Project Weekly Update: April 3, 2018

Project Weekly Update: April 3, 2018

Dear Stakeholder:
Below please find the project update for the week of April 2 and anticipated traffic control for the week of April 9, 2018.

Construction crews pave 18th St. at Prater Way in Sparks.

Construction crews pave 18th St. at Prater Way in Sparks.

 

Crews finish sidewalk at the new Bus Rapid Tranist Station (BRT) on Prater Way at 15th St. in Sparks.

Crews finish sidewalk at the new Bus Rapid Tranist Station (BRT) on Prater Way at 15th St. in Sparks.

Paving Continues in Sparks
The project team is paving side streets in Sparks in preparation of paving Prater Way between Rock Blvd. and El Rancho Dr. Weather permitting, Prater Way paving is anticipated to begin the week of April 9 to April 20. Traffic will be reduced to one-way westbound only from Rock Blvd. to El Rancho Dr. Eastbound traffic will be detoured to Oddie Blvd. Paving on 4th St. in Reno is anticipated to begin in late May. Traffic control information will be provided in advance.

 

Traffic Control

  • Side street closures are possible on Prater Way between Rock Blvd. and El Rancho Dr.
  • Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction from Rock Blvd. to Evans Ave. Businesses are open and accessible.
  • Traffic control on Prater Way/4th Street between El Rancho Drive and Galletti Way includes lane reductions and a three-way stop east and westbound and at the I-80 westbound on and off ramps. Traffic lights at I-80 eastbound on and off ramps are still functioning normally.
  • For the safety of drivers, riders and crews, RTC bus routes 2, 5, 11, 13, 15, 25 and 26 are detoured. Access RTC Transit Services for more information. Detours will be in place throughout the project.

Notes
Weather permitting, traffic control may include sidewalk closures, lane closures and minor detours.
Possible lane shifts with flagger throughout the project corridor.
The RTC urges drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians to use extra caution in construction work zones.
Traffic control and work zones will be in place and changing frequently.  Use caution and look for flaggers for direction.  Brief delays can be expected.

Text Alerts
Text 4PRATER to 797979 and you will be automatically enrolled to receive project updates and traffic controls via text message.

Business Support
Please support your neighborhood businesses in the project corridor. Sign up to receive project updates at 4thPrater.com and you are eligible to receive a $25 gift card to a participating local business of your choice!  One gift card distributed every week during construction.

Stakeholder updates will be distributed weekly, and as construction operations progress.  For more information please call the project hotline at (775) 323-9335 or email Info@4thPrater.com for travel tips during construction and to sign-up to receive updates visit 4thPrater.com.

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