Construction on Interstate 30 in Saline County Requires West Sevier Street Lane Closures

Information Release
Arkansas Department of  Transportation 
NR 19-212
August 7, 2019

SALINE COUNTY (8-7) – Construction to widen Interstate 30 to six lanes in Saline County requires lane closures on a Benton city street, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

Construction crews will be re-constructing the intersection of West Sevier Street and the I-30 Frontage Road on the north side of the interstate. Weather permitting, the eastbound lane of West Sevier Street will be closed approximately 200 feet before its connection with the frontage road through Saturday, August 31. Access to area businesses will be maintained. Traffic will be controlled with construction barrels and signage.

During this time, the westbound lane of West Sevier Street will be closed for two nights in this work area to allow crews to place a drainage pipe at the intersection. This work will occur overnight between 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Westbound traffic on the I-30 Frontage Road will be directed underneath the South Street Bridge as an alternate route to access West Sevier Street.

Areas adjacent to the interstate may experience noise impacts during nighttime hours.

This project (Job CA0601) is part of ARDOT’s Connecting Arkansas Program and includes widening 5.5 miles of Interstate 30 to three lanes in each direction, from the interchange with U.S. Highway 70 (Exit 111) to Sevier Street in Benton (Exit 116). The project also includes improvements at the Highway 67 interchange (Exit 114).  More information on this $187.3 million project is available at

Drivers should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones. Additional travel information can be found at or You can also follow us on Twitter @myARDOT.

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