Project Weekly Update: February 19, 2018

Project Weekly Update: February 19, 2018

Sidewalk demolition on February 13, 2018.

New concrete on February 14, 2018.

New street lighting on February 16, 2018.

Dear Stakeholder:
Below please find the project update for the week of February 12 and anticipated traffic control for the week of February 19, 2018.

Sidewalk Improvements at 4th and Sage Street

The RTC Project Team is working on corridor improvements in Reno. Crews removed old curb, gutter and sidewalks on the south side of 4th Street between Galletti Way and Sage Street and replaced with new concrete.  Blankets are used to cover and protect the new concrete.  The team also installed new corridor lighting this week.  The lights will be turned on in March once electrical conduit installation is complete.

Traffic Control

  • Possible night work on 4th Street between El Rancho Drive and Galletti Way.
  • Traffic will be switched to the south side of the roadway between Galletti Way and Sage Street for removal and replacement of curb and gutter.
  • 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
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