U.S. 95 downtown to be closed in both instructions overnight Wednesday

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Thanks to NDOT The Nevada Department of Transportation is setting up 52 Active Traffic Management indications as part of Project Neon, as shown in this making.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017|2 a.m.

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U.S. 95 will be closed in both directions Wednesday evening into early Thursday early morning as part of Task Neon.

The Nevada Department of Transport will close north and southbound U.S. 95 in between Gambling establishment Center and Las Vegas boulevards from 11 p.m. Wednesday up until 4 a.m. Thursday in downtown Las Vegas.

The overnight closures are had to set up Active Traffic Management (ATM) indications as part of Task Neon– a nearly $1 billion 3.7-mile-long widening of Interstate 15 from the U.S. 95 interchange to Sahara Opportunity.

ATMs are full-color dynamic message indications that will offer real-time information to motorists about detours, accidents and traffic limitations, NDOT authorities said. They are more advanced than the existing dynamic signs, revealing travel times to freeway exits. They can be configured to notify drivers of lane closures and blockages that accompany traffic mishaps or building and construction.

A total of 52 ATM indications will go up along U.S. 95 and I-15. The largest signs look like auxiliary scoreboards found in ballparks and arenas, determining 13-feet-tall by 77-feet-wide.

Las Vegas and Casino Center boulevards ramps to northbound U.S. 95 will also be closed during that time.

Furthermore, Las Vegas Boulevard will be closed to local traffic in between Treasure trove Roadway and Stewart Opportunity from 7 p.m. Wednesday till 6 a.m. Thursday.

Vehicle drivers must utilize caution while taking a trip through the work zone, heed construction signage and take alternate routes, NDOT authorities said.

For more information on Project Neon, examine the project’s website, Twitter page @NDOTProjectNeon or the smartphone and tablet app for current information. Vehicle drivers can likewise call the Project Neon hotline readily available in both English and Spanish at 702-293-6366.

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