nevada

Government, Business, Safety

Southern Nevada’s Freight Corridor Gets the Vegas Treatment

Closed sign U.S. 93 Road closures are common during Project Neon construction. (Eugene Mulero/Transport Topics)

The $1 billion Project Neon will widen Interstate 15 at the U.S. 95 interchange “Spaghetti Bowl,” commonly known for its bumper-to-bumper traffic — and accidents in Las Vegas.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 9, 2018
Business, Safety

Nevada Champion Gragg Wilson Goes About Winning in a Humble Way

Nevada 2018 truck driving championships winners Wilson (black shirt, fifth from left) surrounded by other 2018 Nevada Truck Driving Championships winners by Eugene Mulero/Transport Topics

LAS VEGAS — Consistency paid off, again, for FedEx Freight’s Gragg Wilson, who earned his fifth state grand champion title on April 28 en route to his 13th trip to the National Truck Driving Championships.

Eugene Mulero and Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporters
April 29, 2018
Government, Business

Nevada DOT Awards $65 Million Contract to Expand Las Vegas-Area Highway

The Nevada Department of Transportation awarded a $65 million contract on Nov. 13 to widen and modernize a six-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 95 that runs through northwest Las Vegas.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 17, 2017
Government

Las Vegas-Area Interchange Gets FHWA Redistribution Funds

The Garnet Interchange Additional federal funding will improve the Garnet Interchange in southern Nevada. (Nevada DOT)

The Nevada Department of Transportation will use recently issued federal funds to expand an interchange near Las Vegas to help bolster freight transportation.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 26, 2017
Government

Truckers and Nevada Officials Worry About Another Storm Hitting I-15

Nevada DOT

Nevada officials said they hope to open more lanes next week on Interstate 15 northeast of Las Vegas but are casting a wary eye on another storm that could bring torrential rains like those that washed out a portion of the desert highway last week.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
September 16, 2014