Closing of I-15 off-ramps underway for New Year’s Eve celebration

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Closures are underway on the I-15 eastbound off-ramps to Tropicana Avenue, Flamingo Road and Spring Mountain Road.

The ramps are the start of the road closures. All roads leading onto Las Vegas Boulevard between Sahara Avenue and Mandalay Bay Road will be barricaded starting at 6 p.m.

The Las Vegas Strip will be cleared of all vehicle traffic by 6:45 p.m. and opened to pedestrians for the New Year’s Eve celebration.

Thousands of people are expected to flood onto the Las Vegas Strip to celebrate and watch the fireworks show at midnight.

The freeway ramps and roads will remain closed until around 3:30 a.m.

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