US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to visit Southern Nevada

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FILE – In this Jan. 21, 2021, file photo, Transportation Secretary nominee Pete Buttigieg speaks during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Stefani Reynolds/Pool via AP)

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will visit Southern Nevada this week to highlight how the Bipartisan Infrastructure deal’s investments will affect local jobs.

Buttigieg will also see the City of Henderson’s Reimagine Boulder Highway Project. The project recently received a $40 million competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. 

On Wednesday, Aug. 11, Secretary Buttigieg will join Rep. Susie Lee (NV-03) for a short tour at Boulder Highway and East Corn St.

On Thursday, Aug. 12, he will join Rep. Dina Titus (NV-01), Clark County Commissioner and RTC Vice-Chairman Justin Jones, City of Las Vegas Councilwoman Olivia Diaz, and other local leaders for a tour of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) LEED-certified Bonneville Transit Center.

He will also meet Thursday with United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) representatives for a tour of the Carpenters International Training Center.

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