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New bypass road for construction traffic opens in east Las Vegas

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

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.