The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County welcomes the community back to Midtown. Construction on the Midtown segment of the Virginia Street Project is nearly complete and Virginia Street will reopen to two-way traffic in Midtown on Friday, August 14 at 5 p.m....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Midtown News Midtown will be home to more than 250 new trees when the project is completed. These trees need time to adjust to their new conditions.  Sometimes newly planted trees can go into “shock” and may look...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Midtown News The project team is braving the heat and working to reopen Virginia Street to two-way traffic the entire length of the corridor from Liberty Street to Plumb Lane by end of the day on August 14!...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Midtown News Midtown is full of culture and art and the Virginia Street Project enhances safety, mobility and access for everyone to enjoy all that Midtown has to offer. Visitors to Midtown will enjoy new sidewalk design, street...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Construction News RTC and SNC upgraded three RAPID transit stations on Virginia Street in Midtown with new structures that include level boarding and real-time arrival information. Crews are completing final improvements including lighting, seating and electrical. The RAPID...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County plans to implement northbound-only traffic on North Virginia Street near the University of Nevada, Reno. Beginning on Monday, July 13, through fall of 2020, North Virginia Street will be...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="45"][vc_column_text]Virginia Street Midtown Update July 2, 2020 Construction News Two-way traffic resumes on Virginia Street from Center/Mary Streets to Plumb Lane by Friday, July 3.  The new roundabout will include a new art sculpture coordinated by the City of...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="45"][vc_column_text] Virginia Street Closed from Center St. to Vassar St. on Thursday, June 25 Reno, Nevada (June 23, 2020) – The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County and Sierra Nevada Construction (SNC) are continuing to accelerate construction operations...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_empty_space height="45"][vc_column_text] Construction News As roadway work through Midtown is mostly complete, crews are busy beautifying the corridor by placing trees and installing other landscape features. You may have known that over 200 new trees are being planted as...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="45"][vc_column_text] Construction News The new roundabout on Virginia Street at Center/Mary Streets will be operational the first part of July. Roundabouts are easy to use and provide safety benefits including crash reduction and severity.  Vehicles travel counterclockwise around...