Project Weekly Update: February 9, 2018

Project Weekly Update: February 9, 2018

New sidewalks on 4th Street just east of 6th Street.

Utility improvements continue on 4th Street at Sutro Street.

Dear Stakeholder:
Below please find the project update for the week of February 5 and anticipated traffic control for the week of February 12, 2018.

New Corridor Lights Planned in Reno
The south side of 4th Street between Galletti Way and Sage Street is about to get much brighter. Approximately 67 street lights brighter! New corridor lighting is being installed this week and the week of February 12 as part of the RTC’s 4th Street|Prater Way Bus RAPID Transit Project. In addition to beautifying the area, the new lights create a safer environment for road users and pedestrians. Final improvements include new lights, sidewalks, transit stations, roadway, curb and gutters from Pyramid Way to Evans Ave.

Traffic Control
• Utility improvements on Sutro Street at 4th Street. Drivers can expect lane restrictions.
• Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction from Rock Blvd. to Evans Ave. Businesses are open and accessible.
• Possible side street closures throughout the project from Pyramid Way to Evans Ave. Please use posted detours.
• 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.

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
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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 for travel tips during construction and to sign-up to receive updates visit

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