I-540: Washington/Benton County

These projects contribute to the six-lane widening of Interstate 540 and Highway 71 between Fayetteville and Bentonville


Overview

These projects contribute to the six-lane widening of Interstate 540 and Highway 71 between Fayetteville and Bentonville. When complete, the additional lanes will enhance the transportation connection between the cities, increase capacity, and improve traveler safety.

 

Projects

Job CA0401 Highway 71B – Highway 412
This project proposes to widen approximately 4.5 miles of Interstate 540 to six lanes, extending generally from Highway 71B in Johnson to Highway 412 in Springdale. 

Updates:

  • The environmental document is being prepared to clear the project for construction.
  • Engineers are preparing preliminary roadway and bridge designs.
  • Engineers are meeting with utility companies to identify potential conflicts and to develop plans to relocate those impacted utilities.
     

Preliminary Schedule: 

View CA0401 Project Map

 

Job CA1101 Highway 412 – Wagon Wheel Road
This project proposes to widen approximately 3.5 miles of Interstate 540 to six lanes, generally extending from Highway 412 to Wagon Wheel Road in Springdale. 

Updates:

  • The environmental document is being prepared to clear the project for construction.
  • Engineers are preparing preliminary roadway and bridge designs.
  • Engineers are meeting with utility companies to identify potential conflicts and to develop plans to relocate those impacted utilities.
     

Preliminary Schedule: 

View CA1101 Project Map

 

Job CA0901 Highway 264 – New Hope Road
This project proposes to widen approximately 5 miles of Interstate 540 to six lanes, extending generally from Highway 264 in Lowell to Hew Hope Road in Rogers. 

Updates:

  • The environmental document is being prepared to clear the project for construction.
  • Engineers are preparing preliminary roadway and bridge designs.
  • Field engineers are conducting site visits to identify potential utility conflicts and/or additional right of way needed to construct the project.
     

Preliminary Schedule: 

View CA0901 Project Map

 

Job CA0902 Highway 62/102 – Highway 72
This project proposes to widen Highway 71 to six lanes, extending generally from Highway 62/102 to Highway 72 in Bentonville, and constructing auxiliary lanes from Highway 62/102 to Southeast Walton Boulevard. 

Updates:

  • The environmental document is being prepared to clear the project for construction.
  • Survey work is being conducted along the project corridor.
  • Engineers are preparing interchange justification reports and preliminary roadway and bridge designs.
  • Engineers are meeting with utility companies to identify potential conflicts and to develop plans to relocate those impacted utilities.
     

Preliminary Schedule: 

View CA0902 Project Map

Schedules are preliminary and are subject to change as project development progresses.

 

Corridor Map


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