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New Year's Eve Road Closures

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LAS VEGAS -- Several major roads are closed New Year's Eve for the party that will take place on Fremont Street and the Las Vegas Strip.

Downtown

The Fremont Street Experience is closed from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. allowing for the entertainment set-up. The gates will open at 6 p.m.

Las Vegas Blvd. Closures

  • At 5 p.m., Nevada Highway Patrol will close the off ramps from I-15 onto eastbound Tropicana Avenue, Flamingo and Spring Mountain roads.
  • At 5:45 p.m., all other streets, roads and alleys leading westbound onto Las Vegas Boulevard between Sahara Avenue and Russell Road from Koval Lane will be closed.
  • At 6 p.m., all streets, roads and alleys leading onto Las Vegas Boulevard between Sahara Avenue and Russell Road will be closed.
  • At 6:15 p.m., Metro Police traffic officers will begin clearing vehicle traffic off Las Vegas Boulevard between Sahara Avenue and Russell Road.
  • At 6:30 p.m., all inbound roads leading onto Las Vegas Boulevard will be fully closed to traffic.
  • At 6:30 p.m. all moving walkways, elevators and escalators leading to or crossing Las Vegas Boulevard will be shut off.
  • At 6:30 p.m., Las Vegas Boulevard will open to pedestrian traffic.
  • From 12 a.m. to 12:15 a.m., a fireworks show will take place on the Strip and Fremont Street.
  • NOTE: Throughout the evening, travel on Sahara Avenue, Russell Road, Desert Inn Road, Frank Sinatra Drive and Koval Lane will remain unrestricted.

Re-Openings

  • At 12:15 a.m., all moving walkways, elevators and escalators leading to or crossing Las Vegas Boulevard will resume operation.
  • At 1:30 a.m., all celebrations will end and barricades will be removed.
  • At 2 a.m., street sweepers will begin clean up, working from south to north.
  • At 3:30 a.m., off ramps from I-15 onto eastbound Tropicana Avenue, Flamingo and Spring Mountain roads will reopen. All other streets leading onto Las Vegas Boulevard from Sahara Avenue and Russell Road will re-open.

 

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