Construction Requires Periodic Lane Closures at Highway 227/Highway 270 Intersection
Arkansas Department of Transportation
November 19, 2021
GARLAND COUNTY (11-19) – Construction to widen Highway 270 to five lanes in Garland County requires lane closures on the highway.
Weather permitting, crews will be working at the Highway 227 and Highway 270 intersection to install drainage pipes within the intersection. Lane closures will be periodically utilized from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily from Friday, Nov. 19 to Wednesday, Nov. 24.
Traffic will be controlled with flaggers, barrels, and signage. The public is advised to be cautious when traveling in the work zone and watch for slower traffic speeds.
This project (Job CA0607) is part of ARDOT’s Connecting Arkansas Program and includes widening 1.5 miles of Highway 270 to five lanes and bike lanes, extending generally from Fleetwood Drive to Highway 227 in Garland County. This project also includes improvements to the interchange with Hwy. 227. More information on this $22.6 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.