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I-15 Lane Closure Wednesday for Bridge Work

I-15 Lane Closure Wednesday for Bridge Work

 

The left lane of southbound Interstate 15 will be closed from Cheyenne Avenue to Lake Mead Boulevard until 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Crews will be installing the under-deck lighting on the North Fifth Street Bridge. This $30 million bridge is part of the City’s North Fifth Street Arterial Project. The North Fifth Street Bridge is expected to be completed this spring.

North Las Vegas Hands Out Hundreds of Traffic Tickets

North Las Vegas Hands Out Hundreds of Traffic Tickets

 

North Las Vegas Police handed out hundreds of citations during their most recent Joining Forces event.

The safety event was held March 8 at several of the busiest intersections in the city of North Las Vegas.

Officers handed out 117 citations for drivers violating red light rules, which was the most ticketed violation. They also gave out tickets for cell phone or text messaging violations, speeding and driver's license violations. In all, 237 citations were issued.

Police also made two fugitive arrests during the crackdown.

The event was planned in conjunction with the statewide campaign known as Joining Forces and was made possible by a grant from Nevada Department of Public Safety, Office of Traffic Safety.

Beltway Work Results in New Alignment

Beltway Work Results in New Alignment

 

Ongoing improvements to the northern part of the 215 Beltway will result in a major traffic shift late Thursday evening.

Traffic lane shifts and new traffic signals will be turned on at the intersection with Decatur Boulevard. Decatur traffic will be shifted from the temporary lanes currently in use just north of that intersection to a new section of road on the new bridge. The new traffic signals will control traffic for this new road alignment.

The lane shift and traffic signal activation will impact traffic between 9 p.m. Thursday, March 14, and 6 a.m. Friday, March 15.

Also during this time, westbound traffic on the 215 will be shifted to new lanes from around the Aviary Way Bridge to the Decatur intersection. Eastbound Beltway travel lanes will stay the same as they are now. 

Lanes on I-15 Closing This Weekend for Graffiti Cleanup

Lanes on I-15 Closing This Weekend for Graffiti Cleanup

 

Crews will be closing lanes and restricting on-ramps along north and southbound I-15 this weekend to clean up graffiti.

From 7:30 p.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Sunday, on I-15 just south of Lake Mead Boulevard, travel lanes will be reduced to two lanes in both directions so Nevada Department of Transportation crews can clean an overhead sign of graffiti. Crews will also be installing cages on the sign to prevent future graffiti problems.

Besides the lane closures, crews will also close the northbound I-15 on-ramp from Washington Avenue and the southbound I-15 on-ramp from eastbound Lake Mead Boulevard, during the same time period.

The same areas will also be closed at 8 p.m. Sunday through 5 a.m. Monday.

Lake Mead Boulevard to Remain Open During Weekend Construction

Lake Mead Boulevard to Remain Open During Weekend Construction

 

There is some good news for North Las Vegas drivers. The city announced Wednesday crews will not have to close Lake Mead Boulevard between Interstate 15 and Losee Road.

The plan was the close the road over the next two weekends. Now, there will only be lane restrictions.

Crews will be working on storm drains in the area.

Drivers are advised to use Martin Luther King Boulevard, Carey Avenue or North 5th Street as alternate routes.  

Graffiti Project to Slow Traffic on Interstate 15

Graffiti Project to Slow Traffic on Interstate 15

 

Traffic will be slowed both directions on Interstate 15 near North Las Vegas on Saturday night for a cleaning and anti-graffiti project.

From 7:30 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday, northbound and southbound I-15 near the Union Pacific Railroad Bridge structure south of Lake Mead Boulevard will be reduced to two lanes in both directions in order to clean an overhead sign and install cages designed to prevent graffiti.

In addition to closing the two right lanes in both directions, the northbound I-15 on-ramp from Washington Avenue and the southbound I-15 on-ramp from eastbound Lake Make Boulevard will also be closed. Drivers should expect delays and are encouraged to use alternate routes.

Pedestrian Improvements to Impact Traffic on Decatur

Pedestrian Improvements to Impact Traffic on Decatur

 

City crews began work Wednesday on pedestrian improvements on Decatur Boulevard, impacting traffic for a section of the road near the North Las Vegas airport.

For the next four weeks, there will be construction of pedestrian crossing improvements on Decatur between Vegas Drive and Lake Mead Boulevard. The work will include modifications to a median island, including construction of a pedestrian island, extending electrical power to new streetlights, installation of north- and southbound flashers.  

Most of the work will require a single lane to be closed in each direction. However, closure of another lane may be required at times, but those closures will be restricted to the hours between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in order to minimize rush-hour impact. The single-lane closures may be kept up during overnight periods in order to protect work zones.