Work on Interstate 30 Requires Parking Lot Closures and  River Trail Detours in Little Rock and North Little Rock

Information Release
Arkansas Department of  Transportation 
NR 20-273
September 18, 2020

PULASKI COUNTY (9-18) – Crews continue to prepare for construction work along the Interstate 30 corridor in Little Rock and North Little Rock. That work will require Interstate, ramps, road closures, and a traffic shift beginning next week, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

Weather permitting, crews will alternately close eastbound I-30 lanes and an I-630 off-ramp lane as part of a traffic shift occurring the week of Monday, September 21. In addition, crews will be placing a temporary barrier wall along President Clinton Avenue in Little Rock and will close several city streets east of I-30 in North Little Rock for construction staging.

Lane Closures in Little Rock - Beginning Monday, September 21, 8:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m.

Road Closures in North Little Rock – Beginning Monday, September 21, 8:00 p.m.

Flagging Operations on President Clinton Ave in Little Rock - Beginning Monday, September 21 through Friday, September 25, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Traffic Shift and Ramp Closure in Little Rock – Beginning Thursday, September 24,
9:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m.

Additionally, the eastbound I-30 Exit to 6th and 9th Streets will be closed for approximately 10-12 months beginning Thursday, September 24 at 9:00 p.m. Alternate detours will be signed.

The 30 Crossing project (Job CA0602) is part of ARDOT’s Connecting Arkansas Program (CAP) that was approved by voters in 2012. It is being funded with the proceeds from the temporary ½-cent sales tax that is set to expire in 2023. The passage or failure of Issue 1 at the polls this November will have no impact on the 30 Crossing work that is beginning this fall, including the construction of a new Arkansas River bridge and improved access to both downtowns. More information on the CAP 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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