US 95 ‘Big Squeeze’ near downtown Las Vegas starts Monday

Thousands of downtown Las Vegas commuters have until 9 p.m. Monday to brace for a long, painful pinch known as “The Big Squeeze.” That’s when U.S. Highway 95 will lose a traffic lane in each direction between Interstate 15 and Rancho Drive, a narrowing that will last through the end of January 2018, the Nevada Department of Transportation announced Wednesday morning. “So 300 days is going to feel like a long time for commuters,” said Dale Keller, project manager for Project Neon. “This is a very fast-paced project and we’re looking to minimize disruptions.”

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Source: Las Vegas Review Journal

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