These projects contribute to the six-lane widening of Interstate 49 (formerly I-540) between Fayetteville and Bentonville. When complete, the additional lanes will enhance the transportation connection between the cities, increase capacity, and improve traveler safety.
Job CA0401 Highway 71B – Highway 412
This project widens approximately 4.5 miles of Interstate 49 to six lanes, extending generally from Highway 71B in Johnson to Highway 412 in Springdale.
Temporary barrier railing has been removed from the Johnson Mill Overpass to the U.S. Highway 412 section, and the work area is protected by traffic drums. Median barrier wall construction continues on the approach to the U.S. Highway 412 overpass.
Grading and drainage is being performed between Clear Creek and Johnson Mill bridges.
Substructure work is completed for all bridges (Clear Creek, Johnson Mill, and U.S. Highway 412 overpass). Deck placement will be ongoing on Clear Creek and Johnson Mill structures during May. Structural Steel erection is planned for the beginning of May at U.S. Highway 412.
Job CA1101 Highway 412 – Wagon Wheel Road
This project widens approximately 3.5 miles of Interstate 49 to six lanes, generally extending from Highway 412 to Wagon Wheel Road in Springdale.
Earthwork and median drainage installation is being performed from north of Spring Creek to the Wagon Wheel Road overpass.
Aggregate base has been placed from U.S. Highway 412 to Elm Springs, and concrete median barrier is being constructed from north of the U.S. Highway 412 Overpass to the Elm Springs overpass.
Substructure work for the Spring Creek bridge widening is complete, and deck placement will occur during May.
Job CA0901 Highway 264 – New Hope Road
This project proposes to widen approximately 5 miles of Interstate 49 to six lanes, extending generally from Highway 264 in Lowell to Hew Hope Road in Rogers.
Job CA0902 Highway 62/102 – Highway 72
This project proposes to widen Interstate 49 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.
Schedules are preliminary and are subject to change as project development progresses.
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