SOUTH VIRGINIA STREET AND I-580 EXIT 29 CAPACITY AND SAFETY

Status: Active Projects

PROJECT DETAILS
RTC Project No. 0217002

RTC Project Manager (PM)
Maria Paz Fernandez, P.E.

RTC Engineering Department
(775) 348-0171

Design Firm: Wood Rodgers, Inc.

Construction Contractor: Q & D Construction

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Improve capacity and safety by widening South Virginia Street from the I-580 exit 29 ramps to Longley Lane.

LATEST NEWS
Construction started on June 17, 2024.

  • Night work expected and lane shifts to maintain two lanes on each direction during AM and PM peak hours (7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.).
  • Northbound lane closed along South Virginia Street between Patriot Boulevard and Longley Lane for demolition and construction of improvements. This closure is expected to last until the end of July 2024.

May 2023 90% Design Virtual Public Meeting (Video)

SCHEDULE
Planning: Summer 2021
Environmental: N/A
Preliminary Design: End of 2022
Final Design: Fall 2023
Construction: Summer 2024

FINANCIAL INFORMATION
Total Project Estimate: $9,045,024
Funding Source: RTC Fuel Tax

Post updated on: June 27, 2024

South Virginia Street and I-580 Exit 29 Capacity and Safety Project Map