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Date Published: 2013-10-31

Contact: Damon Hodge

Phone: (702) 385-6509

Title: Painting, Striping to Close Lane, Freeway Ramps on I-15

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LAS VEGAS - The City of North Las Vegas, under a permit from the Nevada Department of Transportation, will close one lane on I-15 northbound from Lake Mead Boulevard to Cheyenne Avenue for painting a bridge associated with the city's North 5th Street Arterial Project. The lane closure will take place from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1. For more information on the North 5th Street Project, log on to CLV North 5th Street Arterial Project

On Sunday, Nov. 3, NDOT will be striping on-ramps and off-ramps in the Spaghetti Bowl Interchange from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. NDOT crews will stripe the I-15 southbound to U.S. 95 northbound and southbound ramps. Crews will also stripe the I-15 northbound to U.S. 95 northbound and southbound ramps as well as the Martin Luther King Boulevard ramp from I-15 northbound and southbound. There will be rolling closures throughout the striping project.

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. To assist with travel decisions based on road conditions, you can view Las Vegas traffic cameras at LV Cameras.

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.