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Meeting being held on I-515 alternatives

Posted at 10:53 PM, Mar 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-31 01:53:11-04

A meeting is being held Thursday to look at alternatives along Interstate 515, also known as U.S. 95, through downtown Las Vegas.

The meeting is being held from 4 to 7 p.m. at the East Las Vegas Community Center, located at 250 N. Eastern Ave.

The Nevada Department of Transportation is holding a public information meeting about the Interstate 515 Alternatives Development Study, soliciting input on proposed operational and safety upgrades through downtown Las Vegas, from I-15 to Charleston Boulevard along I-515.

Goals call for improved mobility, downtown access and safety with minimal property acquisition, traffic disruptions and environmental impacts.

Project NEON representatives will also be on-hand to provide project updates.

Written or emailed comments will be accepted through 5 p.m., April 15, 2016.

Please direct comments to Dwayne Wilkinson, senior project manager, 123 E. Washington Ave., P.O. Box 170, Las Vegas, NV 89125-0180; phone: (702) 671-8879, email: dwilkinson@dot.state.nv.us