Virginia Street Project Weekly Update | February 6, 2020

Coffee with the Construction Team

You’re Invited!
What:  Learn about the next phase of construction
When Friday, February 7, 2020 anytime between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Where: JoStella Coffee Company at 701 South Virginia Street

Construction on the west side of Virginia Street, from Center Street to Liberty Street is anticipated the week of February 10. Crews will be removing existing sidewalks, curbs and gutters so that they can be replaced with new infrastructure. At some locations, these removals will be at business store fronts. Boardwalks will be installed to access businesses. Businesses will be notified in advance of construction activity. Please come talk with the construction team to learn about the next phase of construction tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at JoStella Coffee Company.

If you can’t make it, you can always check for updates, or reach out to the construction team at or call the project hotline at (775) 300-1848.

Construction Look Ahead

All operations are weather permitting.

All University of Nevada, Reno Virginia Street Project construction information will be shared through the RTC and project-specific platforms, as well as University of Nevada, Reno platforms. Visit the University of Nevada, Reno section of our website for University of Nevada, Reno specific construction information. The ‘Construction Look Ahead’ will include upcoming activities occurring in the University of Nevada, Reno area:


  • Installation of infrastructure for transit stations.
  • Roundabout construction at Center Street and Mary Street; Center Street is closed at Virginia Street.
  • Construction on the east side of Virginia Street, from Vassar Street to Stewart Street.

University of Nevada, Reno

  • Demolition and reconstruction on the east side of Virginia Street between 8th Street and 9th Street begins late February to early March.

Midtown News
Midtown Design Review Committee: Upcoming Meeting

When: Wednesday, February 19 at 9:00 a.m.
Where: McKinley Arts & Culture Center Auditorium

Save the date! The Midtown Design Review Committee (DRC) – comprised of any interested business owners and citizens in the Midtown area and beyond – are invited to discuss preferred locations for the artistic benches and bike racks that were chosen by the DRC, the Public Art Committee with representatives from Midtown, and the Arts & Culture Commission.

The artistic benches and bike racks will be placed along Virginia Street between Liberty Street and Plumb Lane. Locations will be limited by sidewalk space and accessibility requirements.

Try a Free Week at Kaia FIT Midtown

KAIA FIT SIERRA would love to have you as a part of our all-women community, so we can help you achieve your fitness and wellness goals all year long.  But don’t take our word for it. Try us out yourself!

Kaia FIT offers classes 7 days a week for all ages and fitness levels. Classes offered include cross-training workouts, an indoor-cycling program, TRX workouts, yoga-pilates classes, barre classes, weight-lifting classes, dance workouts, and a running program. Kaia FIT can also help with nutritional guidance.

Kaia FIT Midtown is located at 820 South Virginia Street in Reno. To learn more, or to sign up for a free week of Kaia FIT, call 775-375-KAIA(5242), email, or visit

Midtown District Reno – There’s an app for that!

The Midtown District Association has created a new app – called “Midtown District Reno” – that features everything Midtown. Download the Midtown District Reno app to find information on Midtown businesses, find places to eat or drink, and information about any upcoming events. The app is available to download from both the App Store and Google Play.