PRESS RELEASE: ODDIE WELLS UPDATE: U.S. 395 RAMP CLOSURE

OCTOBER 20, 2023:

The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County and Granite Construction will close the northbound offramp of U.S. 395 at Oddie Boulevard Monday, Oct. 23, Tuesday, Oct. 24, Monday, Oct. 30, Tuesday, Oct. 31, and Thursday, Nov. 2, 6 a.m.-11 a.m., weather permitting.

Detours are in place. The RTC is advising the traveling public to plan their trips ahead and take their preferred alternate route.

The closure is necessary for crews to begin roadbed modifications and asphalt paving on the eastbound lanes of Oddie Boulevard as part of Phase 3 of the Oddie Wells Project.

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.

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

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.