Construction on U.S. Highway 67 Requires Overnight Lane Closures in Pulaski and Lonoke Counties

Information Release
Arkansas Department of  Transportation 
NR 18-341
October 26, 2018

PULASKI AND LONOKE COUNTIES (10-26) – Construction work to widen U.S. Highway 67 between Jacksonville and Cabot requires overnight lane closures, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

Weather permitting, the outside lane of northbound U.S. Highway 67 will be closed from Vandenberg Boulevard to State Highway 5, reducing traffic to one open lane. Lanes will be closed beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, October 29 through 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30. This closure will permit crews to relocate concrete traffic barriers to establish a new Exit 16A exit ramp to State Highway 321. Traffic will be controlled with construction barrels and signage.

This project (Job CA0605) is part of ARDOT’s Connecting Arkansas Program and includes widening 4.6 miles of U.S. Highway 67 from Vandenberg Boulevard in Jacksonville to State Highway 5 in Cabot. The highway is being widened to three lanes in each direction. More information on this $79.2 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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