The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will close a stretch of highway in Greene County on Election Day to work on a bridge.
A portion of state highway 141, 3.5 miles south of Walcott, will be closed Tuesday as road crews remove a 30 foot bridge and install new pipe culverts. According to the press release from the state highway department, work will begin at 7:00 am and is expected to last through Wednesday depending on the weather.
A detour route has been planed through highway 131 and county roads 708 and 755. The state highway department advises motorist to exercise extreme caution when traveling or approaching highway construction zones.