• NDOT News: A Look at the Tow Plow

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    Winter Driving Tips:

    Only travel in winter weather when necessary, leave enough time to safely reach your destination and plan your route to avoid snowy/icy areas and steep hills
    Before driving, check weather and road conditions by dialing 511 within Nevada (or 1-877-NV-ROADS outside of Nevada)
    Share your travel itinerary so others know when to expect you
    Remove snow and ice from all vehicle windows, mirrors, lights, turn signals and license plates
    Buckle up
    Turn on headlights to see and be seen
    Turn off cruise control
    Avoid quick starts, stops and fast turns. Accelerate, brake and steer smoothly and gradually
    Reduce speed. Speed limits are based on normal road and weather conditions, not winter road conditions
    Do not slam on brakes. Apply steady pressure on ABS-equipped vehicles and pump the brakes if necessary on non-ABS vehicles
    Always comply with all posted chain requirements
    If your vehicle has snow tires, install and use them between October 1 and April 30
    Keep additional distance from other vehicles
    Watch carefully for snow removal equipment
    Do not pass without good distance and sight clearance
    Use extra caution on bridges, ramps, overpasses and shaded areas- they may freeze first
    Maintain a high fuel level
    If vehicle begins to skid, steer in direction of slide and slowly remove foot from accelerator
    Be aware of black ice
    If parked or stuck in snow, leave window slightly cracked for ventilation and make sure vehicle exhaust system is clear of snow
    Always carry tire chains, especially when traveling in mountain passes or typically snowy areas
    Remember – 4-wheel-drive vehicles cannot necessarily turn or stop any better than 2-wheel-drive vehicles Show less
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    The Nevada Department of Transportation proudly supports the state’s economic, environmental and social needs by planning, building and maintaining one of the nation’s highest-ranked bridge systems, and over 5,400 miles of state roadway named some of the nation’s smoothest.

    Here, you will find the latest information on how the Department is building roads to the future.
    • NDOT News: Cradle Braugh Bridge Closure 01.09.17 - Duration: 32 seconds.

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    • NDOT News: Project Neon Community Connector, December 2016 - Duration: 2 minutes, 3 seconds.

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      It’s the state’s busiest stretches of highway with 300,000 vehicles per day, or about one-tenth of Nevada’s population, with 25,000 lane changes per hour. Traffic through the corridor is expected t...
    • NDOT News: A Look at the Tow Plow - Duration: 44 seconds.

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      Winter Driving Tips:

      Only travel in winter weather when necessary, leave enough time to safely reach your destination and plan your route to avoid snowy/icy areas and steep hills
      Before driving, c...
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    • NDOT News: A look at Sponsor-a-Highway Program - Duration: 118 seconds.

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      Private companies may sponsor rest areas and
      visitor centers either by giving monetary support or
      for providing the maintenance of the facilities

      In return the private company may iden...
    • NDOT News: A Look at SR 28 Shared Use Path, Fall 2016 - Duration: 4 minutes, 38 seconds.

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      Nevada’s State Route 28 runs parallel to the pristine and beautiful Lake Tahoe shoreline near Incline Village. This two lane, mountainside road is also the only access route for the more than one ...
    • NDOT News: Centennial Bowl from the sky - Duration: 47 seconds.

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      U.S. 95 / 215 Northern Beltway “Centennial Bowl” interchange
      NDOT is building the $47 million U.S. 95 / 215 Beltway interchange, or “Centennial Bowl,” in northwest Las Vegas. Las Vegas Paving is th...
    • NDOT News: Project Neon Update, November 2016 - Duration: 2 minutes, 52 seconds.

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      NDOT recently undertook 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week closures of the Interstate 15 south and northbound ramps to U.S. Highway 95 northbound. The I 15 north and southbound ramps to Martin Luther King...
    • NDOT News: USA Parkway, 10.10.16 - Duration: 116 seconds.

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      The USA Parkway was originally a privately built, six-mile-long road connecting Interstate 80 to the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center east of Sparks. The Nevada Department of Transportation will extend...
    • NDOT News: Regional Winter Training, Fall 2016 - Duration: 87 seconds.

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      The 2016 Northern Nevada Regional Snow Workshop was held October 19-20, 2016 at the Regional Public Safety Training Center in Reno. Representatives from the City of Reno, City of Sparks, Washoe Cou...
    • NDOT News: Centennial Bowl Update, Fall 2016 - Duration: 3 minutes, 4 seconds.

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      The northbound 95 to eastbound Beltway ramp opened May 27th. A new 1-mile-long southbound 95 collector-distributor road debuted June 6 between Centennial Center Boulevard and Rancho Drive, creating...
    • NDOT News: SR 28 Box Culvert Installation, October 2016 - Duration: 24 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
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