UPDATE – I-30 Traffic Pattern Changes: Major Interstate and Ramp Closures Coming to Little Rock,
along with New Ramps Opening

Information Release
Arkansas Department of  Transportation 
NR 21-213
July 9, 2021

PULASKI COUNTY (7-9) –   Over the next 7-10 days, traffic in Little Rock will see a number of travel impacts and traffic pattern changes along Interstate 30, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

Friday, July 9 at 10 p.m. – Monday, July 12 at 5 a.m.

Weather permitting; the following closures are part of a maintenance of traffic plan to demolish the 9th Street Bridge in order to reconstruct it.

Monday, July 12 – Saturday, July 17

Weather permitting, crews will be working to open and close interstate ramps as part of a maintenance of traffic plan to reconstruct the I-30 bridge and its associated ramps, along with directing I-30 eastbound drivers into the Little Rock downtown street grid. Traffic will begin using the reconstructed two-lane off-ramp (Exit 140) as the primary route to reach the River Market, MacArthur Park, the East Village, and other downtown destinations.

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This work schedule is weather permitting, and each phase of the maintenance of traffic plan is dependent on the outlined sequence of construction. Additional travel information can be found at IDriveArkansas.com or ARDOT.gov. You can also follow us on Twitter @IDriveArkansas for traffic and @myARDOT for everything else.

 

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