3 Travel Impacts(s)
 3 Press Release(s)
  1 Meeting Notification(s)


This project contributes to the six-lane widening of Interstate 30 in Saline County. When complete, the additional lanes will enhance the transportation connection through central Arkansas, increase capacity, and improve traveler safety.

Project Updates

Job CA0601 Highway 70 – Sevier Street
This project widens approximately 5.4 miles of Interstate 30 to six lanes and improve interchanges at highway 67 and Highway 70, extending generally from Highway 70 in Saline County to Sevier Street in Benton.

  • Construction Overview
    - Widening to 6 lanes between Hwy. 70 and Sevier Street
    - Bridge and overpass construction at Highway 70, Highway 67, South Street, and the Saline River
    - Improved Hwy. 67 interchange
    - Roundabout at South Street
    - Lane closures
    - Construction estimated to complete in late 2022

Construction Progress


Construction Newsletter


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Weather permitting, crews will be working in the eastbound and westbound lanes between U.S. Highway 70 (Exit 111) and Sevier Street in Benton (Exit 116). This continues the ongoing work to widen the Interstate, and lane closures will be periodically utilized May 1-31. Depending on the location, an inside or outside lane will be closed to allow crews to work.
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May 01, 2022May 31, 2022
Construction to widen Interstate 30 to six lanes in Saline County requires a traffic pattern change for westbound I-30 ramp traffic at Exit 114 on January 5, 2021.
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Jan 05, 2021
West Sevier Street on the south side of I-30 will be closed to thru traffic at its connection with the frontage road and I-30 eastbound on-ramp. Construction will change this street from a thru road to a cul-de-sac.
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Jan 22, 2020
  • Recent and Upcoming Construction
    - Continued overnight lane closures for pavement operations
    - I-30 median grading
    - I-30 westbound base course work
    - I-30 eastbound shoulder and embankement work
    - Excavation and embankment
    - Highway 67 interchange
    - South Street bridge construction
    - Highway 70 interchange construction
    - Construction at Saline River bridges
  • Construction Cameras
    Twenty traffic cameras are being installed within the I-30 construction corridor and are visible to the public through the iDriveArkansas.com website. To view, select the “Traffic” tab (represented by a traffic light icon) and click on “Traffic Cameras.”
  • Bid Opening
    ARDOT opened contractor bids in December 2018 and the Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements by Johnson Brothers Corporation, awarding the project for $187.3 million.
  • Public Involvement
    A public involvement meeting was held November 5, 2015. The meeting presented and discussed the proposed plans to widen Interstate 30 in Saline County. A flier, comment form, and map can be downloaded here.

Preliminary Schedule:

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


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