Highway 549: Benton County > Travel Impacts

Improvements Require Lane Closures at Bella Vista Bypass Roundabout in Bentonville

Beginning Wednesday, April 26, crews will be placing final asphalt surface on the Bella Vista Bypass roundabout and approach ramps at the intersection with I-49, U.S. Highway 71 and U.S. Highway 71B (North Walton Boulevard).Apr 26 2017 to May 03 2017

Improvements Require Lane Shift at U.S. Highway 71B Exit in Bentonville

Beginning Friday, March 31, northbound traffic using the I-49 exit ramp (Exit 93) to southbound U.S. 71B will shift lanes to a newly constructed roundabout alignment.Mar 31 2017 to May 16 2017

Improvements Require Lane Shift at U.S. Highway 71B Exit in Bentonville

Beginning Monday morning, March 20, southbound traffic using the I-49 exit ramp (Exit 93) to U.S. 71B will shift lanes to a newly constructed ramp west of the existing alignment.Mar 20 2017 to Mar 23 2017

UPDATE! Improvements Require Lane Closures on U.S. Highway 71B in Bentonville

Motorists should expect traffic queuing for short periods of time as only one lane of traffic will remain open during the daily closures, which will be in effect weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Mar 09 2017 to Mar 24 2017

Improvements Require Lane Closures on U.S. Highway 71B in Bentonville

Beginning Monday, February 27, crews will be placing asphalt associated with the roundabout construction at I-49.Feb 27 2017 to Mar 10 2017

Improvements Require a Lane Closure on U.S. Business 71B in Benton County

Beginning Wednesday, February 8, the northbound outside lane of U.S. Highway 71B will be closed for roundabout construction at the interchange with Interstate 49.Feb 08 2017 to Apr 08 2017

Improvements Require a Lane Closure on Interstate 49 in Benton County

Beginning Monday, January 9, crews will be installing signs and the concrete barrier wall for widening the ramp and roundabout connection. The work will shift Exit 93 traffic to the inside shoulder of the ramp.Jan 09 2017 to Jul 20 2017

UPDATE! Improvements Require Lane Closure on Peach Orchard Road in Benton County

On Monday, August 22, crews will be installing cross drains on Peach Orchard Road.Aug 22 2016 to Aug 26 2016

Improvements Require Lane Closure on Peach Orchard Road  In Benton County

Construction on the Bella Vista Bypass (Highway 549/Future I-49) will require a lane closure on Peach Orchard Road.Jul 21 2016 to Jul 29 2016

Rock Blasting Operations to Continue on West Side of Mckisic Creek Road in Benton County

Weather permitting, the blasting will begin Thursday, May 26 and will occur several times a week for approximately five weeks.May 24 2016 to Jun 30 2016

Wishing Spring Trail Set for Temporary Closure

Due to the current road construction on North Walton Blvd, beginning Tuesday, May 31, the Wishing Spring Trail will close for an extended period of time.May 31 2016 to Dec 01 2016

Rock Blasting Operations to Continue on West Side of Mckisic Creek Road in Benton County

Watch for warning signs and safety personnel during this operation.Oct 16 2015 to Dec 16 2015

Work Requires Lane Closure on Punkin Hollow Road in Benton County

Excavation work in conjunction with planned bridge construction for the Bella Vista Bypass will require a lane closure on Punkin Hollow Road in Benton County.Jun 12 2015 to Jun 22 2015

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