4,000 Jobs Created by Bypass Project

The highway bypass project will one day form a key part of Interstate 11, linking Las Vegas and Phoenix.

📅   Wed April 08, 2015 - West Edition
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The $318 million project is expected to be completed in 2018 and create about 4,000 jobs.
The $318 million project is expected to be completed in 2018 and create about 4,000 jobs.

The Las Vegas Sun is reporting that Federal, state and local officials gathered in Boulder City April 6th to celebrate the groundbreaking of a highway bypass project that one day will form a key part of Interstate 11, linking Las Vegas and Phoenix.

Officials hailed the start of construction on the Boulder City bypass as a historic moment for Southern Nevada that will help boost the region’s economy and improve connectivity across the Southwest.

“We’re starting something today that’s going to impact generations to come,” Clark County Commissioner and Regional Transportation Commission Chairman Larry Brown said.

The $318 million project is expected to be completed in 2018 and create about 4,000 jobs.

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