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Date Published: 2013-03-01

Contact: Damon Hodge

Phone: (702) 385-6509

Title: NDOT to Close Lanes, On-ramps for Graffiti Abatement

Story Text:

LAS VEGAS – NDOT will implement traffic restrictions from 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 2 to 6 a.m. Sunday, March 3 on northbound and southbound I-15 near the Union Pacific Railroad Bridge structure (south of Lake Mead Boulevard). Travel will be reduced to two lanes in both directions in order to clean an overhead sign and install cages designed to prevent graffiti on the structure. In addition to closing the two right lanes in both directions, the northbound I-15 on-ramp from Washington Avenue and the southbound I-15 on-ramp from eastbound Lake Make Boulevard will also be closed. The closures will resume at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 3 and end at 5 a.m., Monday, March 4, as personnel will paint over existing graffiti.Motorists should expect delays and are encouraged to use alternate routes. 

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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.