Summerlin Parkway to close overnight Sept. 5 for bridge work

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Posted at 12:44 PM, Sep 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-05 15:44:11-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A portion of Summerlin Parkway will be closed for continued work on a pedestrian bridge starting Thursday night.

The section between Buffalo Drive and Rampart Boulevard will close at 9 p.m. and reopen Friday at 5 a.m. The closure will include all travel lanes on the highway.

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Traffic will be detoured westbound starting at Buffalo Drive and routed back to Summerlin Parkway at Rampart Boulevard. Eastbound traffic will be detoured at Rampart Boulevard and routed back to Summerlin Parkway at Buffalo Drive.

City officials said motorists are encouraged to avoid this area of Summerlin Parkway during the closure and suggested to use the alternates of Rampart Boulevard to Alta Drive or Vegas Drive to Buffalo Drive.

Concrete will be poured for the deck of the bridge that will eventually go over the highway with construction work ongoing at Cimarron Road and at the Kellogg Zaher Sports Complex.

The overall project consists of the bridge, trail and landscaping improvements with connections to the Cimarron Road and Bonanza Trail areas.