Maintenance Work on Interstate 49 Bridges Requires Lane Closures in Washington County

Information Release
Arkansas Department of  Transportation
NR 18-031
February 12, 2018

WASHINGTON COUNTY (2-12) – Maintenance work on three Interstate 49 bridges and overpasses in Johnson and Springdale requires nighttime lane closures, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ArDOT) officials.

Beginning Wednesday night, February 14, crews will perform maintenance activities on bridges and overpasses at Clear Creek (south of Exit 69), Johnson Mill Boulevard (Exit 69), and U.S. Highway 412 (Exit 72). The inside and center lanes will be closed to perform the work at these locations. The northbound lanes will be closed first, and once the work is complete, crews will close the southbound lanes.

Weather permitting, the overnight closures will be in effect Wednesday night, February 14 through Saturday morning, February 17. Traffic will be controlled using signage and barrels.

Drivers should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones. Additional travel information can be found at or You can also follow us on Twitter @myARDOT.

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