ROAD CLOSURE
CIERRE DE CALLES

E. 7th Ave. between
Sun Valley Blvd. & Applegate Dr.
Sept 21 – Sept 25
Working Hours Closure
Open Overnight

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Project Description

Sun Valley Blvd. is the heart of the Sun Valley community, providing access to neighborhoods, schools, services and businesses. Phase 1 of this project addresses improving safety, traffic flow and road conditions along the boulevard between 7th Avenue and Highland Ranch Parkway. a total of approximately 1.5 miles. Safety improvements include adding designated bicycle lanes, new sidewalks and lighted crosswalks, and modifying and adding transit stops that comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. Traffic flow  will be improved at the 7th Avenue intersection with designated left turn lanes. The roadway north of 7th Avenue will be reconstructed with the addition of curbs, gutters and associated drainage inlets.

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Watch our video presentation about the project.

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Head Start on Sun Valley Blvd. Safety. Watch for a speed limit change – from 45 to 35 mph – between US 395 and Rampion Way. NDOT will be changing the signs before the end of August to make the speed limit more consistent and help prepare for RTC’s multimodal improvements.

RTC Public Information Officer Lauren Ball talked about the Phase 1 improvements that are under way on KOLO’s July 2020 The Road Ahead.

CONSTRUCTION STARTS! This Is Reno shared the news with helpful details for drivers and the community.

Check out our video presentation about the improvements coming to the Sun Valley community. Questions? Email Project Manager Maria Paz-Fernandez.

Project Manager Maria Paz-Fernandez discusses the Sun Valley Blvd. Multimodal Improvements Project on KOLO’s April 2020 The Road Ahead. 

Corridor study completed in February 2015. Download study

Check out the new Desert Skies Middle School on the north end of the project limits as well as the new Hug High School at the WildCreek golf course

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Timeline: Phase 1

April 2020

June 2020

June 2020

Final Design Presentation

Construction Plan Presentation

Construction Begins


December 2020

Construction Complete

Project Funding

The Sun Valley Blvd. Multimodal Improvements Project will be funded with local RTC fuel tax dollars. The total investment for both design and construction is estimated to be between $8,000,000 and $9,000,000.