July 21, 2023

The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County and Sierra Nevada Construction (SNC) will temporarily close one lane of traffic on California Avenue between Arlington Avenue and Newlands Circle from July 24 through July 31, 2023. The street will be open to one-way traffic heading westbound.

Through traffic heading eastbound on California Avenue will be detoured at Keystone Avenue to 2nd Street and Sierra Street.

The California Avenue lane closure will not be in effect during Hot August Nights, allowing two-way traffic during the week of August 1-7, 2023.

About the California Avenue at Newlands Terrace Rehabilitation:

The project will improve safety and access for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians along this busy roadway. In addition to traffic safety improvements and pavement reconstruction, the RTC will improve sidewalks and make upgrades for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

This project represents an investment of $1.8 million, paid for by RTC Fuel Tax.