Downtown Las Vegas Access During Vegas Grand Prix: April 2 Through April 8

A number of local streets will be impacted when the Las Vegas Grand Prix comes to town April 2 through April 8. Follow the links below to further information regarding street closures, event parking, transit information, bus stop information, further contact information and a map of the area.

Road Information including closures
Event Parking and Transit Information
Bus Stop Information
Contact Information
Map

ROAD INFORMATION

Starting Monday, April 2, after 7 p.m., traffic lane restrictions and closures will begin on some of the race route roadways. And by Wednesday, April 4, at approximately 9 p.m. all race road sections will be completely closed. Motorists should allow extra time to reach downtown destinations.

Roads Staying Open April 4 through April 8:
• Interstate 15 through the downtown area will have no traffic lane restrictions. The Charleston Boulevard exit will be the primary access route into downtown and for Vegas Grand Prix events.
• Interstate 515/U.S. Highway 93/95 through downtown will have no traffic lane restrictions. The Casino Center Boulevard and Las Vegas Boulevard exits are the primary access routes into downtown and for Vegas Grand Prix events.
• Las Vegas Boulevard will remain open and is suggested for north-south travel. All north-south roadways that are east of Las Vegas Boulevard will also stay open.
• Charleston Boulevard will remain open and is suggested for east-west travel.
• Stewart Avenue will remain open for east-west travel from Main Street to Las Vegas Boulevard and to streets east of Las Vegas Boulevard.
• Bonanza Road will remain open for through east-west travel.
• Washington Avenue will remain open for through east-west travel.
 
Road Closures:
Monday, April 2, through Sunday, April 8
• Bridger Avenue will be closed to traffic between Main Street and east of Third Street. Access to the Regional Justice Center at 200 Lewis Avenue will be limited to Las Vegas Boulevard and Clark Avenue. Access to the Clark County Public Parking Garage will be available via the entrances and exits on Casino Center Boulevard and First Street, as Bridger Avenue access to the garage will be closed.

• More Road Closures:
North-South:
First Street:  Closed from just south of Bridger Avenue through Ogden Avenue
Third Street:  Closed south of Carson Avenue through Ogden

Wednesday, April 4, through Sunday, April 8
• Bonneville Avenue/Alta Drive will be closed to traffic between Main Street and Martin L. King Boulevard. Access to the Clark County Government Center, Regional Transportation Commission, Regional Flood Control District and Las Vegas Premium Outlets will be maintained via Charleston Boulevard to Grand Central Parkway.

• Fourth Street will be closed from south of Carson Avenue through Ogden Avenue. The city’s Development Services Center will be accessible via Fourth Street. The Fremont Street Experience parking structure will have a limited number of public spaces available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and these will be accessible via Las Vegas Boulevard to Carson Avenue, due to the Fourth Street closure. The city of Las Vegas parking structure that is located on Stewart Avenue between Las Vegas Boulevard and Fourth Street will be open, with access in and out via Las Vegas Boulevard and via temporary two-way access from Fourth Street. Las Vegas City Hall and the Downtown Transportation Center will be accessible by way of Stewart Avenue.

• Grand Central Parkway will be closed from Bonneville Avenue to Main Street. As Grand Central Parkway turns into Ogden Avenue, the section of roadway that continues east to Fourth Street will also be closed. The Internal Revenue Service Building at 110 City Parkway will be accessible from Bonanza Road to F Street/City Parkway to Mesquite Avenue. Follow the detour signs along Mesquite to the IRS Building parking lot.
 
• More Road Closures
North-South:
Main Street:  Closed from Bonneville Avenue through Ogden Avenue
Casino Center Boulevard:  Closed south of Bridger through Ogden

East-West:
Carson Avenue:  Closed from Main Street through Fourth Street
Ogden Avenue:  Closed from Main Street through Fourth Street

Friday, April 6, through Sunday, April 8
All roads along the race course will be closed during the day, Friday through Sunday. Local access to downtown properties located within the race route will be provided during the overnight hours between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. through gates at:
• Main Street and Bonneville Avenue
• Bridger Avenue and Casino Center Boulevard
• Carson Avenue and Casino Center Boulevard
• Ogden Avenue and First Street
• Ogden Avenue and Casino Center Boulevard

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EVENT PARKING AND TRANSIT

The Vegas Grand Prix is a 2.44-mile temporary street circuit held in downtown Las Vegas that encircles the heart of downtown. Race goers are encouraged to park in one of the free lots and take free transit to the race circuit. Free parking areas are first-come, first-serve.

Grandstand 1 and suite ticket holders are encouraged to park in the lot at the northwest corner of Martin L. King Boulevard and Alta Drive.
Driving directions:  From West Charleston Boulevard, drive north on Martin L. King Boulevard to event parking.

FREE transit service is available from the Martin L. King Boulevard and Alta Drive lot to the World Market Center/ Paddock Area, or you may walk.  RTC and private transit service will run daily Friday through Sunday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

General admission ticket holders are encouraged to park at Cashman Field Center.
Driving directions:  The upper level of Cashman Field Center, located at 850 North Las Vegas Boulevard, is accessible from I-515/U.S. Highway 93/95 by exiting at Las Vegas Boulevard and proceeding north.
 
FREE transit service is available from Cashman Field Center to the Fremont Street Experience, with stops at the stations below.  Transit service runs daily Friday through Sunday from 5:30 a.m. to 3 a.m.  Special downtown employee transportation will begin running on Thursday, April 5, with stops at the following locations:
• Fremont Street and Las Vegas Boulevard
• Third Street and Bridger Avenue
• Main Street and Bonneville Avenue

FREE transit service is available from the Plaza Hotel and Casino at 1 South Main Street, to the World Market Center/Pit/Paddock Area. Shuttles run daily Friday through Sunday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The city of Las Vegas parking lot under the I-515/U.S. Highway 93/95 freeway, between Sixth Street and Fourth Street and north of City Hall, is available for public parking Saturday and Sunday, and is within walking distance of the race route. No transit service is provided at this location.

From the Las Vegas Strip:
Citizens Area Transit double-decker Deuce service is available. Please see the Regional Transportation Commission’s Web site at http://www.rtcsnv.com/ for bus routes and schedules.

Taxi Pick-Up/Drop-Off Locations:
• Third Street and Carson Avenue
• Fremont Street and Las Vegas Boulevard
• Discovery Drive at World Market Center

Limousine Pick-Up/Drop-Off Location:
• World Market Center/Pit/Paddock Area, at Discovery Drive at World Market Center

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BUS STOP INFORMATION

With the temporary closures of some downtown roadways, many Citizen Area Transit bus stops for routes 105, 106, 108, 207 and the Deuce will be temporarily closed until after the race, when the barricades are moved. Dates are subject to change. More CAT route information is available at http://www.rtcsnv.com/ 

Temporary Bus Stop Closures
Routes 105, 106, 108, 207 and Deuce routes
Effective: Now through Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Route 105 bus stops to be closed through April 8 as of the following dates:
March 13 – southbound at Casino Center Boulevard and Carson Avenue
March 23 – eastbound at Bonneville Avenue and Grand Central Parkway
March 27 – northbound at Fourth Street and Carson Avenue – Fremont Street Experience

Route 106 bus stops to be closed through April 8 as of the following dates:
March 1 – northbound at Grand Central Parkway and City Parkway
March 3 – northbound at Grand Central Parkway and Bonneville Avenue
March 4 – southbound at Grand Central Parkway and City Parkway
March 6 – southbound at Grand Central Parkway and Alta Drive

Route 108 bus stops to be closed through April 8 as of the following dates:
March 6 – southbound at Grand Central Parkway and Alta Drive
March 7 – southbound at Main Street and Clark Avenue
March 8 – southbound at Main Street and Bridger Avenue
March 12 – eastbound at First Street and Bridger Avenue
March 23 – eastbound at Bonneville Avenue and Grand Central Parkway
March 26 – westbound at Bonneville Avenue and Main Street
March 27 – northbound at Fourth Street and Carson Avenue – Fremont Street Experience

Route 207 bus stops to be closed through April 8 as of the following dates:
March 6 – southbound at Grand Central Parkway and Alta Drive
March 7 – southbound at Main Street and Clark Avenue
March 8 – southbound at Main Street and Bridger Avenue
March 8 – northbound at Main Street and Carson Avenue
March 23 – eastbound at Bonneville Avenue and Grand Central Parkway
March 26 – westbound at Bonneville Avenue and Main Street
March 26 – northbound at Main Street and Bonneville
March 31 – northbound at Main Street and Clark Avenue
March 31 – northbound at Main Street and Lewis Avenue

Deuce stop to be closed through April 8 as of the following dates:
March 27 – northbound at Fourth Street and Carson Avenue – Fremont Street Experience

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CONTACT INFORMATION
•Vegas Grand Prix event information is available via the Vegas Grand Prix Hotline at (702) 944-8661 or visit http://www.vegasgrandprix.com/ 
•Traffic/Roadway access information is available on the city of Las Vegas website: http://www.lasvegasnevada.gov/
•Citizens Area Transit/RTC transit information is available at http://www.rtcsnv.com/ 

MAP

Printable Version of the Map

Vegas Grand Prix Event Map