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Drivers can now go 65 on the 215 in northwest Las Vegas

Motorists in the northwest Las Vegas Valley can now travel a little faster along a portion of the 215 Beltway.

Clark County changed the speed limit from 45 mph to 65 mph on the Beltway between Craig Road and Hualapai Way.

Signs reflecting the speed limit went up prior to Labor Day.

Drivers should expect intermittent closures of lanes and off- and on-ramps at Lone Mountain Road and Ann Road on the same stretch of the Beltway over the next 30 to 60 days.

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