Construction Requires Overnight Lane Closures on Interstate 630 in Little Rock
Arkansas Department of Transportation
March 12, 2019
PULASKI COUNTY (3-12) – Construction to widen Interstate 630 requires westbound lane closures in Little Rock, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.
Weather permitting, crews will reduce westbound traffic to one open lane from Rodney Parham Road to Baptist Health Drive. The center and outside lanes will be closed from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. on Thursday night, March 14. The closures will allow crews to stripe a temporary westbound off-ramp to John Barrow Road and allow a new ramp to be constructed.
The public is advised to be cautious when traveling in the work zone, and drivers may consider finding alternate routes as delays may occur. Traffic will be controlled using signage and barrels. Neighborhoods adjacent to the interstate may experience noise impacts during nighttime hours.
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 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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