After a year of deadly crashes and an increase in DUI arrests, Sheriff Joe Lombardo and District Attorney Steve Wolfson have a stern warning for anyone who tries to drink and drive on New Year’s Eve.
An influx of visitors means more drivers who may not be familiar with area roads and an increase of traffic congestion that could ramp up crashes around New Year’s Eve.
Revelers celebrating with alcohol are urged to not get behind the wheel after the countdown to 2020 passes and the smoke from the fireworks clears. Here’s how to get around safely.
As revelers are set to ring in 2020 on the Las Vegas Strip, road closures will occur in surrounding areas in order to keep the expected 330,000 people safe.
The Las Vegas Strip fireworks show ended, and the crowd got tighter as people pushed and shoved to move to their destination for the night.
Those expecting to celebrate on the Strip or downtown should brace for road closures around the city’s main party zones.
A reminder for those heading out to New Year’s Eve parties tonight: The Strip and the roads leading to have closed.
There may be fewer people visiting Las Vegas to ring in the new year, but expect to see the same round of road closures to make way for large-scale celebrations.
Rather than risk huge expense of a DUI conviction — or worse — partiers are urged to take advantage of free bus service and reduced rates for ride-sharing services.
A 5-mile stretch of the Strip will be closed for up to 13 hours as revelers ring in the New Year, the Nevada Department of Transportation announced.