RTC to hold public meeting on “The 11” / Boulder City Bypass Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2012
Media Contacts: 
Angela Torres, RTC, (702) 676-1552 office, (702) 578-4876 cell

LAS VEGAS – The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) and the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will host an open house to discuss progress on “the 11,” also known as the Boulder City Bypass project. The Bypass would allow drivers to have two options to achieve their destination, access through Boulder City via U.S. 93, or around Boulder City via the Bypass. The Nevada Legislature gave the RTC the authority to pursue public-private partnerships, including tolling, to develop the Bypass. The project may also become part of the future Interstate 11, a proposed Interstate that would connect Las Vegas and Phoenix, Ariz.

The RTC is working with NDOT on traffic and revenue studies for the project. Funding for the Bypass project has not yet been identified. The nature of the public-private partnership, including potential tolls, has not yet been determined.

WHAT: RTC open house on “The 11” / Boulder City Bypass Project
WHERE: Boulder Creek Golf Club, 1501 Veterans Memorial Dr., Boulder City, Nev., 89005
WHEN: Thursday, June 28, from 4 to 7 p.m.

The RTC is committed to keeping the public informed and obtaining their opinions and comments on transportation projects. The open house on June 28 will offer residents and interested citizens the opportunity to learn more about the bypass project. As there is no formal agenda for the open house, attendees can arrive and depart at their convenience.

Questions and comments can also be submitted to the RTC by phone at 702-880-8445, TDD 702-676-1834 or email to stidhama@rtcsnv.com.
The RTC is the transit authority, transportation planning agency and regional traffic management agency for Southern Nevada. The RTC’s vision is to provide a safe, convenient and effective regional transportation system that enhances mobility and air quality for citizens and visitors. The RTC encourages residents and visitors to use alternate commute modes to help reduce traffic congestion, clean the air and improve the quality of life in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit rtcsnv.com.
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