Wednesday Traffic Delays

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Northwest Arkansas:

Tontitown- Police shut down both lanes of Maestri Road, also known as Arkansas 112, from Gibbs Road to Har-Ber Avenue for about two hours this morning after a two-vehicle traffic accident.

Police responded to the scene at 6:26 a.m.

Authorities said a 2002 GMC Sierra Michael Harris Construction Company pickup was traveling northbound when the driver, Jose Gavarrete, crossed the center line.

Gavarrete’s truck collided with a southbound 2002 Chevy Tahoe driven by Oscar Cifuentes, police said.

Authorities said Gavarrete lost control of his work truck after the collision and ended up in a dried-up creek bed. He had a minor injury to his arm, but was not hospitalized.

No other injuries were reported.

 

Fayetteville-

There are two vehicle accidents on Wedington Drive. Firefighters and EMS are on the scene one accident. One accident is blocking traffic.

  • Expect slowdowns near the Fulbright Expressway due to construction.
  • The eastbound lane of Huntsville Road from Curtis Avenue to Happy Hollow Road will be closed from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. today.  Crews are working to construct a new sidewalk along the south side of Huntsville Road.

River Valley:

I-540- Slowdowns are frequently expected from Van Buren to Fort Smith due to an ongoing highway improvement project.
The outside, northbound lane of I-540 will also be closed between Porter Road and the Highway 16/Hwy. 112 South (Wedington Road) interchange.  The closures will be in effect from 8 p.m. – 6 a.m. until Friday, September 27.

Van Buren- Drivers should use caution driving on Rena Road due to construction.

Stuck in traffic?  Let us know.  #5newstraffic

For live traffic updates click here to view a map of area slowdowns.

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