RENO, Nev. — The Federal Freeway Administration has accredited plans for $1.5 billion in enhancements to a serious interstate interchange and greater than a dozen freeway exits in Reno and Sparks over the following 20 years.
The company issued a last environmental affect assertion and report of resolution deciding on the choice most well-liked by state transportation officers to reconfigure the Spaghetti Bowl the place I-80, I-580 and U.S. 395 meet east of downtown Reno.
The venture is meant to enhance security and scale back journey instances within the metro space the place the inhabitants is anticipated to develop 27% the following 20 years.
The Reno-Sparks inhabitants has quadrupled for the reason that interchange was initially constructed within the 1960s and 1970s.
Nevada Division of Transportation Director Kristina Swallow says the 28 months it took NDOT to finish the environmental affect assertion was the quickest in company historical past.
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