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Overnight closures planned on Highway 28 between Incline Village and Spooner

Construction on Nevada Route 28 will continue in 2019.
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Nevada Route 28 will be closed tonight and tomorrow night south of Incline Village.

The closures are to allow the Nevada Department of Transportation to complete final roadway striping as part of a new shared-use path being constructed.

Both directions of Nevada Route 28 will be closed between Lakeshore Boulevard in southern Incline Village and the U.S. 50 junction from 8 p.m.-6:30 a.m. nightly June 17 and 18.

The closures are scheduled for overnight hours to reduce impact on heavy daytime traffic, according to NDOT. They are subject to change.

A potential alternate route for north to south traffic is: Mt. Rose Highway to Interstate 580 to U.S. 50 to Lake Tahoe.

Through late June, daytime single-lane closures will take place Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. in areas between the southern end of Incline Village and 3 miles south of Sand Harbor State Park.

Motorists should anticipate 20 to 30-minute travel delays.

The roadway striping is one of the finishing touches on a multi-year project to build a 3-plus mile shared-use path from the southern end of Incline Village to Sand Harbor State Park.

The project also includes additional roadway emergency pull-outs, transit upgrades and three new paid parking areas near the Ponderosa Ranch and Tunnel Creek Café to provide safer parking options.

NDOT plans on hosting a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, June 28. State and local officials are expected to be on hand for the event.

Contrary to rumors, the trail is not currently open and it won’t be until the ceremony, according to NDOT. Officials with Nevada State Parks are reportedly citing people for trespassing on the trail.

Once open the new pathway will enhance safety and mobility on the roadway, which sees more than 2.5 million vehicles per year.

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