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April 30, 2013
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South calls for NDOT board shake up

The Galena Creek Bridge was one too far for Southern Nevada lawmakers who believe the state has spent too much highway money in Northern Nevada. On Monday, members of the Senate Finance Committee took up a bill to revamp the Nevada Department of Transportation Board. While sponsor Sen. Mark Manendo, D-Las Vegas, described the plan as replacing elected officials with an 11-member board of experts to manage Nevada’s roadways, it quickly became clear that Southern Nevadans including members of finance think the existing board has spent too much money building in the north and rural Nevada. In their eyes, I-580’s …

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