Friday Traffic Updates and Construction Delays

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Northwest Arkansas (KFSM) :

I-49- Nightly lane closures will continue through Friday morning on the southbound lanes of I-49 between Hwy 264 and Wagon Wheel Rd.  The two outside lanes will be closed each night from 8pm-6am.

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. Should be complete by early 2015.

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. Construction will continue until the end of 2014.

Fayetteville- N St Charles between Lafayette and Watson will be closed each day from 7am-5pm through November 7th.

Fayetteville- W Watson St between N Thompson and N St Charles will be closed each day from 7am-5pm through November 7th.

Hwy 59B- Railroad construction will cause closures in Gentry on Hwy 59B/ E Main St from 7am-5pm each day through October 31th.

Benton County: McKissic Creek Road and Hwy 71B will experience delays over the next 60 days due to rock blasting for the Bella Vista Bypass.  Expect delays each day from 9am-3pm.

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

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.

Hwy 264– Delays are expected near the Wagon Wheel exit of 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.

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.

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

River Valley (KFSM) :

I-40- Resurfacing of the interstate will reduce traffic to one lane in both the east and west bound lanes near Sallisaw from Dwight Mission Rd to US-59. This project will last until Spring 2015.

I-40- A resurfacing project will bring possible delays until late 2014 from mile marker 25 to mile marker 44 near Ozark.

Hwy 22– Crews will be overlaying more than 2 miles of Highway 22 at Fort Chaffee. This project is expected to be complete by early 2015.

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