Heavy Freeway Traffic Expected During NASCAR Weekend Sept. 13-16 in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) urges motorists to avoid Interstate 15 northbound at Exit 54 during the South Point 400 weekend, which takes place Thursday, September 13, through Sunday, September 16, in Las Vegas. An estimated 25,000 additional vehicles and 100,000 people are expected for race-related events from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 N Las Vegas Blvd.
“We expect heavy traffic delays along northern Interstate 15 during NASCAR weekend,” said NDOT spokesman Tony Illia. “We advise taking alternate routes, if possible. If travel through the area is unavoidable, plan accordingly and budget additional time to reach your destination.”
KBAD AM-920 will be providing continuous traffic reports throughout the weekend. For current road information go to: www.nvroads.com