Bridge improvements will require temporary overnight lane closures

Bridge improvements will require temporary overnight lane closures

I- 40 will see westbound shut- downs beginning tonight

Ark. Dept. of Transportation

CRITTENDEN COUNTY — Improvements to bridge lighting fixtures requires temporary overnight lane closures, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

Weather permitting, crews will close the outside westbound lanes of Interstate 40 beginning this evening, from 7 p.m. until 8:00 a.m., and continuing nightly. The closure is to upgrade the existing bridge lights to new LED fixtures. Upon westbound completion, crews will rotate to eastbound lanes and conduct closures from 8:00 p.m.

until 6:00 a.m. Anticipated completion is late July 2018.

Traffic will be controlled with signage and traffic barrels. 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.

From Danny Straessle

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