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July 31, 2011
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Reno-Carson freeway nearing completion

For most of the time crews have been building the I-580 project between Reno and Carson City, the work hasn't really affected the average commuter.

And except for the huge Galena Creek Bridge, most of the construction was pretty much invisible to drivers on the existing highway.

That changed about two weeks ago, when the north Washoe Valley turnoff to Bowers Mansion was closed down and lanes of freeway through the valley shifted to one side. Now commuters must slow and wind their way among barriers designed to funnel them past crews working to tie the overpass leading toward Bowers …

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