Improvements to Mississippi River Bridge

Improvements to bridge lighting fixtures requires temporary overnight lane closures, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

Weather permitting, crews will close the outside westbound lanes of Interstate 40 beginning Monday, June 4 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 a.m. nightly to upgrade the existing bridge lights to new LED fixtures. Upon westbound completion, crews will rotate to eastbound lanes and conduct closures from 8:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. Anticipated completion is late July 2018.
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.