Uptick in deadly crashes along Red Rock Canyon and Pahrump lead to proposed construction project
NDOT released its SR-160 & SR-159 corridor plan this month, which highlighted changes to the two highways it intends to pursue in the coming years following an uptick in fatal vehicle collisions along them. It also examined traffic data from 2015 to 2019 as part of it.
NDOT CORRIDOR STUDY FOR RED ROCK CANYON SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT
NDOT is asking the public to submit ideas for their 159/160 Corridor Study through Red Rock Canyon.
Road safety for cyclists
May 31, 2022
The pandemic unarguably changed the way most of us live our lives for the better part of 2020, from practicing social distancing to wearing masks and frequently washing our hands to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Things are finally taking a turn towards normalcy as many establishments ease up on restrictions with the increase of vaccinated Americans.
NDOT Corridor Study for Red Rock Canyon seeks public comment
April 22, 2022
This is a Unique and Critical Opportunity. First time in 17 years! NDOT is asking the public to submit ideas for their 159/160 Corridor Study through Red Rock Canyon. We are grateful that they considering the future of this area because conditions have changed. If you use these two roads, you know that they are no…
NDOT is conducting a project study
Conditions have changed on SR 159 and SR 160. There are more motorists using these scenic roads and they are speeding and operating their vehicles in reckless ways that endanger innocent road users such as tourists, hikers, bicyclists and dog walkers. The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is conducting a project study on these two…
a safer Red Rock Scenic Byway
April 5, 2022
Raise your hand if you would like to see a safer Red Rock Scenic Byway! It has gotten so busy that it feels like a gamble for your life. Especially when you are driving and need to swerve out of traffic to avoid pedestrians or riding a bike and need to swerve into traffic to…
Ride Safe: Know Before You Go
May 3, 2021
“Ride Safe: Know Before You Go,” is an education program targeting new and existing cyclists. The second component of a three-part safety campaign rolling out in 2021, Ride Safe identifies five critical points of cyclist safety: Protect Your Head, Be Visible, Pick Bike-Friendly Routes, Be Predictable, and Ride Defensively. In partnership with Skye Canyon and Southern Highlands,…