Las Vegas

Nevada's second-longest bridge opened on Sept. 28, providing a much-needed link in the quickly growing northwest valley. The two-lane flyover ramp connecting U.S. Highway 95 northbound to the 215 Beltway westbound spans 2,654 ft. and stands 75-ft.

LAS VEGAS (AP) Officials declared "substantial completion" of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas after nearly 1,000 days were spent building the $2 billion home for the NFL's relocated Raiders. Aug. 7 had been the target date for completion since ground was broken in November 2017 for the 65,000-seat domed stadium just off the Las Vegas Strip.

LOS ANGELES (AP) A plan to build a high-speed train between southern California and Las Vegas got a boost after the rail company in charge of the project received permission to build along Interstate 15. XpressWest entered into a lease agreement with the California Department of Transportation to construct the rail line on I-15's median, Caltrans announced in a news release.

Kenworth Sales Company — Las Vegas has relocated its full-service dealership to a larger, newly constructed facility to meet increasing Kenworth customer demands due to residential and commercial growth in the greater Las Vegas area. The 67,000 sq.-ft.

Workers on the $99 million I-15/215 Interchange project in north Las Vegas are seeing something of a silver lining in the pandemic that has shut down the city. "Traffic mitigation is an issue," said Nevada DOT spokesman Tony Illia. "But right now, with COVID-19, we've seen traffic drop off substantially — up to 76 percent in some places depending on the day.

When complete, the Circa Resort & Casino will be the newest player in downtown Las Vegas on the Fremont Street Experience. Slated to debut in December of 2020, the new luxurious resort will have 777 rooms and suites to fill the 1.25 million-sq.-ft.

The American Cancer Society held its annual Construction vs Cancer 2020 event on the grounds of Silverton Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. on Feb. 29, 2020. More than 2,500 invited guests attended this unique fundraising event benefiting the American Cancer Society.

Amid concerns of Coronavirus in the United States, ConExpo-Con/AGG has periodically given updates as the large trade show approaches in Las Vegas. On March 2, ConExpo-Con/AGG released updated information and guidelines for attendees to follow to make sure everyone is safe.

World of Concrete hosted its 45th annual signature event in Las Vegas from Feb. 4 to 7. Original equipment manufacturers from around the world and exclusive U.S. distributors of equipment, tools, products and services for the commercial construction, concrete and masonry industries gathered at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Every three years, tens of thousands of contractors from around the world descend upon Las Vegas for ConExpo-Con/AGG, making it the perfect time for an equipment auction. On March 12 to 13, 2020 — during the week of ConExpo — Ritchie Bros.

Attendees of America's largest trade show next year will experience new equipment powered by innovation from Doosan Infracore North America LLC. An advanced lineup of excavators, wheel loaders and articulated dump trucks (ADTs) will await guests at Doosan's exhibit (N10001) during ConExpo-Con/AGG in Las Vegas, March 10 – 14, 2020.