Clark County 215 west
The initial confirming marker for Clark County 215 stands near the merge point from Interstate 15 in North Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Beltway begins a 51-mile three-quarter loop around the greater Las Vegas area. Photo taken 07/21/14.
The first four miles of Clark County 215 (CC-215) include at-grade intersections. A build-out plan is in the design stage for upgrading these intersections to interchanges.1
The North Las Vegas Veteran Affairs (VA) Medical Center is located three miles west along Pecos Road. Photo taken 07/21/14.
CC-215 (Las Vegas/Bruce Woodbury Beltway) west meets Range Road at this traffic signal. Range Road serves the Nevada Army National Guard facility north of the intersection. Photo taken 07/21/14.
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The Las Vegas Beltway rises over Union Pacific rail lines on the drive to Lamb Boulevard and Pecos Road. Photos taken 07/21/14.
Drivers have an unobstructed view of the Desert National Wildlife mountain range as CC-215 advances northwest. Photo taken 07/21/14.
The Las Vegas Beltway doubles as the Bruce Woodbury Beltway, named in honor of the local government official who helped shape the Las Vegas metro area's transportation system. Photo taken 07/21/14.
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CC-215 (Bruce Woodbury Beltway) turns west one mile out from Lamb Boulevard. Losee Road represents the final at-grade crossing in three miles. Photos taken 07/21/14.
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Stub outs are already built for the eventual completion of an interchange between CC-215 and Lamb Boulevard. Photos taken 07/21/14.
The Bruce Woodbury Beltway meets Lamb Boulevard at a signalized intersection. The local road stems south through North Las Vegas into the Sunrise Manor (unincorporated) area of Las Vegas. Photo taken 07/21/14.
CC-215 west maintains a 55 mph speed limit throughout the at-grade portion of the freeway. Photo taken 07/21/14.
North 5th Street represents the first interchange along the Bruce Woodbury Beltway in 2.5 miles. Pecos Road otherwise meets the freeway ahead at a traffic signal. Photo taken 07/21/14.
A portion of the La Madre mountain range rises in the distance as Clark County Route 215 continues west through undeveloped North Las Vegas. Photo taken 07/21/14.
CC-215 (Bruce Woodbury Beltway) widens on the final approach to Pecos Road. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Pecos Road stems south to meet Washburn Road near Shadow Creek Golf Course, 2.4 miles from this intersection. Photo taken 07/21/14.
CC-215 advances west one half mile to Losee Road next. Aliante Parkway otherwise meets the freeway at a diamond interchange (Exit 43) in four miles. Photo taken 07/21/14.
This assembly precedes the at-grade intersection with Losee Road. Motorists requiring a return to eastbound utilize these signalized intersections as no turnabouts exist between them. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Losee Road connects the Bruce Woodbury Beltway with Craig Road (former Nevada 573) 3.5 miles to the south. Photo taken 07/21/14.
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Clark County 215 (Bruce Woodbury Beltway) transitions to a limited access freeway from this point west, meeting North 5th Street (Exit 46) next. Photos taken 07/21/14.
Speed limits increase to 65 mph as drivers reach the ramp to North 5th Street. North 5th Street extends south from a diamond interchange (Exit 46) into central North Las Vegas. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Confirming marker posted along westbound CC-215 beyond the entrance ramp from Exit 46. Revere Street (Exit 45) meets the freeway in the next mile. Photo taken 07/21/14.
This mileage sign was removed by early 2015 with construction of the Revere Street interchange (Exit 45). The diamond interchange was built by October 20162 but remains closed until it connects with Commerce Street further south.3 Photo taken 07/21/14.
This section of the Bruce Woodbury Beltway was upgraded to freeway standards by Fall 2016 with the addition of the Revere Street interchange (Exit 45). Photo taken 07/21/14.
Decatur Boulevard (Exit 41) joins Clark County 215 with North Las Vegas Airport (VGT) three miles ahead. Photo taken 07/21/14.
One half mile ahead of Aliante Parkway on CC-215 west. Aliante Parkway (Exit 43) connects the Bruce Woodbury Freeway with the Aliante master planned community. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Clark County Route 215 bends southwest on the approach to Aliante Parkway. The Aliante Casino and Hotel occupies 40 acres northeast of the interchange. Photo taken 07/21/14.
A single lane ramp shuttles traffic from CC-215 west to Aliante Parkway (Exit 43). Sun City Aliante (age restricted community) and Aliante Golf Club lie to the north of the hotel/casino. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Aliante Parkway borders the golf club as it extends north to Grand Teton Drive. Traveling south, Aliante Parkway passes through residential neighborhoods to Centennial Parkway opposite Simmons Street. Photo taken 07/21/14.
CC-215 (Bruce Woodbury Beltway) advances from Aliante Parkway (Exit 43) through western reaches of North Las Vegas. Photo taken 07/21/14.
U.S. 95 leads south to Downtown Las Vegas at the Centennial Bowl interchange in 4.25 miles. Decatur Boulevard (Exit 41) otherwise meets CC-215 next. Photo taken 07/21/14.
A reassurance marker stands along side the Bruce Woodbury Beltway as it turns back west ahead of Exit 41 (Decatur Boulevard). Photo taken 07/21/14.
Decatur Boulevard lines the western limits of North Las Vegas as it extends north and south from Exit 41. The arterial extends south 4.3 miles to Rancho Drive (Nevada 599) near North Las Vegas Airport (VGT). Photo taken 07/21/14.
The Bruce Woodbury Beltway (CC-215) gains an auxiliary lane as it advances to Jones Boulevard (Exit 40) next. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Motorists drive under a 2012-built overpass for Bradley Road 2.75 miles out from the Centennial Bowl (U.S. 95) exchange. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Westbound Clark County Route 215 reaches Exit 40 (Jones Boulevard). Jones Boulevard stretches south across the Las Vegas Valley to Spring Valley and Enterprise. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Locally, Jones Boulevard stems north from the Bruce Woodbury Beltway to Iron Mountain Road near the Carmel Canyon neighborhood. Jones Boulevard otherwise extends south to SR 599 (Rancho Drive) at Alexander Road. Photo taken 07/21/14.
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A pair of guide signs alert motorists of the temporary end of the Las Vegas Beltway (CC-215) at the upcoming exchange with U.S. 95 (Oran K. Gragson Freeway).
Improvement projects continue to upgrade the existing connection to a systems interchange, with expected completion by at least 2022.4 Photo taken 07/21/14. Second photo taken 07/22/17.
Clark County 215 west enters into a slow descent on the approach to the Centennial Bowl interchange with U.S. 95 (Exit 38). Photo taken 07/22/17.
Hualapai Way (Exit 35) represents the last westbound interchange before the Bruce Woodbury Beltway turns southward toward Summerlin.
Work on Phase 3A of the multi-year project wrapped up by Summer 2017. Photo taken 07/22/17.
The easternmost freeway portion of the Bruce Woodbury Beltway ends as traffic prepares to depart for U.S. 95 (Oran K. Gragson Freeway) south. Photo taken 07/22/17.
U.S. 95 follows the Oran K. Gragson freeway southeast from the Centennial Bowl interchange (Exit 38) to Downtown Las Vegas and Henderson. Photo taken 07/22/17.
Tenaya Way spans Clark County 215 (Bruce Woodbury Beltway) as two lanes separate for U.S. 95 south to Downtown Las Vegas. Photo taken 07/22/17.
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Opened July 12, 2017 at a cost of $47 million, a 2,500 foot flyover ramp shuttles traffic from CC-215 west to U.S. 95 south. The ramp also represents the pinnacle of the exchange between the two freeways rising to 60 feet in height.4
The long ramp also provides direct connections to Ann Road and Rancho Drive (Nevada 599). Photos taken 07/22/17.
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Sky Pointe Drive presently connects Clark County 215 (Bruce Woodbury Beltway) west to U.S. 95 (Oran K. Gragson Freeway) north. Additional ramp construction slated for 2020 will build a freeway-to-freeway connection and realign Sky Pointe Drive over the Bruce Woodbury Beltway.5
U.S. 95 north otherwise joins Clark County 215 and Las Vegas with Beatty and Tonopah. Photos taken 07/21/14.
Traffic along CC-215 uses a single span to cross over the U.S. 95 (Oran K. Gragson) freeway. As part of the final build-out of the Centennial Bowl exchange, twin bridges will be constructed for westbound and eastbound CC-215. Photo taken 07/21/14.
A second access point for U.S. 95 south occurs opposite of Oso Blanca Road. Oso Blanca Road serves as a frontage road for the Oran K. Gragson Freeway to Nevada 157 on the outskirts of the Las Vegas metro area. Photo taken 07/21/14.
CC-215 advances west from U.S. 95 (Exit 38) to Durango Drive and Haulapai Way next. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Durango Drive (Exit 37) joins Clark County 215 west with the Coral Bay and Canyon Creek North neighborhoods of Las Vegas 0.5 miles ahead.
Clark County 215 will also meet the southern segment of Durango Drive near Enterprise in 20 miles (Exit 17). Photo taken 07/21/14.
The Bruce Woodbury Beltway rises over Grand Montecito Parkway en route to Durango Drive (Exit 37). Photo taken 07/21/14.
Traffic departs for Exit 37 to Durango Drive. The diamond interchange was modified by May 2017 with the addition a separate travel way for eastbound CC-215.
Durango Drive is primarily residential as it extends south to Summerlin, while more commercial north of the interchange. Photo taken 07/21/14.
High gravel banks flank either side of the Bruce Woodbury Beltway (CC-215) as it continues west to Haulapai Way (Exit 35). Photo taken 07/21/14.
Hualapai Way stems north from Centennial Parkway to meet CC-215 west at a diamond interchange (Exit 35) in 0.25 miles. Photo taken 07/21/14.
A single lane ramp connects CC-215 west with Hualapai Way at Exit 35. Hualapai Way continues north from the beltway to Skye Canyon Park Drive near the Skye Canyon neighborhood. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Clark County Route 215 (Bruce Woodbury Beltway) arcs southward as it reaches the western extent of the Las Vegas valley. The freeway otherwise meets Ann Road (Exit 33) and Lone Mountain Road (Exit 32) next. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Clark County 215 south
Construction wrapped up by summer 2018 to build a new segment of the Bruce Woodbury Beltway between Hualapai Way (Exit 35) to south of Lone Mountain Road. The $92.4 million project included a slight shift of the beltway westward and grade separations at Ann and Lone Mountain Roads.6 Photo taken 07/21/14.
Ann Road begins its eastward course through the Las Vegas region at Shaumber Road immediately west of CC-215. The commercial and residential corridor ends opposite of Tropical Parkway in North Las Vegas. Photo taken 07/21/14.
This confirming marker for CC-215 south stands beyond Ann Road (Exit 33). Photo taken 07/21/14.
Downtown Las Vegas and the entire length of the Las Vegas Strip comes into view as the Bruce Woodbury Beltway briefly kinks southeast one mile ahead of Lone Mountain Road (Exit 32). Photo taken 07/21/14.
Traffic along CC-215 arcs back south on the approach to Lone Mountain Road. Once the project to upgrade the beltway between Hualapai Way (Exit 35) and Lone Mountain Road is complete, this stretch will be removed. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Lone Mountain Road (Exit 32) joins Clark County 215 (Bruce Woodbury Beltway) with western reaches of Las Vegas and North Las Vegas. The arterial ends opposite Craig Ranch Regional Park.
Lone Mountain (elevation 3,347 feet) rises to the southeast of the diamond interchange and offers uninterrupted views of Las Vegas and the surrounding area from its peak. Photo taken 07/21/14.
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CC-215 shifts to the west of Lone Mountain on the two mile drive to Cheyenne Avenue (Exit 30). Photos taken 07/21/14.
Exit 30 (Cheyenne Avenue) represents the first of seven access points for Summerlin (unincorporated) one mile ahead. Summerlin is a master planned community with over 100,000 residents that sprawls over a large portion of the west central Las Vegas region. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Clark County 215 south expands to four travel lanes beyond the Alexander Road over crossing.
Cheyenne Avenue (Exit 30) stretches across the Las Vegas region with a state maintained section (SR 574) between U.S. 95 and SR 612 (Nellis Boulevard). Photo taken 07/21/14.
Cheyenne Avenue and Cliff Shadows Parkway join CC-215 at a diamond interchange (Exit 30). Cliff Shadows Parkway extends north to Lone Mountain Road while Cheyenne Avenue spokes east along a six-lane arterial adjacent to Sun City Summerlin. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Motorists advance southward along CC-215 from Exit 30 between the Reverence and Sun City subdivisions of Summerlin. Lake Mead Boulevard otherwise (Exit 29) meets the beltway next. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Southbound Clark County Route 215 rises nearly 300 feet in elevation on the initial approach to Lake Mead Boulevard (Exit 29). Lake Mead Boulevard travels a 28.6-mile path through the Las Vegas metro area to the Lake Mead National Recreation Area near the Colorado River and Lake Mead. Photo taken 07/21/14.
The Bruce Woodbury Beltway bends south as a two lane ramp departs for Exit 29. Lake Mead Boulevard initially meanders eastward through several Summerlin neighborhoods, including Argents Hill and South Shores, before emerging along a commercial corridor ahead of the U.S. 95 freeway. Photo taken 07/21/14.
A 0.75-mile drive separates motorists from Summerlin Parkway (Exit 28) along CC-215 south.
Charleston Boulevard (SR 159) will join CC-215 with Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area three miles ahead. Photo taken 07/21/14.
A parclo interchange joins the Las Vegas Beltway with Summerlin Parkway in quick succession following Lake Mead Boulevard (Exit 29). Summerlin Parkway travels through central Summerlin on a 6.3-mile course joining CC-215 with U.S. 95 to Downtown Las Vegas. Photo taken 07/21/14.
Speeds remain at 65 mph for the duration of the Bruce Woodbury Beltway (Clark County 215) to Henderson. Photo taken 07/21/14.
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Clark County Route 215 south reaches the egress point for Summerlin Parkway (Exit 28). Summerlin Parkway was constructed in phases with the first section of limited access freeway opened by 1990.7
Far Hills Avenue otherwise follows in 0.75 miles. Photos taken 07/21/14.
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Summerlin Parkway east travels at-grade through Exit 28 before converting to a freeway for its remaining portion to U.S. 95 at Rainbow Boulevard.
Stubs are in place for an eventual westward extension to undeveloped lands within the Summerlin community. Photos taken 07/21/14.


 

Sources:

  1. Public Works: Clark County 215 Beltway - official website.
  2. Las Vegas Beltway Wikipedia page.
  3. "Waiting on Revere", Las Vegas Review-Journal (newspaper), September 23, 2017.
  4. "New flyover ramp at the Centennial Bowl interchange opens July 12", Las Vegas Review-Journal (newspaper), June 12, 2017.
  5. Future Phases - U.S. 95 Northwest Corridor Improvements Project - official website.
  6. CC-215 Beltway, Craig Road to Hualapai Way - official website.
  7. History Timeline - Official Summerlin website.


Photo Credits:

07/21/14, 07/22/17 by AARoads

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U.S. 95
Summerlin Parkway

Page Updated 06-24-2018.