RTC Project No. 227001

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

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

Design Firm: ATKINS North America

Construction Contractor: To be determined

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 to learn more about the project. More information about the project can be found at

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 Summer 2022.

The southern segment (Phase 1) of the project, between Greg Street and I-80, is preparing for construction to begin this summer 2022 as an early action project.

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

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

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


Post updated on: June 29, 2022

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