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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...
Jul 6 2012
WHAT:  Oddie Boulevard between Pyramid Way and Rock Boulevard will be closed. WHEN:  Saturday, July 7 beginning at 6:00 AM to Saturday, July 7 at 5:00 PM. WHY:  Installation of a gas main at the intersection of 12th Street and Oddie Boulevard. Posted detours will be in place during...
Apr 16 2012
Sparks now has some of the best roadway conditions in the Truckee Meadows.  Since the Sparks City Council made a commitment to upgrade the roadways in Sparks six years ago, the City has applied funds from the passage of RTC-5 and city franchise fees to improve critical pavement deficiencies....
Apr 11 2012
WHAT:  Disc Drive between Vista Boulevard and Eagle Mountain Drive will be closed. WHEN:  Thursday, April 12 beginning at 8:00 AM to Saturday, April 14 at 7:00 PM. WHY:  Construction of a new sanitary sewer manhole and reconstruction of a sewer main on Disc Drive.  Posted...
Mar 15 2012
Beginning March 19 (Monday) through May 18, the City of Sparks parking garage at the southeast corner of C Street and 10th Street will be under repair.  Only 50 percent of the “Surface Level” will be available for parking – about 40 spaces.  The remainder of the garage...
Oct 27 2011
Whether you consider it a tiresome chore, a cheerful outdoor activity or a great way to torch some calories, one thing is for certain — raking and bagging dead leaves is key to keeping Sparks streets free from flooding. “It’s important to rake, bag and remove dead leaves,”...

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