FOR RELEASE: Construction Begins on South Virginia and I-580 Project June 16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Josh MacEachern, Public Information Officer

jmaceachern@rtcwashoe.com | RTC Media Phone: 775-420-1727

Construction Begins on South Virginia and I-580 Project June 16

Reno, Nevada (June 14, 2024) ‚Äď The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County will begin construction on the South Virginia Street and I-580 Exit 29 Capacity and Safety Project on Sunday, June 16 at approximately 7 p.m. with lane closures adjacent to the median.

Night work will continue June 17 through June 21, with traffic shifting the week of June 24 to accommodate lane closures adjacent to the sidewalk on the northbound side from Patriot Boulevard to Longley Lane.

This project aims to improve capacity and safety by widening South Virginia Street from the I-580 off-ramp to Longley Lane.


For project updates, visit www.rtcwashoe.com to sign up for stakeholder email notifications, or follow RTC on Facebook and Twitter.

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About RTC: The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County, Nevada serves the citizens of Reno, Sparks and unincorporated areas of Washoe County. As the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization for the region, the RTC provides leadership in planning and implements quality transportation systems to meet the community’s present and future transportation needs. For more information about RTC projects visit rtcwashoe.com and sign up for email updates using MyRTC or call (775) 348-0400. Follow RTC on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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