Bridge Deck Repairs Require Lane Closures on Interstate 40 & Highway 149

Improvements to Interstate 40 require 24-hour lane closures at Exit 260 north of Heth, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. 

Weather permitting, crews will conduct the following lane closures to make bridge deck repairs beginning Sunday, March 28 at 8:00 p.m.:

The eastbound entrance ramp to I-40 from Highway 149 & the outside lane of I-40 will be closed. I-40 entrance ramp traffic will detour to the Highway 79 eastbound entrance via U.S. Highway 70.

Work is expected to continue until mid-April. Additional travel information can be found at or You can also follow us on Twitter @IDriveArkansas for traffic and @myARDOT for everything else.