Now paralyzed from the neck down, former IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt is looking for a different type of victory at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Wednesday, when he will become the first person in the nation to receive a restricted driver’s license for a semi-autonomous vehicle.
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It’s unclear if the man was in a marked crosswalk about 7:20 p.m., when the vehicle slammed into him on the 3400 block of East Lake Mead Boulevard, near North Pecos Road, North Las Vegas police spokeswoman Ann Cavaricci said.
The ramp connecting southbound U.S. Highway 95 to southbound Interstate 15 will be torn down this weekend, making it the first bridge to be demolished for the $1 billion widening of the Spaghetti Bowl interchange known as Project Neon, the Nevada Department of Transportation said.
The Nevada Department of Transportation will hold a meeting Thursday to gather input about plans to improve traffic flows for the U.S. Highway 95 interchange at Charleston Boulevard.
A 500-foot-long section of Cheyenne Avenue in North Las Vegas has sunk up to 2 feet in some sections, prompting the Nevada Department of Transportation to start making repairs Thursday night.
A crash on eastbound 215 Beltway near South Decatur Boulevard Wednesday morning has been cleared and all lanes are now open, according RTC traffic cameras.
The dirt biker died at the scene. The woman driving was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.
All lanes are clear after a four-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 95 near Charleston Boulevard Tuesday morning.
Racing fans and ravers will have a little more room to get to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway by early 2018.
The ramp connecting U.S. Highway 95 to southbound Interstate 15 will be temporarily closed for 36 hours starting at 10 p.m. Friday — just as revelers start leaving the first day of Life is Beautiful.
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