LAS VEGAS, NEV. – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) urges motorists to avoid Interstate-15 North at Exit 54 during NASCAR Weekend. An estimated 100,000 people are expected for race-related events at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 N Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, from 11:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., March 4 through March 6. Weekend events include the Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, the Boyd Gaming 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race and Stratosphere Pole Day.

“We’re expecting heavy traffic delays along Interstate-15 north during NASCAR weekend,” said

NDOT spokesman Tony Illia. “We advise taking alternate routes, if possible. However, if travel along Interstate-15 north is unavoidable then please plan accordingly and allow additional drive time to reach your final destination.”

KBAD AM-920 will be providing continuous traffic reports throughout the weekend. For current road information go to: