LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — U.S. 95 northbound was closed overnight at Las Vegas Boulevard Wednesday for scheduled construction work which caused a major traffic backup for early morning motorists.

TThe northbound lanes reopened at 6 a.m.

The closure of northbound U.S. 95 caused a significant traffic backup Wednesday morning. (Credit: RTC)

There are other closures planned for this week that motorists should be aware of if alternate travel plans are needed.

Nightly through Thursday night, May 12 

  • I-515 southbound – Las Vegas Blvd to Eastern Ave – Reduced to 1 lane, 11:59 p.m. – 5 a.m. 
  • I-515 northbound – Near Eastern Ave – Reduced to 1 lane, 11p.m. – 6a.m. 
  • I-515 southbound – Near Boulder Hwy – Reduced to 1 lane, 9p.m. – 5a.m. 
  • I-515 northbound – Near Boulder Hwy – Reduced to 1 lane, 9p.m. – 6a.m.  

Thursday, May 12 

  • I-515 southbound – I-15 to Las Vegas Blvd – CLOSED 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. 
  • I-15 northbound – Ramp to I-515 southbound – CLOSED 9 p.m. – 5 a.m.  
  • I-15 southbound – Ramp to I-515 southbound – CLOSED 9 p.m. – 5 a.m.  
  • MLK on-ramp to I-515 southbound – CLOSED 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. 
  • I-515 southbound off-ramps to Casino Center and Las Vegas Blvd. – CLOSED 9 p.m. – 5 a.m.