The Nevada Department of Transportation is negotiating with CA Group to complete an environmental study of several improvements along a section of Interstate 15 near the NFL stadium site for the Raiders.
Clark County commissioners are expected to vote next week whether to allow the project to continue. While approval is all but certain, county staff has requested several stipulations be incorporated with the OK.
Providing adequate transportation infrastructure for Las Vegas’ impending NFL stadium was a chief concern for members of local town advisory boards who convened Wednesday night.
The Las Vegas Monorail Co. this week purchased a small chunk of land near the southern end of the Strip, county records show, possibly for an extended route from the MGM Grand to Mandalay Bay.
Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani threw a Hail Mary pass on Thursday by suggesting that traffic improvements surrounding the new Raiders stadium should be funded by the project’s developers.
Scores of people jammed the Clark County Government Center on Thursday looking for jobs and a way to sign up for them.
Negotiations are expected to continue this month on a Las Vegas stadium joint-use agreement between the Oakland Raiders and UNLV.
The Raiders want to start construction by Nov. 1 on a new NFL stadium that could rise 225 feet from a vacant 62-acre plot of land on Russell Road, just west of Interstate 15, according to information posted Monday morning by the Federal Aviation Administration.
The Federal Aviation Administration will examine whether the height of the Oakland Raiders’ new domed stadium could hinder aircraft operations at nearby McCarran International Airport, agency officials confirmed Wednesday.
A huge crowd of people came from far and near on Thursday to get their first real look at subcontracted jobs and supplies that will be available to laborers working on the planned 65,000-seat domed football stadium for the Raiders.