160 Widening

Pahrump-Nevada widening of state highway 160

Information about route

Expansion of Nevada route 160 over Mountain Springs Pass now completed, there remains only widening of two-lane segments of this route through Pahrump to make this four lanes contiguous for the entire trip into Las Vegas. In response to a formal proposal – click on this button:

to Nye County Commissioners in December, 2019, the Public Works Director responded that Pahrump did not – yet – meet the minimum 100,000 population threshold for a U.S. DOT “RAISE” grant. Click on this button for explanation of why it is worth pursuing waiver from the federal  administration to qualify for a grant of up to $25,000,000 to advance widening for the sake of safety and in view of anticipated growth.

160 Widening Pahrump Overview

160 Ancillary Streets Pahrump Central Area