The Nevada Department of Transportation has announced during the weekend they will be closing Exit 118 for Lower Flat Top Drive will be closed at night this week. The on-ramps and off-ramps will be fully closed from 7:00 pm until 6:00 am PST. The closure at night already started on Sunday, April 10th, and will happen each night until Thursday morning.
This is one of the final stages of the construction occurring south of Mesquite to finish the laying of conduit for Intelligent Transportation Systems which helps run cameras, signs, traffic lights, and more and expected to be done in May, but the actual construction work will continue until the end of 2022.
As for travel on I-15 this week, it should be good except during rush hours and more travel hours, such as 9-11 am PST and 3-8 PST. The best times to travel on Interstate 15 are early morning and late night.
Once again expect major traffic problems and please all drivers be careful and drive at the posted speeds.