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President Donald Trump to award $50M to Nevada's transportation department

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Posted at 4:29 PM, Jun 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-18 19:51:05-04

NEVADA (KTNV) — President Donald Trump is supporting a major transportation project in Southern Nevada.

President Trump sent a Tweet about awarding $50 million to the Nevada Department of Transportation on Thursday to help reconstruct the Tropicana Avenue and Interstate 15 interchange.

The president continued on social media to say the project is of importance to help reduce and improve traffic in the highly-traveled area of Las Vegas.

Project managers previously said the nearly $200 million planned upgrade will overall make things easier on drivers.

I-15 Tropicana Project hopes to improve access to the Las Vegas Strip and ease congestion