By all accounts, the new Raiders stadium in Las Vegas is well on its way to being completed before the 2020 NFL season.
State bonds will likely cover roughly $200 million in improvements meant to relieve freeway traffic near the 62-acre stadium site for the NFL’s Raiders on Russell Road, just west of Interstate 15.
Here are 10 key questions and answers about what lies ahead for the project at the center of the Oakland Raiders’ request to relocate to Las Vegas.
State officials have posted the first agenda for what will be known as the Stadium Authority Board and much of the meeting will be dedicated to discussing procedures board members will take as it works to build a new home for the Oakland Raider
Democratic legislative leaders say they plan to reach a community benefits agreement with a yet-to-be-appointed Las Vegas stadium authority board assuring that more than half the construction and operations jobs on the $1.9 billion project go to underprivileged workers.
Gov. Brian Sandoval will sign Senate Bill 1 and Assembly Bill 1 into law at 11 a.m. Monday at the Richard Tam Alumni Center at UNLV.
Proponents of luring the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas to a planned $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat domed football stadium take on a new challenge with a familiar strategy beginning this week.
A supermajority of Nevada lawmakers on Friday pushed through legislation that will raise the room tax in Clark County to help finance a 65,000-seat domed stadium, clearing the path for the relocation of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas.
The Nevada Department of Transportation would need to accelerate already-planned projects, including miles of HOV lanes, if a domed football stadium opens by 2019 near the Las Vegas Strip, according to a report released Thursday by Gov. Brian Sandoval’s office.
When it comes to the debate over a $1.9 billion domed football stadium, rural and Northern Nevada tourism leaders aren’t much different from their counterparts in Southern Nevada.