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Date Published: 2013-08-07

Contact: Damon Hodge

Phone: (702) 385-6509

Title: Storm Drain Repairs Prompt Lane Closures on Nellis Blvd.

Story Text:

LAS VEGAS-- Please be advised that Nellis Boulevard will be reduced to two lanes northbound between Wyoming Avenue and Winterwood Boulevard from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Aug. 9. The Nevada Department of Transportation will be repairing a storm drain in the left lane. The left lane in the northbound direction will be close. The center and right lane will be open to traffic. The left-hand turn lane will be closed in the southbound direction during this time. Please expect delays in this area.

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 Website. 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.