Nevada Transportation Board approves transportation projects, creating hundreds of jobs

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The Nevada Transportation Board of Directors has approved multiple Nevada highway projects that will create hundreds of jobs within the state. The initiative was approved during Monday’s Board of Directors meeting, where it was announced that the projects would collectively support 413 jobs for a year. MORE ON NEWS 3  | Overturned tractor-trailer blocks NB I-15 to WB 215 Beltway in south valley

According to the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), the upcoming construction projects will provide an improved transportation system to keep Nevada safe and connected. Some approved projects include upgrading concrete barrier rails, improving aging roadside drainage, and installing landscape and aesthetics and other improvements on Interstate 80 from the Nevada/California border to western McCarran Boulevard in Washoe County. Other approved agreements will help support construction engineering services for numerous highway improvements, including southbound truck climbing lanes and median widening on Interstate 15 between Speedway Boulevard and the U.S.

93 Garnet interchange in Clark County, NDOT says.

To date, Nevada state transportation projects utilizing Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act funding are projected to support 11,097 jobs.

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