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Date Published: 2013-08-24

Contact: Damon Hodge

Phone: (702) 385-6509

Title: Lane Closures Set For Aug. 26-28 to Install DMS Equipment

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LAS VEGAS - The Nevada Department of Transportation will initiate nighttime lane closures and rolling stops on I-15 to install of five Dynamic Message Signs, poles and structures. The nightly restrictions will occur between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Aug. 26-28. On Monday, Aug. 26, TransCore will install the two DMS systems on I-15 northbound. The first location is between Craig Road and Lamb Boulevard and the second location is I-north of the CC-215 interchange. The Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP) will perform rolling stops for traffic between 2 to 4 a.m. Tuesday morning.

On Tuesday night, TransCore will install two DMS systems on I-15 southbound. The first location is north of the Speedway interchange; the second location is between Craig and Lamb. NHP will perform rolling stops for traffic between 2 to 4 a.m. Wednesday morning. On Wednesday night, TransCore will install a DMS system on I-15 southbound at the weigh station near milepost 60. NHP will perform rolling stops for traffic between 2 to 4 a.m. Thursday morning. Again, lane closures will start at 9 p.m. and will end at 5 a.m. each night.

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 511. For information on NDOT projects, log on to the Projects and Programs link. You can also follow the department on Facebook, Twitter and 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.