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Date Published: 2014-03-28

Contact: Damon Hodge

Phone: (702) 385-6509

Title: Monday Marks Start of 12 Days of Closures on Washington

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LAS VEGAS - The Nevada Department of Transportation will implement travel restrictions on Washington Avenue starting on Monday, March 31. Washington Avenue will be restricted to one lane in the eastbound and westbound directions between H and D Streets. One lane in each direction will remain open for travel. The configuration will be in place until April 11, 2014. Crews will be working on underground drainage and electrical work for a future signal system. The closures are related to the project to reopen F Street under Interstate 15. Motorists are advised to slow down and adhere to all traffic control devices.

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.