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Friday Traffic Delays

All the traffic delays and updates you need to know for Friday.

Northwest Arkansas:


  • Expect slowdowns near the Fulbright Expressway due to construction.
  • The City of Fayetteville Transportation Division will close Martin Luther King, Jr., Boulevard between Block Avenue and S. College Avenue through Friday, October 18, 2013 to replace a failing bridge.


  • A two car accident on the 2400 block of West Hudson is blocking both eastbound lanes in Rogers. Emergency crews were called out because one person was complaining of lower back pain. The accident should be cleared soon.


  • From 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for the next few days, the state highway and transportation department is planning some major road closures on Highway 71B and Highway 412. Construction is being done on the roads’ surfaces.

River Valley:

I-540- Slowdowns are frequently expected from Van Buren to Fort Smith due to an ongoing highway improvement project.

I-40- One lane will be closed on I-40 in between Franklin and Crawford County from mile marker 17-31 because of a road project.

Van Buren- Drivers should use caution driving on Rena Road due to construction.

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For live traffic updates click here to view a map of area slowdowns