The Navajo Nation held a public hearing on Aug. 27 centered on proposals for road work that seek federal funding via the Tribal Transportation Improvement Program (TTIP).
The program is designed to aid tribes in planning, design construction and maintenance of roads and bridges on their land.
The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) last night completed a $16.5 million, 5-mile widening of State Route 160, or Blue Diamond Road, in southwest Clark County. Aggregate Industries SWR Inc. was the general contractor. The project expanded the highway from two lanes to four travel lanes between Red Rock Canyon Road and Mile Marker 17.
The Nevada Department of Transportation selected CH2M to provide environmental and preliminary design services to pave the way for reconstruction of the outdated I-80/I-580/U.S. 395 system to system interchange in Reno to accommodate future travel demands.
The Nevada Department of Transportation is celebrating 100 years with historical photos and timeline posted on the Department's website, as well as an invitation for Nevadans to share their state transportation memories. The Nevada Department of Highways was formed on March 23, 1917 with a mission to surface the rutted dirt paths that served as the road network of the time.
A major undertaking that will improve both user safety and access to popular recreational destinations in Nevada is taking shape, as construction continues on the SR 28 Shared Use Path Project. The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is overseeing the work, which also will help protect and preserve Lake Tahoe's water quality.
The USA Parkway was originally a privately built, 6-mi. (9.6 km)-long road connecting Interstate 80 to the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center east of Sparks. The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) began construction in June 2016 to extend the Parkway by more than 12 mi.