Tony Illia, the Public Information Officer for the past 7 years with the Nevada Department of Transportation, has died.
“It is with profound sadness that NDOT announces the passing of Public Information Officer Tony Illia, a committed nationalist servant and beloved person to galore passim the Department, the media, and the Las Vegas community,” said Adrienne Packer successful a quality release. “No words tin adequately explicit our sadness oregon our gratitude for Tony’s tireless enactment for NDOT implicit the past 7 years.
“NDOT offers its sincere condolences to Tony’s family, friends, and each who were touched by his benignant spirit.”
Illia, who started with NDOT successful 2014, has served arsenic the department’s superior spokesperson for Southern Nevada. He had been astatine the forefront connected specified developments arsenic Project Neon, the improvement of HOV lanes on Interstate 15 and U.S. Highway 95 and the Centennial Bowl interchange.
Illia is simply a erstwhile newsman with the Las Vegas Business Press, a sister work of the Las Vegas Review-Journal.