RTC Seeks Public Comment on Lemmon Drive Improvements

The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County is seeking public comment on an initiative to design and reconstruct a safer, more resilient Lemmon Drive.

The project is a proposed realignment of Lemmon Drive from Fleetwood Drive to Ramsay Way above the 100-year flood plain to ensure safety, connectivity and resilience in the area.

Members of the public can submit their comments at the in-person meeting on Wednesday, February 7 at Lemmon Valley Elementary School from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Comments can also be submitted online starting January 24 at www.NorthValleysImprovements.com.

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

About the Lemmon Drive Traffic Improvements and Resiliency Project: The RTC, in collaboration with regional partners, stakeholders, and the community, is leading an initiative to design and reconstruct a safer, more resilient Lemmon Drive between Fleetwood Drive and Ramsey Way. The Lemmon Drive Traffic Improvements & Resiliency Project will assess the reconstruction of the roadway above the 100-year flood plain to enhance safety, connectivity, and resilience, particularly in adverse weather conditions and emergency events. The proposed Lemmon Drive will have two lanes of traffic, one in each direction, north of Palace Drive. Lemmon Drive between Fleetwood Drive and Patrician Drive will increase to two lanes in each direction to improve traffic operations.

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.