U.S. 95 closing for repairs in Nye, Esmeralda counties

Nevada Department of Transportation
Cracks in the pavement show some of the damage caused to US Route 95. USA Due to an earthquake on May 15 centered 20 miles southeast of Mina. Nevada Department of Transportation
The teams make emergency repairs to the United States 95 after a May 20 earthquake. More substantial repairs paid for by federal emergency funds will force the closure of a stretch of highway in Nye and Esmeralda counties. The Nevada Department of Transportation is temporarily closing US Highway 95. USA Between the junctions of US Route 6. USA , until 4 pm June 17 in Esmeralda and Mineral counties, a closure of $ 2.43 million is needed on federally funded emergency repairs.
Repairs will be U.S. 95 between Mile Markers 88.7 and 90 and Mile Marker 95 in Esmeralda County, as well as Mile Marker 2 in Mineral County. Road & Highway Builders is the general contractor.
The road was damaged after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake that occurred on May 15, approximately 20 miles southeast of Mina. The department’s maintenance crews, as a temporary solution, shaved cracked road surfaces with gaps of up to 3 inches along a half-mile-long section of US Highway 95. USA Located approximately 6 miles north of Coaldale.
The larger repairs involved a 9-foot-wide full-depth pavement change and a 40-foot-wide patch across the road. The highway later reopened the same day.
Meanwhile, motorists will be diverted along US Route 6. USA And State Route 360, which will result in travel delays of up to 30 minutes, as road works begin. NDOT works with Waze to inform the public about planned highway restrictions, but unscheduled construction changes, closings, and restrictions are possible due to weather or other factors. For the latest state highway conditions, visit nvroads.com or call 511 before driving.

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