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Nevada DOT issues warning about driving near Allegiant Stadium on Monday

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Posted at 9:54 PM, Sep 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-20 00:56:10-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — With the Raiders home opener just around the corner Sept. 21, the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is reminding motorists to drive safely before, during and after the event in the Stadium District.

“While we understand the genuine excitement surrounding Southern Nevada’s first NFL game, we caution motorists not to stop on the freeway or local roads to catch a glimpse,” said Tony Illia, NDOT public information officer. “One vehicle stopping, followed by another and then another can cause a serious chain reaction with damaging effects.”

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No portion of the game will be visible from outside of Allegiant Stadium.

While there are not any planned road closures, the Southern Nevada Traffic Management Center, managed by NDOT, Nevada Highway Patrol and the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC), still anticipates an influx of spectators to Allegiant Stadium.

“Please be courteous to other drivers, and don’t do anything that could potentially harm you or others,” said Illia.