Las Vegas chamber president headed to DC to push for I-11 funding

Las Vegas Review-Journal » Construction is underway for the first 15-mile segment of I-11 from Henderson to Boulder City, set to open by the end of this year. Although the route could take decades to build, the new freeway could provide a much-needed direct link between Las Vegas and Phoenix — the only two cities with populations of more than 1 million people that are not linked by an interstate.

2018-02-27T11:54:09+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Arizona, Highways, Nevada, Trump & Infrastructure|

First phase of interstate between Vegas, Phoenix underway

Roads & Bridges » Las Vegas and Phoenix are the only two cities with populations more than 1 million that are currently not connected by an interstate. The I-11 looks to change all that. The first phase in Boulder City is expected to be complete by the fall of 2018. Phase 1 will construct about 15 miles of new freeway around the southern and eastern perimeter of Boulder City, Nev., from I-515 to U.S. 93.

2018-02-09T10:42:22+00:00February 5th, 2018|Arizona, Highways, Nevada|

Virgin Hyperloop One built a trip-planning app for a transportation method that doesn’t exist yet

Curbed » One of the leaders in the tubular transport system, Virgin Hyperloop One—recently renamed after a substantial investment by Richard Branson—has debuted an app that illustrates how easy it might be to travel from, say, Vegas to LA. Hey, don’t worry about the fact that the actual hyperloop isn’t real yet!

2018-01-10T13:13:49+00:00January 8th, 2018|California, High-Speed Rail, Nevada|

The hyperloop has a new world speed record: 240 mph

The Verge » Now with airlocks!

2017-12-22T08:55:37+00:00December 19th, 2017|California, Nevada, Rail, Roads, Urban|

Las Vegas mayor pushing to widen I-15 between Primm, Barstow

Las Vegas Review-Journal » Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman is still carrying a torch for plans to widen Interstate, aiming for the project to cross the finish line by the time Los Angeles hosts the Summer Olympics in 2028.

2017-10-25T10:30:35+00:00October 22nd, 2017|California, Highways, Nevada|
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