Construction zones could slow Labor Day travel

Aug 26, 2014

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) reminds drivers to visit IDriveArkansas.com before traveling over the Labor Day weekend. Extensive highway improvements continue in the state. With those improvements come work zones. To aid in your holiday travel, AHTD has been working hard to open as manylanes as possible. Still, travelers will likely face work zones and possible delays due to increased traffic volume.Drivers are urged to plan ahead by visiting IDriveArkansas.com for the latest travelinformation. The website includes live traffic flow, weather information, and details onconstruction zones.  Travelers can also follow us on Twitter  @AHTD .Below is a list of Arkansas’ major lane closures during the holiday: 

  • I-40, Crittenden County, West Memphis, Mile Marker 277-282,  5 miles, Both Directions, 24 hours


  • I-40,Pope County, Russellville, Mile Marker 77-81,4 miles, Both Directions,24 hours


  • I-40,Monroe Country, Brinkley, Mile Marker 205-210,5 miles,Westbound,24 hours


  • I-530,Pulaski/Saline Counties, Hensley, 9-16,7 miles,Both Directions,24 hours


  • U.S. 67,White County,  Bald Knob, 50-55, 5 miles,Both Directions, 24 hours