Lane Closures Expected On I-540 Bridge

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FORT SMITH & VAN BUREN (KFSM)- The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) will be doing routing maintenance work on the Interstate 540 bridge that runs over the Arkansas River between Fort Smith and Van Buren.

The southbound inside lane will be closed starting Monday (Jan. 26)) through Friday (Jan. 30) between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day.

Traffic will be directed using barrels and warning signs, according to AHTD.

The bridge was built in 1967. It is 3,396 ft. long and 66 ft. wide.

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