Construction Requires Lane Closures on Interstate 49 in Bentonville
Arkansas Department of Transportation
June 23, 2020
BENTON COUNTY (06-23) – Construction to build the new Bella Vista Bypass interchange with U.S. Highway 71 in Bentonville requires lane closures on Interstate 49, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.
Weather permitting, crews will alternately close southbound I-49 lanes between Exit 93 and Slaughter Pen Road. Crews will use flagging operations, signage, and police enforcement during overnight hours Wednesday, June 24 through Thursday, July 2. The closures will begin at 8:00 p.m. and end by 6:00 a.m. (Monday-Friday) and 10:00 a.m. (Saturday).
Watch for warning signs and safety personnel during the work. The public is advised to be cautious when traveling in the work zone and watch for slower traffic speeds.
This project (Job CA0903) is part of ARDOT’s Connecting Arkansas Program and includes constructing approximately 2.8 miles of roadway with bridge structures on U.S. Highway 549, including a new Bella Vista Bypass interchange with U.S. Highway 71 in Bentonville. More information on this $66.6 million 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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