This editorial appeared in Wednesday, Feb. 27, edition of The Record-Courier.
News that the final phase of the Carson City bypass could begin by 2016 poses some interesting questions for transportation infrastructure in Douglas County.
Having the freeway will shorten the commute for folks traveling from northern Douglas County to Reno by at least four traffic lights.
It will also mean that the first stop light for southbound traffic between Susanville and Minden will be at Clear Creek Road. Count the three traffic signals at Topsy, Jacks Valley and Mica Road.
Traffic on Highway 395 between Carson and Douglas goes …