Construction to widen Interstate 30 to six lanes in Saline County requires overnight closures of Highway 67/229 below the I-30 bridge in late April and early May. Over the course of two separate operations, crews will set a bridge for a temporary I-30 westbound bypass and then demolish the existing I-30 westbound bridge once traffic has been moved to the bypass.
ADVANCE NOTICE: Work on I-30 Requires Overnight Closures
Arkansas Department of Transportation
April 9, 2021
SALINE COUNTY (4-9) – Construction to widen Interstate 30 to six lanes in Saline County requires overnight closures of Highway 67/229 below the I-30 bridge, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.
Weather permitting, crews will close Hwy. 67/229 below I-30 at Haskell Exit 114, between the Frontage Road north of I-30 and Pawnee Drive. Over the course of two separate operations, crews will set a bridge for a temporary I-30 westbound bypass and then demolish the existing I-30 westbound bridge once traffic has been moved to the bypass.
The temporary road closures will occur during overnight hours in late April and early May. Additional details will be available before the start dates. Traffic detours will be in place. See attached detour map NR 21-093-A.
Traffic will be controlled with construction barricades, traffic barrels and signage. 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 @IDriveArkansas for traffic and @myARDOT for everything else.
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