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Transportation Projects Announced During Today’s State Transportation Board Meeting will Support 1,780 Jobs

Transportation Projects Announced During Today’s State Transportation Board Meeting will Support 1,780 Jobs


CARSON CITY, Nev. – State transportation contracts announced during today’s Nevada Transportation Board of Directors meeting are projected to support 1,780 job years while helping provide a transportation system to keep Nevada safe and connected.

A projected 1,780 jobs will be supported for one year by the highway contracts and agreements reviewed as part of the Dec. 19 state transportation board meeting. Transportation improvements reviewed/approved at this month’s state transportation board meeting include:

NDOT contracts are thoroughly reviewed against NDOT engineering estimates and include disadvantaged business enterprise participation goals. Construction start dates vary.

To date, Nevada state transportation projects utilizing Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act funding are projected to support 10,596 jobs. Council of Economic Advisers formulas were used to estimate the number of direct, indirect and induced jobs. It is estimated that every $1 invested in public transportation projects can generate between $2 and $6 in local economic activity.

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