Date Published: 2014-01-21
Contact: Damon Hodge
Phone: (702) 385-6509
Title: Freeway Closure Starts Sunday for I-15 Bridge Installation
LAS VEGAS - The City of
North Las Vegas, under a permit from the Nevada Department of Transportation,
will implement nightly traffic restrictions on Sunday, Jan. 26 and Monday Jan.
27, 2014, on I-15 northbound and southbound to install a pedestrian bridge. The
interstate will close at 9 p.m. Sunday between Cheyenne Avenue and Craig Road,
reopening at 5 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 27. Bridge columns will be set during this
The interstate will close again at 9 p.m. Monday from
Cheyenne to Craig, reopening at 5 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28. The concrete desk
surface will be put in place during this overnight closure. Northbound traffic
will exit using the Cheyenne off-ramp; southbound traffic will exit using the
Craig off-ramp. Please use caution, slow down and heed traffic control devices.
Expect delays or consider using an alternate route. The contractor is Meadow
NDOT strives to provide current information about
construction schedules and highway and roadway restrictions and closures.
Unscheduled restrictions and closures may occur and weather can impact work
schedules. For the latest information on Nevada highway conditions, call 5-1-1
or log on to Nevada
511. For information on NDOT projects, log on to the Projects and Programs link. You can also follow
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on road conditions, you can view Las Vegas traffic cameras at LV Cameras.
Established in 1917, the Nevada Department of
Transportation is responsible for the planning, construction, operation and
maintenance of 5,400 miles of highway and more than 1,000 bridges comprising the
state highway system. NDOT's mission is to provide a better transportation
system for Nevada through unified and dedicated efforts. The department is
divided into three districts. The districts are responsible for supervising all
state transportation activities within their local areas. NDOT's headquarters is
located in Carson City; district offices are in Las Vegas, Reno and Elko. NDOT
is overseen by a seven-member directors' board and run by senior staff. Visit NDOT's
Website for more information.