PROJECT DETAILS
RTC Project No. 227001

RTC Project Manager (PM)
Jeffrey Wilbrecht, P.E.
(775) 335-1872
jwilbrecht@rtcwashoe.com

RTC Engineering Department
(775) 348-0171
(775) 348-0170 fax

Design Firm: ATKINS North America

Construction Contractor: Granite Construction Company (South Phase)

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The project will increase safety, add roadway capacity, and improve bicycle and pedestrian facilities by widening Sparks Boulevard between Greg Street and Baring Boulevard. Please visit SparksBLVDproject.com to learn more about the project.

LATEST NEWS
The RTC in cooperation with the City of Sparks, Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is finalizing the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) which evaluates and documents the proposed project’s potential impacts. This draft document will be available to review and comment upon by the public in Spring 2023.

Construction is ongoing for the southern segment (Phase 1) of the project, between Greg Street and I-80. This work is scheduled to be completed in late 2022.

The project team is working on design for the segment of the project between I-80 and Baring Boulevard (Phase 2).

SCHEDULE
Planning: N/A
Environmental: Spring 2020 – Spring 2021
Preliminary Design: Spring 2021 – Fall 2021
Final Design: Fall 2021 – Spring 2023
Construction: to be determined based on funding

FINANCIAL INFORMATION
Total Project Estimate: $57,800,000
Funding Source: RTC Fuel Tax

 

Post updated on: November 29, 2022

Sparks Boulevard Capacity Improvement (Greg Street to Baring Boulevard) Project Map