Resources

Engineering Construction Plan Search

Search RTC Construction Plans Type in the project name or termini in the search box. Not sure of the project name or termini? Enter what you know (Sierra or Sierra Street for example). Click Search. The search engine will look for any plans that contain the keywords you have included in the search box. To view a document returned in the search list simply click on the "View Document" button. Once you click the view document button the requested document will be displayed in a popup window. Be aware that that it may take a few minutes to load. Hover...

Orange Book

The purpose of the Orange Book is to fulfill the need for uniform rules governing public works construction performed in Churchill County, Carson City, the Cities of Reno and Sparks, the City of Yerington, and Washoe County. Uniform specifications help to eliminate conflicts and confusion, lower construction costs, and encourage more competitive bidding by private contractors. The Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction book was first published in 1978 and it has proven to be an invaluable document to its users. These specifications represent the highest level of professional thinking of representatives from the Public Works Departments. As construction materials and methods...

Other Resources

Regional Road Reconstruction Program Regional Traffic Guidelines RRIF Brochure RRIF Capital Improvements Plan RRIF General Administrative Manual Flexible Pavement Design Manual Search Engineering Plans

Project Sign Templates

[caption id="attachment_3942" align="alignleft" width="400"] Road Project Sign Example[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3943" align="alignleft" width="202"] Business Access Sign Example[/caption] Project Sign Resources Below are the InDesign templates, Illustrator file and source files for download. Contractors working on RTC projects are responsible for providing sign companies with these files. Templates can only be opened and edited in the InDesign and Illustrator software. Please refer to the Specifications for context to be used for a specific project. After you click on the link above, it will take you to a page with the files. You will see the following files available. Click the desired file,...

Roundabouts

Modern roundabouts provide for safer and more efficient travel for commuters and pedestrians. Various studies indicate roundabouts reduce vehicle collisions by 39% and injury-producing accidents by 76%. Roundabouts also improve traffic flow when replacing stop signs or traffic signals at intersections by as much as 75%. Roundabout Q & A Roundabout Brochure Click here to view the instructional video, "How To Drive in a Roundabout" To request copies of the brochures or a DVD of the instructional video, please contact Michael Moreno, RTC Community Outreach Officer, 775-335-1869 or email mmoreno@rtcwashoe.com. Completed RTC Roundabout Projects Eagle Canyon @ Palm Springs Dr. La Posada...

Road Conversions

Plumas Corridor Safety Improvements The Reno City Council has approved safety improvements for Plumas Street between Plumb Lane and Moana Lane that include lane configuration changes on a trial basis. The work will be done in conjunction with the slurry seal program the week of September 10. This project is intended to reduce accidents, slow traffic, and provide space and safety for all users, with no impact to operations. There will be an adjustment period of several months associated with this change. RTC will be monitoring the signal timing to make sure traffic moves smoothly especially during peak periods. If you are experiencing...