RTC Project No. 227001

RTC Project Manager (PM)
Garrett Rodgers, P.E.
(775) 332-2139

RTC Engineering Department
(775) 348-0171

Design Firm: ATKINS North America

Construction Contractor: Granite Construction Company (South Phase), To be determined (North Phase)

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.

The RTC in cooperation with the City of Sparks, Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is finalizing the Environmental Assessment (EA), which evaluates and documents the proposed project’s potential impacts.

The project team is reviewing and preparing responses to comments received from the public hearing and publics comment period (April 5, 2023 to May 5, 2023). Project team is working on the draft Finding of No Significant Impact document. Design for the segment of the project between I-80 and Baring Boulevard (Phase 2) is in progress. Construction is complete for the southern segment (Phase 1) of the project, between Greg Street and I-80

More information is available at

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

Total Project Estimate: $71,400,000
Funding Source: RTC Fuel Tax


Post updated on: May 31, 2023

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