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

Overview

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

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Construction Newsletter

Updates:

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Ongoing work to widen the Interstate will result in lane closures to be periodically utilized throughout December.
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Dec 01, 2020Dec 31, 2020
Construction  to widen Interstate 30 to six lanes in Saline County requires overnight lane closures on eastbound and westbound I-30 at the South Street overpass beginning Monday, November 9.
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Nov 09, 2020Dec 14, 2020
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
Construction requires a long-term closure of the Cherry Gingles Dumoth Public Access Area and Boat Launch
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Jul 29, 2019Dec 31, 2021
  • 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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