Road Closures Aplenty In Advance Of The Big Party Tonight

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Mitch Kelly
December 31, 2019 - 7:49 am
Revelers watch the volcano attraction at The Mirage Hotel & Casino during New Year's Eve festivities on the Las Vegas Strip

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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Las Vegas is getting ready to throw one of the biggest parties in the world to ring in 2020, but with that comes a bunch of freeway and surface street closures in advance of the parties on both the Strip and Fremont Street Experience.

So here you go, courtesy of Metro Police and Nevada Highway Patrol:

Freeway Ramps:

I-15 ramps at Tropicana, Flamingo and Spring Mountain will be closing at 5pm. Ramps to the south at Russell and to the north at Sahara will remain open. Depending on the speed of the cleanup, ramps will be opening back up between 3am and 6am on New Year's Day.

Las Vegas Blvd  Closure Information:

Throughout the evening, East-West travel on Sahara Avenue, Mandalay Bay Road, Desert Inn Road, and North-South travel on Frank Sinatra Drive, Koval Lane, Russell Road, US95 and I-215 will remain unrestricted.

Harmon Avenue/Bridge will be limited to vehicle traffic from the West leading to City Center to hotels guests only. Vehicle traffic on Harmon Avenue, East of Las Vegas Boulevard, will be limited to hotel properties.

Anticipated Road Closures and Re-Opening Times

5:00 p.m. -- Closing of off-ramps from I-15 onto eastbound Tropicana Avenue, Flamingo Road and Spring Mountain Road by NHP/NDOT begins.

5:45 p.m. -- The closing of all other streets, roads and alleys leading Westbound onto Las Vegas Boulevard between Sahara Avenue and Mandalay Bay Road from Koval Lane will begin.

6:00 p.m. -- All streets, roads and alleys leading onto Las Vegas Boulevard between Sahara Avenue and Mandalay Bay Road will be closed with all barricades in place.

6:15 p.m. -- LVMPD Traffic Officers begin clearing all vehicular traffic off Las Vegas Boulevard between Sahara Avenue and Mandalay Bay Road.

6:45 p.m. -- Las Vegas Boulevard along with all inbound roads leading onto Las Vegas Boulevard are fully closed to vehicle traffic.

6:45 – 7:00 p.m. -- All moving walkways, elevators and escalators leading to or crossing Las Vegas Boulevard will be shut off.

Approximately 6:45 p.m. -- Las Vegas Boulevard fully opens to pedestrian traffic.

Downtown/Fremont Street Experience:

5:00 p.m. – The Fremont Street Experience will be closed to the public.

6:00 p.m. – The Fremont Street Experience gates open for entertainment.