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Morning rush hour meets Super Bowl exodus on Las Vegas roads

Updated February 12, 2024 - 7:34 pm

Drivers on Interstate 15 Monday experienced heavy traffic throughout the morning and into the afternoon in the wake of Super Bowl Sunday in Las Vegas.

All day, Nevada Department of Transportation traffic maps showed slow traffic speeds on southbound I-15.

In the morning, the back up went from about Oakey Boulevard to past Flamingo Road. By around 12:30 p.m., traffic had slowed between Desert Inn Road and Tropicana Avenue.

Traffic cameras showed particularly snarled backups at Flamingo and Spring Mountain Road.

The Nevada Highway Patrol reported a vehicle crash with property damage around 6:05 a.m. on southbound I-15 at Sahara Avenue.

At around 7:50 a.m., a crash on southbound I-15 at U.S. Highway 95 was blocking the center lane, according to the Regional Transportation Commission.

Traffic that had slowed on I-15 from Washington Avenue past Bonanza Road had cleared by the afternoon, accoridng to NDOT.

Contact David Wilson at dwilson@reviewjournal.com.

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