Thursday Traffic Delays

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Northwest Arkansas:


  • A two car accident near 40th. Street, and Sunset is blocking traffic. No injuries reported. According to Arkansas State Police, the accident should be cleared soon.


  • 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.

Fort Smith- A traffic accident with property damage only was reported at 5:06 a.m. at the intersection of Massard and Zero Streets.  It has now been cleared.

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

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