15 Nov Update – November 15, 2018
Shop Midtown Businesses
Small Business Saturday is right around the corner on November 24. From downloadable materials to how-to videos and more, get everything you need to spread the word, plan an event, or promote your business in the Shop Small® Studio.
To continue our support of Midtown businesses during the holiday season, The RTC Project Team will print and deliver materials to your business from the Shop Small® Studio at no cost to you.
Please email Info@virginiastreetrapidextension.com or call 775-300-1848 for more information.
Welcome to the Neighborhood!
Brauhaus 701, located at 713 South Virginia Street, brings a blend of German/American fusion to Midtown. Don’t forget to try their homemade pretzel with your choice of dipping sauce paired with your favorite brew; the perfect late-night snack with a little bit of flare!
Traffic Cameras Installed
Construction Update, November 15, 2018
The project team will temporarily shut down construction operations beginning the evening of Friday, November 16 until Monday morning, November 26. Happy Thanksgiving!
The RTC project team is coordinating closely with other construction projects happening near the corridor.
NV Energy is working on a gas main replacement on Wells Avenue, between Moran Street and Ryland Street. Night work is possible. Please call (702) 402-5555 for more information.
Truckee Meadows Water Authority is anticipated to begin work on improvements between Gordon Avenue and Arlington Avenue. Please call (775) 834-8080 for more information.
**Traffic control is subject to change and weather permitting.
Share Your Midtown Experience #VirginiaStreetProject
Support Midtown District Reno businesses by posting a photo of your Midtown experience with the hashtag #VirginiaStreetProject and help a hungry family this Thanksgiving! For each publicly visible post on Facebook or Instagram, RTC’s contractor, Sierra Nevada Construction, will donate one turkey to the Food Bank of Northern Nevada.
Lyft Partnership: 50 Percent Off Trips TO Midtown
Visit your favorite Midtown businesses during construction using Lyft! We’re offering a 50-percent-off coupon, up to $10 off, to any rider going INTO Midtown. To use the coupon:
- Input the code RAPID directly into your Lyft app in the “promo” section, or
- Click here to visit our custom claim site
- Click here for Midtown limits
The code is valid for trips into the Midtown area within the construction zone. The code is valid for trips originating from anywhere in our community that is outside of the Midtown District.