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Starr Interchange

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Project Update:  

Construction of bridge structure footings will begin on June 4 at 1 a.m. with concrete placement. In upcoming weeks, additional night work will occur for bridge wall and deck concrete placement. This work will require lights and equipment that will produce standard construction noise.

Project Description

The I-15/Starr Avenue Interchange adds a key link to one of the most highly traveled corridors in Clark County. It will enhance local access and mobility by connecting Starr Avenue from the west side of I-15 at Dean Martin Drive to the east side of I-15 at Las Vegas Boulevard. The project will help reduce crashes and alleviate existing and projected congestion on local streets that access I-15 and I-215 via Eastern Avenue, Cactus Avenue, and St. Rose Parkway.

The scope of this project is to design and construct the new interchange. The design consists of raising the I-15 freeway over Starr Avenue, while Starr Avenue remains at its existing grade.

Starr North InterchangeStarr South Interchange

 

Other aspects of the project:

  • Tight urban diamond interchange configuration
  • I-15 constructed to account for future widening
  • Starr Avenue constructed from Las Vegas Boulevard to Dean Martin Drive
  • Landscape/aesthetics
  • Traffic signals, signing, lighting, and drainage features

NDOT is delivering the project via the traditional design-bid-build method, with design conducted by NDOT’s professional engineers. Construction started in 2017 and is expected to be complete by mid-2019.

Project Timeline

  • Final Design Completion: Spring 2017
  • Construction Start (Estimated): Summer/Fall 2017
  • Construction Completion (Estimated): Spring/Summer 2019

Project Funding

The Starr Interchange project is being funded by federal, state, and local Fuel Revenue Indexing (FRI) sources. The estimated construction cost is $42 - $54 million.

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Contact Information

Ryan Wheeler, PE
NDOT Senior Project Manager
rwheeler@dot.state.nv.us
(702) 278-3391

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