The $4.3 billion Resorts World Las Vegas under construction has received the requisite approval from the Clark County Commission to proceed with plans for an underground tunnel for passengers.
Construction proposes a passenger station and tunnel to connect the venue in less than two minutes to the Las Vegas Convention Center campus via the transportation network of Elon Musk in all-electric Tesla vehicles.
The decision comes after the proposal for land use and design proposals for the tunnel and passenger station were submitted to the County Commissioners’ Board on June 1.
Lauding an significant achievement, the decision pushes the project into the next step of the planning process, with construction scheduled to begin by the end of this year.
Passenger station Resorts World Las Vegas can provide direct access to the heart of the resort’s dining , shopping and nightlife offerings, as well as easy access to Las Vegas Strip.
In the coming months, more information about the passenger station and tunnel will be shared, with the Resorts World Las Vegas property expected to open during the summer of 2021.
Scott Sibella, president of Resorts World Las Vegas noted: “We are thrilled to receive approval from the County Commission to move forward with our proposed passenger station and tunnel and are eager to take the next steps in creating an innovative transportation solution for our convention guests and visitors.”
The property’s casino will house 117,000 square feet of gaming offering slots , table games, high-limit gaming areas, private gaming salons, dedicated poker space, and an extensive entertainment area including a race and sportsbook.
Overall, the resort will deliver 3,500 guest rooms, meeting and banquet space, a spa and pool complex that boasts seven amenities including an infinity pool of 1,800 square feet with Las Vegas Strip views.