UPDATE! Construction Requires Lane Closures on  Interstate 49 in Rogers

Information Release
Arkansas Department of  Transportation
NR 17-392-01
October 4, 2017

BENTON COUNTY (10-04) – Bridge construction on Interstate 49 in Rogers requires nighttime lane closures, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ArDOT) officials.

Beginning Thursday night, October 12, crews will be performing construction on the  I-49 bridge over New Hope Road at Exit 83. The center and outside lanes of northbound traffic will be closed overnight. Weather permitting; these closures will occur   nightly between 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. from Thursday, October 12 through Saturday, October 14.

Traffic will be controlled using signage and traffic barrels.

This project (Job CA0901) is part of ArDOT’s Connecting Arkansas Program and included widening 5 miles of I-49 to three lanes in each direction. The work extends from State Highway 264 in Lowell to New Hope Road in Rogers. More information on this $38.7 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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