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Apr 27 2016
From removing yard waste to clearing household clutter, spring cleaning is an annual tradition in homes from coast to coast. In the City of Sparks, the spring excess waste program aims to give folks an easy outlet for extra trash, which tends to stack up from spring cleaning. Each week for the...
Apr 22 2016
Beginning the week of April 25, and until mid May, Pyramid Way will be reduced to one lane from Greenbrae Dr. north to McCarran Blvd. from 7 am to 6 pm. The closure is needed for the safety of the construction team and motorists during utility installation.  The Regional Transportation...
Mar 23 2016
The RTC will begin work on a project to enhance safety at the intersection of Pyramid Way and McCarran Boulevard. Work is set to begin April 4 and will involve traffic controls.   Members of the public may learn more about the project and planned traffic controls at an open house on Wednesday...
Dec 17 2015
Sparks is prepared for the weather challenges this El Nino winter may bring to the area.  Road crews work regularly to keep on top of the inevitable pot holes that occur throughout the year, but the winter months always offer additional trials for city roadways. As in the past several years,...
Apr 1 2015
On Thursday, April 2, Stanford Way at McCarran Boulevard south of Greg Street will be closed for pavement reconstruction and the installation of a new crosswalk.   The new crosswalk will enhance public safety and improve foot traffic for citizens using the nearby Truckee River Trail as...
Jul 2 2013
Roadwork Updates
Here is a link to the Sparks "Cone Zone" Current Road Projects web page.
Nov 20 2012
The City of Sparks is hosting the Turkey Trot on the morning of Thanksgiving Day. Southbound Sparks Boulevard from Baring to Interstate 80 will be closed from 8:00-10:30am to accommodate the race. Motorists will be able to access the freeway on Vista Boulevard as an alternate route. Access to...
Nov 7 2012
On Wednesday, November 7, residents may notice City of Sparks maintenance crews driving snow routes and spraying the new brine solution on area roads in preparation for the first snow storm of the season, set to hit the valley early Thursday and into Friday. City maintenance officials ask that you...
Nov 6 2012
The City of Sparks will be applying a brine mixture — a solution of water and sodium chloride (road salt) — to roads in advance of winter storms this year, which is better for air quality and proactively protects roadways from potential ice buildup. “Using brine results in less...
Jul 25 2012
The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) and Granite Construction will open the new Sparks Boulevard Loop Ramp on Wednesday beginning at 5:30 am. Motorists traveling northbound on Sparks Boulevard will access I-80 westbound using the new loop ramp.  The existing northbound access to I-80...

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