Vegas Loop Underground Transportation System Under Review For Expansion | New

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has announced that the underground transportation system of tunneling company Elon Musk will be expanded soon.

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority President and CEO Steve Hill told a regular board meeting on Tuesday that the Boring Company has submitted its application for a special use permit to the city. of Las Vegas and intended to file a land use application in Clark County shortly, the first step in the process of building the Vegas Loop transportation system.

Offered as a transportation solution to alleviate congestion in the Strip Corridor, the Vegas Loop will consist of underground tunnels connecting downtown Las Vegas, the Strip Corridor and extending south to Allegiant Stadium, in awaiting approval Thursday from the Clark County Stadium Authority. According to the LVCVA, passengers will be transported through tunnels in fully electric Tesla vehicles.

“The Vegas Loop will be a game-changer for our visitors looking to quickly access world-class attractions and resorts throughout the destination in a fun and convenient way,” said Hill.

The company’s first commercial underground tunnel venture began with construction of the $ 52 million Convention Center loop connecting the Las Vegas Convention Center to its $ 980 million West Hall expansion. Scheduled for completion in January, the Convention Center Loop will supposedly transport convention attendees across the 200-acre campus in less than two minutes in Tesla vehicles.

Bonny J. Streater

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