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Road closures expected with Biden's Las Vegas visit

President Biden speaks during a White House news conference Thursday.
Susan Walsh
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AP
President Biden speaks during a White House news conference Thursday.

President Joe Biden will arrive in Las Vegas on Tuesday, and significant traffic disruptions are expected.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police released a tentative schedule noting that hard closures will take place between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., at the airport connector, the 215 westbound, I-15 northbound between 215 and U.S. 95, U.S. 95 northbound between the Spaghetti Bowl to Summerlin Parkway, and Summerlin Parkway in both directions.

Between 7:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., the Summerlin Parkway to U.S. 95 and I-15 southbound in the resort corridor will also experience rolling closures. Then on Wednesday from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m., Maryland Parkway from Tropicana Avenue to Russell Road will be closed.

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Officials advise drivers to schedule plenty of time, especially if they’re trying to access the airport.

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