This project continues the widening of Interstate 630 eastward from the Big Rock Interchange. When complete, the additional lanes will increase capacity and improve traveler safety.
Job CA0608 Baptist Hospital – University Avenue
This project widens approximately 2.5 miles of Interstate 630 to eight lanes, extending generally from Baptist Hospital to University Avenue in Little Rock.
|Crews will reduce I-630 traffic to one open lane in each direction during overnight hours between Baptist Hospital Drive (Exit 7) and University Avenue (Exit 5). |
|Jul 22, 2018||Jul 28, 2018|
|Hughes Street overpass will be closed Friday, July 20 at 6:00 a.m. through late October. Detours will direct Hughes Street traffic to Mississippi Avenue to bypass the closure. |
|Jul 20, 2018||Oct 24, 2018|
|Eastbound and westbound center and outside lanes within the work zone will be closed between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Monday through Friday.
Beginning Friday night, July 20, the Hughes Street overpass will be temporarily closed for approximately three months as crews perform bridge demolition and reconstruct the overpass. |
|Jul 16, 2018||Jul 22, 2018|
Beginning Monday, July 16, eastbound and westbound center and outside lanes within the work zone will be closed between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Monday through Friday to allow the contractor to set temporary barrier walls, place pavement markings, erect safety platforms at the Hughes Street overpass and remove pavement corrugations along the shoulders.
Beginning Friday night, July 20, the Hughes Street overpass will be temporarily closed for approximately three months as crews perform bridge demolition and reconstruct the overpass. Detours will direct Hughes Street traffic to Mississippi Avenue to bypass the closure.
The westbound on-ramp from the old Sears parking lot will be closed.
During the daytime travel peak hours, all six lanes on I-630 will be open to traffic.
Nightly lane closures will occur throughout the life of the construction project from Sunday night through Saturday morning, 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and Saturday night from 8:00 p.m. to midnight.
Also, traffic cameras have been installed along the project and can be viewed at IDriveArkansas.com.
ARDOT opened contractor bids in April 2018 and the Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements by Manhattan Road & Bridge Company and awarded the project for $87.4 million. Construction is estimated to take less than two years to complete.
Schedules are preliminary and are subject to change as project development progresses.
From Jul 22, 2018 to Jul 28, 2018
From Jul 20, 2018 to Oct 24, 2018
From Jul 16, 2018 to Jul 22, 2018Visit IDriveArkansas.com for up to date traffic information and travel conditions.
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