NDOT’s new website, app aim to keep motorists informed

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L.E. Baskow

Traffic flows uniformly on a initial morning of The Big Squeeze line closures compared to Project Neon a scarcely $1 billion 3.7-mile-long widening of Interstate 15 from a U.S. 95 rotate to Sahara Avenue on Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017 | 2 a.m.

The Nevada Department of Transportation recently denounced dual softened ways people entrance highway and trade information online.

In and with a scarcely $1 billion Project Neon, a 3.7-mile-long widening of Interstate 15 from a U.S. 95 rotate to Sahara Avenue, NDOT expelled a smartphone app to keep motorists adult to date.

Developed by Kiewit Corp., a giveaway Project Neon app (for Apple and Android products) facilities an interactive plan map, with notation highway closures and construction activity. Users can also examination plan facts, photos, videos and scheduled milestones compared with a project.

Additional links, hit information and amicable media posts from NDOT are also featured. Real-time pull notifications for vital plan activities and trade impacts are also accessible to those who wish alerts.

“This is a department’s initial mobile app,” NDOT orator Tony Illia said. “It’s a poignant joining toward gripping a open sensitive about Project Neon. We comprehend a significance of embracing new digital media collection and techniques for effectively communicating with residents and visitors.”

Earlier this month NDOT debuted a redesigned website that offers quicker and easier entrance to state highway information.

The site offers an updated navigation character with 6 quick-link buttons giving viewers present entrance to traveler, business, NDOT highway project, highway stormwater refuge and blurb car information.

Additionally, a new “Safe and Connected” couple takes users to information about trade reserve and choice travel modes.

The website still facilities up-to-the notation highway conditions, live video feeds for vital freeways, highway continue reports, public-involvement opportunities, pursuit openings and maps. Business support, including road-use assent forms and information on constrictive with NDOT, is included.

This is a initial refurbish to NDOT’s website given 2011. Frequent web visitors are urged to transparent website caches and refurbish any bookmarks to a nevadadot.com site for easier entrance to a new site.