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Road closures continue for Life is Beautiful

Posted at 2:58 PM, Sep 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-21 09:14:12-04

If you are in the downtown area this weekend, you might notice some road closures in effect.

Set up has begun for this year's Life is Beautiful event that is taking place Sept. 23-25.

The closures began at midnight on Wednesday, Sept. 14, and will take place in six phases leading up to the opening of the fourth annual event.

More than 100,000 people are expected to attend the giant music, art and food festival that covers 18 city blocks bounded by Mesquite and Bridger avenues and Sixth and 11th streets.

The streets will reopen in phases over the course of a week after the festival concludes.

Sept. 14
Mesquite Avenue between Las Vegas Boulevard and Eighth Street
Seventh and Sixth streets between Stewart Avenue and Interstate 15

Sept. 16
Tenth Street between Ogden Avenue and Fremont Street

Sept. 19
Stewart Avenue between Sixth and Eighth streets
Ogden Avenue between Ninth and Eleventh streets
Sixth and Seventh streets between Ogden and Sewart avenues
Eighth Street between Fremont Street and Carson Avenue

Sept. 21
Fremont Street between Sixth and Eleventh streets
Ogden Avenue between Sixth and Ninth streets
Seventh Street between Carson and Ogden avenues
Eighth Street between Fremont Street and Stewart Avenue
Ninth and Eleventh streets between Fremont Street and Ogden Avenue
Tenth Street between Carson Avenue and Fremont Street

Sept. 22
Stewart Avenue between Sixth Street and Las Vegas Boulevard

Sept. 23
Fremont Street between Sixth Street and Interstate 15
Carson Avenue between Sixth and Tenth streets
Bridger Avenue between Sixth and Eighth streets
Sixth Street between Carson and Ogden avenues
Seventh and Eighth streets between Bridger and Carson avenues

Tickets are still available for the event. This year's musical headliners include Mumford & Sons, Jane's Addiction, J. Cole, G-Eazy, The Shins, Empire of the Suns and The Lumineers.

RELATED: Life is Beautiful releases daily lineup 

RuPaul will headline the speaker series. Other speakers include author Cal Fussman, actor Carlos Andres Gomez, multimedia street artist D*Face, CEO of Spartan Race Joe De Sena, Luis Calderin of Rock the Vote and many more.

RELATED: RuPaul headlining speaker series at 2016 Life is Beautiful 

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