Frequently Asked Questions

What are the project improvements?

This important road improvement project will reconstruct and repave Glendale Avenue between Kietzke Lane and east McCarran Boulevard for a smoother and safer drive. Segments of sidewalk will also be added to create a continuous walkway along the north side of Glendale Avenue. Improved sidewalk ramps and more easily-accessible pedestrian crossing buttons will also be added to enhance pedestrian safety and mobility.A concrete road surface will be added at the heavily-traveled Rock Boulevard and Galletti Way intersections for additional durability and longevity.  In addition, roadway drainage improvements will be made as part of NDOT’s dedication to preserving the quality of stormwater crossing state roadways.

When will construction begin and end?

Construction is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 24, 2017 and continue through the end of the year, with potential minor construction in spring 2018, depending on the weather.

What are the traffic impacts during construction?

Utility installations will be the first phase of construction and may include sidewalk closures, lane closures and demolition.

Roadway improvements will require lane closures and minor detours.  The project team anticipates constructing one side of the roadway at a time.  One lane in each direction of Glendale Avenue will remain open.

At least one access to each business will remain available during business hours, but on-street parking will not be available throughout construction. On street project will be returned at the end of construction.

What is the project cost and how is it being funded?

The total project cost – including construction, design, permitting, and construction management – is approximately $14 million, primarily funded with federal and state dollars.

What utility improvements and impacts are expected?

Several of the utilities along the project corridor will be upgraded during construction. The project team is working closely with all utilities and partner agencies including, NV Energy, AT&T, Charter, Verizon, Zayo Communications, Union Pacific Railroad, Kinder Morgan, Truckee Meadows Water Authority, the Cities of Sparks and Reno, and RTC.  Construction operations will be combined whenever possible to minimize impacts to customers and reduce traffic closures.  In the event of an outage or service disruption, customers will receive a written notice at least 72 hours in advance and personal contact/notification at least 48 hours prior to service disruption.

How can I support businesses within the project corridor during construction?

The NDOT project team encourages the community to support businesses during construction. We developed an easy incentive program for the community to support businesses.

  • Sign up to receive project updates at:
  • Registration automatically results in an opportunity to receive a $25 gift card to a participating business of your choice.
  • One gift card will be distributed every week during construction.
  • All businesses within the project corridor are encouraged to participate at no cost to promote their business.
  • Please email, or call 775-352-1920 for more information.
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