Tuesday Traffic and Construction Delays

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Northwest Arkansas:

Fayetteville- 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.

N. College Ave. (Hwy. 71B)– Reduced to one lane beginning June 2nd between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. for repaving.  Project is expected to take a few days to complete.

I-49- Southbound traffic will be down to one lane between highway 16 and Wedington Rd. at various times from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. This is expected to last into the first week of July.

I-49– Slowdowns expected in Washington County as crews work to widen the Johnson Mill Blvd. overpass and access ramps on Interstate 49. This project is expected to be completed later this year.

Hwy. 112- Spur will see delays. It’s being widened from two to four lanes. This project should be completed in Mid-2014.

Hwy. 16– Near Porter Rd. will see delays. The project plans to widen portions of I-49 to six lanes.

Hwy. 16 – Near Armstrong Ave will see delays due to a widening project.  The highway will be expanded to four lanes and new sidewalks and bike lanes will also be added in addition to three new traffic signals.  Should be completed early next year.

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 mid-2015.

Springdale- Lane closures expected for the next three weeks between Exit 69 in Johnson and Exit 72 in Springdale. Construction will continue on the Don Tyson Parkway Interchange. Traffic will be down to one lane each night, from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. Mon. – Fri. The project aims to build an interchange between I-540 and Don Tyson.

Hwy. 264– Delays are expected near the Wagon Wheel exit on Interstate 49 due to an ongoing Hwy. improvement project.  The purpose of this project is to widen 2.5 miles of Interstate 49 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 2016.

Centerton- Delays are expected near Greenhouse Road on Hwy. 102B while crews widen nearly two miles of the highway.

Huntsville– Two miles of one passing lane Hwy. 412 in Carroll County is being worked on. Expect delays.

Avoca-North Garfield- U.S. Hwy 62 is being widened to five lanes. The project is expected to be finished by early 2015.

West Fork – Crews are working to overlay a 2-mile stretch of U.S. Hwy 71.

River Valley:

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.

Hwy. 22– Crews will be overlaying more than 2 miles of Highway 22 at Fort Chaffee.

Rogers Ave – Lane closures expected between 7:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. on Highway 22 between Garrison Ave and I-540.  This project is expected to be completed in mid-July.

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