Improvements Require Traffic Shifts and Lane Closures on Interstate 530 in Pine Bluff

Construction work on Interstate 530 in Jefferson County requires a traffic shift, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ArDOT) officials.

Weather permitting, the traffic shifts will begin Wednesday, January 31 at 1:00 p.m. beginning at mile marker 44 and ending at mile marker 46 until the improvements are complete.

To allow for improvements of the I-530 northbound lanes, northbound traffic will be shifted onto the southbound lanes, resulting in one lane of southbound traffic and one lane of northbound traffic.

Traffic will be separated by tubular markers. 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.