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Date Published: 2013-02-25

Contact: Damon Hodge

Phone: (702) 385-6509

Title: NDOT to Close U.S. 95 Lane to Repair Guardrail Section

Story Text:

LAS VEGAS – NDOT will implement traffic restrictions from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26, on northbound U.S. 95 in order to repair a section of damaged guardrail in the center median near the Horse Drive interchange, which is close to the Kyle Canyon Road turn-off to Mount Charleston. The left lane closest to the center median will be closed during this time period, while the adjacent travel lane will remain open. Warning signs, arrow boards, cones and other traffic control devices will be in place. Motorists should expect delays.

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.