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Road alert: Drainage work to start

Las Vegas will start work on an underground storm drainage system on Vegas Drive between Michael Way and Rancho Drive on Monday .

The $14 million project will take about 18 months to complete, and motorists can expect traffic delays in the area while the work is being done.

The work will include constructing an underground storm drainage system on Vegas Drive from Michael to Rancho to alleviate the heavy flow of stormwater that has flowed down the street surface of Vegas Drive.

The work also will include an upgrade to the sanitary sewer mainline from Saylor Way to Parkchester Drive and along Shadow Mountain Place on the north side of Vegas Drive.

The project will restrict traffic along Vegas Drive to one lane in each direction at various times.

Also, several weekend closures of the Vegas Drive/Decatur Boulevard intersection will be required because of water main relocation work.

Contact reporter Joe Hawk at jhawk@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-2912.

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