Monday Traffic Delays
I-540: Arkansas State Police say they’re working two separate accidents, one of which is blocking traffic. Troopers are on scene of a 2-vehicle accident near exit 78, which is blocking the inside lane of traffic headed southbound. No injuries are reported, according to dispatchers. Troopers are also on scene of a one-vehicle accident near exit 81. No injuries are reported at that accident, according to dispatchers.
Bentonville- Northwest 2nd Street between Northwest D Street and Northwest A Street will be closed to one lane. The city of Bentonville is requesting drivers attempt to find an alternative route to this road due to expected delays. This closure continues for the next two months.
- Work underway on the south side of Bud Walton Arena will cause the closure of Leroy Pond Drive for drive through traffic. Anyone needing to access east Clinton Drive or Razorback Road will need an alternate route during this time of construction. These closures will go through the first week of January.
- Armstrong Ave. – Stone Bridge Road will see delays in construction zones while crews widen State Highway 16 from two lanes to four lanes with sidewalks and bike lanes. Traffic signals will be installed at three intersections.
- Portions of Armstrong Ave.-Stone Bridge Road will see delays due to construction projects.
Hwy. 265- Delays are expected while crews widen portions of Hwy. 265 from E. Joyce Blvd in Fayetteville to the Hwy. 412 exit in Springdale. This project is expected to be completed in early 2014.
Springdale- Delays are expected near the Wagon Wheel exit of Interstate 540 due to an ongoing Hwy. improvement project. The purpose of this project is to widen 2.5 miles of Interstate 540 to three lanes in Benton County.
Prairie Grove- Portions of the Hwy. 62 bypass will see delays while crews work on construct east and west connections. This project will be completed in Mid 2014.
Bella Vista Bypass- Delays are expected on Hwy. 72 due to a highway land widening project. This construction is expected to conclude in early 2014.
Centerton- Delays are expected near Greenhouse Road on Hwy. 102B while crews widen nearly two miles of the highway.
I-540- Slowdowns are frequently expected from Van Buren to Fort Smith due to an ongoing highway improvement project.
Hwy. 71-Hwy. 22- Delays are expected on this 5.8 mile stretch while crews work to pave Hwy. 71 near Fort Chaffee south of Van Buren in Sebastian County. This project will be completed in mid-2014.
Van Buren- Drivers should use caution driving on Rena Road due to construction.
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