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Watch For MLK, Rancho Freeway On-ramp Closures Tuesday Night

Temporary Closures Needed For Sign Removal And Electrical Work

February 26, 2019 - 1:14 pm

LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - More Project Neon work on valley roads and highways, means more possible delays. The good news is, Project Neon is nearly complete. 

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will close the following freeway ramps from 10 p.m., February 26, until 5 a.m., February 27, in Las Vegas, including:

• The Martin Luther King Boulevard on-ramp to U.S. Highway 95 northbound.

• The Rancho Drive on-ramp to Interstate 15 southbound.

Additionally, U.S. Highway 95 southbound will be reduced to one lane near Rancho Drive from 11 p.m., February 26, until 4 a.m., February 27, with intermittent rolling closures. The temporary closures are needed for sign removal and electrical work related to ramp meters as part of Project Neon’s nearly $1 billion 4-mile-long widening of Interstate 15 from the U.S. 95 interchange to Sahara Avenue, which broke ground in 2016. Project Neon is 93 percent finished and scheduled for substantial completion in this summer.

Motorists should use caution while traveling through the work zone, heed construction signage, and take alternate detour routes, if possible. Check the Project Neon website ( or Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter pages (@NDOTProjectNeon) for up to date information. There is also a free smartphone app available, plus a hotline available in both English and Spanish at 702-293-NEON (6366). NDOT works with Waze to inform the public about planned highway restrictions, but unscheduled construction changes, closures, and restrictions are possible due to weather or other factors. For the latest state highway conditions, visit or call 511 before driving.