Flamingo Rd. Project

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Flamingo Project Construction Map

Construction Schedule

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE – Week of February 8, 2016

Tropicana Avenue Roadwork
The Nevada Department of Transportation is continuing work along Tropicana Avenue between Eastern Avenue and Pecos Road. During the week of Feb. 8, work will begin between Pecos Road and Sandhill Road. Restrictions will include lane closures during overnight hours with possible single-lane closures during daytime hours.

Jones Boulevard to Decatur Boulevard
Median improvements, including concrete and paving work, continue requiring eastbound and westbound median lane closures for approximately one week.

Decatur Boulevard to Arville Street
Median improvements, including concrete, paving, and the installation of pedestrian flashers, continues requiring eastbound and westbound median lane closures for approximately three weeks.

Decatur Boulevard to Valley View Boulevard
Median concrete placement will require eastbound and westbound median lane closures for two weeks.

Koval Lane to Paradise Road
Westbound bus stop construction will take place for three weeks. Three westbound lanes will remain open during construction.

McLeod Drive to Mojave Road
Median island removal will begin on Monday with a left lane closure in both directions. Work is expected to take approximately three weeks.

Flamingo Road & McLeod Drive Intersection
Clark County Water Reclamation sewer work will begin Tuesday, February 9, with a 24-hour road closure of northbound and southbound thru traffic on McLeod Drive at Flamingo Road for approximately six weeks. North and southbound traffic on McLeod is limited to right turns only onto Flamingo. Flamingo Road will have two eastbound and westbound travel lanes open during the six weeks of construction.

Pecos Road to Mojave Road
Clark County Water Reclamation sewer work will begin on 02/08/16 with 24 hour west bound right lane closure from Pecos Rd to Mojave Rd for approximately six weeks.

Eastern Avenue to US-95
Electrical work will continue requiring intermittent right-lane closures both during nighttime and daytime hours. After this work is complete, intermittent right-lane closures will occur from Sandhill to US-95. These restrictions will be in place during February.

BUS STOP IMPACTS
DETOURS AND TEMPORARY STOPS ARE IN PLACE FOR THE FOLLOWING STOPS:

EASTBOUND: 919 Arville, 926 Burnham, 932 Claymont, 933 Decatur, 930 Cameron, 940 Eastern, 945 Eucalyptus, 946 Tuscany Casino Drive, 949 Mojave, 955 Koval, 961 Maryland Parkway, 968 Palos Verdes, 970 Paradise, 972 Hospital Circle, 974 Pecos, 987 Spencer, 990 Swenson, 992 Tamarus, 996 Valley View, 1000 Royal Flush Way, and 5347 McLeod

WESTBOUND: 951 H. Hughes Pkwy, 971 Paradise

The Nevada Department of Transportation is continuing work along Tropicana Avenue between Eastern Avenue and Pecos Road. During the week of Feb. 8, work will begin between Pecos Road and Sandhill Road. Restrictions will include lane closures during overnight hours with possible single-lane closures during daytime hours.

Construction along Flamingo Rd. will be done in two phases.

  • Phase 1 Grand Canyon to Rainbow Blvd. and Las Vegas Blvd. to Eastern Ave.
  • Phase 2 – Rainbow Blvd. to Hotel Rio Dr. and Eastern Ave. to Jimmy Durante Blvd.


Phase 1 – April 1, 2015 to December 2015
Work began on April 19, 2015, and included the closure of the inside lane to allow for median work, which continued for four weeks. Closures along the outside lanes will continue through December 2015.

Prior to the start of construction, residents and businesses along Flamingo Road  received general project information and continue to receive notifications via weekly construction updates on this website, the RTC’s social media channels  and via e-mail.

Phase 2 – August 2015 to October 2016
Phase 2 work between Rainbow Boulevard and Hotel Rio Drive began in August 2015 and include the closure of the inside lane to allow for median work, which will continue for two to four weeks. Once median work has been completed, closures along the outside lanes will continue through November 2016.

Phase 2 work between Eastern Avenue and Jimmy Durante Boulevard begins November 2015. Overnight electrical work will be followed by bus pad and pedestrian shelter placement requiring closures along the outside lanes. Work will then move to the medians requiring inside lane restrictions through October 2016.

Prior to the start of construction, residents and businesses along Flamingo Road will receive general project information and will continue to receive notifications via weekly construction updates on this website, the RTC’s social media channels and via e-mail.

Flamingo Road Corridor Improvement Project Information

Flamingo Rd. is a major east-to-west arterial street that connects extensive existing and planned commercial and residential development directly to the heart of the Resort Corridor and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) campus. The combination of large residential populations at the ends of Flamingo Road and concentrated employment at the center generates substantial commuter traffic on Flamingo Road. The existing transit line on the corridor has more than 12,000 passenger boardings daily, making it the most used residential route in the RTC’s transit system. In addition, Flamingo Road includes connections to all major north-south transportation and transit corridors for the 2 million residents of the Las Vegas valley.

 

 

Download the Flamingo Rd. Fact Sheet

Flamingo Rd. Transit Route Planned Components

  • 14-mile transit corridor improvements from Grand Canyon Drive to Jimmy Durante Boulevard
  • Connection to 15 transit routes, including 11 residential, 3 express routes (Strip & Downtown Express, Centennial Express, Boulder Highway Express) and the Deuce on the Strip
  • Dedicated bus/bike lanes
  • Bus will operate in regular traffic lanes from Grand Canyon Drive to Rainbow Boulevard, from Arville Street to Koval Lane and from Boulder Highway to Jimmy Durante Boulevard

Open House Meeting Displays

Public meetings were held in April 2014 and February 2015 and public comments were recorded at the meetings, over the phone, by U.S. Postal Service. and e-mail. The comments were then considered in discussions with affected landowners about which combination of proposed improvements should be implemented.

TIGER Application Information

TIGER Application
TIGER Supporting Documents

During the month of April the RTC held several mobile public meetings to provide the public with an opportunity to learn more about the project which includes upgraded pedestrian crossings, new transit shelters, dedicated bus and bike lanes along Flamingo Rd. There were several dates and times that were available to the public as shown below.

Tue., April 14, 2015
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Target
4001 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Wed., April 15, 2015
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Albertsons
4055 S. Durango Dr.
Sat., April 18, 2015
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Walgreens
7845 W. Flamingo Rd.
Sat., April 18, 2015
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Clark County Library,
1401 E. Flamingo Road
Tue., April 21, 2015
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

CVS
4595 E. Flamingo Rd.
Wed., April 22, 2015
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

West Flamingo Senior Center
6255 W. Flamingo Rd.
Sat., April 25, 2015
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Walgreens
4895 Boulder Hwy.
Sat., April 25, 2015
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Flamingo Arville Plaza
4469 W. Flamingo Rd.


Project Contacts
If you have specific questions about the project and how it will affect you, please reach out to one of the following:

Kelley Mulroy
702-676-1623
Marketing & Media Administrator – Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada

Jade Thomson
702-251-5800
Project Manager – Las Vegas Paving Corp.