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New Year's Eve road closures in Las Vegas

New Year's Eve road closures in Las Vegas

By Molly Waldron. CREATED Dec 29, 2011

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Below is a list of New Year's Eve road closures from the Las Vegas Metro Police Department. The timing of the closures is tentative and approximate.

DOWNTOWN / FREMONT STREET
5:00 p.m. - Fremont Street Experience closed to Public.
6:00 p.m. - Fremont Street gates open for entertainment.


LAS VEGAS BLVD
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 onto Las Vegas Boulevard between Sahara Avenue and Russell Road will begin.

6:00 p.m. - L.V.M.P.D. Traffic Officers begin clearing all vehicular traffic off Las Vegas Boulevard between Sahara Avenue and Russell Road.

6:30 p.m. -- Las Vegas Boulevard is fully closed to vehicle traffic.

6:30 p.m. -- Inbound roads to Las Vegas Boulevard are fully closed to vehicular traffic.

6:30 p.m. -- All walkways, elevators and escalators leading to or crossing Las Vegas Boulevard will be shut off.

12:00 a.m. - 12:15 am -- Fireworks show takes place on Strip and Fremont Street.


LAS VEGAS BLVD (STRIP) RE-OPENING INFORMATION
Approximately 12:15 a.m. - All walkways, elevators and escalators leading to or crossing Las Vegas Boulevard will resume operation.

Approximately 1:30 a.m. - All celebrations normally subside. Barricade removal begins

Approximately 2:00 a.m. - Street sweepers begin clean up, working from South to North.

Approximately 3:30 a.m. - Reopening of off ramps from I-15 onto Eastbound Tropicana Avenue, Flamingo Road and Spring Mountain Road by NHP / NDOT begins.