Travelers heading toward California should prepare for heavy traffic.
The Regional Transportation Commission reported Friday that there is a 14-mile backup on Interstate 15 heading southbound at the Nevada-California state line, and motorists should expect long delays.
#FASTALERT 28-Dec-18 2:15 pm, TRAVEL ALERT Heavy Traffic I-15 Southbound at California State Line, 14 Mile Back-up, Prepare for long delays
— RTC Southern Nevada (@RTCSNV) December 28, 2018
Traffic cams showed bumper to bumper traffic at Primm and Jean.
Drivers looking to avoid the heavy traffic can try two alternative routes:
— Route 1: Take State Route 160 to State Route 372 to State Route 127. The estimated travel time for the 136-mile trip is 2 hours, 19 minutes.
— Route 2: Take U.S. Highway 95 to Interstate 40. The estimated travel time for the 234-mile trip is 3 hours, 42 minutes
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