Work on I-49 to close lanes af­ter hol­i­day

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -

LOW­ELL — High­way con­struc­tion on In­ter­state 49 is ex­pected to ramp up af­ter the Fourth of July hol­i­day and high­way de­part­ment of­fi­cials have an­nounced nu­mer­ous overnight lane closings to ac­com­mo­date the work.

Con­struc­tion work on I-49 in Rogers, Low­ell and Spring­dale re­quires overnight lane closings, ac­cord­ing to Arkansas High­way and Trans­porta­tion De­part­ment of­fi­cials.

Con­tin­u­ing Wed­nes­day night, crews will per­form main­lane paving on north and south I-49. The in­side and out­side lanes will al­ter­nately be closed from Wagon Wheel Road, exit 76, to New Hope Road, exit 83, to al­low for con­struc­tion.

The overnight closings will be in ef­fect through Satur­day morn­ing and Sun­day night through the morn­ing of July 15.

■ North I-49 lane closings will oc­cur be­tween 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.

■ South I-49 lane closings will oc­cur be­tween 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Also, crews hang­ing signs over I-49 will re­quire clos­ing south lanes for 15-minute pe­ri­ods in Low­ell.

Work­ers will close all south lanes for 15-minute in­ter­vals on Wed­nes­day night be­tween 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Lanes will be closed be­tween mile mark­ers 79 and 78.


Con­struc­tion on I-49 in Ben­tonville will re­quire overnight lane closings on Arkansas 72, ac­cord­ing to high­way de­part­ment of­fi­cials.

Be­gin­ning Wed­nes­day night, bridge de­mo­li­tion on the Arkansas 72 bridge, exit 88, will re­quire east and west lane closings be­tween McClain Road and McCollum Drive. Traf­fic will be re­duced to one lane on Arkansas 72 be­tween 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. on the fol­low­ing nights:

■ Wed­nes­day through Fri­day. ■ Sun­day through July 14.

■ July 16 through July 21.

■ July 23 through July 28.


Work as­so­ci­ated with con­struct­ing the U.S. 412 North­ern By­pass will re­quire a lane clos­ing on Arkansas 112, ac­cord­ing to high­way de­part­ment of­fi­cials.

Be­gin­ning Wed­nes­day, one lane of traf­fic will re­main open on Arkansas 112 be­tween Car­rie Smith Road and West Miller Road as crews lay asphalt pave­ment. The lane clos­ing will al­ter­nate be­tween the north and south lanes. The lane clos­ing will oc­cur from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the fol­low­ing days:

■ Wed­nes­day through Satur­day.

■ July 10 through July 15.

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