$99M contract awarded for I-15/215 Beltway interchange in N. Las Vegas

A rendering of the longer term I-15/ 215 Beltway interchange in North Las Vegas. Credit score: Nevada DOT

Fisher Sand & Gravel has received the $99 million contract to construct a brand new interchange at Interstate 15 and the 215 Beltway in North Las Vegas.

The Nevada Division of Transportation mission will contain constructing ramps, flyovers and road connections to enhance visitors and security.

“The mission entails constructing two large cast-in-place concrete twin lane flyovers, amongst different buildings, together with a 51-foot-tall, 1,800-foot-long east-to-north connection that would be the equal of 5 soccer fields laid end-to-end,” NDOT says. “The northbound I-15 to westbound 215 flyover, in the meantime, might be longer than the Eiffel Tower laid on its facet. The buildings sit atop a community of drilled pilings that reinforce the subsurface, with the biggest measuring 10-foot in diameter and 104-foot in depth.”

Different options of the mission:

New I-15 southbound on- and off-ramps at Tropical Parkway.
Widening over a half-mile of the Beltway from 4 to 6 lanes.
Extending Tropical Parkway to Centennial Parkway.
New eastbound 215 Beltway off-ramp to the brand new Centennial Parkway and Vary Street intersection.
New lighting, indicators and landscaping, in addition to 7,815 ft of drainage pipe.

In keeping with the NDOT, the interchange averages 34,000 autos a day. That visitors is predicted to develop by 72 p.c over the subsequent twenty years. The mission is predicted to be accomplished in late 2022.

Atkins is the mission designer. Lage Design is the panorama architect.