Bridge Inspection Requires Closure of State Highway 187 Bridge at Beaver

The State Highway 187 Bridge at Beaver has been closed for inspection by structural engineers, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

The bridge has required temporary closures since early October due to scheduled routine maintenance. ARDOT engineers decided to take a closer look at the bridge after receiving results of a special bridge inspection. Until the review is complete, the bridge will remain closed.

Traffic will be controlled with signage and traffic barrels. Drivers should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones. Additional travel information can be found at or You can also follow us on Twitter @myARDOT.