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Welcome to the Nevada Roads task force of the U.S. Roads WikiProject! If you would like to help, please jump in and start adding or editing.


This task force concentrates on creating quality articles pertaining to roads and highways in Nevada. Articles within the scope of this task force include:

  • All State Routes (including former routes),
  • State-detail articles about Interstates and U.S. highways in Nevada,
  • signed county routes, and
  • other notable roads and highway-related topics (such as Summerlin Parkway).


  • Create an article for every state-maintained highway and significant roadway in Nevada.
  • Improve the quality of all articles in the project.

Recognized contentEdit





  Media related to Nevada State Route shields at Wikimedia Commons
  Media related to Roads in Nevada at Wikimedia Commons

  • Images in the "Roads in Nevada" Commons category generally follow the category scheme used above.


Popular pagesEdit


The following is a short list of web references and links which may help in the creation and expansion of articles:

These are links to internal pages of editing notes/resources:

Structure of articlesEdit

Nevada highway articles follow the layout and conventions outlined in the WikiProject U.S. Roads Article Standards. Please consult that document first, as the guidelines detailed here supplement the USRD standards.

Naming conventionsEdit

  • Articles about numbered highways shall follow the appropriate naming conventions established at WP:USSH.
  • Other articles within the scope of this project should use a commonly recognized name, following the guidelines of WP:NAME.


{{Infobox road}} is the standard template used to create the information box on Nevada roads articles. See the template documentation for full a complete list of parameters and usage instructions.

Below is the basic syntax necessary to generate an infobox with the parameters most commonly used on Nevada articles, along with Nevada-specific parameter notes.

Junction listsEdit

All Nevada road articles about an active numbered highway shall have a junction table created in compliance with MOS:RJL. Tabular road junction lists shall be created using the {{jctint}} family of templates, using {{NVint}} for each row entry and enclosing the table between {{jcttop}} and {{jctbtm}} tags. Use of background colors is encouraged (subject to MOS:RJL provisions).


If you are interested in editing Nevada road articles, add your username and info to the centralized U.S. Roads participants list. (The old Nevada Roads participants list, which can be found here, is being phased out.)

Task force members can show their participation by adding one of these userboxes to their user page.

 This user edits articles about Nevada State Routes.
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject U.S. Roads/Nevada/Userbox}}
 This user edits articles about Nevada State Routes.
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject U.S. Roads/Nevada/Userbox|1}}
Where "1" can be replaced with the number of your favorite Nevada route shield on Commons.

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