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Lake Mead Boulevard roadwork begins Monday

Improvements to Lake Mead Boulevard will begin Monday and continue for eight weeks, resulting in weekday traffic restrictions between Anasazi and Hills Center drives.

The estimated $800,000 construction is expected to include utility adjustments, milling and paving operations, Las Vegas officials say.

Between 5 p.m. to 9 a.m., traffic will be restricted to two lanes in each direction, according to city officials. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., only one lane in each direction is expected to be open.

Cheyenne Avenue and Summerlin Parkway are being recommended as alternative routes.

Following two weeks of milling and repaving, utilities/manholes will be raised to be flush with the new pavement. New lane stripes, bike lanes and a pedestrian flasher at the intersection of Ridgemoore Street and Lake Mead Boulevard will follow, according to officials.

Preliminary work for the project was completed a year ago. Las Vegas Paving is the contractor and funding is being provided by the Southern Nevada Regional Transportation Commission’s Fuel Revenue Indexing tax.

Contact Shea Johnson at sjohnson@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0272. Follow @Shea_LVRJ on Twitter.

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