MLK Freeway Ramp Closures Tuesday and Thursday Nights in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will close Martin Luther King Boulevard to local traffic between Mineral Avenue and Bonanza Road, and close the Martin Luther King Boulevard onramps to U.S. Highway 95 north and southbound in Las Vegas from 10 p.m., November 28, until 5 a.m., November 29, and again from 10 p.m., November 30, until 5 a.m., December 1. Additionally, U.S. Highway 95 southbound and Interstate 15 north and southbound access to Martin Luther King Boulevard southbound will be closed during the previously stated dates and times.
The closures are required for bridge construction improvements included in Project Neon – a nearly $1 billion 3.7-mile-long widening of Interstate 15 from the Spaghetti Bowl interchange to Sahara Avenue. Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. is the design-build general contractor, with Atkins North America as lead designer.
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.