Routine Bridge Inspection Requires Alternating Lane Closure on U.S. Highway 64

A routine bridge inspection on U.S. Highway 64 (Midland Boulevard) requires an alternating lane closure, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials.

Weather permitting, crews will inspect the Midland Boulevard Bridge over the Arkansas River between Fort Smith and Van Buren. A lane may be closed each day from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 through Thursday, May 23.

Traffic will be controlled with signage and traffic cones. 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.