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Street Rehabilitation


If you have any questions or concerns about the City of Reno's Pavement Management Program, please contact Reno Direct. For maps showing street pavement conditions and reconstruction projects, please view our GIS Mapserver website.

Streets Confirmed for Rehabilitation
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We Have Come a Long Way on Street Rehabilitation 

Since 1995, the Reno City Council has made street maintenance and rehabilitation a major priority. The City's Public Works Department has put forth an extraordinary effort over the last ten years to improve neighborhood streets throughout our community, and today drivers can see the difference.

In 1997, the Reno City Council adopted a comprehensive, long term plan to catch up on the backlog the City faced regarding street maintenance. This strategic plan calls for more than merely catching up on the backlog. It provides a long-term maintenance regimen that will prevent the City of Reno from falling behind on street maintenance in the future. 

Learn About Acceleration to Neighborhood Streets Program

Major Accomplishments Since 1995 through Construction Year 2009

  • 16.7 million square feet of neighborhood streets have been rehabilitated.
  • 12.3 million square feet of arterial and collector streets have been rehabilitated.
  • 46 million square feet of pavement has been fog sealed.
  • 67.7 million square feet of pavement has been surface treated.
  • 8.1 million square feet of pavement has been treated with a temporary thin overlay.
  • The Reno City Council has committed over $68 million to neighborhood street rehabilitation.
  • $62.7 million has been invested toward rehabilitation of arterial and collector streets.

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Regional Transportation Commission (RTC)
The RTC was formed in July 1979 as a result of legislation approved by the Nevada Legislature, which consolidated the Regional Street and Highway Commission, the Regional Transit Commission and the Washoe County Area Transportation Study Policy Committee. This consolidation has increased the effectiveness and efficiency in planning and implementation of the ground transportation program in Washoe County. Rehabilitation of regional roads are typically performed by the RTC, using local fuel tax funds and regional road impact fees.

Regional Road Reconstruction Program
The Regional Transportation Commission works with the Public Works Departments of Reno, Sparks and Washoe County to identify Regional Roads with pavements in poor condition and to repair them as soon as possible. Download a program brochure to learn more about this process.

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