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May 29, 2017

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As Interstate 11 progresses, asbestos monitoring continues
As Interstate 11 progresses, asbestos monitoring continues
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
With naturally occurring asbestos present where a portion of Interstate 11 is being built, special care is being taken to protect workers and ...
Average gas price in Nevada jumps more than 7 cents
Monday, May 22, 2017
Gasoline prices are on the rise in Nevada. reports the average retail price of a gallon of gas in the state has increased more than 7 cents in the past week, to an average of ...
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The case of the missing reptile art
Friday, May 19, 2017
One of six pink crocodile sculptures that surrounds a golden lion in a busy intersection’s median has gone missing. ...
Photo: A look at the proposed $1.9 billion domed football
I-15 upgrades ‘unlikely’ before stadium’s opening
Thursday, May 18, 2017
It is unlikely that almost $200 million in Interstate 15 projects tied to the Russell Road stadium site will be complete in 2020, when the Raiders are scheduled to begin to play, NDOT Director Rudy Malfabon said today. The projects, which include Interstate 15-Tropicana Avenue interchange improvements and high-occupancy vehicle ramps at ...
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Downtown Loop: Free shuttle service to connect outlets, Mob Museum, Pawn Plaza
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved $550,000 in funding for a free shuttle service connecting several downtown spots, including ...
Motorists must move over for NDOT vehicles starting in July
Motorists must move over for NDOT vehicles starting in July
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
The state’s “Move Over Law” was amended Monday, requiring motorists to slow down and if possible move into a lane not adjacent to ...
10,000 rides in, RTC reveals who's using downtown's bike share
10,000 rides in, RTC reveals who's using downtown's bike share
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
After seven months in operation, the data is starting to come in about who is using the Las Vegas system — and how often ....
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Key Spaghetti Bowl ramp reopens Tuesday
Monday, May 8, 2017
Closed since late October, the southbound Interstate 15 to northbound U.S. 95 ramp will reopen at 6 a.m. The 30-foot-tall, two-lane ramp sees about 13,000 vehicles a day. ...
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Senate vote latest sign of progress for Las Vegas light rail effort
Friday, May 5, 2017
A Democrat and Republican lawmaker helped present support for a Senate bill that lays the framework for the pursuit of a Las Vegas light rail ...
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Tennessee bus crash spurred seat belt bill in Nevada Legislature
Thursday, May 4, 2017
A push for seat belts in school buses is moving through the Legislature as a response to a bus crash in Tennessee that happened about six months before Thursday’s fatal collision in Las Vegas. ...
Nevada officials say state needs 200 more pilots
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Nevada is short about 200 pilots due to a wave of retirements and high demand for flights. KSNV-TV reported Monday that data from the Governor's Office of Economic Development shows ...
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Las Vegas airport sets record with 4.2 million passengers in March
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
McCarran International Airport had its busiest March in history, accommodating 4.2 million passengers, according to statistics released today by the Clark County Department of Aviation. The number represents a 3.2 percent increase from March 2016. The previous high for the month was ...
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NDOT active in recruiting engineers to fill major vacancies
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
With a constant flow of projects lined up across the state and in the midst of the largest road project in Nevada history, the Nevada Department of Transportation is short on engineers ...
'People are asking for this': Lawmaker hails broad support for light-rail bill
'People are asking for this': Lawmaker hails broad support for light-rail bill
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Light rail in Las Vegas is getting closer to reality as lawmakers consider a bill that would let communities pursue funding options for these types of ...
Closure of Warm Springs ramp to Beltway to begin
Thursday, April 13, 2017
A weekslong closure of the Warm Springs Road ramp to the 215 Beltway will start this weekend. ...