The third phase of the Centennial Bowl project in Las Vegas is nearing completion, with the opening of Nevada’s second-longest bridge.
The new bridge is a half-mile flyover connecting U.S. 95 North with 215 Beltway west.
“The new flyover ramp enables direct freeway-to-freeway travel for greater efficiency and safety,” says Nevada Department of Transportation spokesman Tony Illia. “It eliminates the previous stop-and-go surface street travel that required sitting through traffic signals to make a freeway connection.”
The flyover is part of the $73 million third phase of the Centennial Bowl interchange project that began last year and is expected to be completed mid-December. The overall project began in 2015 and is scheduled for completion in 2024.
The new box-girder type flyover is constructed of cast-in-place post-tensioned concrete consisting of 13 spans connected by four frames. A 1,655-foot-long flyover bridge is being built between 215 Beltway east and U.S. 95 south and cross under the new flyover in the air.