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Heavy Traffic Expected Along I-15 During NASCAR Weekend In Las Vegas

An Estimated 25,000 Additional Cars And 100,000 People Expected

February 25, 2019 - 12:22 pm

LAS VEGAS, NEV. – A big race will be taking place this weekend right here in Southern Nevada.

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) urges motorists to avoid Interstate 15 northbound at Exit 54 during the Pennzoil 400 race weekend, which takes place March 1 through March 3 in Las Vegas. An estimated 25,000 additional vehicles and 100,000 people are expected for race-related events from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 N Las Vegas Blvd.

“We expect heavy traffic along northern Interstate 15 during NASCAR race weekend,” said NDOT spokesman Tony Illia. “We advise taking alternate routes, if possible. But, if travel through the area is unavoidable, please plan accordingly and budget additional time to reach your destination.”

There will be providing continuous traffic reports throughout the weekend. For the current road, information go to