MLK Closed at U.S. Highway 95 Overnight October 11-12 in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will close Martin Luther King Boulevard between Bonanza Road and Mineral Avenue from 7 p.m., October 11, until 6 a.m., October 12, in downtown Las Vegas. Additionally, the following ramps will also be closed during the same timeframe:
- U.S. Highway 95 north and southbound off-ramps to Martin Luther King Boulevard
- Interstate 15 north and southbound off-ramps to Martin Luther King Boulevard
- Martin Luther King Boulevard on-ramp to U.S. Highway 95 northbound
The temporary closures are needed for bridge construction as part of “The Main Event,” the third and final phase of work for Project Neon’s nearly $1 billion 4-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. Project Neon is 85 percent finished and scheduled for substantial completion in the summer of 2019.
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 with Waze 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.