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  • 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
  • Northbound U.S. 95 Off-Ramp to 215 Beltway/Buffalo Drive Closure Planned for March 8-9
    2015-03-05 Tony Illia 702-385-6509 Northbound U.S. 95 Off-Ramp to 215 Beltway/Buffalo Drive Closure Planned for March 8-9 LAS VEGAS, NEV. - Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) announces that the northbound U.S. 95 off-ramp to 215 Beltway/Buffalo Drive will be closed beginning at 9:00 p.m., March 8
  • Permanent Bypass and Realignment Solution for SR-342 Confirmed
    2015-03-05 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 Permanent Bypass and Realignment Solution for SR-342 Confirmed VIRGINIA CITY, Nev. - On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, the Storey County Board of Commissioners, at a regularly scheduled meeting, reviewed a comprehensive update pertaining to the temporary cl
  • Nevada Schoolchildren Can Participate in Nevada Moves Day on March 18
    2015-03-04 Meg Ragonese (775) 888-7172 Nevada Schoolchildren Can Participate in Nevada Moves Day on March 18 Many Nevada schoolchildren will take part in organized events that promote walking or bicycling to school on March 18, which has been proclaimed the sixth annual Nevada Moves Day by Governor Brian
  • I-515 Traffic Restrictions from Lake Mead to College Drive March 3-20
    2015-03-02 Tony Illia 702-385-6509 I-515 Traffic Restrictions from Lake Mead to College Drive March 3-20 HENDERSON, NEV. - The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) announces that Interstate-515 from Lake Mead Parkway and College Drive in Henderson will be reduced to one lane in each direction night
  • Heavy I-15 North Traffic Expected During NASCAR Weekend March 6-8
    2015-03-02 Tony Illia 702-385-6509 Heavy I-15 North Traffic Expected During NASCAR Weekend March 6-8 LAS VEGAS, NEV. - The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) urges motorists to avoid Interstate-15 North at Exit 54 during NASCAR Weekend. An estimated 100,000 people are expected for race-related ev
  • Eastbound Cheyenne Avenue Traffic Restriction at Martin Luther King Blvd. March 9-12
    2015-03-02 Tony Illia 702-385-6509 Eastbound Cheyenne Avenue Traffic Restriction at Martin Luther King Blvd. March 9-12 LAS VEGAS, NEV. - Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) maintenance crews will be doing some soil drilling along Eastbound Cheyenne Avenue before Martin Luther King Boulevard in La
  • 215 Beltway Ramp to Southbound U.S. 95 Closure Planned for March 2-3
    2015-02-27 Tony Illia 702-385-6509 215 Beltway Ramp to Southbound U.S. 95 Closure Planned for March 2-3 LAS VEGAS, NEV. - Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) announces that the 215 Beltway ramp to southbound U.S. Highway 95 will be closed beginning at 9:00 p.m., March 2, until 5:00 a.m., March 3.
  • St. Rose Parkway at Bermuda Road Intersection Closure Planned for March 4-5
    2015-02-25 Tony Illia 702-385-6509 St. Rose Parkway at Bermuda Road Intersection Closure Planned for March 4-5 HENDERSON, NEV. - Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) announces a full east and westbound closure of St. Rose Parkway at Bermuda Road in Henderson beginning at 9:00 p.m., March 4, until 5
  • NDOT Prepared to Tackle Snow, Ice
    2015-02-23 Tony Illia 702-385-6509 NDOT Prepared to Tackle Snow, Ice LAS VEGAS, NEV. - Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) crews are prepared for snow and ice in Southern Nevada. NDOT maintenance crews have six snowplows prepared and ready in the Las Vegas Valley as well as another two dozen machi
  • NDOT to Landscape Lake Mead Boulevard from Fiesta Street to U.S. 95 on February 26
    2015-02-19 Tony Illia 702-385-6509 NDOT to Landscape Lake Mead Boulevard from Fiesta Street to U.S. 95 on February 26 HENDERSON, NEV. - The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will be performing landscaping maintenance on February 26 along the westbound Lake Mead Boulevard median from Fiesta Stree
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