Jones Boulevard

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State Route 596 marker

State Route 596
Jones Boulevard
SR 596 in blue, remainder of Jones Boulevard in red
Route information
Maintained by NDOT
Length4.088 mi [1] (6.579 km)
Major junctions
South end Sahara Avenue at Las VegasSpring Valley line
  US 95 in Las Vegas
North endSmoke Ranch Road in Las Vegas
Highway system
  • Highways in Nevada
SR 595 SR 599

State Route 596 (SR 596) comprises a 4.088-mile (6.579 km) portion of Jones Boulevard, a section line arterial that runs north and south through the Las Vegas Valley.

Route description

View north from the south end of SR 596 in 2015

State Route 596 begins at Sahara Avenue (former SR 589) and runs north along Jones Boulevard for 4.088 miles (6.579 km) to its terminus at Smoke Ranch Road.

Jones Boulevard description

Jones Boulevard begins at the intersection of West Erie Ave as the continuation of Star Hills Avenue. It continues north from there towards Blue Diamond Road ( SR 160) where the road ends. Jones Boulevard resumes on the north side of Blue Diamond, continuing north across the Las Vegas Valley to Rancho Drive, where Jones Boulevard ends as the roadway turns east to continue as Alexander Road. Jones Boulevard resumes again just north of here, at another intersection of Rancho Drive and Alexander Road, and continues northward until reaching its final terminus just north of its intersection with Jalisco Avenue.

History

In 1996, SR 596 was defined to extend from Tropicana Avenue (SR 593) north to Rancho Drive ( SR 599).

By 2001, SR 596 was decommissioned between Sahara Avenue and Charleston Boulevard. As late as 2006, SR 596 was officially defined to exist in two sections. The southern section began at Tropicana Avenue and ran north along Jones Boulevard 3.061 miles (4.926 km) to the Las Vegas city limits at Sahara Avenue. The northern section resumed at Charleston Boulevard ( SR 159) and continued 3.026 miles (4.870 km) north to its terminus at Smoke Ranch Road. As of 2008, the discontinuous section was reincorporated into the route mileage.

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) removed the portion of SR 596 between Tropicana Avenue and Sahara Avenue from its maintenance logs by the beginning of 2019, [1] and has begun the process of transferring ownership of this portion of the roadway to Clark County. [2]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Clark County.

Location mi kmDestinationsNotes
Las VegasSpring Valley line Sahara AvenueFormer SR 589
Las Vegas Charleston BoulevardFormer SR 159
US 95 – Downtown Las Vegas, Tonopah, RenoInterchange; US 95 exit 80
Smoke Ranch Road
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Public transport

RTC Transit Route 102 functions on this road.

See also

References

Route map:

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b Nevada Department of Transportation (January 2019). "State Maintained Highways of Nevada: Descriptions and Maps". Retrieved December 14, 2019.
  2. ^ Ackers, Mick (June 10, 2019). "City, county, state to swap various Las Vegas Valley roadways". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved December 14, 2019.