Construction Requires Lane Closures at Bella Vista Bypass Interchange in Bentonville
Arkansas Department of Transportation
September 8, 2020
BENTON COUNTY (09-08) – Construction to build the new Highway 549 (Bella Vista Bypass) interchange with Highway 71 and Interstate 49 in Bentonville requires lane closures, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.
Weather permitting, crews will alternately close northbound and southbound lanes on Highway 71/Walton Boulevard, at the Highway 549 and Highway 71 intersection, to install tubular markers. This work will occur Thursday night, September 10 and Friday night, September 11 generally between 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
Traffic will be controlled by signage, flagging operations, and police enforcement. 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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