Geoff Dornan

Highway 50 project aims to fix safety problems

Carson Sheriff Ken Furlong says intensive enforcement on Highway 50 between Dayton and Carson City has reduced the number of accidents and other problems during the past couple of months. But he says intensive enforcement by Nevada Highway Patrol and deputies from Carson and Lyon County is a temporary fix. The permanent fix, Furlong said, is in the highway repaving and safety project the Nevada Department of Transportation will put out to bid in January. Senior NDOT Roadway Designer Steve Bird said the $7.3 million project will not only repave the stretch of highway and improve drainage, but it will …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Nov 12, 2013 11:30AM Published Nov 14, 2013 02:22AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.