Thursday Traffic Delays

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Northwest Arkansas Traffic Slowdowns:


  • Major slowdowns are expected, especially on Dickson Street and West Avenue due to the Bikes, Blues, & BBQ Rally.  Events begin at noon Thursday.  Slowdowns can also be expected on S. School Avenue near Drake Field from 2-6:30 p.m. due to the Bikes, Blues, and Bombers Air Show. Fayeteville Police say no road closures are planned Thursday unless safety becomes an issue.
  • Drivers can also expect slowdowns near the Fulbright Expressway due to construction.


Bentonville- NW 2nd Street is closed between NW A and NW D Street while crews work to replace a water main in the street.  The project will be completed September 24.



River Valley:

I-540- Slowdowns are frequently expected from Van Buren to Fort Smith due to an ongoing highway improvement project.

Van Buren- Construction delays will impact drivers taking Rena Road.

Stuck in traffic?  Let us know.  #5newstraffic

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