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I-15 lanes to be affected by construction in Mesquite

Left highway shoulders will be restricted on northbound and southbound Interstate 15 in Mesquite through Friday as Nevada Transportation Department contractors begin work on a new exit at milepost 118.

Restrictions will be in place from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The closure is to set up barrier rails and pour median bridge footings as part of the city construction of a new $14.7 million diamond interchange.

“The project provides a direct route to the 650-acre Mesquite Technology and Commerce Center, improving pickup and drop-off efficiency,” department spokesman Tony Illia said. “It also limits heavy truck traffic on surface streets for smoother commutes.”

The project is scheduled for completion in June.

Las Vegas-based Meadow Valley Contractors is the design-build contractor for the project with Horrocks Engineers, St. George, Utah, as construction manager.


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