NDOT board OKs transportation projects


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During the December Nevada Department of Transportation board of directors meeting, multiple projects gained approval estimated to provide 1,600 jobs in Nevada, according to a news release from NDOT.

Projects included:

• Resurface 17 miles of U.S. 50 between Silver Springs and the Leeteville junction in Lyon and Churchill counties, including enhanced roadside lighting and chain-up areas.

• Build a passing lane and improve drainage on sections of U.S. 6 near Tonopah in Nye and Esmeralda counties.

• Resurface U.S. 395 between the Nevada-California state line and south of Gardnerville, including extending an existing passing lane and improving roadside drainage.

• Resurface 16 miles of northbound Interstate 15 from Nevada-California state line to the Jean area in Clark County.

• Resurface state route 789 in Humboldt County.

• Improve border signage where state routes 338 and 359 enter from California in Lyon

and Mineral counties.

• Drainage and erosion repairs on state routes 341 and 342 in Storey, Lyon and Washoe


• Bridge repairs on the West Winnemucca bridge over Interstate 80.

Construction start dates vary.


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