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Date Published: 2012-11-02

Contact: Damon Hodge

Phone: (702) 385-6509

Title: Tropicana Lanes, I-15 Off-Ramp to Close for Project

Story Text:

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will initiate lane and ramp closures in order to replace overhead signs on pedestrian crossover bridges in the Strip resort corridor. NDOT will close three eastbound lanes on Tropicana Avenue, along with the I-15 southbound exit ramp to eastbound Tropicana, from 2 a.m. to 12 p.m.on Sunday, Nov. 4. Lane closures will be in effect from Tropicana and I-15 to Tropicana and Las Vegas Boulevard. Several lanes will remain open for through traffic. Motorists are advised to use the Russell Road exit for eastbound travel. Alerts on the lane and ramp closures will be posted on electronic Dynamic Message Signs.

NDOT strives to provide current information about construction schedules and highway and roadway restrictions and closures. Unscheduled restrictions and closures may occur and weather can impact work schedules. For the latest information on Nevada highway conditions, call 5-1-1 or log on to Nevada 5-1-1/NV Roads. For information about NDOT projects, log on to Current Projects and Programs. You can also follow the department on Facebook, on Twitter and on YouTube.

About NDOT 

Established in 1917, the Nevada Department of Transportation is responsible for the planning, construction, operation and maintenance of 5,400 miles of highway and more than 1,000 bridges comprising the state highway system. NDOT’s mission is to provide a better transportation system for Nevada through unified and dedicated efforts. The department is divided into three districts. The districts are responsible for supervising all state transportation activities within their local areas. NDOT’s headquarters is located in Carson City; district offices are in Las Vegas, Reno and Elko. NDOT is overseen by a seven-member directors’ board and run by senior staff. Visit NDOT's Website for more information.