This important road improvement project will resurface both directions of I-80 between Keystone Avenue in Reno and the Nevada-California border. Approximately four inches of the roadway surface will be removed and repaved on more than 12 miles of interstate.
The project will provide a smoother and safer interstate driving surface.
NDOT currently places “Wrong Way” signs on all interstate off-ramps to notify drivers errantly entering in the wrong direction. Additional flashing warning signals and detection systems will also be added to I-80 ramps west of Reno as a highly-visible indication to help stop drivers from entering the wrong way, ultimately enhancing freeway safety.
Several roadside shoulders will be widened providing space for emergency storage of disabled vehicles, enforcement activities and roadway maintenance.
Merge lanes will also be lengthened from West Fourth Street to westbound I-80 near Mogul and the Gold Ranch-Third Street exit to eastbound I-80, as well as select other exits.
As part of NDOT’s dedication to preserving the quality of stormwater crossing state roadways, roadside drainage and water treatment features will be enhanced.
Construction will primarily take place on westbound I-80 from Keystone Ave. to Gold Ranch this spring through November, followed by construction on the eastbound interstate throughout summer 2019.
I-80 Westbound Paving Begins
We love our special events and know how important they are to northern Nevada! When possible, NDOT will temporarily suspend work on road projects over major event periods for easier travel. Traffic control information impacting special event routes will be posted.
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The NDOT project team encourages the community to support businesses during construction. We developed an easy incentive program for the community to support businesses.