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1. Alternative A-1
Alternative A-1, shown in Figure 1, modifies the Tropicana Boulevard/Paradise Road and Swenson
Street intersections and relocates the north section of Swenson Street by directing thru movements
onto a grade separated bypass, to create more contiguous land for the UNLV campus. The major
East to North left turn movement from Tropicana Avenue to Swenson Street is proposed to be
relocated to the intersection of Paradise Road.
The following summarizes the opinion of probable construction cost for Alternative A-1:
 The Opinion of Probable Construction Cost is approximately $13,300,000*
* Does not include utility relocations and adjustment, demolition of existing structures and roadways,
or right of way acquisition.


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Figure 1 – Swenson Street Realignment Alternative A-1

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DESIGN CONSI DERATIONS
 Design Speed = 40 mph
 Posted Speed = 30 mph
 Rmin (no super) = 762’
 Rmin (e
max
= 4%) = 533’
 K
crest
= 44
 K
Sag
= 64
 Required Vertical Clearance = 16.5’
 Top of Elevated Section = 22’
 Max Grade = 6% (5% preferred)
 4% max preferred downgrade
 Shoulder width = 12’ min.
 2-4’ Left
 8-10’ Right
 Elevated Section = 38’
 2 - 12’ through lanes
 14’ shoulder

SUMMARY

 Structural Elements = 1,200’ (Approach Ramping)
 Bridge = 400’
 Grade Separated Opinion Of Probable Cost = $13.3 Million (Alternative A-1)
 Compare with on-grade option - Opinion of Probable Cost = $7.3 Million (Alternative A)



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