Advance Notice: One Block of River Market Avenue Closed Temporarily in Little Rock

Information Release
Arkansas Department of  Transportation 
NR 21-349
October 19, 2021

PULASKI COUNTY (10-19) – Construction on Interstate 30 in Little Rock will require a temporary closure of River Market Avenue for one block in the city’s downtown, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

Weather permitting, River Market Avenue will be closed between 2nd and 3rd Streets beginning as early as Monday, October 25 to allow crews to demolish the existing bridge over River Market Avenue. This block of River Market Avenue will provide business-only access and will be closed to the public for three to four weeks. Traffic on River Market Avenue will detour to Cumberland or Sherman Streets to navigate around the closure.

Drivers should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones. A long-term and permanent travel impact interactive map is available at, along with additional project information. Additional travel information can be found at or You can also follow us on Twitter @IDriveArkansas for traffic and @myARDOT for everything else.



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