The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) announces the closure of State Route 318 through Lincoln County for a road race scheduled Sunday, Sept. 20 between 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. The road will be closed to the public between U.S. Hwy. 6 and U.S. Hwy. 93.

During the time trials for the Silver State Classic Challenge, traffic will be redirected toward Pioche and Ely. The 90-mile time trials are annual events that take place twice each year.

Motorists should use caution while travelling through project work zones, heed construction signage, and take alternate routes, if possible. For the latest traffic updates, please visit