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Officials Plan 3-Year Overhaul Of Las Vegas Strip Roadway

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a three-year road overhaul is coming to the Las Vegas Strip.

Clark County public works chief Denis Cederburg tells the Las Vegas Review-Journal the project will begin in June.

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It'll replace water mains and repave the entire core of Las Vegas Boulevard, from Sahara Avenue to the Interstate 215 Beltway.

Work is expected to last until July 2022.

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Plans include water main replacements, adding a fourth vehicle lane where space allows, upgrading traffic controls and installing new lighting.

Cederburg says the cost of the 5.7-mile (9-kilometer) project has yet to be determined.

Most work will occur from 2 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday through Thursday, and lane restrictions will vary.

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Cederburg says officials hope to keep at least two lanes open in each direction during non-work hours.