Construction Requires Traffic Shift on U.S. Highway 412 in Greene and Lawrence Counties

Information Release
Arkansas Department of  Transportation 
NR 19-335
November 22, 2019

GREENE AND LAWRENCE COUNTIES (11-22) – Construction work to widen U.S. Highway 412 requires traffic shifts in Greene and Lawrence Counties, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

Weather permitting, eastbound and westbound traffic on U.S. Highway 412 will shift to the north onto new pavement sections to detour around construction of drainage structures. Two areas of Highway 412 will shift traffic, beginning Monday, November 25 at 9:00 a.m. The traffic shift will be in place through summer 2020.

The traffic shift will be controlled by signing, pavement markings, and traffic barrels. The public is advised to be cautious when traveling in the work zone, and shoulder width will be reduced within the traffic shift zones.

This project (Job CA1003) is part of ARDOT’s Connecting Arkansas Program to widen approximately 14.5 miles of U.S. Highway 412 to four lanes between U.S. Highway 67 in Lawrence County and State Highway 141 in Greene County. The project includes a southern bypass of the Light community. More information on this project is available at ConnectingArkansasProgram.com.

Drivers should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones. Additional travel information can be found at IDriveArkansas.com or ARDOT.gov. You can also follow us on Twitter @myARDOT.

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