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Date Published: 2014-01-24

Contact: Damon Hodge

Phone: (702) 385-6509

Title: Emergency Repairs Necessitates Overnight Closure, Reductions on Freeway

Story Text:

LAS VEGAS - Due to an accident last night in the area of the I-15 northbound off-ramp for D Street/Washington Avenue, NDOT will implement closures tonight to create a safe work zone from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Saturday morning. The closures are as follows:

  • Southbound I-515/U.S. 95 exit to northbound I-15 ramp.
  • Martin Luther King Boulevard to northbound I-15 on-ramp.
  • Northbound I-15 to D Street/Washington off-ramp.
  • Northbound I-15 will be reduced to one lane.

Suggested detours to re-enter I-15 northbound are Rancho Road to Washington and Las Vegas Boulevard to Washington.

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.