Construction Requires Lane Closures on Bella Vista Bypass in Bentonville
Arkansas Department of Transportation
May 8, 2020
BENTON COUNTY (05-08) – Construction to build the new Bella Vista Bypass interchange with U.S. Highway 71 in Bentonville requires overnight lane closures, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.
Weather permitting, crews will be installing barrier wall and laying pavement in the area of the existing roundabout on Interstate 49, U.S. Highway 71, and State Highway 549 (Bella Vista Bypass). Crews will use flagging operations, signage, and police enforcement to close various lanes and keep traffic moving during overnight hours Monday, May 11 through Friday, May 15, from 8:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Watch for warning signs and safety personnel during the work. The public is advised to be cautious when traveling in the work zone and watch for slower traffic speeds.
This project (Job CA0903) is part of ARDOT’s Connecting Arkansas Program and includes constructing approximately 2.8 miles of roadway with bridge structures on U.S. Highway 549, including a new Bella Vista Bypass interchange with U.S. Highway 71 in Bentonville. More information on this $66.6 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.
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