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February 23, 2018

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Expect delays: I-15 project entering last big phase
Expect delays: I-15 project entering last big phase
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Dubbed the Main Event, the final major phase of the Project Neon highway project will get underway next month, the Nevada Department of Transportation announced today. The last big ...
Photo: In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, photo, a survivor
Preliminary report: Sightseeing helicopter spun before crash
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
A preliminary report says a sightseeing helicopter spun at least twice before crashing in the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists and injuring three others and the pilot. The National Transportation Safety Board doesn't say what caused ...
Nevada records decrease in traffic-related deaths last year
Nevada records decrease in traffic-related deaths last year
Thursday, February 8, 2018
State officials say the number of traffic-related deaths in Nevada has dropped for the first time in nearly a decade. The Nevada Appeal reports the state Office of Traffic Safety on Wednesday announced ...
Photo: An artist's rendering of a new planned interchange
NDOT widening U.S. 95 from Durango to Kyle Canyon
Monday, February 5, 2018
A six-mile stretch of U.S. 95, including the turnoff to Mount Charleston, is set for an upgrade. The Nevada Department of Transportation broke ground on a $78 million project Thursday that will widen the highway between ...
Planned I-15 upgrades called 'side benefit' to future stadium traffic
Planned I-15 upgrades called 'side benefit' to future stadium traffic
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Project construction expected to get underway between 2020 and 2024
The Nevada Department of Transportation laid out its plans for proposed improvements to Interstate 15 at Tropicana Avenue that would address traffic hotspots pertaining to the future ...
Photo: An artist's rendering of northbound Interstate 15
New signs, bridges, lane changes to greet commuters in crucial Project Neon stretch
Thursday, January 25, 2018
As the final phase of Project Neon is set to get underway, the Nevada Department of Transportation held the final public meeting Wednesday to update residents on ...
New segment of northbound Interstate 11 set to open
New segment of northbound Interstate 11 set to open
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
A 2-mile long, two-lane northbound portion of Interstate 11 will open this weekend. The recently completed stretch of I-11 from Foothills Drive in Henderson to ...
Aptiv, Lyft to continue Las Vegas self-driving car tests, expand to second city
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Aptiv left a piece of Pittsburgh in Las Vegas when it tore down its booth last week at the largest electronics show in Las Vegas. The company, through a partnership with Lyft, will continue ...
Photo: In this Jan. 14, 2016, photo, a driver waits to pi
'Our best year yet': Lyft claims 'ton of impact' on Las Vegas in 2017
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Lyft has seen its business in the valley double year-over-year since its entrance into the Las Vegas market over two years ago, an executive for the rideshare company announced Tuesday. With the ever-expanding business in Las Vegas, the city is benefitting in ...
Photo: An artist's rendering of northbound Interstate 15
Final phase of Project Neon bringing biggest traffic headaches
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
The final leg of the almost $1 billion Project Neon highway project will take center stage in March as the aptly named Main Event gets underway. After NASCAR weekend, Interstate 15 from ...
Photo: Gov. Brian Sandoval, right,
‘Trying it is believing,’ Sandoval says of self-driving vehicles
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Touting the success of the autonomous shuttle operating in downtown Las Vegas, Gov. Brian Sandoval says the future is now in Nevada ...
How locals can avoid CES traffic this week
How locals can avoid CES traffic this week
Monday, January 8, 2018
When the 175,000 conventiongoers converge in Las Vegas for CES this week to see the latest and greatest in technology, traffic near the sprawling exhibit spaces will be a nightmare. CES takes place ...
Photo: The city's Information and Technology Director Mic
City’s Innovation District partners to be showcased at CES next week
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Partners in the city of Las Vegas’ Innovation District will be showcased next week when CES features its first Smart City Marketplace. ...
Photo: Construction workers install bollards along the St
Strip bollard installation on hold after pay dispute
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Approval for additional steel posts along the Las Vegas Strip is on hold as southern Nevada commissioners investigate a pay dispute. The Clark County Commission planned on approving the ...
Virgin Hyperloop One sets speed record at Southern Nevada track
Virgin Hyperloop One sets speed record at Southern Nevada track
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Virgin Hyperloop One set a speed record on its test track in North Las Vegas, hitting 240 mph. The company has the only full-scale hyperloop system in the world and achieved the speed during its ...