Construction Closes Portion Of Old Wire Road In Lowell

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BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — Construction work will temporarily shut down part of Old Wire Road in Lowell for a few weeks, according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department.

Traffic barriers will redirect through traffic starting at the intersection of Old Wire Road and Apple Blossom Avenue and going to McClure Avenue, according to a department press release. Traffic will be rerouted around the construction area. Old Wire road rerouted

The highway department is closing the road to construct pipe crossing on State Highway 265, the release states. Construction is expected to take a few weeks, weather permitting.

Drivers will have advance warning as they approach the road closing, and they are encouraged to drive cautiously when they travel through the area.