I-30: Saline County

CountyMilesEst. Completion
Saline County 5.4 Early 2023
<

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 5.5 miles of Interstate 30 to six lanes and improves 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 and Sevier streets
    - Lane closures

Construction Progress

61%

Updates:

Dec 01, 2022 – Dec 31, 2022

Construction to widen Interstate 30 to six lanes in Saline County requires overnight lane closures on the Interstate.

Read More »

Sep 21, 2022

Construction to widen Interstate 30 to six lanes in Saline County requires two traffic shifts onto newly constructed pavement in the median.

Read More »

Jul 06, 2022

Traffic on the Interstate 30 eastbound frontage road in Saline County will shift north of its current alignment as part of the construction project to widen I-30 to six lanes.

Read More »
  • Recent and Upcoming Construction
    - Continued overnight lane closures for pavement operations
    - I-30 median embankment, pavement, and barrier wall work
    - Highway 70 ramp work
    - South Street asphalt work
    - South Street roundabout construction - opening September 8. See the news release and map for more information.
    - South Street and Sevier Street concrete island construction
    - Saline River bridge construction
    - Frontage Roads pavement work
  • 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
    Arkansas Department of Transportation 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:

View CA0601 Project Map

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

 

What is the Connecting Arkansas Program?

What is the Connecting Arkansas Program?

Through a voter-approved constitutional amendment, the people of Arkansas passed a 10-year, half-cent sales tax to improve highway and infrastructure projects.

Which Projects Are Being Funded By This program?

Which Projects Are Being Funded By This program?

Thirty-one projects in 19 corridors across Arkansas are included in the CAP, which improves transportation connections to the four corners of Arkansas.

Which Projects Are Being Funded By This program?

Visit the FAQ Section For More Answers!

A collection of some of the most frequently asked questions concerning the Connecting Arkansas Program and the projects funded by the 10-year, half-cent sales tax.

Send us a Message

Do you have a question, comment, suggestion or concern? Contact us by emailing info@ConnectingArkansasProgram.com or by using the message fields located at the bottom of every page.