I-30: Saline County

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Saline County 5.4 Late 2024
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Overview

This project contributes to the six-lane widening of Interstate 30 in Saline County. When complete, the additional lanes will enhance the transportation connection through central Arkansas, increase capacity, and improve traveler safety.

Project Updates

Job CA0601 Highway 70 – Sevier Street

This project widens approximately 5.5 miles of Interstate 30 to six lanes and improves interchanges at Highway 67 and Highway 70, extending generally from Highway 70 in Saline County to Sevier Street in Benton.

  • Construction Overview
    - Widening to 6 lanes between Hwy. 70 and Sevier Street
    - Bridge and overpass construction at Highway 70, Highway 67, South Street, and the Saline River
    - Improved Hwy. 67 interchange
    - Roundabout at South and Sevier streets
    - Lane closures

Construction Progress

77%

Updates:

Feb 23, 2024 – Mar 02, 2024

Construction to widen Interstate 30 (I-30) to six lanes in Saline County requires two ramp closures at the I-30 East/Highway 70 interchange (Exit 111) during overnight hours beginning Friday night, February 23 through Thursday morning, February 29.

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Feb 09, 2024 – Feb 29, 2024

Construction to widen Interstate 30 to six lanes in Saline County requires periodic overnight lane closures during the month of February.

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  • Recent and Upcoming Construction (updated 2/21/2024)
    - I-30 eastbound traffic switch to new pavement is expected late February 
    - I-30 westbound traffic switch to new pavement is expected early March
    - Highway 67/229 paving and reconstruction
    - Continued overnight lane closures for pavement operations
    - I-30 median, embankment, pavement, and barrier wall work
    - Highway 67 ramp work
    - Saline River bridge construction
    - Highway 70 bridge and ramp work
    - South Street ramp work
  • Speed Enforcement Cameras
    Automated speed enforcement devices are now present in the construction zone. For more information, see ARDOT news release NR 23-252
  • Construction Cameras
    Twenty traffic cameras are being installed within the I-30 construction corridor and are visible to the public through the iDriveArkansas.com website. To view, select the “Traffic” tab (represented by a traffic light icon) and click on “Traffic Cameras.” 
  • Bid Opening
    Arkansas Department of Transportation opened contractor bids in December 2018 and the Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements by Johnson Brothers Corporation, awarding the project for $187.3 million.
  • Public Involvement
    A public involvement meeting was held November 5, 2015. The meeting presented and discussed the proposed plans to widen Interstate 30 in Saline County. A flier, comment form, and map can be downloaded here.

Preliminary Schedule:

View CA0601 Project Map

Schedules are preliminary and are subject to change as project development progresses.

 

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What is the Connecting Arkansas Program?

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