NDOT/FHWA/RTC – Boulder City Bypass – Nevada - Project Profile

NDOT/FHWA/RTC – Boulder City Bypass – Nevada - Project Profile


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The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) are undertaking the construction of a bypass in Nevada, the US.

The project involves the construction of a 24km new freeway from I-515 to U.S. 93, dipping south around Boulder City before connecting with the new Hoover Dam bypass bridge. The project is being implemented in two phases.

The first phase involves the construction of a 4km road from Foothills drives to the US 95 interchange/Silverline Road.

The second phase involves the construction of a 20km new freeway from US 93 to US 95. It will also include the construction of a four-lane access controlled freeway with a new interchange at US-95 and a reconfigured interchange at the US-93/SR-172 Hoover Dam Exit.

It will include the construction of an extensive rock excavation, nine bridges, a scenic view parking area overlooking Lake Mead, drainage culverts and environmental mitigation.

SCS Engineers has been appointed as environmental consultant for the first phase.

The NDoT is implementing the first phase, while the RTC of Southern Nevada is undertaking the second phase.

On December 8, 2005, NDOT and FHWA completed an environmental impact statement (EIS).

A series of public consultations and route evaluations hasve been undertaken by NDOT and FHWA.

On September 18, 2013, public hearing was held. In February 2014, Tetra Tech, Inc. was appointed as environmental engineer.

On September 2014, the project received planning approval.

On February 10, 2015, Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. was awarded construction contract for the first phase and Las Vegas Paving Corp. secured construction contract for second phase.

The project secured US$68 million in federal funds and US$22 million generated by Fuel Revenue Indexing (FRI) and US$5 million in state funding for the first phase.

In April 2015, construction commenced with completion scheduled by June 2018.


The project involves the construction of 24km new freeway at Boulder City in Nevada, the US.

The US$318 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of a 4km highway from Foothills drives to the US 95 Interchange under first phase

2. Construction of a 20km new freeway from US 93 to US 95 under second phase.Reasons To Buy

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