Road Work Ahead
■ Garces Avenue will be closed at Main Street for general street improvements through Friday.
■ The left lanes and shoulder of northbound and southbound Interstate 15 will be blocked at milepost 117.5 in Mesquite through Friday to prepare for construction of a highway interchange.
■ Utility potholing work is scheduled intermittently through Friday morning with work occurring Sundays through Thursdays from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Jones Boulevard between Harmon Avenue and the Flamingo Wash will be restricted on the right and center southbound lanes. Jones from Tropicana Avenue to the Flamingo Wash will be restricted on the northbound and left center turn pocket at Flamingo Wash. Tropicana will be restricted on two right westbound lanes from Decatur Boulevard through the Lindell Road intersection.
■ Sewer line construction work will block a traffic lane at Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. drives between Jay Sarno and Mel Torme drives through Friday. Northbound lanes will remain open to traffic and westbound traffic along Vegas Plaza Drive will be shifted to the north side of the street approaching Sammy Davis Jr. Work is planned daily from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
■ Lanes of Casino Center Boulevard will be disrupted for a wall removal at Lewis Avenue through March 15.
■ Utility potholing work is scheduled intermittently through March 15 with work occurring Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cameron Street between Nevso Drive and Flamingo Road will be restricted on the east side of the road with traffic diverted to the west side. Southbound McLeod Drive’s right lane will be restricted between Palora Avenue and Schaffer Circle. The westbound right lane of Sunset Road will be restricted from the intersection of Montessouri Street to 500 feet east.
■ Lanes of Town Center Drive will be disrupted for concrete repair between Charleston Boulevard and Hillwood Drive through March 16.
■ Lanes of Hualapai Way will be disrupted for landscaping work between Town Center and Alta drives through March 17.
■ Lanes of Elkhorn Road will be disrupted for a storm drain project between Fort Apache Road and Grand Canyon Drive through March 19.
■ Lanes of Stewart Avenue will be disrupted for an expansion project at the Las Vegas Detention Center, between Spectrum Boulevard and Mojave Road through March 20.
■ Lanes of Decatur Boulevard will be disrupted for manhole and pipe repair south of Sahara Avenue through April 2.
■ Wigwam Avenue will be closed at various locations between Bermuda Road and Las Vegas Boulevard through April 15 for a sewer line improvement project. Work will start at Bermuda and move west a block at a time through completion. Property access will be maintained throughout the project.
■ The Stephanie Street bridge over U.S. Highway 95 will be closed through mid-April for new construction. Traffic will be blocked in both directions and detoured to Russell Road or Galleria Drive. Lanes will be shifted on U.S. 95 through mid-March.
■ Transit Route 109, the Maryland Parkway route, will be detoured due to road construction through April. Stops on George Crockett Road will not be served. Alternative stops are available on Routes 117 (Las Vegas Boulevard South and Silverado Ranch Road) and 217 (Warm Springs Road and downtown Henderson).
■ The ramp connecting Sunset Road to the southbound Airport Connector is closed through fall 2016. Traffic lanes and shoulders will be restricted on the Airport Connector between Interstate 215 and the airport tunnel through mid-2016 for the construction of a flyover lane from the southbound connector to eastbound I-215.
■ Work will continue through the summer on a 13-mile paving project on Interstate 15 east of Mesquite. The project will run from the Nevada state line to the Virgin River Gorge and include improvements to the Littlefield bridge at milepost 8. Work will occur Mondays through Fridays, 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Work will begin on southbound lanes at the Littlefield exit.
■ Work is continuing through September on the installation of storm drains and relocating sewer lines, water lines and manhole covers, landscape removal and repairs and paving on Decatur Boulevard between Charleston Boulevard and Sahara Avenue. Sewer pipelines and manholes also will be rehabilitated on Oakey Boulevard between Rainbow and Martin L. King boulevards.
■ Work on the Regional Transportation Commission’s Flamingo Road Corridor Improvement Project will continue on the west side of Flamingo Road from Rainbow Boulevard to Hotel Rio Drive through fall 2016.
■ Lanes of Main Street will be disrupted for general street improvements between Bonneville Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard through Dec. 1.
■ A road widening project will delay traffic on Volunteer Boulevard from Executive Airport Drive to Las Vegas Boulevard and Executive Airport Drive will be repaved from Volunteer to St. Rose Parkway. The project will run through February 2017.
The average gasoline price Friday in the Las Vegas Valley was $1.99 per gallon. It was $2.03 in Nevada. The national average of $1.82 was up 9 cents from a week ago, up 4 cents from a month ago and down 64 cents from a year ago.
Las Vegas Review-Journal