Category: Bullhead City

NIGHTTIME TRAFFIC DELAYS AT LAUGHLIN BRIDGE

Motorists traveling State Route 95 in Bullhead City at the Laughlin Bridge intersection should be prepared for brief nighttime delays beginning next week through early June for a paving and roadway improvement project. The nearly $1.1 million project is located from the Aviation Way intersection to the Laughlin Bridge. It includes paving and installing new curbs and gutters, sidewalks and raised medians. Crews will begin constructing the new median on Sunday, April 30, and paving is expected to begin in mid- May. The project is scheduled for completion in June. What to Expect •Construction activities will take place overnight...

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LAKE MEAD RECREATION AREA AN ECONOMIC ENGINE

  A new National Park Service report shows that 7.2 million visitors to Lake Mead National Recreation Area in 2016 spent $312.6 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 4,172 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $369 million. “Lake Mead National Recreation Area welcomes visitors from across the country and around the world,” said Superintendent Lizette Richardson. “We are delighted to share the story of America’s most diverse national recreation area and the enjoyable experiences it provides. “National park tourism is a significant driver in the national economy,...

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CONCESSION OPPORTUNITY AT KATHERINE LANDING MARINA

The National Park Service (NPS) has released a prospectus seeking proposals for a 15-year business concession opportunity to operate a full service marina at Katherine Landing in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LMNRA). A concession contractor would provide boat rental and moorage services, and operate food, beverage, fuel, campground and related enterprises at the Bullhead City area marina. “Katherine Landing is the second most popular area within Lake Mead National Recreation Area,” a news release stated. “In 2016, more than 800,000 people visited the area. Last year, more than $11-million in improvements were made to the main access...

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COMMENT WELCOME FOR EPCOR RATE CASE

The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold a Public Comment Hearing Thursday, April 27 on the EPCOR Wastewater rate application. The session will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Wigwam Resort, 300 E. Wigwam Blvd, Litchfield Park, AZ in Sachem Hall. EPCOR filed a rate application in April of last year, which could result in increases or decreased for utility service provided by its Agua Fria, Anthem, Mohave, Sun City, and Sun City West wastewater districts. The application evaluates the impact on rates if the systems were to be consolidated, left as they are, or deconsolidated further which would split...

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