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Highway 10 (Cantrell Road) will have lane closures for bridge painting

Highway 10 (Cantrell Road) will have lane closures for bridge painting

LITTLE ROCK (AHTD) - Bridge painting on Highway 10 (Cantrell Road) in Little Rock will require a lane closure, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

The work will be performed on the Marsh Arch Bridge. It’s the arched bridge located between Chester Street and Dillard’s corporate headquarters in Little Rock. The work will require closing the westbound outside lane of Cantrell Road near the bridge.

The closures will be Monday, October 28th through Thursday, October 31st, between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. each day, weather permitting.  Traffic will be controlled using cones and warning signs. 

AHTD announces new travel, construction information web site

AHTD announces new travel, construction information web site

LITTLE ROCK (AHTD) - Motorists navigating the state highway system can now do so more safely and efficiently thanks to a new travel and construction information web site developed by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. 

IDRIVEARKANSAS.com is an Internet destination that enables the public to locate construction work zones on the state highway system and determine if current traffic conditions require an adjustment in travel plans. Additional layers of data can be toggled on and off to provide motorists with an overall understanding of what is happening on the state highway system.

Public input requested on I-30/430 improvements

Public input requested on I-30/430 improvements

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) will hold a Public Involvement Meeting in Little Rock to discuss plans for improving the I-30/I-430 Interchange, according to AHTD officials.

Several improvements to the interchange are proposed including an additional lane for the southbound I-430 to westbound I-30 ramp, new ramps between the I-30 frontage road and I-430,  and an additional travel lane on I-430 from Stagecoach Road into the interchange. 

The interchange improvements will result in the relocation of the I-30 westbound Mabelvale West/Otter Creek Road exit from its current location to the east side of the I‑30/I-430 interchange.

This Week in Argenta

This Week in Argenta

Now - March 16: "For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights" at Laman Library, Main Branch. Through a compelling mix of photographs, television clips, and other historic artifacts, For All the World to See traces how images disseminated in popular magazines like LIFE, JET, and EBONY, and real-time events brought into homes via television coverage helped transform public opinion about racism and racial justice in America.

430/630 exit to close for road work

430/630 exit to close for road work

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Crews doing work at the Big Rock Interchange (I-430/I-630) in Little Rock will require closing the southbound Markham Street exit, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

Workers will be painting beams on an interchange overpass. This will require the closure of the Markham Street exit ramp from I-430 southbound. Motorists will need to use the Shackleford Road/Hermitage Drive route to access Markham Street. The southbound Interstate 430 ramp to eastbound Interstate 630 and Shackleford Road/Hermitage Drive will not be affected.

The southbound Markham Street exit ramp closure will continue until 3:00 today. It will resume again Friday, February 8 at 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., weather permitting.  

Motorists should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones.

Work to require ramp closure at 430/630

Work to require ramp closure at 430/630

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Crews painting structural steel at the 430/630 interchange in Little Rock will require a temporary ramp closure each night this week, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

The work will require the Interstate 430 southbound ramp to northbound Shackleford Road to be closed during the nights of Tuesday, January 22 through Friday, January 25, 2013.

The ramp closures will be in effect between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. each night, weather permitting.      

During the ramp closure, motorists on Interstate 430 may access Shackleford Road by continuing southward to the Hermitage Road Exit. 

Motorists should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones.    

Temporary Ramp Closures for 430/630

Temporary Ramp Closures for 430/630

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Crews seeding the slope around the Big Rock at the 430/630 interchange in Little Rock will require temporary ramp closures this Sunday, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

The seeding will require the Interstate 430 North exit ramp to Interstate 630 East to be closed for 15-minute intervals this Sunday, December 16th.  The intermittent ramp closures will be in effect between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., weather permitting.      

Motorists should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones.     

(source: Arkansas State Highway)