NDOT outlines plan for 2018

During the annual visit to the county commission meeting July 17, Sondra Rosenberg, Nevada Department of Transportation Southern District Assistant Director for Planning, outlined the 2017 work program and the long range plan for 2018. She asked … [Read more...]

NDOT Completes Highway 93 Reconstruction in Panaca

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) recently completed a $3,595,595, U.S. Highway 93 reconstruction and realignment in Panaca in eastern Lincoln County, near the Utah border. Road and Highway Builders LLC, of Sparks, Nev., was the general … [Read more...]

Storm Slams Flood Ridden County

A potent fall storm that initially slammed into the Northwest earlier in the week, sliced its way through the Southwest Friday afternoon and evening last week. A fresh round of flooding rain and severe weather was unleashed in much of Arizona, … [Read more...]

Major Rainstorm Causes Travel Headaches

Heavy rains on Monday and flash flooding in the Moapa, Overton, Logandale area completely ripped out sections of 1-15 causing the Nevada Department of Transportation to close a large section of the freeway and reroute traffic onto U.S. Highway 93 … [Read more...]

Big rig overturns near Hiko

A big rig tractor-trailer hauling potatoes crashed just north of Hiko on Highway 318 on Feb. 5. The unnamed driver was not injured, but was arrested and booked on a DUI charge. Nevada Highway Patrol reported the accident happened about 11:35 a.m. … [Read more...]

Redesign recommended for local wash

A presentation on possible redesign of the Meadow Valley Wash, especially through the City of Caliente and down Rainbow Canyon, was made in early January by Natural Channel Design, INC, of Flagstaff, Ariz. Christopher Tressler, civil engineer with … [Read more...]

Road signs defaced near Eagle Valley

Several road signs along State Route 322 were defaced this past weekend, and Sheriff’s deputies are looking for information from anyone who may have knowledge of the incident. Deputy Tim Umina said he was informed by a motorist the signs had been s … [Read more...]

Panaca getting mobile radar sign

County Commissioners approved a request at their regular meeting of the request by the Panaca Town Board to have the Commissioners apply for a Nevada Department of Transportation permit for a radar speed sign. Shawn Hand, member of the Panaca Town … [Read more...]