PRESS RELEASE: ODDIE WELLS PROJECT UPDATE: CLOSURE OF MONTELLO STREET ACCESS

AUGUST 11, 2023:

The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County and Granite Construction will close access to Montello Street on both sides of Oddie Boulevard on Thursday, August 17 and Friday, August 18. Drivers are advised to use the detour on Sutro Street. Two-way traffic will remain in place on Oddie Boulevard, with one lane open in each direction.

Closing access to Montello Street will allow crews to conduct work on traffic signals. The north side of the intersection will remain closed through the end of September.

Media Contact: Josh MacEachern, Public Information Officer
jmaceachern@rtcwashoe.com | RTC Media Phone: 775-420-1727

About the Oddie Wells Project:

The Oddie Wells Project will increase safety, connectivity, and mobility options along this heavily traveled corridor. The project plans include new lighting, landscaping, ADA improvements, pedestrian ramps, and bicycle facilities, providing safer traffic operations. Corridor improvements will support economic investment and redevelopment while enhancing the quality of life for area residents by improving accessibility and safety. Construction will be completed in four phases and is anticipated to be complete by fall of 2024, weather permitting. For more information, please visit OddieWellsProject.com.

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‚Äôs 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 FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.