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New bypass road for construction traffic opens in east Las Vegas

Posted: 11:45 AM, Oct 31, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-31 19:36:29-04
New bypass road opens in east Las Vegas
New bypass road opens in east Las Vegas

Clark County Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick opened the new Arnona Road on the east side of Las Vegas Wednesday.

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Arnona is about a mile long with one lane in each direction. It connects Lake Mead Boulevard to a gravel pit to the north that was previously only accessible from Alto Avenue and Los Feliz Street.

This new road aims to give construction traffic a safer route that also brings the traffic away from denser residential areas.