Construction Requires Temporary Traffic Pattern Changes to Widen Highway 270 in Garland County

Arkansas Department of  Transportation 
NR 22-102
May 13, 2022

GARLAND COUNTY | May 13, 2022

Construction to widen Highway 270 to five lanes in Garland County requires lane closures and temporary traffic pattern changes at various locations within the construction zone.

Weather permitting, crews will be closing lanes and relocating traffic in areas along Highway 270 and at its connections with Crystal Hill Road and Highway 227. This work will occur between Monday, May 16 and Thursday, June 30, 2022. Lanes will be closed at various times during this phase of construction and crews will work to re-open lanes whenever possible at the end of each day. Drivers within the construction zone should allow additional time due to the following construction activities.

Traffic will be controlled with signage, construction barrels, barriers, and flagging operations. The public is advised to be cautious when traveling in the work zone and watch for slower traffic speeds.

This project (Job CA0607) is part of ARDOT’s Connecting Arkansas Program and includes widening 1.5 miles of Highway 270 to five lanes and bike lanes, extending generally from Fleetwood Drive to Highway 227 in Garland County. This project also includes improvements to the interchange with Hwy. 227. More information on this $22.6 million project is available at

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