
  • Kyle Petty Charity Ride Traffic Delays May 3-4
    LAS VEGAS, NEV.–Retired professional stock car race driver Kyle Petty is leading a charity ride across America, benefitting the nonprofit Victory Junction camp that helps children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses. The 7-day 2,500-mile trek ride wi travel through Nevada, including Beatty, Goldfield, Tonopah, Hiko, Caliente, and Panaca, between Sunday, May 3, and Monday, May 4.
  • 2015 Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Summit To Highlight Alternative Transportation
    LAS VEGAS, NEV.–Pedestrian and bicycle transportation and safety will be among the topics at the 13th annual Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Summit, scheduled for May 5 and 6 at the Henderson Convention Center.
  • Mayweather Pacquiao Fight Weekend Traffic Advisory May 1-3
    2015-04-28 Tony Illia (702) 385-6509 Mayweather Pacquiao Fight Weekend Traffic Advisory May 1-3
  • NDOT Hosts Chinese Delegation for Educational, Cultural Exchange
    2015-04-23 Tony Illia (775) 385-6509 NDOT Hosts Chinese Delegation for Educational, Cultural Exchange NDOT Hosts Chinese Delegation for Educational, Cultural Exchange LAS VEGAS, NEV. - The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) yesterday hosted a five -person delegation from China's
  • Laughlin Highway Maintenance, Traffic Restrictions April 27-29
    2015-04-23 Tony Illia (702) 385-6509 Laughlin Highway Maintenance, Traffic Restrictions April 27-29 LAUGHLIN, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) maintenance crews will be applying a flush seal pavement surface treatment along the Laughlin Highway (State Route 163) between Milepost
  • NDOT Celebrates Earth Day with Conservation, Recycling Efforts
    2015-04-22 Tony Illia (702) 385-6509 NDOT Celebrates Earth Day with Conservation, Recycling Efforts LAS VEGAS, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) and its 1,800 employees proudly celebrate Earth Day, protecting the environment through aggressive recycling and conservation m
  • Nellis, Flamingo Traffic Restrictions April 22-July 3
    2015-04-21 Tony Illia (702) 385-6509 Nellis, Flamingo Traffic Restrictions April 22-July 3 LAS VEGAS, NEV.    -- The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) announces the following road restrictions from April 22 to July 3 related to the construction of the Clark County Reclamation District's $62.3 m
  • Scotty’s Castle Road Upgrades, Traffic Restrictions May 4-14
    2015-04-22 Tony Illia (702) 385-6509 Scotty’s Castle Road Upgrades, Traffic Restrictions May 4-14 PAHRUMP, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) announces that State Route 267, or Scotty’s Castle Road, is undergoing a 12-mile upgrade between Mile Marker 0 and Mile Marker 12.07
  • U.S. 50 Center Turn Lane Improvement Project Starts in Dayton
    2015-04-14 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 U.S. 50 Center Turn Lane Improvement Project Starts in Dayton A Nevada Department of Transportation project has begun this week to enhance traffic safety with raised center turn lane islands and other enhancements near the Smith's Shopping Center in Dayton.  
  • Apparent Low Bidder Announced for Final Leg of Carson City Freeway Project
    2015-04-13 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 Apparent Low Bidder Announced for Final Leg of Carson City Freeway Project The Nevada Department of Transportation's Carson City Freeway Project has reached an important milestone with the recent opening of construction contract bids for the project's final leg.
  • National Bridge Report Details Need For Major Federal Transportation Investment
    2015-04-01 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 National Bridge Report Details Need For Major Federal Transportation Investment   NATIONAL BRIDGE REPORT DETAILS NEED FOR MAJOR FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENT NEVADA BRIDGES RANKED AS NATION’S BEST      CARSON CITY, Nev
  • Battle Mountain Resident Dies in Accident on I-80
    2015-03-31 Jim Stewart (775) 753-1296 Battle Mountain Resident Dies In Accident on I-80   NEWS Release       BATTLE MOUTAIN RESIDENT DIES IN   ACCIDENT ON I-80   On March 30, 2015, at approximately 9:29 am, Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers responde
  • Lane Closures on I-580 Reno Begin for I-580 Reconstruction Project
    2015-04-02 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 Lane Closures on I-580 Reno Begin for I-580 Reconstruction Project Beginning this Sunday, lane closures will be in place on Interstate 580 as part of the Nevada Department of Transportation's Southbound I-580 Reconstruction Project.      The project will repair a
  • NDOT Announces State Farm Sponsorship of Freeway Service Patrol
    2015-03-19 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 NDOT Announces State Farm Sponsorship of Freeway Service Patrol A new State Farm sponsorship of the Nevada Department of Transportation's Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) will help fund the safety response vehicles in Las Vegas and Reno.      NDOT has announced that
  • NDOT/NHP Reminds Drivers to Drive Safely in Road Work Zones
    2015-03-18 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 NDOT/NHP Reminds Drivers to Drive Safely in Road Work Zones With numerous road improvement projects across the region, the Nevada Department of Transportation and Nevada Highway Patrol are reminding motorists to drive safely in road work zones during National Work Z
  • NDOT Performs $38,000 Resurfacing of S.R. 172 in Boulder City March 24-25
    2015-03-16 Tony Illia 702-385-6509 NDOT Performs $38,000 Resurfacing of S.R. 172 in Boulder City March 24-25 BOULDER CITY, NEV. - The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is applying a chip seal asphalt treatment to State Route 172 from 7:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., March 24 and 25, in Boulder City. T
  • NDOT to Conduct Controlled Brush Burn Along SR 160 from March 16-19
    2015-03-13 Tony Illia 702-385-6509 NDOT to Conduct Controlled Brush Burn Along SR 160 from March 16-19 LAS VEGAS – Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) maintenance crews will conduct a 12-mile permitted controlled brush burn to remove tumble weeds along the center median of State Route 160 i
  • Life-saving Strategies to Be Developed at Nevada Traffic Safety Summit
    2015-03-12 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 Life-saving Strategies to Be Developed at Nevada Traffic Safety Summit With 285 lives lost in Nevada traffic crashes last year, the Nevada Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are hosting the Nevada Traffic Safety Summit. Held March 24 and 25 in Reno, the
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