April 29, 2022

The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County is planning to activate a new traffic signal at the intersection of Golden Valley Road and Beckwourth Drive. On Monday, May 2, 2022, at 10 a.m., Reno City Councilmember Bonnie Weber will flip the switch to activate the new signal, along with Alice Smith Elementary School Principal Arch Ruth and Alice Smith Elementary School students.

“I am thrilled to flip the switch on a new traffic signal near Alice Smith Elementary School in Ward Four,” said Reno City Councilmember Bonnie Weber. “This new signal will make it safer and easier for kids and their families to get to and from school. I appreciate the RTC’s dedication to improving traffic safety in our community.”

This intersection has seen an increase in traffic and was determined to warrant a traffic signal to help improve safety and decrease the overall traffic congestion in the intersection. Construction on the new signal began in March.

This project represents a $1 million investment in our community and is funded with RTC Fuel Tax funds.