Full Intersection Closure at North Sierra Street and First Street Monday April 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Josh MacEachern, Public Information Officer

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

Full Intersection Closure at North Sierra Street and First Street Monday April 1

Reno, Nevada (March 29, 2024) ‚Äď The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County and Sierra Nevada Construction, Inc. (SNC) will implement a full closure of the intersection at North Sierra Street and First Street on Monday, April 1. Traffic moving southbound on North Sierra Street will be diverted at West Second Street, please follow detours as posted.

The closure is anticipated to remain in place through Tuesday, April 2. Access to the First Street parking lot will remain open from West Street, while access to the Palladio parking lot will remain open from North Virginia Street.

This marks the beginning of Phase Four of the First Street Rehabilitation Project, which includes the full reconstruction of the First Street and Sierra Street intersection, as well as repaving First Street to Virginia Street. Completed work currently includes improvements to the watermain, new sidewalks, ADA accessibility improvements, and drainage improvements. In addition, traffic signals at the intersection will be updated.

Please contact RTC or SNC with any concerns regarding the project, as we look forward to this needed structural improvement to our community.

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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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