PRESS RELEASE: ODDIE WELLS PROJECT UPDATE: HALF INTERSECTION CLOSURE AND DETOUR

SEPTEMBER 1, 2023

The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County and Granite Construction will close the southern half of the Oddie Boulevard and Silverada Boulevard intersection beginning Tuesday, September 5, 2023. The half-intersection closure will be in effect through Wednesday, September 6, 2023.

Traffic will detour to El Rancho Drive and Sutro Street to accommodate both east and west travel. Two-way traffic will remain in place on the north side of Oddie Boulevard.

The closure is due to traffic signal work as part of ongoing construction of Phase 2 of the Oddie Wells Project.

The RTC is reminding the traveling public to use extra caution in and around the construction zone, to take the alternative routes, and follow the speed limit for everyone’s safety.

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.