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Posts Tagged ‘Nevada’

Guest on The Infra Blog: Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV 1st District)

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
Congresswoman Dina Titus on The Infra Blog

“These public-private partnerships that they tout really don’t work. We tried that in downtown Las Vegas to do the new Project Neon, and just couldn’t generate enough revenue from the private sector, so we know that is not the “silver bullet.” I’m opposed to privatizing government services, because then the priority shifts from service to profit, and that never works. If you talk about something like air traffic control, that’s especially egregious because we have the safest system there is; we’re going to now undermine that.”

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Nevada Transportation By the Numbers: Meeting the State’s Need for Safe, Smooth and Efficient Mobility

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
Nevada - average cost per driver in the state’s largest urban areas and statewide

An inadequate transportation system costs Nevada motorists a total of $3.2 billion every year in the form of additional vehicle operating costs (VOC), congestion-related delays and traffic crashes.

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Nevada DOT: Applying Shotcrete to the Cave Rock Tunnels

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

As crews begin repaving of both directions of highway through the Cave Rock tunnels and complete roadside drainage and water quality improvements near Glenbrook, drivers are asked to anticipate work zone traffic changes. Beginning the week of Sept. 12 through mid-October, travel lanes may be shifted through the work zone as traffic begins being alternated between the eastbound and westbound tunnels for final paving and lighting work. Oversize and overdimensional semi-trucks are not permitted through the tunnel during construction.

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Las Vegas, NV: “Centennial Bowl” Interchange Construction Update

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

There is less than a year of construction left on the $47 million U.S. 95 / 215 Beltway interchange, or Centennial Bowl, in northwest Las Vegas.

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Southern Nevada Celebrates Infrastructure Week 2016

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

The RTC partnered with NDOT and numerous organizations to celebrate the importance and value of infrastructure to our community and economic vitality.

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2016 ASCE OCEA Finalist: Lake Mead Intake Shafts

Friday, April 1st, 2016

The world’s deepest subaqueous tunnel safeguards the current capacity of the Southern Nevada Water Authority against extremely low lake water levels. Learn about the Lake Mead Intake No. 3 Shafts and Tunnel Project, a 2016 ASCE Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement.

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Las Vegas, NV: Ron “The Bike Guy” Invites You to Participate in Bike Share

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Our “bike guy” Ron is pedaling his way around #‎DTLV to show you all the location possibilities for #‎RTCBikeShare! Share your input as to where you’d like to see bike share stations at #‎RTCSNV

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Nevada’s Highway 50: The Loneliest Road in America (Timelapse)

Monday, January 4th, 2016

New Yorker Byran Dai travels Nevada’s portion of Highway 50, The Loneliest Road in America. While many have traversed this legendary stretch of road, very few have captured the entire journey start to end time-lapse style.

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Nevada Celebrates New FRI (Fuel Revenue Indexing) Projects

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) and City of North Las Vegas (NLV) hosted a grand opening celebration for four Fuel Revenue Indexing (FRI) projects.

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Nevada DOT: Introducing the Stormwater Division

Monday, November 16th, 2015

The Nevada Department of Transportation has always had an Environmental Division, and with our continued commitment to keeping our waters clean, we now have a dedicated stormwater division.

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