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.
I’m proposing a $50M award to @nevadadot from @USDOT to reconstruct the Tropicana Avenue/I-15 interchange. So important for improving and reducing traffic in this booming area!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 18, 2020
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