LAS VEGAS - Police will close several roads around the valley as thousands celebrate New Year's Eve. Below is a list of road closures and times.
5 p.m. - Fremont Street Experience closed to the public
6 p.m. - Fremont Street gates open for entertainment
LAS VEGAS BLVD. (STRIP)
5:30 p.m. - Closing of freeway off ramps. (NHP/NDOT)
6 p.m. - All walkways, elevators and escalators shut off
6:15 p.m. - Traffic starts closure of Las Vegas Boulevard
6:30 p.m. – Las Vegas Blvd. closed to vehicle traffic
6:30 p.m. - Inbound roads to Las Vegas Blvd. are cleared
12 a.m. to 12:15 a.m. - Fireworks show Strip and Fremont Street
12:15 a.m. - Walkways and escalators to be re-opened
1 a.m. – 1:30 a.m. - All celebrations end. Barricades moved
2 a.m. – Street sweepers begin clean up
3 a.m. to 4 a.m. - Begin Re-opening
Metro Police reminds motorists who wish to cross Las Vegas Boulevard, South during the closure can do so via Sahara Avenue, Desert Inn Road and Russell Road.