Improvements to Beaver Bridge Require Temporary Closures

Replacing the timber deck and railing on the Beaver Bridge (Highway 187) over the White River will require temporary closure of the bridge, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. 

Weather permitting, crews will temporarily close the bridge as follows, Monday through Thursday (except on holidays):

  • Phase I –  Wed. (9/2) | 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.     PHASE I: COMPLETE
  • Phase II begins – September 28 | weekly Mon 9:00 a.m. continuously through Thu. 5:00 p.m. (will be open Friday-Sunday) | Expected three-month duration

Traffic will be controlled by traffic cones and signage. 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