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October 1, 2014

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Speeding work on road to Tesla plant won’t impact Las Vegas project
Friday, September 12, 2014
The state Department of Transportation is considering speeding up a $100 million highway construction project that would improve access between Lyon County and ...
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Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, September 12, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
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Allegiant Travel boss sells back $25 million in stock
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Chairman and CEO Maurice Gallagher still owns about 20 percent of company
Talk about a good payday. The parent company of discount carrier Allegant Air has bought back 200,000 shares at $126.20 apiece from ...
Cost of repairing flood-damaged interstate hits $5 million
Cost of repairing flood-damaged interstate hits $5 million
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Repairing a stretch of Interstate 15 destroyed in Monday’s massive flooding will cost $5 million, Nevada Department of Transportation officials said today. I-15 is closed for nearly 50 miles between ...
Nevada officials want future Interstate 11 to link Phoenix, Las Vegas and Reno
Nevada officials want future Interstate 11 to link Phoenix, Las Vegas and Reno
Monday, September 8, 2014
A future Interstate 11 linking Phoenix to Las Vegas should also extend to Interstate 80 in Northern Nevada using the general path of U.S. 95. The board vote to pursue broader definition of the road came after ...
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Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, September 5, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
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Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, August 29, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Cactus Avenue interchange to open Friday, ahead of schedule
Thursday, August 28, 2014
The Cactus Avenue interchange over Interstate 15 will open at 2 p.m. Friday, two months ahead of schedule, the Nevada Department of Transportation announced today. The project was initially scheduled to ...
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Las Vegas airport traffic up 1.9 percent in July
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport has climbed up 1.9 percent compared with a year earlier. Data released Wednesday show more than 3.7 million people ...
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Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, August 22, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Photo: A rendering of the Project Neon Downtown Gateway.
State dumps public-private financing for massive I-15 project
Monday, August 18, 2014
The Nevada Department of Transportation today scrapped plans to use private financing to pay for major overhauls to Interstate 15 in Las Vegas over concerns about affordability. The department instead opted to go with ...
Gas tax hike paves the way for smoother valley roads
Gas tax hike paves the way for smoother valley roads
Sunday, August 17, 2014
The average driver in Southern Nevada will pay $52 a year more to fund several road projects. ...
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Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, August 15, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
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‘Very tragic intersection’ on Blue Diamond gets a traffic light
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The traffic light was installed too late to save Helen Liu. The 14-year-old was crossing Blue Diamond Road with a group of friends one night last year when ...
Catch a ride in Las Vegas with new smartphone app
Catch a ride in Las Vegas with new smartphone app
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Starting today, hailing a limousine or town car in Las Vegas is as easy as hitting a button on your smartphone. The new Ride Genie app from locally-based Integrity Vehicle Solutions Co. is the first ...

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