Construction Requires Overnight Lane Closures on Interstate 30 in Saline County

Information Release
Arkansas Department of  Transportation 
NR 20-341
November 6, 2020

SALINE COUNTY (11-06) – Construction  to widen Interstate 30 to six lanes in Saline County requires overnight lane closures on eastbound and westbound I-30 at the South Street overpass, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

Weather permitting, crews will alternately close the inside and outside lanes of I-30 at the South Street overpass (Exit 116), beginning with the westbound lanes followed by the eastbound lanes later in the week. To continue with construction on the South Street Bridge, lane closures will be utilized Monday, November 9 through Saturday, November 14.

Eastbound or westbound traffic will be reduced to one open lane during the following overnight hours:

Traffic will be controlled with construction barrels and signage, along with assistance from the Arkansas Highway Police. The public is advised to be cautious when traveling in the work zone and watch for slower traffic speeds. Areas adjacent to the interstate may experience noise impacts during nighttime hours.

This project (Job CA0601) is part of ARDOT’s Connecting Arkansas Program and includes widening 5.5 miles of Interstate 30 to three lanes in each direction, from the interchange with U.S. Highway 70 (Exit 111) to Sevier Street in Benton (Exit 116). The project also includes improvements at the Highway 67 interchange (Exit 114). More information on this $187.3 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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