Long-Term Traffic Shift Begins on Interstate 30 Eastbound in Little Rock

Construction on Interstate 30 in Little Rock requires a major traffic shift for the next stage of improvements, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

As of Wednesday morning, the I-30 eastbound lanes have shifted left between 9th and 6th Streets. The eastbound inside lane has concrete barriers on either side, separating it from westbound traffic and the eastbound middle lane. This change in traffic patterns does not impact any entrance or exit ramps along I-30.

This traffic split is expected to be in place through summer 2022. This traffic pattern is similar to the traffic shifts used during current construction on the Interstate 430 river bridge. See traffic shift map NR 21-342-A for an illustration.

Drivers should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones. A long-term and permanent travel impact interactive map is available at 30Crossing.com, along with additional project information. Additional travel information can be found at IDriveArkansas.com or ARDOT.gov. You can also follow us on Twitter @IDriveArkansas for traffic and @myARDOT for everything else.