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Another Opinion: Safety on Highway 395 south of Carson City needs improvement before bypass opens

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 …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Mar 3, 2013 02:23AM Published Mar 3, 2013 02:22AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.