Mick Akers, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Mick Akers

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Past articles by Mick:

Paving plan set for F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix racetrack

Initial milling and paving operations for the Las Vegas Grand Prix’s racetrack are set to get underway next month. → Read More

Boring Co. hits 1M passengers at Vegas Convention Center Loop

The Boring Company’s Las Vegas Convention Center Loop saw its 1 millionth passenger Tuesday morning. → Read More

Prepare for traffic delays when Biden visits Vegas on Tuesday

With President Joe Biden set to make a stop on Las Vegas starting Tuesday evening, motorists should brace for major traffic impacts. → Read More

More Summerlin Parkway lane restrictions slated to begin

As one lane restriction wraps up on Summerlin Parkway, another one is set to get underway. → Read More

Raider, UNLV gear set to be offered at up to 70% off

Raider and Rebels fans can catch some new gear at discounted prices later this month in the shadow of Allegiant Stadium. → Read More

Stretch of Summerlin Parkway down to 1 lane until early April

Motorists should brace for traffic problems as work on Summerlin Parkway continues. → Read More

215 Beltway set for widening project near I-15

Another major freeway project is slated to get underway this year in the Las Vegas Valley. → Read More

DMV staffing issues affecting available appointments

The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles is experiencing staffing issues that are leading to a lack of available office appointments. → Read More

UNLV set to sell land to Boring Co. for Vegas Loop station

The land deal is up for approval at the March 9 Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents meeting. → Read More

Rock ‘n’ Roll races to cause Strip, downtown road closures this weekend

As runners take to the Strip and beyond this weekend for the Rock N’ Roll Marathon events, motorists should be aware of traffic impacts. → Read More

Pair of road upgrade projects set to begin on Summerlin Parkway

Starting Feb. 27, landscaping work along Summerlin Parkway between Buffalo Drive and the 215 Beltway will occur in the shoulders and median. → Read More

Super Bowl LVIII Business Connect deadline approaching

Local businesses looking to be included in the Super Bowl LVIII Business Connect program are running out of time. → Read More

Athletics add 3rd Las Vegas ballpark site, source says

The A’s are now seriously considering the land where the Rio sits, on Flamingo Road, just west of the Strip and Interstate 15. → Read More

Brightline West agrees to build wildlife crossings along I-15

The high-speed rail project between Las Vegas and Southern California has cleared another hurdle. → Read More

Arizona hands off Super Bowl to Las Vegas

The handoff officially set the countdown to the 2024 edition taking place Feb. 11, 2024, at Allegiant Stadium. → Read More

Raiders rank among most popular in merchandise sales

The Raiders were the second best-selling NFL team in sports merchandise this season, trailing only the Dallas Cowboys, according to the retailer Lids. → Read More

Attendance up at Allegiant Stadium in 2022 for Raiders games

Several of the Raiders’ home games had a noticeable presence of opposing fans. That was by design. Attracting fans from outside Las Vegas was part of the plan. → Read More

Dangerous Las Vegas Boulevard intersection gets new traffic signals

New traffic signals were activated Wednesday morning at a dangerous Las Vegas Boulevard intersection. → Read More

Allegiant Stadium plans upgrades in 2023

Plans call for adding multiple club seating areas to the outside portions of the Modelo and Twitch lounges on the 100 level of the $2 billion facility. → Read More

Reimagine Boulder Highway project to get underway in 2024

The dangerous Boulder Highway corridor is still years off from being fully upgraded to improve safety. → Read More