The ramp linking northbound U.S. Highway 95 to southbound Interstate 15 will close from 9 p.m. Monday through mid-April, NDOT spokesman Tony Illia said.
Officials urge Las Vegas motorists to prepare for increased congestion of surrounding roads this Memorial Day weekend, as an estimated 198,000 visitors are expected to drive to town for the holiday.
The crash, which occurred just before 8 a.m. Tuesday, was causing only minor delays, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
The carpool lanes opened Monday morning just as 150,000 people were exiting the Electric Daisy Carnival festival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The incident was reported around 4:10 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Las Vegas Blvd. South underneath U.S. Highway 95.
With the bright lights dimmed and the thumping bass gone, some 155,000 Electric Daisy Carnival attendees pounded the pavement and mixed in with the usual Monday morning commute.
With Project Neon reaching the 96 percent completion point and the HOV lane system coming on board Monday, there is still a list of work to be done on the nearly $1 billion project.
The crash occurred just before 4:30 p.m. in the intersection of South Eastern Avenue and Siena Heights Drive.
One California man is dead and another is hospitalized with critical injuries after a suspected DUI-related crash early Sunday morning in the northwest valley.
Monday morning, when departing Electric Daisy Carnival attendees mix in with the usual rush hour commute, likely will create a traffic nightmare in Las Vegas.
The crash was reported just before 1:45 p.m. at West Lake Mead Boulevard and North Buffalo Drive, according to a Metropolitan Police Department spokeswoman.