Construction to widen Interstate 30 to six lanes in Saline County requires overnight lane closures on the westbound I-30 frontage road, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.
Weather permitting, crews will close all westbound I-30 frontage road lanes below the South Street overpass. This continues the ongoing work to widen the Interstate, and lane closures will be utilized Tuesday, March 9 at 10 p.m. through Wednesday, March 10 at 5 a.m.
Under lane closure conditions, traffic will be detoured to West Sevier Street and Bell Street to detour around the closure. See attached map NR 21-065-A
Traffic will be controlled with construction barrels and signage, along with assistance from the Arkansas Highway Police. The public is advised to be cautious when traveling in the work zone and watch for slower traffic speeds. Areas adjacent to the Interstate may experience noise impacts during nighttime hours.
This project (Job CA0601) is part of ARDOT’s Connecting Arkansas Program and includes widening 5.5 miles of Interstate 30 to three lanes in each direction, from the interchange with U.S. Highway 70 (Exit 111) to Sevier Street in Benton (Exit 116). The project also includes improvements at the Highway 67 interchange (Exit 114). More information on this $187.3 million project is available at ConnectingArkansasProgram.com.
Drivers should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones. Additional travel information can be found at IDriveArkansas.com or ARDOT.gov. You can also follow us on Twitter @myARDOT.
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