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Freeway and Las Vegas Strip Closures for New Year's Eve

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LAS VEGAS -- Road closures will start taking place at 5 p.m. as Las Vegas prepares for a giant New Year's Eve party.

Here is information on the closures:

Downtown/Fremont Street
5 p.m. to 6 p.m. - The closing of freeway ramps will begin
5 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Fremont Street will close to the public
6 p.m. - The Fremont Street gates will open for party goers

Las Vegas Blvd. (Strip)
6:30 to 7 p.m. - Hotels and businesses will close driveways. All walkways, elevators and escalators will be shut off.
6:30 to 7 p.m. - Inbound roads to Las Vegas Blvd. will be closed
7:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Lanes will open to pedestrian traffic
8 p.m. to 12 a.m. - Pedestrian traffic only on the Strip
1 a.m. - All celebrations end
1 a.m. - 2 a.m. - Barricades are moved to begin street cleaning
2 a.m. - 3 a.m. - Street sweepers begin clean up
3 a.m. - 4 a.m. - Pedestrian walkways, elevators and escalators are turned back on. Private drives re-open and traffic resumes on the Strip.

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