This project proposes to enhance one of the most traveled roads in Arkansas. When complete, the improvements will enhance the transportation connection through central Arkansas, increase capacity, and improve traveler safety.
Use the map below to view various current travel impacts, including permanent closures, temporary closures, and changes in traffic patterns. Zoom in and scroll to find a specific area of the I-30 corridor in Little Rock and North Little Rock. Click on a line to see travel impact information such as location, time frame, and detour map (download if available).
|Continued work on Interstate 30 in Little Rock and North Little Rock will involve lane closures beginning the week of September 27, 2021. |
|Sep 27, 2021||Oct 04, 2021|
|A second eastbound lane will be striped on 4th Street between Cumberland Street and the southbound Interstate 30 frontage road in Little Rock during overnight hours Tuesday, September 28. |
|Sep 28, 2021||Sep 29, 2021|
|Continued work on Interstate 30 in Little Rock and North Little Rock will involve lane closures. In general, daytime lane closures will occur between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. and overnight lane closures will occur between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Areas with double-lane closures will generally be limited to 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.
|Sep 20, 2021||Sep 27, 2021|
|Multiple lanes on Riverfront Drive will be closed through early November, requiring a temporary traffic shift. |
|Demolition work at the Interstate 30 interchange with Cumberland Street in Little Rock will require periodic overnight work, including light and noise impacts, through the end of October. |
|Aug 25, 2021|
|New traffic pattern due to Broadway Street (Exit 141B) closure requires new traffic pattern involving a temporary Texas U-Turn at Bishop Lindsey Avenue and then returning to Broadway Street by the southbound frontage road. This new traffic pattern is expected to be in place until the end of 2022. See attached map NR 21-194-A for additional details. |
|Jun 23, 2021||Dec 31, 2022|
|New traffic patterns are scheduled along the I-30 corridor in Little Rock and North Little Rock for mid-April. |
|Apr 13, 2021|
|New traffic patterns are being scheduled along the I-30 corridor in Little Rock for mid-April. |
|Apr 11, 2021|
|New traffic patterns are being scheduled along the I-30 corridor in Little Rock for late March and early April. Locations map attached. |
|Mar 29, 2021|
|A section of 6th Street east of Interstate 30 in Little Rock will be temporarily closed later this month and will require a detour. |
|Mar 30, 2021|
Updated 01/11/21. Click to dowload an exhibit showing Phase 1 construction milestone dates, which are preliminary and subject to change. Milestone dates highlight 2021 work.
Arkansas River Bridge
The Arkansas River Bridge will be reconstructed to three through lanes with two collector-distributor lanes and an auxiliary lane in both directions.
The bridge will include an improved opening for the Arkansas River navigational channel.
North Little Rock
In North Little Rock, additional lanes continue eastbound through the Broadway Street interchange to Bishop Lindsey Avenue. The Broadway Street interchange will also be reconstructed.
Beginning at Bishop Lindsey Avenue, the project includes new pavement and re-striping eastbound I-30 to four lanes to the interchange with I-40 (North Terminal). This creates a fourth lane without widening the freeway or bridge structures to add capacity.
The Curtis Sykes Drive entrance ramp to eastbound I-30 will be north and east to tie into I-40 east.
Portions of the North Terminal will be reconstructed to remove an eastbound I-40 weaving issue between the North Terminal and the I-40/Highway 67 interchange. A bridge will be constructed to carry eastbound I-30 entrance ramp traffic over I-40 eastbound ramp lanes to enter traffic in the far-left eastbound lanes.
In Little Rock, I-30 improvements continue above a reconstructed I-30/Hwy. 10 (Cantrell Road) interchange (split diamond) and continues with four main lanesin both directions between 3rd Street and 9th Street.
A new wider bridge over I-30 will be constructed at 6th Street.
The Hwy. 10 interchange will be reconstructed as a split-diamond interchange. This will remove the clover leaf ramps and provide direct ramp access with the frontage roads.
There are several ramp improvements at the I-630 interchange.
Schedules are preliminary and are subject to change as project development progresses.
From Sep 27, 2021 to Oct 04, 2021
From Sep 28, 2021 to Sep 29, 2021
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