Red Rock Scenic Drive

Construction Updates

The Calico 1 Parking Area will be closed to the public during construction. The Scenic Loop Road will remain open to the public while the road is pulverized and paved 1 mile at a time. Pulverizing is scheduled to take place on Sunday nights and paving is scheduled during the week.

Project Description

The Scenic Loop Drive and Parking Areas improvements will occur at the following locations: along the 12.5 mile Scenic Loop Drive, along 0.5 miles of Rocky Gap Road, at 12 parking areas along the route, and along 2.4 miles of a new alignment between Sandstone Quarry and the Visitor Center. The project includes pavement rehabilitation of the roadways, and expansion of the Calico 1 parking area. Additional parking areas may be improved pending available funding.

Key Project Dates

Advertise: Fall 2016
Construction: Winter 2016 – Fall 2017
Completed: November 2017

Project Photos

Newly constructed pavement along the Scenic Loop Drive

Newly constructed pavement along the Scenic Loop Drive.


Constructed improvements at Calico 1 Parking Area

Constructed improvements at Calico 1 Parking Area.


Constructed improvements at Pine Creek Parking Area

Constructed improvements at Pine Creek Parking Area.


Constructed improvements at Sandstone Parking Area

Constructed improvements at Sandstone Parking Area.

Map showing general vicinity of project
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Project Details
Project # NV BLM 10(1)
Project Name Red Rock Scenic Drive
Location Clark County
FLMA Bureau of Land Management
Status Completed

Contact Information

Project Manager: Matt Ambroziak
Phone: 720-963-3619
Email: Matthew.Ambroziak@dot.gov

Federal Highway Administration
Central Federal Lands Highway Division
12300 West Dakota Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80228
720-963-3500