D1 - Roadwork (Blasting) - on SR-160/Blue Diamond Rd in both directions between milepost 16 and milepost 22 in Las Vegas, Clark County Nevada. There will be a temporary road closure on January 27th starting at 11:45 a.m. for highway widening. Expect delays of up to 2 hours for blasting. Please use caution in the work zone.
Always buckle up.
Always slow to posted work zone speed limits.
Pay full attention. Normal speed limits may be reduced, traffic lanes may be changed and people and vehicles may be working near the road.
Minimize distractions, such as cellphone use.
Keep consistent with traffic flow.
Make any necessary work zone merges in advance and do not weave in and out of traffic when not needed.
Only make lane changes when necessary and use proper turn signals for lane changes.
Keep a safe distance from cars ahead, traffic barriers, construction equipment and workers.
The most common highway work zone crash is the rear-end collision.
Watch for and follow all warning, lane/ramp closure and construction detour signs, and be prepared to change lanes or merge as directed by road signs or flaggers.
Continue to pay attention to work zone signs, even in areas of long-term road work.
Remain calm. Remember that work zones are not there to inconvenience you; they are necessary to improve the roadway.
Don’t resume normal driving speed until you see roadway signs indicating it is safe to do so.
Remember that all transportation and safety agency vehicles on the road are at work, whether inside a work zone or not. Drive attentively, as these vehicles may need to make quick stops or turns.
Plan ahead and give yourself time to reach your destination. Simply dial ‘511’ or log onto
www.nvroads.com for a listing of Nevada highway construction.