SCHEDULED FOR TWO NORTH LITTLE ROCK PROJECTS
LITTLE ROCK (11-7)
North Little Rock road construction projects will require lane closures
beginning next week, according to
Arkansas State Highway
and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.
permitting, the first phase of a project to widen a mile of East Broadway
(Highway 70) in
North Little Rock
to five lanes between Locust and
s (east of I-30) will begin on Monday, November 12. The work will actually start
with by improving the grade on Broadway near Alltel Arena at the site of a
former railroad underpass. This phase is expected to take 20 days. Detour signs
will be posted throughout the work period, routing traffic either south to
(Highway 100) or north to
. The contractor will not begin work east of I-30 until this phase is completed.
In another area of town on
, a moving lane closure will be needed as crews cold mill the existing surface,
pave and then stripe the roadway between Landers and
. Work will take place between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday nights, as well as Sunday, November 18 from 7:00 a.m. until completion
always, motorists are urged to exercise caution when approaching and traveling
through highway work zones.
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