U.S. Highway 95 Lane, Ramp Closures Next Week in Downtown Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will make several U.S. Highway 95 lane and ramp closures in downtown Las Vegas between November 6th and November 9th, as part of Project Neon – a nearly $1 billion 3.7-mile-long widening of Interstate 15 from the U.S. 95 interchange to Sahara Avenue. Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. is the design-build general contractor, with Atkins North America as lead designer. Restrictions include the following:
Southbound U.S. Highway 95 will be closed near Decatur Boulevard from 11 p.m., November 6, until 5 a.m., November 7, in Las Vegas. (Traffic will exit U.S. Highway 95 at the Decatur Boulevard off-ramp and continue along the frontage road, re-entering U.S. Highway 95 at the Decatur onramp).
There will be a FULL closure of north and southbound U.S. Highway 95 at Martin Luther King Boulevard from 10 p.m., November 7, until 5 a.m., November 8, in Las Vegas. Martin Luther King Boulevard will also be closed to local traffic between Bonanza Road and Mineral Avenue from 7 p.m., November 7, until 6 a.m., November 8. Additionally, there will be several ramp closures from 8 p.m., November 7, until 6 a.m., November 8, including the following:
- North and Southbound Interstate 15 to Martin Luther King Boulevard
- Southbound Interstate 15 to northbound U.S. Highway 95
- North and Southbound U.S. Highway 95 to Martin Luther King Boulevard
- Rancho Drive to southbound U.S. Highway 95
Northbound U.S. Highway 95 will be closed at Las Vegas Boulevard from 10 p.m., November 8, until 4 a.m., November 9, in Las Vegas. (Traffic will exit at Las Vegas Boulevard and re-enter northbound U.S. Highway 95 on the Las Vegas Boulevard onramp; there will be no access to Las Vegas Boulevard). Also, Las Vegas Boulevard will be closed to local traffic between Bonanza Road and Stewart Avenue from 8 p.m., November 8, until 6 a.m., November 9.
Motorists should use caution while travelling through the work zone, heed construction signage, and take alternate detour routes, if possible. Check the Project Neon website (NDOTProjectNeon.com) or Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter pages (@NDOTProjectNeon) for up to date information. There is also a free smart phone app available, plus a hotline available in both English and Spanish at: 702-293-NEON (6366). NDOT works to inform the public about planned highway restrictions, but unscheduled construction changes, closures and restrictions are possible due to weather or other factors. For the latest state highway conditions, visit nvroads.com or call 511 before driving.