Construction Requires Temporary Road Closure of Rodney Parham Road Below Interstate 630 in Little Rock

Information Release
Arkansas Department of  Transportation 
NR 19-006
January 3, 2019

PULASKI COUNTY (01-03) – Work to widen Interstate 630 will require a temporary, weekend closure of Rodney Parham Road under Interstate 630 in Little Rock, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

Weather permitting, Rodney Parham Road will be closed Friday, January 4 at 8:00 p.m. through Monday, January 7 at 6:00 a.m. for bridge demolition work. Detours will direct Rodney Parham Road traffic to University Avenue to bypass the closure (See attached map). Barricades will be used to close the road. No I-630 ramps will be affected during this closure.

Neighborhoods adjacent to the interstate will experience nighttime and daytime noise impacts during the deck and beam removal work.

In addition, the eastbound outside lane on I-630 will be closed between John Barrow Road and South Hughes Street to allow for the demolition work during this period.

This project (Job CA0608) is part of ARDOT’s Connecting Arkansas Program, which is funded through a 10-year, half-cent sales tax. Interstate 630 is being widened to four lanes in each direction (eight total) for 2.2 miles between the Big Rock Interchange and University Avenue. The widening is estimated to be complete in early 2020. More information on this $87.4 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.


Rodney Parham Road Detour

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