These projects contribute to the widening of Highway 270 from Hot Springs westward. When complete, the additional lanes will increase capacity and improve traveler safety.
The proposed project to widen Highway 270 from Highway 227 to the Ouachita River in Garland County has been separated into two phases. Job CA0607 from Fleetwood Drive to Highway 227 will be completed in Phase 1. Job CA0612, the remainder of the project from the Ouachita River to Fleetwood Drive, has been renumbered as Job 061737, and will be constructed in Phase 2 with state and/or federal highway funds.
Job CA0607 Fleetwood Drive – Highway 227
This project widens approximately 1.5 miles of Highway 270 to five lanes and bike lanes, extending generally from Fleetwood Drive to Highway 227 in Garland County.
|Weather permitting, crews will be closing lanes and relocating traffic in areas along Highway 270 and at its connections with Crystal Hill Road and Highway 227. This work will occur between Monday, May 16 and Thursday, June 30, 2022. Lanes will be closed at various times during this phase of construction and crews will work to re-open lanes whenever possible at the end of each day. Drivers within the construction zone should allow additional time due to the following construction activities. |
|May 16, 2022||Jun 30, 2022|
|The temporary closure of Macy Boulevard at its connection with Highway 227 (Mountain Pine Road) previously scheduled to begin Tuesday, Jan. 18 and continue through the end of March has been postponed until further notice. |
|Jan 07, 2022|
Job 061737 (previously CA0612) Ouachita River – Fleetwood Drive
This project proposes to widen approximately 2 miles of Highway 270 to five lanes, extending generally from the Ouachita River to Fleetwood Drive in Garland County. ARDOT has renumbered this job as Job 061737.
Schedules are preliminary and are subject to change as project development progresses.
From May 16, 2022 to Jun 30, 2022
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