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Government, Business

Nevada DOT Awards $25.8 Million Contract for Las Vegas Road Project

Route 612 in Las Vegas State Route 612 in Clark County. (Nevada Department of Transportation)

The Nevada Department of Transportation has awarded a $25.8 million contract to Las Vegas Paving Corp. to rehabilitate an aging portion of state Route 612.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 28, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Las Vegas Bridge Project Reaches Halfway Point

Centennial Bowl bridge in Las Vegas The bridge will connect U.S. Route 95 and county Route 215 in the northwest part of Las Vegas. (NDOT)

The Nevada Department of Transportation recently announced its connector bridge project in Las Vegas is halfway to completion.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 12, 2019
Government, Business

One Year Out: Nevada’s I-11 Facilitates Through Traffic, Boosts Local Business

I-11 Nevada Lake Mead Overlook I-11 at the Lake Mead Overlook. (Nevada Department of Transportation)

One year after its completion, Nevada’s Interstate 11 has become a popular bypass for freight haulers and motorists alike.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 31, 2019
Business, Safety

You Can Say That Again! Eric Flick Leads Seven Repeat Winners in Nevada

Nevada TDC Grand Champion Eric Flick Grand Champion Flick of FedEx Freight will be making a return trip to the NTDC after winning the Flatbed class for the second year in a row. (Flick photo courtesy of Kim Yaeger/Nevada Trucking Association)for the second

If you’re gonna roll a 7, it may as well be in Nevada, right? Seven class winners from 2018 again visited the winner’s circle at the Nevada Truck Driving Championships on June 1 in Reno.

Judd Hanson | News Editor
June 4, 2019
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 | Senior 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.

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